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Graduating cum laude from the Amsterdam International Fashion Institute in Trend Forecasting, South Africa born Antoinette Degens has built a strong identity as a top stylist in the Dutch magazine industry. After a prosperous career as Senior Fashion Editor at Dutch ELLE, she went on to be Fashion Director of Glamcult Independent Style Paper and a contributor for Glamcult Studio in Amsterdam.

Throughout her time in Europe and moving back to South Africa, Antoinette worked as a freelance stylist for brands like Harper’s Bazaar, Eat Dust and Country Road. Antoinette founded Studio Degens to creative direction premium visuals for a local and international clientele, working more holistically on projects from conception to execution. After 20 years in the business, she launched HOMEY Magazine with her partner in crime, Daniël Geldenhuys. 


Thoroughly immersed in the South African fashion content industry, Daniël Geldenhuys has worked on a variety of brands, producing and  priming content spanning print and digital. He graduated with the class medal in Print Production at the University of Cape Town and an Honours in Curatorship at the Michaelis School of Fine Art. 


Daniël's work can often be traced back to his love for local fashion week coverage. He's produced and styled numerous collections editorials from South African Menswear Week including an industry-first live format for His written work includes biographies on top local designers for Marie Claire, and highly skilled artisans for Poetry.

Daniël Geldenhuys and Antoinette Degens.
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