Shelflife reinterprets the Adidas ZX running shoe series

Adidas Consortium's newest collaboration is with South African online sneaker and streetwear store Shelflife. Each of Adidas Consortium's partnerships offers a creative take on the iconic styles that Adidas has developed over the decades. Shelflife has taken on the Adidas ZX running shoe series...

3 Apr 2019

Roberto Cavalli shuts down in US

The Business of Fashion reports that Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli has closed its US stores and that it is preparing to liquidate its North American operations. Security guards entered the company's US stores - including approximately seven full-line stores and a handful of off-price...

1 Apr 2019

AFI Cape Town Fashion Week announces 2019 date

African Fashion International (AFI) has announced that the 2019 AFI Cape Town Fashion Week (AFICTFW) will take place from 11-13 April 2019. This annual fashion spectacle will convene on the back of the Condé Nast International (CNI) Luxury Conference, of which AFI is a major sponsor. The opening...

28 Jan 2019

Click and collect at Cape Union Mart

Outdoor store Cape Union Mart has introduced a click and collect option to its offering. Consumers may shop online and collect their purchase from their closest store or another preferred pick-up point. The consumers must simply make their purchase online and once they get to the checkout,...

29 Nov 2018

Freddy opens second store in East Rand

Lifestyle apparel brand Freddy unveiled its newest store at the East Rand Mall in Boksburg. This is its second store in the East Rand region. Freddy stocks sport and fashion apparel. Its exercise apparel incorporates breathable DIWO technical fabric, while its WR.UP trousers feature patented...

11 Oct 2018

Weylandts opens fossil-themed store in Ballito

Furniture and homeware store Weylandts opened a new branch at the Ballito Lifestyle Centre in Durban. The Ballito store is themed around the concept of Living Fossils; each Weylandts store's theme is unique to the area in which the stores are located. The store is modelled after the layered...

3 Oct 2018

AFI Joburg Fashion Week announces 2018 dates

AFI has announced the dates for the upcoming AFI Joburg Fashion Week which will take place at Melrose Arch in Joburg from the 4 - 7 October 2018. africanfashioninternational.com

16 Aug 2018

Bonang launches t-shirt range on Spree

South African radio and television personality Bonang Matheba has launched a limited edition range of t-shirts on the e-commerce platform Spree. The Bonang by Bonang Matheba range features white t-shirts emblazoned with Matheba's catchphrases including 'Mo'ghel', 'Give The People What They Want',...

25 Jul 2018

Love diamonds? Check out Shimansky's new Rockwell Diamond Experience

Diamond jeweller Shimansky recently launched the Rockwell Diamond Experience, an insight into the creation of its diamond and Tanzanite jewellery pieces. The 45-minute, multilingual tour shows off the journey of a Shimansky diamond and highlights the craftsmanship in every piece of jewellery....

17 Jul 2018

Want to build your own fashion brand?

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the Gender, Women and Civil Society Department has developed an event that intends to equip creative entrepreneurs operating in the textile, apparel, and accessories sector with the tools and knowledge to build a fashion brand from idea to...

22 Jun 2018

RedThread Apparel X collaborates with Issa Leo

Fresh from his showcase at the first Fashion Street Show at the Cannes Film Festival, Daniel Moleka, owner of RedThread Apparel X has entered into a collaboration with Issa Leo owner, Issa Lopez. Together, they aim to create a unique blend of elegant wear and street clothing, to be launched at 5pm...

15 Jun 2018

Richemont agrees to sell Lancel

Bloomberg reports that Richemont will be selling Lancel to Italy-based company Piquadro SpA. The divestment comes after more than a decade Richemont bought Lancel. Richemont considered selling the brand in 2013 and hired Nomura Holdings to find a buyer. It's reported that Lancel has been...

4 Jun 2018

Falke shows support to WWF with campaign

Falke South Africa is donating R5 of every Falke AH4 hiking sock sale to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The campaign launched in January 2018 and just under 6,500 pairs of Falke AH4 have been sold. The sock forms part of the Falke Advance Performance range.

1 Jun 2018

Lenny Filipova is the new face for Bata

Bata has made Lenny Filipova the new face for its brand. The announcement was made during Bata Fashion Weekend in Italy on 28 April 2018. Filipova will perform at various Bata events and take an active part in the global campaign Me & Comfortable With It for one year.

30 Apr 2018

Grand Timepiece picks Jo Black as new brand ambassador

Afrikaans musician Jo Black has been named the new brand ambassador of Grand Timepiece. Black will be featured in Grand Timepiece's new integrated campaign Own Time, which will run across social media, print, and online channels. ...

