Lukhanyo Mdingi, Sandi Mazibuko and Thebe Magugu are three young, South African designers making a name for themselves and we’re screaming it from the rooftops. Each unique and fresh, serving the world timeless collections and making their homeland proud. Let’s meet the masters behind the masterpieces. LUKHANYO MDINGI Lukhanyo Mdingi has become one of South […]Read More South African Designers Breaking International Barriers
Fashion shows have become one of the biggest highlights of the social calendar. No more do we see the simple runway, with elegant dresses, one show-stopper and a minimalist set. Today it is the convention for every element of the fashion show to be the show-stopper. The attention-seeking fashion show is wildly entertaining but the […]Read More The Attention-Seeking Fashion Show: What’s the point?
Karl Otto Lagerfeld was born in Hamburg, Germany. Lagerfeld’s true birth date has never been revealed because it was changed by his mother, but Lagerfeld accepted that he was born on the 10th of September 1933. The leader of Chanel, his brave designs and innovation made him one of the greatest pioneers of fashion. Karl […]Read More The Life of the Great Karl Lagerfeld
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 […]Read More Let’s catch up with Mr Khumalo
South African Fashion Week took place between 3-6 April 2019 in Sandton, Johannesburg. SAFW has been showcasing South African talent nationally and internationally for the past 21 years. This year we saw a multitude of common trends between different fashion houses and brands. SAFW invited 34 designers to show their Spring/Summer Collections and 50 labels […]Read More Trends of South African Trends at South African Fashion Week
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 […]Read More Why are Cape Coloured People underrepresented in the South African fashion industry?
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 […]Read More Famous fashion houses causes international outrage after releasing controversial pieces