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Zara's latest store concept is coming to Cape Town

Zara is currently refurbishing its flagship store at Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre in Cape Town in order to make it the brand's newest concept store in South Africa...

15 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Phumelela Malinga of By Phume on filling a gap in the fashion market

Phumelela Malinga, the 27-year-old mechanical designer-turned-fashion designer, chats to us about switching gears, founding his androgynous designer apparel brand By Phume and being invited to be part of the 2020 Design Indaba Emerging Creatives Programme...

By Ruth Cooper 14 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Tristan Shaun Henry celebrates queer youth culture through fashion

Tristan Shaun Henry is among the talented cohort of young designers forming Design Indaba's class of Emerging Creatives for 2021...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Jun 2021

SAFW Scouting Menswear 2021 Competition now open

Since its initiation in 2012, the Scouting Menswear Competition set out to select the best of the best within a large pool of young menswear design talent. SAFW is calling for entries...

10 Jun 2021

Nescafé Gold partners with SA jewellery makers for winter campaign

For its Crafted Beyond Compare campaign, Nescafé Gold has teamed up with South African jewellery brands Xesha Time Pieces and Nungu Diamonds...

8 Jun 2021

From apprentice to fashion icon: Ivory Coast's Pathe'O, 50 years on

Pathe'O is celebrating a 50-year career during which his signature casual shirts and dresses in vibrant African prints have graced the shoulders of celebrities and political luminaries including Nelson Mandela...

By Loucoumane Coulibaly, Bate Felix and John Stonestreet 7 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Courtney Hodgson chats founding quirky SA brand Kiffkak

Twenty-two-year-old Courtney Hodgon chats about founding Kiffkak - a tongue-in-cheek, proudly South African apparel and product range - at such a young age, winning a Loerie and her advice for aspiring creatives...

By Ruth Cooper 7 Jun 2021

The history of sneakers: From commodity to cultural icon

From sportswear and street style to catwalk fashion, sneakers have made their mark as cultural commodities...

By Naomi Braithwaite 3 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Nombuso Nomzamo Khanyile on the sustainable roots of accessory brand Afrikan Passion Designs

Faced with the need to be self-reliant, 25-year-old Biochemistry and Microbiology graduate Nombuso Nomzamo Khanyile founded Afrikan Passion Designs, a sustainable handmade leather accessory brand...

By Ruth Cooper 1 Jun 2021

Cava Sneakers launched during lockdown by husband and wife team

Cava Sneakers is a fashionable footwear range launched by husband and wife Lebogang and Naledi Mokubela during South Africa's hard lockdown...

21 May 2021

2021 class of Design Indaba Emerging Creatives announced

The Design Indaba is pleased to announce its 2021 Emerging Creatives inductees...

20 May 2021

Puma Re.Gen collection puts textile waste to creative use

Puma's new Re.Gen collection of footwear, apparel and accessories is constructed from the sportswear company's own industry waste and other recycled materials...

19 May 2021

K-Way launches streetwear-inspired capsule collection MMXXI

The MMXXI collection comprises edgier and trendier streetwear geared towards a younger market...

7 May 2021

Converse launches Renew Labs to spruce up pre-loved All Stars

In a bid to fuel sustainable innovation and extend the lifecycle of products, Converse has introduced Renew Labs to refresh customers' previously-worn All Stars...

30 Apr 2021

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