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14 highlights from #MBFWCT17

So, irrespective of a change in venue halfway through the shows due to forces of nature, the Cape Town Fashion Week was a huge success!

By Meagan Duckitt 11 Apr 2017

Adidas celebrates born-free generation for EQT relaunch

Adidas celebrated the relaunch of the EQT brand, which began in the 90s in Berlin, by sending out an open invitation to South Africans...

7 Apr 2017

Get walking with stylish eco shoes made from recycled plastic bottles

It's the eco-friendly, super comfortable flat that's taking off. Rothy's flats are made from just one material: polyester fibre sourced from 100% recycled water bottles...

By Tracy Swain 7 Apr 2017

Cape Town Fashion Week makes a come-back

The final day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017 was postponed due to the weather. Organisers African Fashion International, however, are determined that nothing will stop the designers...

6 Apr 2017

Levi's returns to 60s feel with remastered Orange Tab Collection

Embracing the 60s and reinterpreting it for the youth of today, Levi's South Africa chose Sydney Davy and William Kuna as the fresh, local faces...

4 Apr 2017

Woolworths launches home-grown fashion collaboration at #SAFW17

Woolworths launched its highly-anticipated ‘StyleBySA' seasonal campaign at SA Fashion Week, showcasing the creations...

31 Mar 2017

Fashion faux pas(s): The ‘pretty ugly' shoe

1990s nostalgia has brought back the popularity of the unfashionable fashion shoe, also known as the ‘pretty ugly' shoe...

By Maroefah Smith 29 Mar 2017

All bets on House of Kallie

In 2015 I decided to do a short eight-week beginners course in jewellery-making. I ended up with torn nails, bruised hands and an appreciation of the hard work done by creators behind this artform...

By Robin Fredericks 23 Mar 2017

Luxury online shopping platform Italist launches in SA

Italist, a large online shopping portal dedicated to selling luxury goods from Italy's multi-brand independent fashion retailers, has launched in SA...

20 Mar 2017

AFI celebrate a decade of design at #MBFWCT17

Set at the Camps Bay Sports Complex, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017 tent will emulate the likes of Bryant Park for New York Fashion Week with a host of exciting experiences from 23 to 25 March 2017.

16 Mar 2017

Africa's first cashmere producer launches debut collection

Africa's first indigenous cashmere, produced from the local iMbuzi goat, was displayed as part of the Ivili Loboya launch at the Impact Hub in Rosebank...

2 Mar 2017

Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival returns

The fourth Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival will take place from 7-8 April 2017 at the Mercedes-Benz dealership in Century City, Cape Town.

1 Mar 2017

SA entrepreneur exhibits luxury scarf range at London Fashion Week

South African entrepreneur Bushera Bashir exhibited her luxury cashmere scarf range at London Fashion Week, which took place 18-19 February...

28 Feb 2017

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