Edcon refreshes homeware offering with new store concept Edgars Home
Edcon refreshes homeware offering with new store concept Edgars Home

Edcon, South Africa's largest non-food retailer, has officially announced the launch of Edgars Home. The new store concept replaces the Boardmans brand...

3 days ago

Moschino x H&M collection hits SA stores in November
Moschino x H&M collection hits SA stores in November

Cartoons, shiny metallics, over-the-top accessories and statement-making prints are what characterise the much anticipated Moschino x H&M collection...

2 days ago

The Lion Match Company commissions new pantyliner line
The Lion Match Company commissions new pantyliner line

Unsgaard, The Lion Match Company's manufacturer of a wide range of personal care products, has just commissioned a multimillion-rand pantyliner production plant in Cape Town...

Issued by Symbiotic Communications 2 days ago

#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer
#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays interviews Khumo Theko of I See Africa about her role as a trends specialist and some insights into the African consumer...

3 days ago

Renewed brand focus, product innovation drives Olympic International sales
Renewed brand focus, product innovation drives Olympic International sales

Technical footwear company, Olympic International, has reported 25% year on year growth, despite tough economic conditions...

11 Oct 2018

Poetry's SS19 collection inspires far-flung journeys and romantic escapes
Poetry's SS19 collection inspires far-flung journeys and romantic escapes

Inspired by the notion of the romantic escape, the Poetry Spring/Summer 2019 range draws on shapes, smells and sounds of sun-drenched adventures...

Issued by OnPoint PR 9 Oct 2018

Vibrant femininity and considered modern collectables at the heart of Poetry SS19 homeware range
Vibrant femininity and considered modern collectables at the heart of Poetry SS19 homeware range

This season's Poetry homeware, d├ęcor and lifestyle range is launching in store and online from October onwards and the stage is set for a season of vibrant femininity and boundless celebrations...

Issued by OnPoint PR 8 Oct 2018

Orapeleng Modutle chats Joburg Fashion Week and Forbes 30
Orapeleng Modutle chats Joburg Fashion Week and Forbes 30

We chat to go-to-designer-for-the-stars, Orapeleng Modutle, about his spring/summer showcase seen at AFI as well as his reaction to being recently listed as one of the Forbes 30 Under 30 African Creatives...

By Ruth Cooper 8 Oct 2018

Hisense rolls out new suite of home appliances in SA
Hisense rolls out new suite of home appliances in SA

Hisense, the Chinese multinational appliance and electronics manufacturer, recent strengthened its presence in the South African market by introducing a new range of household appliances.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 5 Oct 2018

Old Khaki SS19 collection rings in a retro summer
Old Khaki SS19 collection rings in a retro summer

The new Old Khaki spring/summer range will be available in stores and online in October. This year it's all about that chilled-out, hanging-by-the-beach, vintage LA vibe...

Issued by OnPoint PR 5 Oct 2018

The paradox of choice. Why made-to-order might not solve the fashion industry's problems
The paradox of choice. Why made-to-order might not solve the fashion industry's problems

How could you go from winning awards for "Store Design of The Year" and "Best Shoe Ever" to selling nothing?

By Jessica Pallant and Sean Sands 4 Oct 2018

A fashionable return for Crocs?
A fashionable return for Crocs?

Crocs have been dividing opinions since it burst onto the footwear scene in the early 2000s. But with the rise of the 'pretty ugly' shoe, Crocs are experiencing a comeback, on high fashion's international catwalks...

2 Oct 2018

Chanel buys British swimwear brand Orlebar Brown
Chanel buys British swimwear brand Orlebar Brown

French luxury house Chanel has acquired British tailored swimwear brand Orlebar Brown for an undisclosed sum...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Oct 2018

Carrol Boyes and The Joinery collaboration turns waste into want
Carrol Boyes and The Joinery collaboration turns waste into want

Carrol Boyes has teamed up with local sustainable design brand The Joinery to create a range of tote bags and pouches made from recycled plastic bottles which would otherwise be destined for the landfill...

1 Oct 2018

French hardware giant Leroy Merlin readies to open in SA
French hardware giant Leroy Merlin readies to open in SA

French home improvement retailer Leroy Merlin is preparing to open its first store on the African continent in Edenvale, Gauteng on Friday, 28 September 2018...

26 Sep 2018

Growing need for agile super vendors in Africa's apparel industry
Growing need for agile super vendors in Africa's apparel industry

African clothing manufacturers have to become super vendors to reduce lead times and cost better to handle more styles, cater to in-season change and improve the top line and bottom line of their businesses...

26 Sep 2018

Michael Kors grows luxury portfolio with $2bn Versace acquisition
Michael Kors grows luxury portfolio with $2bn Versace acquisition

One year after buying Jimmy Choo, US fashion company Michael Kors is acquiring Italian luxury goods house Versace for $2.1 billion...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Sep 2018

The 2018 Durban Fashion Fair winners are...
The 2018 Durban Fashion Fair winners are...

The winners of the seventh Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) were recently announced at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre and the Durban Exhibition Centre in KwaZulu-Natal...

25 Sep 2018

Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair
Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

Jessica Tennant interviews fair curator Cassandra Twala to find out more about her involvement in the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair over the years and what she's most excited about this year...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Sep 2018

H&M Foundation drives circular fashion through textile recycling facilities
H&M Foundation drives circular fashion through textile recycling facilities

As part of H&M's mission to become "truly circular" by 2030, its charitable arm, the H&M Foundation, has opened two hydrothermal textile recycling plants in Hong Kong...

20 Sep 2018

Missibaba's new collection is wild in whimsy
Missibaba's new collection is wild in whimsy

Handmade leather accessories maker Missibaba recently unveiled its Where the Wild Things Are collection. The brand showcased the new pieces along with the women who make them at its studio in Woodstock, Cape Town...

By Maroefah Smith 17 Sep 2018

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...

17 Sep 2018

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

Retail sales decline in June, but clothing and pharmaceuticals perform positively
Retail sales decline in June, but clothing and pharmaceuticals perform positively

The clothing, pharmaceutical, medical goods, cosmetics and toiletry sectors outperformed the South African retail market for July 2018, showing year-on-year growth of 3.9% and 4.6% respectively...

12 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

Winning packaging design from Pentawards 2018
Winning packaging design from Pentawards 2018

The winners have been revealed for the 12th annual Pentawards, a prestigious worldwide competition devoted exclusively to packaging design...

12 Sep 2018

Fashion brand Donna sees online sales soar
Fashion brand Donna sees online sales soar

The online sales of women's fashion brand Donna have significantly outstripped expectations, after just a month of launching online...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 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

Burberry stops burning unsold goods and bans real fur
Burberry stops burning unsold goods and bans real fur

British luxury fashion brand Burberry is putting an end to its practice of destroying unsold product, instead announcing that it will be expanding on its efforts to reuse, repair, donate or recycle unsaleable goods...

10 Sep 2018

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