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H&M to launch collab with SA fashion label Mantsho
H&M to launch collab with SA fashion label Mantsho

H&M has announced its first African collaboration with South African designer Palesa Mokubung and her fashion label, Mantsho. The collection will be made available from 15 August this year...

16 Apr 2019

#CNILux: The creative cultural legacy of MaXhosa by Laduma
#CNILux: The creative cultural legacy of MaXhosa by Laduma

The striking textile and knitwear designs conceived by South African golden boy Laduma Ngxokolo are not simply stylish collectables, they're vehicles of cultural preservation...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell
#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell wants to see better representation among designers and more African-based designers reaching the international fashion arena...

By Liam Freeman 15 Apr 2019

3 eyewear trends seen at AFI Fashion Week
3 eyewear trends seen at AFI Fashion Week

Local fashion photographer Niquita Bento recently photographed some of South Africa's most stylish people at AFI Fashion Week. The images give some insight into the latest trends in eyewear...

12 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa
#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa

The fifth annual Condé Nast International Luxury Conference kicked off in Cape Town yesterday, bringing some of the biggest names in global luxury to African soil...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Apr 2019

Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"
Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"

Beyoncé Knowles has signed a partnership with Adidas, which will see the singer become a creative partner to the company, developing new apparel and footwear across the performance and lifestyle categories...

8 Apr 2019

HospiceWits Night with the Stars to close SA Fashion Week
HospiceWits Night with the Stars to close SA Fashion Week

The 2019 HospiceWits Night with the Stars will close off SA Fashion Week at Sandton City in Johannesburg on 7 April 2019...

2 Apr 2019

What to expect from 2019 AFI Cape Town Fashion Week
What to expect from 2019 AFI Cape Town Fashion Week

African Fashion International (AFI) will once again showcase African fashion design at the 2019 AFI Cape Town Fashion Week from 9 to 13 April 2019...

1 Apr 2019

Emerging Creative Talent competition invites aspirant creatives to enter
Emerging Creative Talent competition invites aspirant creatives to enter

The Bokeh South African International Lifestyle and Fashion Film Festival is inviting all aspirant creative talents to enter the Emerging Creative Talent competition and stand a chance to win R50,000...

29 Mar 2019

Shark Tank's Mark Cuban invests in South African shoe brand
Shark Tank's Mark Cuban invests in South African shoe brand

South African footwear brand, Veldskoen, has caught the attention of American businessman Mark Cuban, best known for his appearances on Shark Tank...

26 Mar 2019

Second-hand clothing industry turning the tide on fast fashion
Second-hand clothing industry turning the tide on fast fashion

"We don't have enough resources to keep feeding this monster" - the stark words of warning about the new clothing industry from Maria Chenoweth, chief executive of Traid, a UK charity working to stop clothes being thrown away...

26 Mar 2019

Louis Vuitton pulls Michael Jackson-inspired clothing in the wake of Leaving Neverland
Louis Vuitton pulls Michael Jackson-inspired clothing in the wake of Leaving Neverland

Louis Vuitton is pulling Michael Jackson-inspired items from its autumn/winter 2019 menswear collection, as controversy mounts following the release of the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland...

18 Mar 2019

What Karl Lagerfeld brought to the fashion of today and tomorrow
What Karl Lagerfeld brought to the fashion of today and tomorrow

Through his solemn gestures, impenetrable gaze and distinctive and elegant dress code, Karl Lagerfeld left his mark on fashion as well as popular culture...

By Jean-Noël Kapferer 6 Mar 2019

Makeup maestro Sir John launches SA collection with WBeauty
Makeup maestro Sir John launches SA collection with WBeauty

International makeup artist to the stars, Sir John, has collaborated with WBeauty to launch a limited edition cosmetics line, titled Volume 1, in South Africa.

27 Feb 2019

Tetris-inspired sneakers are on the way
Tetris-inspired sneakers are on the way

Global sportswear brand Puma has announced a collaboration with The Tetris Company, Inc., that will see Puma's latest RS shoe silhouette sporting a design theme inspired by the iconic video game brand...

