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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 hours ago

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.

18 hours ago

Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail
Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail

Andrew Jennings, the former group MD of Woolworths, recently shared valuable survival lessons for retail brands under siege in the digital age...

3 days ago

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

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019
The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 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

The profane and the sacred: why luxury firms rushed to support Notre-Dame
The profane and the sacred: why luxury firms rushed to support Notre-Dame

The April 2019 fire at the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral came as an immense shock to the people of France, as well as throughout Europe...

By Jean-Noël Kapferer 9 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

Retailers must leverage online and offline tactics to succeed
Retailers must leverage online and offline tactics to succeed

Now that we're in the ninth year of what's dramatically been dubbed 'the retail apocalypse', local retailers have felt the pinch...

By Michael Zahariev 6 May 2019

Leading luggage brand Samsonite opens sophisticated new retail store in Brooklyn Mall Pretoria
Leading luggage brand Samsonite opens sophisticated new retail store in Brooklyn Mall Pretoria

Samsonite customers living in Pretoria can now enjoy the same quality service as the other Samsonite branches in Sandton and Cape Town...

Issued by Samsonite 3 May 2019

Workers' Day: This industry is not what it used to be, says clothing worker
Workers' Day: This industry is not what it used to be, says clothing worker

Fadwah Rinquest has been working as a seamstress at one of Cape Town's oldest clothing factories - House of Monatic - for ten years...

By Barbara Maregele 2 May 2019

Builders reveals new store prototype in Boksburg
Builders reveals new store prototype in Boksburg

A new store prototype developed by Builders Warehouse made its debut at the newly-opened Boksburg outlet this week, offering 3D printing, flatpack furniture, a smart home hub, and other new features.

2 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

Bata Youth 'Board' of Directors needs you
Bata Youth 'Board' of Directors needs you

Bata SA is calling all creative and innovative trendsetting youth, between the ages of 8 and 16 years, Grade 4 to 11, to be a part of Africa's most enthusiastic and groundbreaking influencers...

Issued by Bata 25 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

Defy ramps up SA production with R1bn investment
Defy ramps up SA production with R1bn investment

Home appliance brand Defy, a subsidiary of Arcelik Global, has invested more than R1billion in upgrading three local production centres to serve as its strategic manufacturing hub...

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

Ubuntu Baba founder on navigating family life and a growing business
Ubuntu Baba founder on navigating family life and a growing business

A mother and entrepreneur, Shannon McLaughlin is the founder of South African babywear brand Ubuntu Baba. If the company name rings a bell, it's because it made headlines for its battle with Woolworths...

18 Apr 2019

Young designers walk tall after big Bata win
Young designers walk tall after big Bata win

Three young design students - one from Kenya, one from Italy and one from the Czech Republic - have been named winners of the Bata Young Designers' Challenge 2019...

Issued by Bata 18 Apr 2019

Bata celebrates 125th anniversary with fashion extravaganza
Bata celebrates 125th anniversary with fashion extravaganza

Bata showcased its latest ranges and collections, including the Italian Collection, Chinese Collection, Asia Pacific Collection, and its technological ranges Bata Flexible, Bata Light and Bata Insolia, at Bata Fashion Weekend 2019...

Issued by Bata 16 Apr 2019

Zando praises Jumia IPO
Zando praises Jumia IPO

What does it mean to South African online fashion retailer Zando now that its holding company Jumia has listed on the New York Stock Exchange?

16 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

TFG announced Best SA Employer Brand
TFG announced Best SA Employer Brand

Fashion lifestyle retailer, TFG, was presented with the "Best South African Employer Brand" award at the 14th Employer Branding Awards which took place in Sandton last week...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 15 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

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