Let’s catch up with Mr Khumalo

I had the opportunity to learn about and ask Nkosiyati ‘Yati’ Khumalo, the first Black editor of GQ South Africa, a few questions. The Swaziland born was raised in America but moved to South Africa in 2008 after spending 18 years in New York and Pennsylvania. Yati studied television, radio production and marketing for a […]

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Why are Cape Coloured People underrepresented in the South African fashion industry?

Cape Coloured people are largely underrepresented in the South African fashion industry. This could be because the Coloured community is constantly overlooked in our “Rainbow Nation” but it could also due to a lack of resources and a lack of support within the Coloured community. I spoke to Chad Biegnaar, a Cape Coloured stylist, about […]

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Famous fashion houses causes international outrage after releasing controversial pieces

Recently two world-renowned fashion houses, namely Burberry and Gucci, released two controversial pieces, one “nautical-inspired” hoodie by Burberry and a “balaclava-inspired” jumper by Gucci. Both houses have released statements apologizing and have withdrawn the pieces from stores. The Burberry Piece The hoodie, with a rope resembling a noose around the neck area, was worn by […]

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