26 Feb 2019

The raw, mythical aesthetic of Monastery jewellery
The raw, mythical aesthetic of Monastery jewellery

After studying jewellery and fashion in Florence, young artisan Ashleigh McCulloch has launched her own designer brand of jewellery, called Monastery, that not only straddles the continental divide between Italy and her home country...

20 Feb 2019

Virginie Viard to succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel
Virginie Viard to succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel

Chanel has named Virginie Viard, Karl Lagerfeld's closest collaborator for more than 30 years, as the company's new creative director, after Lagerfeld passed away in Paris this week...

20 Feb 2019

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies
Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies

Celebrated fashion designer and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85...

19 Feb 2019

Zando's coming of age
Zando's coming of age

Zando launched in 2012 as an online shoe retailer when e-commerce in SA was very much in its infancy. Fast-forward to 2019, the business has transformed into an ever-expanding fashion marketplace...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Feb 2019

The 10 biggest trends from SA Menswear Week A/W 2019
The 10 biggest trends from SA Menswear Week A/W 2019

If fashionistas were looking for a night out there was no better way to celebrate the opening of SA Menswear Week than at the Unknown Union show...

By Meagan Duckitt 14 Feb 2019

Fitgymwear teams up with Candibod for activewear range
Fitgymwear teams up with Candibod for activewear range

South African activewear retailer Fitgymwear has collaborated with local blogger and influencer, Candice Boddington, to design a limited-edition 'feminine collection'...

6 Feb 2019

Under Armour's Connected Fitness comes to SA
Under Armour's Connected Fitness comes to SA

Apollo Brands, the official distributor of Under Armour in South Africa, has just launched connected fitness in South Africa...

29 Jan 2019

Rainbow Bridge gallops away with the win at the 2019 Sun Met
Rainbow Bridge gallops away with the win at the 2019 Sun Met

The 2019 Sun Met was held at the Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town on 26 January 2019...

28 Jan 2019

Maybelline and Puma collaborate on athleisure-inspired makeup collection
Maybelline and Puma collaborate on athleisure-inspired makeup collection

Maybelline New York has teamed up with global sportswear brand Puma to create a high performance, street style-inspired makeup collection. The Puma x Maybelline collaboration taps into the athleisure trend...

21 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 6 Fashion and décor trends that are here to stay and slay
#BizTrends2019: 6 Fashion and décor trends that are here to stay and slay

It's that time of the year again darlings. When I look at my social media comments, take inspiration from runway rages and peek into the mind of Li Edelkoort to bring you my version of what we'll be wearing next summer...

By Kumari Govender 14 Jan 2019

Who wore it best at the 2019 L'Ormarins Queens Plate
Who wore it best at the 2019 L'Ormarins Queens Plate

The L'Ormarins Queen's Plate (LQP), held at the Kenilworth Racecourse, is still one of the most anticipated events on the Cape Town calendar...

By Meagan Duckitt 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 7 fashion trend predictions for 2019
#BizTrends2019: 7 fashion trend predictions for 2019

Due to our geographic location, South Africa is a season behind in fashion. Where we initially adopted trends slower, the gap is slowly closing as customers awareness increase because of social media influences...

By Meagan Duckitt 7 Jan 2019

Edgars campaign celebrates self-expression and creative collaboration
Edgars campaign celebrates self-expression and creative collaboration

As part of Edgars' refreshed branding strategy, the department store chain is collaborating more with South African creatives. The recently released Sho Madjozi Collection is one of the fruits of the approach...

4 Jan 2019

Considered curation at online lifestyle store Jimnojean
Considered curation at online lifestyle store Jimnojean

Jimnojean is a new online retail destination founded by Keagan Carlin, focused on offering shoppers a curated selection of decor, art, beauty and lifestyle products...

20 Dec 2018

Turkish fashion retailer LC Waikiki eyes growth in South Africa
Turkish fashion retailer LC Waikiki eyes growth in South Africa

Turkish-based global fashion chain LC Waikiki has just opened its third South African store. The new branch, located at Tyger Valley Shopping Centre, follows store openings in Menlyn Park and Sandton City...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Dec 2018

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