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@home and Gavin Rajah collaborate on Prêt À Vivre homeware collection
@home and Gavin Rajah collaborate on Prêt À Vivre homeware collection

South African designer Gavin Rajah and homeware retailer @home will launch a limited edition collection of hand crafted linen and scented candles...

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Fabiani launches womenswear collection at #MBFWJ17
Fabiani launches womenswear collection at #MBFWJ17

An unsuspecting audience were surprised at the launch of the Fabiani SS17 collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg, as women stepped out onto the runway instead of men...

1 day ago

R10m investment in digital printing to revive local textile industry
R10m investment in digital printing to revive local textile industry

The arrival of digital textile printing in Cape Town can revive the local clothing and textile manufacturing industry and salvage some of the job opportunities...

18 Aug 2017

Retail sales grow more than expected in June
Retail sales grow more than expected in June

June's retail sales grew 2.9% from the same month in 2016, taking its growth for the second quarter to 2.2%...

By Robert Laing 18 Aug 2017

Clothing retail sector hits the skids
Clothing retail sector hits the skids

SA's clothing retail sector is hanging by a thread after nearly a decade's strong performance.

By Ann Crotty 17 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: #MBFWJ17 profile on Leigh Shubert
#WomensMonth: #MBFWJ17 profile on Leigh Shubert

Local fashion designer Leigh Shubert will be showcasing her latest Spring/Summer collection at the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week. We got in touch with her to find out more.

By Ruth Cooper 16 Aug 2017

DreamWave audio products now available in SA
DreamWave audio products now available in SA

Musical Distributors has been selected as the exclusive South African partners for award-winning audio brand DreamWave...

16 Aug 2017

The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty
The Clothing Bank exhibition features women leading the journey out of poverty

Since 2010 The Clothing Bank has been using excess stock donated by South Africa's largest clothing retailers and manufacturers to transform lives...

15 Aug 2017

Long4Life is a shot in the arm for Holdsport
Long4Life is a shot in the arm for Holdsport

Holdsport's share price has raced ahead in the past year, climbing 12%. This puts the company way ahead of the general retailers' index...

By Colleen Goko 15 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Four decades of formidable fashion with Marianne Fassler
#WomensMonth: Four decades of formidable fashion with Marianne Fassler

With a career spanning 40 years, Marianne Fassler remains a formidable force in SA fashion...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Aug 2017

Haywards Sustainable Safaris
Celebrating women as custodians of artistic and cultural heritage

"I often wonder off the beaten track looking for the pulse of the region and the heartbeat of the community, the local artisans, the storytellers and elders of a village, the sacred values of the area..."

10 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Ruff Tung launches inclusive collection
#WomensMonth: Ruff Tung launches inclusive collection

Local fashion label Ruff Tung will be launching their new inclusive collection at the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week. The collection aims to create quality garments for women of all sizes.

By Ruth Cooper 8 Aug 2017

SA retailers suffer amid drop in consumer confidence
SA retailers suffer amid drop in consumer confidence

South African retailers across the board continue to experience a tough local trading environment...

8 Aug 2017

Japanese retail giant Miniso arrives in SA
Japanese retail giant Miniso arrives in SA

Japanese fashion and beauty retail chain Miniso has launched in South Africa with an official opening at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria...

7 Aug 2017

Aldo acquisition of Camuto Group births new footwear giant
Aldo acquisition of Camuto Group births new footwear giant

Canadian shoe company Aldo has agreed to acquire the footwear and accessories operations of the Connecticut-based Camuto Group...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Aug 2017

Bata South Africa reviews market position through restructuring
Bata South Africa reviews market position through restructuring

Bata South Africa is currently restructuring, repositioning and revamping its operation nationwide to be in line with brand uniformity across the globe...

3 Aug 2017

New deadline for Italtile deal
New deadline for Italtile deal

Italtile and its shareholders will know by 30 September whether a planned acquisition of Ceramic, for a consideration of R3.61bn, will get the go-ahead...

3 Aug 2017

TFG raises R2.5bn through new share issue
TFG raises R2.5bn through new share issue

Retailer TFG said on Tuesday it had raised R2.5bn through an accelerated bookbuild process...

2 Aug 2017

Nike designs shoebox made out of recycled milk containers and coffee lids
Nike designs shoebox made out of recycled milk containers and coffee lids

Nike partnered with Taiwanese architect and engineer Arthur Huang to design "sustainable and responsible" Air Max packaging...

By Bongani Shweni 28 Jul 2017

2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries
2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries

The fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened for entries...

27 Jul 2017

South African designers take on Pure London
South African designers take on Pure London

Fifteen South African fashion designers have shown off their style this week at Pure London, one of the UK's most prestigious fashion trade events...

26 Jul 2017

WallpaperStore to pop up in Cape Town
WallpaperStore to pop up in Cape Town

Curated interior and lifestyle design marketplace WallpaperStore will be popping up in Cape Town in mid-September...

25 Jul 2017

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for £900m
Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for £900m

US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo for almost £900 million...

25 Jul 2017

A perfect knit: Nivea collaborates with MaXhosa by Laduma
A perfect knit: Nivea collaborates with MaXhosa by Laduma

Black and white is the ultimate contrast and the perfect partnership... just like that between global skincare brand Nivea and fashion designer, cultural icon and innovator, Laduma Ngxokolo...

Issued by Symbiotic Communications 24 Jul 2017

2017 Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week designers revealed
2017 Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week designers revealed

African Fashion International (AFI) - owner and operator of the Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week has announced the designers showcasing their Spring/Summer collections at the 2017 Joburg Fashion Week...

21 Jul 2017

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

Selling Brazilian fashions, the women of Angola's ‘suitcase trade' spot trends and pedal dreams
Selling Brazilian fashions, the women of Angola's ‘suitcase trade' spot trends and pedal dreams

Angola, a Portuguese-speaking country, is strongly influenced by the cultural output of Brazil...

By Léa Barreau Tran 17 Jul 2017

H&M poised to open giant Canal Walk store as it settles in for long haul after finding its feet
H&M poised to open giant Canal Walk store as it settles in for long haul after finding its feet

Swedish fashion giant H&M is set to open a 4,600m, two-level temple to shopping in Canal Walk...

By Giulietta Talevi 14 Jul 2017

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