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Mixing it up at the J&B Met launch

The J&B Met kicked off with a fashionable bang at the 'Mix it your way at the J&B Met launch' at Cavendish Square last week...

By Cari Van Wyk 29 Jan 2015 15:47

[Trends 2015] SA Trendwatch 2015

Alarming trend news from the US is that Mom jeans are set to make a comeback in 2015. For the fashion unconscious, Mom jeans are high-wasted, ankle-length jean pants worn by Moms everywhere...

By Hansie Smit 29 Jan 2015 07:16

Foschini acquires UK clothing chain Phase Eight for £238m

The Foschini Group (TFG) on Friday, 16 January 2015, announced that it had acquired 85% of UK clothing chain Poppy Holdco - which trades under the name Phase Eight - for £238m...

16 Jan 2015 16:18

Wool market weakens by 2.6%

The wool market put up a dismal performance at the first sale after the Christmas recess and the Cape Wools Merino indicator shed 2,6% compared to the closing sale of the previous season to close at R107,93/kg (clean)...

15 Jan 2015 10:00

Smoking hot new website for Cigar Clothing

Local boutique designers, Cigar Clothing, known for its style, designs and fabrics, has recently launched a new website making the online shopping experience much easier...

15 Jan 2015 09:01

New York Fashion Week booted out of Lincoln Center

NEW YORK, USA: New York's glitzy, multi-million-dollar Fashion Week will be booted out of Lincoln Center for causing disruption to an adjacent park, under a legal settlement between the city and local activists.

24 Dec 2014 10:51

SA consumers followed the bends and trends of 2014, part of Naspers' eCommerce division, has analysed the top selling fashion items on the site, revealing that South African consumers were on-trend in 2014...

11 Dec 2014 11:00

Fibre Class: Caring for your fabulous clothes

The P&G Future Fabrics 14/15 symposium in Berlin, Germany, was a global design event of note, featuring 100 fashion analysts and bloggers from Africa and Asia...

By Nicola Cooper 11 Dec 2014 09:07

Wool market slightly softer

Prices declined marginally at this week's sale despite the weaker currency and the Cape Wools Merino indicator dropped 0.3% to close at R109.20/kg (clean)...

5 Dec 2014 10:45

Edgars moving in the right direction for 1D fans

In addition to being an official One Direction (1D) World partner, Edgars is launching the 'Edgars 1D World', the ultimate fan experience leading up to the local leg of the One Direction tour in early 2015...

28 Nov 2014 12:58

Club of Brands launches in Africa

CFAO, a specialised distributor and preferred partner of major international brands, serving the high-potential equipment, healthcare and consumer goods markets in Africa and the French overseas territories, has launched its Club of Brands...

27 Nov 2014 15:11

Young bloods flaunt their talent at Static Fashion Show

On 20 November 2014, the Cape Town College of Fashion Design (CTCFD) hosted the Static Fashion Show at the Young Blood Gallery, where its fashion design graduates showcased their wares...

By Cari Van Wyk 21 Nov 2014 14:40

Levi Strauss sets sights on black middle class

Sub-Saharan Africa is a market hungry for expressions of status, with image and brands playing a big role, says Nuholt Huisamen, South African country manager for Levi Strauss & Co...

By Jean Huisman 18 Nov 2014 16:18

Brimstone walks out of Rextru meeting

Representatives of empowerment group Brimstone (brT) staged a walkout during last week's tense annual general meeting of African and Overseas Enterprises (Af&Over)‚ the pyramid holding company of struggling fashion retailer Rex Trueform.

By Marc Hasenfuss 18 Nov 2014 16:01

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