Visit Covid-19 news, #LockdownLessons, links and

Subscribe to industry newsletters


Company News

#DoBizZA: Fulfilling the potential of South African fashion

A local, SA designer-led fashion industry has the very real potential to make a significant contribution to our national GDP...

By Lucilla Booyzen 8 hours ago

New home for SA fashion at Mall of Africa

Mall of Africa is the new host of SA Fashion Week and has also welcomed the opening of Koop Studio, a new retail hub that showcases the work of local fashion designers. Koop Studio is a collaborative venture between Sandy Rogers and Lucilla Booyzen...

15 Sep 2020

Spanish fashion brand Desigual arrives in South Africa

Desigual has expanded its presence to South Africa with its first local store opening in Sandton City...

10 Sep 2020

The altered eco-system of South African fashion

For years now, South Africa's local fashion industry has been steadily trudging along. Many production and economic challenges face both local brands and designers, but the closest to their bottom line are inexpensive imports.

By Samantha Chrysanthou 8 Sep 2020

Jeff Staple to mentor 4 SA designers in Miller Design Lab

Miller Genuine Draft has announced the four designers who will collaborate with streetwear fashion guru Jeff Staple in this year's Miller Design Lab. The 2020 theme is 'Customised for the exceptional'...

7 Sep 2020

Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020

Twyg is calling on fashion designers who implement sustainable and circular approaches, and who foster ethical practices, to enter its second annual Sustainable Fashion Awards...

3 Sep 2020

Timberland strives for net positivity by 2030

Timberland has set a goal for its products to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030, in en effort to address the negative environmental impact of the fashion industry...

2 Sep 2020

Canal Walk to showcase locally-made goods with Homegrown SA

From 4 to 6 September 2020, the centre court at Canal Walk in Cape Town will be home to Homegrown SA - which is set to showcase homegrown finds including clothing, décor, plants, jewellery, furniture and more...

2 Sep 2020

The Watershed reopens with new 'made in Africa' beauty offering

The vibrant space is home to 150 tenants who represent over 365 local brands and small businesses, and with an impressive 3.6 million visitors a year...

2 Sep 2020

Emerging designers called to enter PnP Clothing mentorship project

The 20/21 Futurewear project will support and provide two creatives with mentorship in business and practical application of skills in a commercial environment...

1 Sep 2020

Entries open for female-focused fashion mentorship programme

The Fashion Hatchery has launched a fashion entrepreneurship programme aimed at aspiring or existing fashion entrepreneurs looking to build a sustainable fashion brand...

31 Aug 2020

Refinery fashion now online - a first for Pepkor

Local fashion brand Refinery has launched an online store, making it the first brand from Pepkor Group to take the leap into e-commerce.

26 Aug 2020

New Grasshoppers Tint range incorporates G-Tech leather technology

Grasshoppers brand owner Bolton Footwear partnered with Wellington-based tannery and supplier of leather sides, Mossop Leather, to introduce G-Tech leather technology to the new range...

25 Aug 2020

Show more

Let's do Biz