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How local designer Jordyn Pollock finds beauty in cowhides
How local designer Jordyn Pollock finds beauty in cowhides

Local designer Jordyn Pollock is turning cowhides into a chic accessory. Her online homeware and accessory stores, Cow Hide Co. and &Seek, offer a collection of home and fashion essentials made from traditional hides...

10 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: Alain Dos Santos on growing Montblanc's luxury legacy in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Alain Dos Santos on growing Montblanc's luxury legacy in Africa

While a growing number of international brands are waking up to the promise of Africa as a valuable market for luxury goods, Montblanc has been steadily growing its presence on the continent for close to 30 years...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 May 2019

Reebok launches 'Pride Collection' ahead of Pride Month
Reebok launches 'Pride Collection' ahead of Pride Month

Reebok has released a limited edition 'Pride Collection' in recognition of Pride Month this June. The range brings vibrant updates to the brand's classics, like the Club C, Classic Leather and Freestyle Hi.

20 May 2019

6 Durban-based designers showcasing at House & Garden Show
6 Durban-based designers showcasing at House & Garden Show

The 2019 East Coast Radio House & Garden Show will be held at the Durban Exhibition Centre in KwaZulu-Natal from 28 June to 7 July 2019...

20 May 2019

Trevor Stuurman and Nomalanga Shozi star in new G-Star campaign
Trevor Stuurman and Nomalanga Shozi star in new G-Star campaign

Multimedia visual artist Trevor Stuurman and media personality Nomalanga Shozi are the faces of G-Star Raw's South African SS19 brand campaign...

16 May 2019

The homegrown heritage of Grasshoppers shoes
The homegrown heritage of Grasshoppers shoes

Celebrating 160 years in the industry, Grasshoppers shoes have transcended generations to remain one of South Africa's favourite homegrown footwear brands...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 May 2019

LVMH launches new luxury fashion house with Rihanna
LVMH launches new luxury fashion house with Rihanna

LVMH, the world's largest luxury group, has announced the launch of a new Paris-based luxury fashion house, developed by Robyn Rihanna Fenty...

10 May 2019

Nike's new app feature helps customers find the perfect fit
Nike's new app feature helps customers find the perfect fit

Nike has launched a new in-app scanning solution in the US, called Nike Fit, that provides customers with their recommended shoe size in each of the company's footwear products...

10 May 2019

Q&A with 2019 AFI Fastrack winner Sindi Serape
Q&A with 2019 AFI Fastrack winner Sindi Serape

The African Fashion International (AFI) named young designer Sindisile Mbobo as the winner of the 2019 Fastrack programme at the recent Cape Town Fashion Week 2019...

By Meagan Duckitt 9 May 2019

#CNILux: Creating Noonoouri - high fashion's virtual darling
#CNILux: Creating Noonoouri - high fashion's virtual darling

Immaculately-dressed, globe-trotting and adorably doll-like, Noonoouri has made an enviable splash in the world of high fashion - but she only exists on the web...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Apr 2019

Fashion production is modern slavery: 5 things you can do to help now
Fashion production is modern slavery: 5 things you can do to help now

Fashion shouldn't cost lives and it shouldn't cost us our planet. Yet this is what is happening today. Globalisation, fast fashion, economies of scale, social media and offshore production have created a perfect storm...

By Anika Kozlowski 26 Apr 2019

Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans
Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans

New online marketplace Tholaafrica.com is making it easier to shop African artisanal wares, with its selection of bespoke fashion and décor crafted by local creatives and designers...

26 Apr 2019

Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia ranked most transparent fashion brands
Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia ranked most transparent fashion brands

Sportswear giants Adidas and Reebok and outdoor clothing brand Patagonia are leading the way on transparency amongst the world's 200 largest fashion brands...

25 Apr 2019

H&M introduces product transparency for all garments sold online
H&M introduces product transparency for all garments sold online

H&M has launched a new transparency initiative that will see the retailer share details on for each garment it sells online. This information will include the country where it's produced, supplier names, factory names and addresses...

25 Apr 2019

H&M to launch collab with SA fashion label Mantsho
H&M to launch collab with SA fashion label Mantsho

H&M has announced its first African collaboration with South African designer Palesa Mokubung and her fashion label, Mantsho. The collection will be made available from 15 August this year...

