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Mall of Africa to host Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017

African Fashion International has announced Mall of Africa as the new official venue for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg...

19 Jul 2017

Durban-born Holmes Brothers brand goes big in Japan

Holmes Brothers, the Afrocentric surfer style menswear brand that originated in Durban, has successfully launched in Japanese retailer The Freak's Store...

18 Jul 2017

Seven top trends from SA Menswear Fashion Week

The SA Menswear Spring Summer collection recently took place at the Palms in Woodstock from Thursday, 6 July to Saturday, 8 July...

By Meagan Duckitt 13 Jul 2017

Change Makers campaign highlights ATIFY's conscious couture

Up-and-coming fashion designer Lukhanyo Mdingi has joined the Smirnoff Change Makers campaign, which highlights creatives who are bringing attention to issues...

12 Jul 2017

#Homesewn: K-Way's lean local manufacturing machine

South Africa's clothing and textile industry has seen some trying times. In the past 15 years, jobs in the local sector have decreased from 200,000 to 19,000...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Jul 2017

#YouthMonth: Fashion brand Jota-Kena's young, conscious co-founders

Cape Town-based 'slow fashion' brand Jota-Kena recently released its AW17 collection, which combines a colour palette reminiscent of the 1970's...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Jun 2017

Locnville style now available online

Locnville brothers, Andrew and Brian Chaplin have launched an online store for their ContraBanned clothing label. The site offers apparel for both men and women...

27 Jun 2017

South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris...

22 Jun 2017

V&A Waterfront's Silo District welcomes retailers

Cape Town's new upmarket art and design space, the V&A Waterfront's Silo District, held a launch party to welcome its new crop of retailers...

19 Jun 2017

FNL Network, Bokeh SA Fashion Film Festival's new media partner

Bokeh SA International Fashion Film Festival is proud to announce a media partnership with leading US media company FNL Network, a fashion and lifestyle 24/7 news network...

9 Jun 2017

Sustainable shopping: for eco-friendly jeans, stop washing them so often

Denim jeans - whether ripped, straight, flared, vintage or raw - are one of the world's most-loved garments. But from fibre to wardrobe, they have a considerable ecological footprint...

By Alice Payne and Susannah Kate Devitt 8 Jun 2017

Marie Claire SA launches digital fashion platform

‘Styled By Marie Claire' is a new digital platform offering on-trend, shoppable looks curated by stylists and influencers such as editor Jackie May...

6 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Fresh fashion with RedThread Apparel X

RedThread Apparel X, a fashion line started by three (currently still in) high school friends offers contemporary and fashion forward looks for young men. We spoke to co-founder Daniel Moleka for #YouthMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 6 Jun 2017

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#CSIMonth: How to create the ultimate sustainable travel adventure

We may be halfway through 2017 - the year that was officially named the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNTWO) - but by no means has sustainable tourism become a dying fad.

20 Jul 2017

The Emoji Movie fans set Guinness World Records title celebrating World Emoji Day

Today is World Emoji Day and emoji fans around the world celebrated by setting the world's first Guinness World Records title for the ‘Largest gathering of people dressed as emoji faces simultaneously across multiple venues'.

17 Jul 2017

Gangnam Style dethroned as top YouTube video

NEW YORK - Gangnam Style, the quirky South Korean video that spawned a global dance craze and went so viral it nearly broke YouTube, has finally been dethroned as the most watched video.

12 Jul 2017

Focus on Germany at Durban International Film Festival

Ten German films by some of Germany's finest directors, a masterclass by German film industry professionals and networking sessions with the international film industry, form the focus of the 2017 Durban International Film Festival (Diff). Diff runs from 13-23 July 2017 in Durban.

29 Jun 2017

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