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Weeks Fashion News

Bonang Matheba and Steve Madden collaborate for shoe and handbag summer collection. Announced yesterday, 01 November 2022, the luxury fashion brand and South African media personality Bonang Matheba unveiled the exciting news, setting the tone for the brand’s first ever Africa collaboration.

Launched in 2015 by Tshepo Mohlala, the Tshepo Jeans brand started off as a strictly bespoke denim brand that catered mostly to men, but now the brand has extended its offering to a women’s range that embraces all different shapes and sizes.

Local fashion design platform South African Fashion Week (SAFW) and Fashion Revolution (FR), the UK-based nonprofit organisation are working to clean up the international fashion industry. They have joined forces to amplify the global movement’s impact on the local industry.

For its inaugural CONFECTIONS X COLLECTIONS, the Mount Nelson presents a viewing of fashion shows by South Africa’s pre-eminent designers. All internationally acclaimed, these include Thebe Magugu and Sindiso Khumalo (both LVMH Prize winners), Lezanne Viviers of VIVIERS Studio, Laduma Ngxokolo of cult label MAXHOSA AFRICA, and Maxwell Boko and Mmuso Potsane of MMUSOMAXWELL, winner of the Karl Lagerfeld Award for Innovation at the International Woolmark Prize 2022.

Combining high-end fashion with affordability, designer brand Matte Nolim with Pick ‘n Pay Clothing, have launched an all-inclusive Summer range that is inspired by bold florals reminiscent of Nolim’s lush birth town, Pietermaritzburg.