In 2019, the streetwear brand re-released the You.Are.Not.Alone collection and ran a mental health campaign by dropping multiple T-shirts and hosting an event, called ‘YANA social’, which focused on live performances and mental health talks.
Fashion designer and Design Indaba emerging creative, Luvo pens down an opinion piece criticising the current state of SA Fashion showcases.
Morgane designs for young fashion-forward creatives stuck between adulthood and the frenzy of adolescence.
African Surf brand, Mami Wata is set to make waves internationally following its recent selection by Italian luxury clothing brand Moncler to be part of the 2 Moncler 1952 Genius range.
Luvo reflects on his time at this year’s Design Indaba Conference.
Salma Rorke’s striking designs include a mixture of elements – one of these being cultural Islamic/Muslim pieces, such as the hijab worn by Muslim women.
In light of fashion designer, Sindiso Khumalo getting at the 2020 LVMH Prize – a few months after Thebe Magugu became the first African designer to win the award, we thought this would be the perfect time to highlight other South African designers who we think deserve a nomination. Rich […]
We are excited to share that designer Sindiso Khumalo is amongst the list of internationally renowned talents that have been shortlisted for the 2020 edition.
South African MensWear Week, hosted at the V&A Waterfront on the 8th of February 2020 could be typically described as the Mecca for all fashion designers, aesthetes, creatives and everyone else who appreciates what the South African fashion industry has to offer.
Saturday saw loud leathers, valiant contours, colour collision, big bubble physique – all in the silhouettes of footwear.
Originally from a small town in the Eastern Cape called eGcuwa, Yamkela moved to Cape Town to pursue her studies. She vividly recalls her love for designing dating back to when she was only 13 years old – this is around the same time she made a bag from her mom’s bra.
Afrogrunge is now a clothing brand that is inspired by people of colour who venture into aesthetics or subcultures that aren’t necessarily associated with their culture or blackness.
The opening night of the week-long fashion-focused event saw South African designers Clive Rundle, Floyd Manotana of Floyd Avenue Clothing, Lezanne Viviers of VIVIERS STUDIO, and Rich Mnisi showcase their designs on the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runway.
His brand, oneiam has made admirable strides from its rather casual inception in 2016. Some of his accolades include showcasing at SA Menswear Weeks in 2018 and 2019, as well as screening a fashion film titled Dichotomy at Zeitz Mocca, based on their collection of the same name.
ISSUE001 explores the general South African summer gear in the lens of current fashion, introducing bold accents and over-sized pockets to staples such as the bucket hat, plain white t-shirt and gilet.