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Lifestyle Trends 2020

rett Rogers, culture lead at Cape Town advertising agency HaveYouHeard and content curator for In_
#BizTrends2020: Pop culture and its drivers in 2020

When it comes to the youth segment, the drivers of popular culture hinge on their expression of themselves within the Zeitgeist, and are often a rebellion and reaction against the dominant forces trying to shape them...

By Brett Rogers 2 days ago

Diesel launches sustainability strategy
Diesel launches sustainability strategy

Italian retail clothing brand Diesel has launched a sustainability strategy, a commitment to taking action for the benefit of current and future generations...

21 Jan 2020

#adidasxIvyPark launch gets SA social media abuzz
#adidasxIvyPark launch gets SA social media abuzz

18 January saw the relaunch of Beyoncé's athleisure brand Ivy Park, in collaboration with Adidas, to the delight of the singer's loyal fanbase commonly referred to as the 'Beyhive'...

20 Jan 2020

Steps you'll follow to get custom necklace designs
Steps you'll follow to get custom necklace designs

A custom necklace is something that is personal and when given as a gift will be treasured forever and worn on most, if not all days...

Issued by Starbright 16 Jan 2020

Tunisian philanthropist Hazem Ben-Gacem invests €500,000 in fashion brand LYOUM
Tunisian philanthropist Hazem Ben-Gacem invests €500,000 in fashion brand LYOUM

Tunisian fashion brand LYOUM may forge ahead its path of international expansion with new product ranges after philanthropist Hazem Ben-Gacem invested €500,000 in the company...

16 Jan 2020

Vardy with jockey Craig Zackey wins 2020 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate
Vardy with jockey Craig Zackey wins 2020 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate

The L'Ormarins Queen's Plate ushered in 2020 in high style. The annual racing festival was held at the Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town on 10 and 11 January 2020...

13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Bright future for luxury brands in Africa
#BizTrends2020: Bright future for luxury brands in Africa

With strong economic growth, increased affluence and a growing population that is forecast to double by 2050, the continent holds strong potential for luxury brands...

By Alain Dos Santos 10 Jan 2020

SA retailer Big Blue criticised for offensive "Water Polo Teacher's Pet" t-shirt
SA retailer Big Blue criticised for offensive "Water Polo Teacher's Pet" t-shirt

South African fashion and gifting retailer Big Blue has come under fire for selling a t-shirt printed with the words "Water Polo Teacher's Pet"...

8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: More tech, eco initiatives & homegrown championing for SA fashion
#BizTrends2020: More tech, eco initiatives & homegrown championing for SA fashion

Let's take a look at what we can expect from the South African fashion industry in 2020...

By Meagan Duckitt 7 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2019: Lifestyle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

Katekani Moreku: A rising star in sustainable fashion
Katekani Moreku: A rising star in sustainable fashion

Bold, unconventional and rooted in SePulana culture, the work of young South African fashion designer Katekani Moreku has caught the eye of the local fashion community...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Dec 2019

#CTSUW2019: The power of personal branding for entrepreneurs
#CTSUW2019: The power of personal branding for entrepreneurs

My favourite session of Cape Town Startup Week 2019 was the Raw series workshop featuring SA entrepreneurs Siya Beyile and Vincent Manzini, AKA 'Sir Vincent' on the power of personal branding for entrepreneurs. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Dec 2019

Puma partners with Jack Parow for limited-edition veldskoen
Puma partners with Jack Parow for limited-edition veldskoen

To mark a decade since Jack Parow's hit Cooler As Ekke reached number 1, Puma South Africa partnered with the local artist to launch the limited edition Puma x Parow Veldskoen...

12 Dec 2019

Fashionomics Africa launches "game-changer for Africa's fashion entrepreneurs"
Fashionomics Africa launches "game-changer for Africa's fashion entrepreneurs"

Fashionomics Africa's pilot phase of a digital marketplace is set to connect African creators with the world...

