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This project began with a casual conversation between myself (Sipho Gongxeka) and Thato Ramaisa (aka Fela Gucci.) We were interested in the role that fashion and clothing plays in queer culture in township communities. Particularly, how certain stereotypes are perpetuated. For instance, how one’s character,...

"Clits are normal. Clits are important. Clits are lit" A look at the local label pushing sexual empowerment through dress. ...

  'Rule of Thumb' is the brainchild of three students who felt the need to further explore their creative potential. In the first series of mens T-shirts, two ranges have been designed. The range of printed t's was inspired by iconic natural objects of South Africa...

Hurrah for a new range from Mingo Lamberti! Sci Fi is a journey at warp speed through the black hole to the worlds that exist between infinity and beyond. Inspired by space but designed on earth, the force is strong in this range. There are only 200 of...

Khune wears Nike Sportsrange by Kronk A short while ago we featured the Nike Kronk range - a range of Nike sportswear that was done in collaboration with Kronk, who we believe to be one of South Africa's best illustrators. Check out some pics from the range in the gallery and click through for the full post. Check out The Nike Fanpage for more info as well.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS1exujG3cY&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Nike recently has some cool new fabrics out - specifically the new polo shirt. To launch the NIKE GRAND SLAM POLO, Nike employed the help from some of their most important resources, their athletes.  Together with legendary UK photographer Rankin, Nike shot key athletes such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Joe Cole and Patrice Evra.    All tournament ready, these athletes, filled with national pride, told us how they will “Bleed Their Colours” this season.  Check out the behind the scenes video from the shoot below. If you're feeling it, remember to Follow the NIKE fanpage.

The Given Collective was first conceptualized back in 2004 as a street art initiative known as “Question the Given”. Over the years The Given Collective has changed and evolved many times, from simple street art to a clothing brand and most recently a Graphic Design...

Mingo Lamberti has a new range of t-shirts out, and it's being launched at the Assembly together with The Beams, which is also coincidentally what the range is called! We think it's a massive conspiracy theory...

Toffie T-shirt range from The President The President have released TOFFIE, their new range of t-shirts. Shown here is one of the first designs. The shirts will retail for R129,95 and are available at Musica. An exclusive shirt can be ordered from The President directly, and includes a special bag, packaging and also the special TOFFIE necklace. A couple more pics after the jump.
img_9204 Pepermint by Chocboy is a fashion label out of Soweto. I met the guys last year in December at a party put together by Thesis (another clothing label out of Soweto) and simply had to get hold of at least more pics. They don't have a web presence yet, but in the next month or 2 you might see them popping up at a couple of places.
Isle of trees - Loeries portfolio pieceIan Kelnyk is a graphic designer/multi talent imagineer based in Cape Town working under the company title I Love Trees - sometimes spelled Isle of Trees as well. I Love Trees also has a couple of other "branches" - including logo and graphic design, interior decorating (TreeHaus), furniture and objects (Factree), clothing (Paper Cuts) and more. Some of his work has been for the Old Biscuit Mill, including the website as well as vehicle branding, featured above is the City of Cape Town bid booklet for the Loeries hosting that I Love Trees designed. Check out some more of his stuff after the jump.
g-mo-boot09 G-mo has always had some of the funkiest shoes in Cape Town, but they were mostly restricted to a range only available to women. We cursed at Grandt for tempting us males with his own pair of awesome shoes. He's finally decided to bring out a solid men's range, as well as a couple of new styles for women. Take a look at some more of the shoe's after the jump.

  We've asked the guys behind the awesome shirts and sweats label, 2BOP, a couple of questions. Check out some of their clothes on their site, and look out for their clothes in some of the more trendy shops around town.   They say:   2BOP started in 2004 as...

The ideabounty blog has a pretty good interview with Mingo Lamberti, the clothing guys. Check it out here: Mingo Lamberti. Rare and tasty.. Mingo Lamberti . Can you share the background story about the name and explain the concept in general to the nice folks in...

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