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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...

2 days ago

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

Brothers Matt (left) and Brad Milne (right) with Falke group general manager Martin Grobbelaar and Keaton Quarmby, group marketing executive, during a recent visit to Sydney.
Falke South Africa takes on Australian market

Legwear specialists Falke South Africa will this month be establishing a retail presence in Australia, following an "extremely successful" visit to the country...

7 Jun 2018

Designing the future of self-adapting sportswear using bacteria
Designing the future of self-adapting sportswear using bacteria

Puma and MIT Design Lab have been collaborating on a research project that looks at how bacteria can be used within sportswear design to improve performance and sustainability...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 5 Jun 2018

Footwear brand Bata partners up with Edgars
Footwear brand Bata partners up with Edgars

Bata South Africa has entered into a strategic relationship with Edgars that will see a number of Bata brands being available in department stores nationwide...

23 May 2018

Entries open for 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards
Entries open for 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards

Entries are now open for the 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards in South Africa and Zimbabwe...

15 May 2018

The Missibaba x Mami Wata surfboard bag is B-A-N-A-N-A-S
The Missibaba x Mami Wata surfboard bag is B-A-N-A-N-A-S

What do you get when you take two creative brands, a shared love of bananas, and a desire to do some good? The Missibaba x Mami Wata Bananananananas custom surfboard bag...

By Maroefah Smith 14 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The authentic design stories of Thandazani Nofingxana
#AfricaMonth: The authentic design stories of Thandazani Nofingxana

At only 21 years of age, Thandazani Nofingxana - a fashion and textile designer and one of the 2018 Design Indaba Top 40 Emerging Creatives - has already established a strong design aesthetic that draws from his culture and experience as a young African man.

By Ruth Cooper 14 May 2018

MaXhosa by Laduma takes Zara to task for alleged design knock-off
MaXhosa by Laduma takes Zara to task for alleged design knock-off

Celebrated South African fashion designer Laduma Ngxokolo, creator of the MaXhosa by Laduma brand, is taking legal action against Spanish fashion retailer Zara over an alleged case of copyright infringement...

25 Apr 2018

Sneaker Exchange (SXC) returns to Cape Town
Sneaker Exchange (SXC) returns to Cape Town

The 2018 Sneaker Exchange (SXC) will be held at the Cape Town Cruise Terminal, V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on Saturday, 28 April 2018 from 11am to 7pm.

23 Apr 2018

The big dreams of Skinny Sbu
The big dreams of Skinny Sbu

A sock collector from a tender age, Sibusiso Ngwenya started his own homegrown accessories brand, Skinny Sbu Socks, with just R70, his mother's encouragement and the desire to be Africa's answer to Tom Ford...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2018

Cardigans and anoraks won't cut it: why there should be more fashion for older men
Cardigans and anoraks won't cut it: why there should be more fashion for older men

Now we find ourselves nearly drawing pensions and thinking what? What now? Put a cardigan on and grey shoes? Is there an age when you think: 'Oh, I can't possibly be involved in fashion now?

By Ania Sadkowska and Katherine Townsend 20 Apr 2018

#Newsmaker: Daniel Moleka to showcase 'Immortal' collection at first Cannes' Fashion Street Show
#Newsmaker: Daniel Moleka to showcase 'Immortal' collection at first Cannes' Fashion Street Show

SA's own Daniel Moleka has been invited to showcase his 'Immortal' collection at the inaugural Fashion Street Show at the Cannes Film Festival...

By Jessica Tennant 10 Apr 2018

#IWearSA: A movement to inspire a nation of local label lovers
#IWearSA: A movement to inspire a nation of local label lovers

The Wear SA Fashion Festival seeks to promote the South African clothing and textile sector - encompassing design, manufacturing, retail and consumers - by encouraging people to become 'Local Label Lovers'...

4 Apr 2018

Superga x Pichulik collaboration is a tale of three cities
Superga x Pichulik collaboration is a tale of three cities

Celebrated South African jewellery label Pichulik has joined forces with Italian sneaker brand Superga to create a small range of high-fashion sneakers...

4 Apr 2018

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