H&M Foundation drives circular fashion through textile recycling facilities

As part of H&M's mission to become "truly circular" by 2030, its charitable arm, the H&M Foundation, has opened two hydrothermal textile recycling plants in Hong Kong...

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Missibaba's new collection is wild in whimsy

Handmade leather accessories maker Missibaba recently unveiled its Where the Wild Things Are collection. The brand showcased the new pieces along with the women who make them at its studio in Woodstock, Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 17 Sep 2018

What's on offer at the 2018 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

The ninth Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair (SHMC) will be held at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg from 12-14 October 2018...

17 Sep 2018

AFI Joburg Fashion Week to showcase #AfroAsia fashion flair

The 2018 African Fashion International (AFI) Joburg Fashion Week will be held in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg from 4-7 October 2018...

13 Sep 2018

15 designers to showcase at the Fashion Without Borders Designers Roadshow

Fashion Without Borders (FWB) will hold its annual Designers Roadshow at the Park Inn Hotel Sandton in Johannesburg from 4-7 October 2018...

12 Sep 2018

Spree brand to fold into Superbalist in October

The announcement in June that SA's online fashion juggernauts, Spree and Superbalist, will merge into one focused platform, left many questions regarding the branding of the new entity.

10 Sep 2018

Durban Fashion Fair 2018 rallies support for local designers

The annual Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) provides an opportunity to re-educate and convince consumers that local designers have the talent and know-how to develop products that can compete with, or even trump, imports...

7 Sep 2018

Grassroots trading to luxury leather leader: The journey of Jekyll and Hide

Jekyll and Hide founder Bernard Bultemeier talks luxury leather, global expansion, the challenges facing independent retail today and why we'll all be wearing backpacks soon...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Sep 2018

Get to know up-and-coming supermodel Keagan Troskie

Keagan Troskie is a Cape Town model making waves internationally. You may have seen him; he's a regular in ad campaigns for brands like Adidas, Spree, Mr Price, Superbalist; he's walked in SA Menswear Fashion Weeks; and many other prestigious local and international campaigns...

By Meagan Duckitt 30 Aug 2018

2018 SAFW Cape Wools SA Designer Challenge winners revealed

The winners of the second annual SAFW Cape Wools SA Designer Challenge have been announced, with Carina Louw and Natasha Jaume of Erre scooping the prize for ladies wear...

16 Aug 2018

What's in store for Witchery SS18

Australian fashion brand Witchery recently showcased its 2018 spring/summer and limited edition collections at The Argyle in Woodstock, Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 15 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: An entrepreneur with a lot of heart and sole

Whether its shoes, leather goods, coffee or healthy snacks, serial entrepreneur, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, has the Midas touch when it comes to transforming quintessential Ethiopian products into global brands...

By Nicci Botha 13 Aug 2018

Clothing rental could be the key to a stylishly sustainable fashion industry

A staggering 235m items of unwanted clothing were forecast to be dumped in UK landfill in 2017, while the average American is estimated to bin 81lb (37kg) of used clothing annually...

By Naomi Braithwaite 10 Aug 2018

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