Larry Jay’s A/W19 collection inspired by people who live around him, how they explore their cultures and personal styles in relation to global fashion. The cuts and selection of fabrics for the collection were inspired by the style and ways of living reflected in their attitudes, habits and tastes, moral standards, socioeconomic level and values. … More Larry Jay’s A/W19 Collection Mixes Different Styles, Attitudes and Cultures to Create Garments for Everyone.
South Africa’s oldest fashion week celebrated 21 years in fashion with its A/W2019 collections at Sandton City as well as some off site locations for select designers. South African Fashion Week has helped launch the careers of many big fashion designers who got their big breaks through SA Fashion Week’s New Talent Search. To mark … More South African Fashion Week Celebrates 21 Years In Fashion.
Formerly known as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg, AFI Joburg Fashion Week took place from the 4th to 7th October in Melrose Arch and other historical sites around Johannesburg. The theme for this season was #AfroAsia in hopes of strengthening collaborations and relations between AFI and Tokyo Fashion Week which resulted in some Asian fashion brands … More Africa Fashion International’s Joburg Fashion Week Hits Melrose Arch
Nail grooming is a very important part of most women’s lives because women feel great when they have their nails filed and polished. It is also comes as no surprise that nail grooming is unisex as men have also started to take nail grooming seriously, salons and nails bars have had an influx of men … More Lebo Mphela Pioneers Black Owned Nail Polish Brand in South Africa
As a black African woman, I am always delighted to find other black African women who are not only great creators but are also venturing into industries that have just a handful or no black people at all. Lebohang Tsimo is a young black South African woman who owns and runs a lingerie brand called … More ULove Lingerie: A Black Owned Brand
Hospice Wits, a Non-Profit Organisation that focuses on caring and supporting patients with life-threatening illnesses, is one such organisation that is in need of support. Established in 1979, it has grown substantially over the years to serve families in the Johannesburg metropolitan areas, as well as Soweto. Focusing on quality of life and dignity for … More Hospice Wits Night With The Stars
Since Fashion designer Mzukisi Mbane came into the industry he has been impressing fashion lovers with each one of his collections. His brand name IMPRINT which is embedded in leaving a mark has grown tremendously since its inception several years ago and it has kept true to its ethos “Leave a mark”. Imprint ZA is … More Fashion Designer Mzukisi Mbane Is Leaving A Mark In Fashion With Every Collection
“VEE IN COLOUR” is a visual project that explores colour through characteristics of human visual perception. “Vee in Colour” is a project created by three creatives who aim to investigate how the use of colour reflects people’s thinking and behaviour in a different ways. Different colours mean different things to different people, like how if … More “Vee In Colour”, A Mood Of Sorts
Fashion lovers came out in large numbers to see the preview of the SPREE SS17 collection at the Tin Factory in Kramerville last night and we got to see the some gorgeous garments that will be trending this summer if they are not already trending. The coolest thing about the event setup was that 4 top … More Spree SS17 Celebration.
The global Fashion industry today is worth 3 trillion USD however, Sub-Sahara Africa accounts for only 1% of that. Of all the potential obstacles to growing this market in South Africa, it seems creative talent and exposure are the least of what hinders upcoming fashion brands from thriving on the international scene, access to finance … More Threads Stitched By Standard Bank: The Business Of Fashion Accelerator Programme