What's on offer at the 2018 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair
What's on offer at the 2018 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

The ninth Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair (SHMC) will be held at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg from 12-14 October 2018...

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AFI Joburg Fashion Week to showcase #AfroAsia fashion flair
AFI Joburg Fashion Week to showcase #AfroAsia fashion flair

The 2018 African Fashion International (AFI) Joburg Fashion Week will be held in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg from 4-7 October 2018...

13 Sep 2018

15 designers to showcase at the Fashion Without Borders Designers Roadshow
15 designers to showcase at the Fashion Without Borders Designers Roadshow

Fashion Without Borders (FWB) will hold its annual Designers Roadshow at the Park Inn Hotel Sandton in Johannesburg from 4-7 October 2018...

12 Sep 2018

Spree brand to fold into Superbalist in October
Spree brand to fold into Superbalist in October

The announcement in June that SA's online fashion juggernauts, Spree and Superbalist, will merge into one focused platform, left many questions regarding the branding of the new entity.

10 Sep 2018

Durban Fashion Fair 2018 rallies support for local designers
Durban Fashion Fair 2018 rallies support for local designers

The annual Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) provides an opportunity to re-educate and convince consumers that local designers have the talent and know-how to develop products that can compete with, or even trump, imports...

7 Sep 2018

Grassroots trading to luxury leather leader: The journey of Jekyll and Hide
Grassroots trading to luxury leather leader: The journey of Jekyll and Hide

Jekyll and Hide founder Bernard Bultemeier talks luxury leather, global expansion, the challenges facing independent retail today and why we'll all be wearing backpacks soon...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Sep 2018

Get to know up-and-coming supermodel Keagan Troskie
Get to know up-and-coming supermodel Keagan Troskie

Keagan Troskie is a Cape Town model making waves internationally. You may have seen him; he's a regular in ad campaigns for brands like Adidas, Spree, Mr Price, Superbalist; he's walked in SA Menswear Fashion Weeks; and many other prestigious local and international campaigns...

By Meagan Duckitt 30 Aug 2018

2018 SAFW Cape Wools SA Designer Challenge winners revealed
2018 SAFW Cape Wools SA Designer Challenge winners revealed

The winners of the second annual SAFW Cape Wools SA Designer Challenge have been announced, with Carina Louw and Natasha Jaume of Erre scooping the prize for ladies wear...

16 Aug 2018

What's in store for Witchery SS18
What's in store for Witchery SS18

Australian fashion brand Witchery recently showcased its 2018 spring/summer and limited edition collections at The Argyle in Woodstock, Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 15 Aug 2018

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu. Photo: Antonio Fiorente
#WomensMonth: An entrepreneur with a lot of heart and sole

Whether its shoes, leather goods, coffee or healthy snacks, serial entrepreneur, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, has the Midas touch when it comes to transforming quintessential Ethiopian products into global brands...

By Nicci Botha 13 Aug 2018

Clothing rental could be the key to a stylishly sustainable fashion industry
Clothing rental could be the key to a stylishly sustainable fashion industry

A staggering 235m items of unwanted clothing were forecast to be dumped in UK landfill in 2017, while the average American is estimated to bin 81lb (37kg) of used clothing annually...

By Naomi Braithwaite 10 Aug 2018

2018 Bokeh Fashion Film Festival selections to be announced in August
2018 Bokeh Fashion Film Festival selections to be announced in August

The official selections for the fifth edition of the Bokeh South African International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Festival will be revealed at a press event in Johannesburg on 1 August 2018 and 50 nominated films will be revealed at a press event in Durban on 4 August 2018....

27 Jul 2018

SA fashion brands Donna and The Fix now shoppable online
SA fashion brands Donna and The Fix now shoppable online

TFG has launched two new online fashion stores, Donna and The Fix, marking the 16th and 17th online stores for the retail group since it started its e-commerce journey in 2014...

18 Jul 2018

Skip partners with local design talent for Monochrome Pop-up Shop
Skip partners with local design talent for Monochrome Pop-up Shop

Skip has teamed up with three of South Africa's top fashion designers for a monochromatic fashion pop-up in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

13 Jul 2018

7 big trends from SAMW SS19
7 big trends from SAMW SS19

Designers showcased an exciting blend of prints varying from African, Greek, abstract and geometric, clashed with stripes and ombre at the recent SA Menswear Week SS19...