16 Apr 2019

#CNILux: The creative cultural legacy of MaXhosa by Laduma
#CNILux: The creative cultural legacy of MaXhosa by Laduma

The striking textile and knitwear designs conceived by South African golden boy Laduma Ngxokolo are not simply stylish collectables, they're vehicles of cultural preservation...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell
#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell wants to see better representation among designers and more African-based designers reaching the international fashion arena...

By Liam Freeman 15 Apr 2019

3 eyewear trends seen at AFI Fashion Week
3 eyewear trends seen at AFI Fashion Week

Local fashion photographer Niquita Bento recently photographed some of South Africa's most stylish people at AFI Fashion Week. The images give some insight into the latest trends in eyewear...

12 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa
#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa

The fifth annual Condé Nast International Luxury Conference kicked off in Cape Town yesterday, bringing some of the biggest names in global luxury to African soil...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Apr 2019

Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"
Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"

Beyoncé Knowles has signed a partnership with Adidas, which will see the singer become a creative partner to the company, developing new apparel and footwear across the performance and lifestyle categories...

8 Apr 2019

HospiceWits Night with the Stars to close SA Fashion Week
HospiceWits Night with the Stars to close SA Fashion Week

The 2019 HospiceWits Night with the Stars will close off SA Fashion Week at Sandton City in Johannesburg on 7 April 2019...

2 Apr 2019

What to expect from 2019 AFI Cape Town Fashion Week
What to expect from 2019 AFI Cape Town Fashion Week

African Fashion International (AFI) will once again showcase African fashion design at the 2019 AFI Cape Town Fashion Week from 9 to 13 April 2019...

1 Apr 2019

Emerging Creative Talent competition invites aspirant creatives to enter
Emerging Creative Talent competition invites aspirant creatives to enter

The Bokeh South African International Lifestyle and Fashion Film Festival is inviting all aspirant creative talents to enter the Emerging Creative Talent competition and stand a chance to win R50,000...

29 Mar 2019

Shark Tank's Mark Cuban invests in South African shoe brand
Shark Tank's Mark Cuban invests in South African shoe brand

South African footwear brand, Veldskoen, has caught the attention of American businessman Mark Cuban, best known for his appearances on Shark Tank...

26 Mar 2019

Second-hand clothing industry turning the tide on fast fashion
Second-hand clothing industry turning the tide on fast fashion

"We don't have enough resources to keep feeding this monster" - the stark words of warning about the new clothing industry from Maria Chenoweth, chief executive of Traid, a UK charity working to stop clothes being thrown away...

26 Mar 2019

Louis Vuitton pulls Michael Jackson-inspired clothing in the wake of Leaving Neverland
Louis Vuitton pulls Michael Jackson-inspired clothing in the wake of Leaving Neverland

Louis Vuitton is pulling Michael Jackson-inspired items from its autumn/winter 2019 menswear collection, as controversy mounts following the release of the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland...

18 Mar 2019

What Karl Lagerfeld brought to the fashion of today and tomorrow
What Karl Lagerfeld brought to the fashion of today and tomorrow

Through his solemn gestures, impenetrable gaze and distinctive and elegant dress code, Karl Lagerfeld left his mark on fashion as well as popular culture...

By Jean-Noël Kapferer 6 Mar 2019

Makeup maestro Sir John launches SA collection with WBeauty
Makeup maestro Sir John launches SA collection with WBeauty

International makeup artist to the stars, Sir John, has collaborated with WBeauty to launch a limited edition cosmetics line, titled Volume 1, in South Africa.

27 Feb 2019

Tetris-inspired sneakers are on the way
Tetris-inspired sneakers are on the way

Global sportswear brand Puma has announced a collaboration with The Tetris Company, Inc., that will see Puma's latest RS shoe silhouette sporting a design theme inspired by the iconic video game brand...

26 Feb 2019

The raw, mythical aesthetic of Monastery jewellery
The raw, mythical aesthetic of Monastery jewellery

After studying jewellery and fashion in Florence, young artisan Ashleigh McCulloch has launched her own designer brand of jewellery, called Monastery, that not only straddles the continental divide between Italy and her home country...

20 Feb 2019

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