11 Dec 2019

Dr John Kani, Siya Kolisi amongst the winners of the inaugural GQ SA Men of the Year Awards
Dr John Kani, Siya Kolisi amongst the winners of the inaugural GQ SA Men of the Year Awards

GQ South Africa recently held its inaugural Men of the Year Awards at the Houghton Hotel in Johannesburg...

5 Dec 2019

Gavin Rajah, Pick n Pay and local designers team up for Cape Town Resort Collection
Gavin Rajah, Pick n Pay and local designers team up for Cape Town Resort Collection

South African designers recently showed off the inaugural Cape Town Resort Collection at the Norval Foundation's Sculpture Garden on the Steenberg Estate...

2 Dec 2019

Sun Met to pay homage to visionaries in 2020
Sun Met to pay homage to visionaries in 2020

The 2020 Sun Met will take place at Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town on 1 February...

2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The raw beauty of Black Betty Jewellery
#EntrepreneurMonth: The raw beauty of Black Betty Jewellery

Black Betty Jewellery is the latest addition to Sea Point's vibey Regent Road. Kristin Weixelbaumer created the new retail space to be the physical representation of the Black Betty brand personality...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Nov 2019

Image credit: Getty
South African retailers reveal deals for Black Friday 2019

Black Friday has gained significant momentum in South Africa since the North American shopping event was piloted locally by Takealot in 2012...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Nov 2019

L'Ormarins Queen's tickets are now on sale
L'Ormarins Queen's tickets are now on sale

Tickets for the 159th L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Racing Festival are officially on sale. The iconic Cape Town event will be held at the Kenilworth Racecourse on 10 and 11 January 2020...

15 Nov 2019

Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven to open SA flagship at V&A Waterfront
Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven to open SA flagship at V&A Waterfront

Fjällräven will be opening up its flagship store in South Africa at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town...

11 Nov 2019

#GumtreeReStyle Collection puts pre-loved fashion on the runway
#GumtreeReStyle Collection puts pre-loved fashion on the runway

Along with fashionistas around the world, South Africans are warming up to the idea of sustainable fashion...

6 Nov 2019

Monique Bingham, Harrison Crump and more to perform at 13th annual Mams Arts Fest
Monique Bingham, Harrison Crump and more to perform at 13th annual Mams Arts Fest

The 13th annual Mams Arts Festival will be held at Moretele Park in Mamelodi on 7 December 2019...

4 Nov 2019

SA jeweller Shimansky to showcase at New York design fair
SA jeweller Shimansky to showcase at New York design fair

South African jewellery design house Shimansky has been selected to showcase at the Salon Art + Design fair in New York City from 14 to 18 November 2019.

4 Nov 2019

Magents founder Didier de Villiers reflects on the brand's 27 years
Magents founder Didier de Villiers reflects on the brand's 27 years

Didier de Villiers founded the Magents clothing brand in 1992, a time when South Africa was undergoing massive change...

30 Oct 2019

Radisson Red launches #PlusIsEqual casting call for male plus-size models
Radisson Red launches #PlusIsEqual casting call for male plus-size models

The Radisson Red V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has launched the #PlusIsEqual casting call for plus-size male models...

29 Oct 2019

Kamers/Makers returns to Stellenbosch
Kamers/Makers returns to Stellenbosch

Kamers/Makers will be making a return to the Blaauwklippen Vineyards in Stellenosch from 29 October to 3 November 2019...

29 Oct 2019

Sho Madjozi to headline 2019 Buyel'Ekhaya Pan African Festival
Sho Madjozi to headline 2019 Buyel'Ekhaya Pan African Festival

The 2019 Buyel'Ekhaya Pan African Festival programme of workshops will culminate in a fashion show and music festival...

24 Oct 2019

New Diesel x Coca-Cola collection uses recycled materials
New Diesel x Coca-Cola collection uses recycled materials

Diesel has collaborated with Coca-Cola to introduce a capsule collection incorporating recycled materials...

22 Oct 2019

Introducing KushKush, SA's new female-centric cannabis platform
Introducing KushKush, SA's new female-centric cannabis platform

The newly-launched cannabis platform aims to assist recreational or medicinal users who need help navigating the world of cannabis...

22 Oct 2019

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