By Meagan Duckitt 12 Jul 2018

#COSMOFest2018 to showcase the latest fashion and beauty trends
#COSMOFest2018 to showcase the latest fashion and beauty trends

The two-day fashion and beauty event #COSMOFest will be held at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town on 27-28 July 2018. This year's event will be split into fashion and beauty-dedicated segments.

5 Jul 2018

Kathrin Kidger, Zama Mathe and six more added to #VDJInvited Designer Showcase lineup
Kathrin Kidger, Zama Mathe and six more added to #VDJInvited Designer Showcase lineup

The lineup for the 2018 Vodacom Durban July Invited Designer Showcase has been unveiled...

4 Jul 2018

Lira, Kwesta to perform at Wear SA's inaugural gala fashion dinner
Lira, Kwesta to perform at Wear SA's inaugural gala fashion dinner

Wear SA has introduced the inaugural Gala Fashion Dinner as a complement to the Vodacom Durban July. The gala dinner will be held at the Durban Convention Centre in Durban on 6 July 2018.

4 Jul 2018

#SourceAfrica2018: What womenswear to look forward to in spring/summer 2019
#SourceAfrica2018: What womenswear to look forward to in spring/summer 2019

Trend forecaster WGSN reckons womenswear for spring/summer 2019 will lean towards a reclaiming of power dressing in a sassier, sexier aesthetic with an inclination for the '80s and '00s nostalgia...

By Maroefah Smith 2 Jul 2018

#YouthMonth: Zaid Osman on his sneaker hustle turned roaring success
#YouthMonth: Zaid Osman on his sneaker hustle turned roaring success

Entrepreneur and social innovator Zaid Osman is one of the driving forces behind South Africa's vibrant sneaker culture...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Jun 2018

#SourceAfrica2018: WGSN forecasts bright, hybrid menswear for spring/summer 2019
#SourceAfrica2018: WGSN forecasts bright, hybrid menswear for spring/summer 2019

WGSN's trend forecast for menswear spring/summer 2019 sees a focus on hybrid styling, mixing and matching, and bolder, brighter colours...

By Maroefah Smith 28 Jun 2018

#SourceAfrica2018: Lessons from K-Way's lean turnaround
#SourceAfrica2018: Lessons from K-Way's lean turnaround

K-Way has been lauded as exemplary in its approach to boosting the local clothing manufacturing sector. But 14 years ago, the company was approaching the brink of closure...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Jun 2018

#SourceAfrica2018: 3 macro trends for spring/summer 2019
#SourceAfrica2018: 3 macro trends for spring/summer 2019

WGSN's director of retail and buying Sara Maggioni presented a spring/summer 2019 trend forecast at Source Africa 2018, held in Cape Town last week...

By Maroefah Smith 25 Jun 2018

Local startup takes Veldskoen from SA to the world
Local startup takes Veldskoen from SA to the world

Cape Town e-commerce startup, Dorp (Digital Online Retail Products), has launched its reimagined version of the classic South African Veldskoen leather walking shoe in the UK and Europe...

22 Jun 2018

Global modest fashion brand Haute-Elan enters SA with Cape Town pop-up
Global modest fashion brand Haute-Elan enters SA with Cape Town pop-up

Global modest fashion brand, Haute-Elan, has marked its entry into the South African market with a pop-up boutique in Artem Galleria in Sea Point set to run until 18 December 2018.

21 Jun 2018

Spree and Superbalist merge to form single, focused fashion platform
Spree and Superbalist merge to form single, focused fashion platform

Spree and Superbalist, two of South Africa's most popular online fashion retailers, will merge into a single platform, Media24 and Takealot.com announced today...

18 Jun 2018

Guess co-founder Paul Marciano quits following sexual harassment probe
Guess co-founder Paul Marciano quits following sexual harassment probe

Guess co-founder Paul Marciano is stepping down as executive chairman after the fashion company concluded an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment...

13 Jun 2018

Boost your small business with the Truworths fashion incubator
Boost your small business with the Truworths fashion incubator

Aspiring and existing fashion entrepreneurs wanting to take their business to the next level are encouraged to enter the Truworths Fashion Incubation Programme...

12 Jun 2018

Turkish menswear brand D'S Damat opens store in Pretoria
Turkish menswear brand D'S Damat opens store in Pretoria

Turkish menswear brand D'S Damat has entered the South African market, opening a store in Menlyn Park in Pretoria...

7 Jun 2018

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