16 Apr 2018

Khathu Litshani unveils his own clothing brand

Hip-hop DJ, radio producer, and comedian Khathu Litshani has unveiled his own clothing line, Njandin. The brand currently supplies caps, t-shirts, and golf shirts and will release a winter range. Litshani also intends on including accessories in Njandin's offering. The brand's products are...

10 Apr 2018

Grand Timepiece unveils new website, app

Grand Timepiece has unveiled its new website along with its mobile application. Grand Timepiece offers trade-in options for a current timepiece in turn for a model from its options of brands, including Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Breitling, Cartier, Chopard, Hublot, IWC, JLC, Omega, Panerai, TAG...

27 Mar 2018

Durban Fashion Fair calls for fashion designers, fashion brands

The eThekwini Municipality has called on interested fashion designers to submit a complete storyboard of their collection for this year's Durban Fashion Fair 2018. The fashion fair takes place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban in August 2018. Storyboards...

20 Feb 2018

100% Design to present exhibition at Decorex

100% Design South Africa will present an exhibition curated by Cathy O'Clery of Platform Creative Agency at the 2018 Decorex Cape Town. Decorex Cape Town will be held from 27 April-1 May 2018. All the exhibition pieces will be produced especially for the exhibition and will have their debut at...

12 Feb 2018

Plantation Shutters move in at Private House Company

Plantation Shutters' new display can be found inside the showroom of The Private House Company at the Kramerville Design District in Johannesburg. Interior designer Yvonne O'Brien sources furnishings from all over the world, as well as carefully selected local pieces at The Private House Company....

5 Feb 2018

Tag Heuer to time-keep Telkom Cycle Challenge

Tag Heuer is the official timekeeper for the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge. The watchmaking company will also keep time for the Mountain Bike race, which will take place a week prior to the Telkom cycle race. The race takes place on 19 November 2017.

17 Oct 2017

Grundig sponsors SABC 3's Win A Home

Grundig has partnered with SABC 3 as one of the sponsors of Afternoon Express' Win A Home interior design competition. The Win a Home grand prize includes a home worth R3m along with Grundig kitchen appliances.

11 Oct 2017

TFG adds Exact to online offering

The Foschini Group (TFG) has expanded its online mall with the inclusion of Exact; bringing the total number of stores on the e-commerce platform to 13. Exact is the first of TFG's brands to offer infant and children's wear on its online platform. Online shoppers may either opt for delivery to...

27 Sep 2017

Hart releases cook book to celebrate 125 years

In celebration of its 125th anniversary, Hart cookware has partnered with local chef Dorah Sitole on a recipe book. The recipe book contains 125 food ideas, including some submitted by Hart customers. The recipes were all captured by food photographer Elsa Young, and styled by Mokgadi Itsweng....

12 Sep 2017

Thavhani Mall gets Green Cross store

Green Cross unveiled a new concept store at the newly opened Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou. The Green Cross Thavhani store is located in the new Thavhani Mall situated on the R524 between Makhado and Punda Maria, adjacent to the primary crossroad leading to Sibasa in the north and Giyani in the...

5 Sep 2017

Country Road named best Australian fashion brand in Prix de Marie Claire awards

Country Road was named best Australian fashion brand in the Prix de Marie Claire Fashion And Beauty awards. The Prix de Marie Claire awards are held to acknowledge new beauty launches of the past 18 months, support the local fashion industry, and promote up and coming fashion talent in...

4 Sep 2017

Spree launches The Index

Spree has launched The Index, a new online sneaker and streetwear destination for men and women. Brands include adidas, Puma, Reebok, Converse, Fila, Vans and New Balance. The goal is to create a one-stop destination showcasing styles from the most impactful streetwear brands in the world....

29 Aug 2017

Levi's Women's Shaping Series now available in plus sizes

Levi's has launched plus sizes in its Women's Shaping Series, which have innovative tummy slimming technology plus high-recovery fabric and hold. Women can choose from straight, skinny or super skinny cuts in sizes 16-24 (South African sizes 40-48), in lengths S (short or 30), M (Mid or 32) and...

15 Aug 2017

ZAlebs partners up with Research Unit

ZAlebs has entered into a partnership with Research Unit, a luxury hand crafted leather accessories manufacturer. Founded by Erin-Lee and Chad Petersen, Research Unit produces a number of canvas and leather products, including the Berliner Duffle Bag, shoppers, clutches, wallets, as well as the...

17 May 2017

G-Star includes Strett in main collection

G-Star has included the Strett jacket and the Strett parka from the Raw Research collection in its main collection. Created by the G-Star executive creative director, Aitor Throup and the innovation team, Strett is a rework of classic shapes, constructed from a lightweight high-tech fabric, and...

20 Apr 2017

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