Be bold, be sophisticated but most importantly be you this 2021
Be bold, be sophisticated but most importantly be you this 2021

There is a story and an inspiration behind every collection. And the Scalo collection is no different.Not only is it is inspired by a feeling of happiness taken from pastel colors but it also has a st…

Get ready to enter 2021 with a new look and feel.
Get ready to enter 2021 with a new look and feel.

Martha 31 is an inspired collection by his mother to the 31 years old Lesedi Baakwalanya. Martha a self-made township girl whose life became phenomenal as she transitioned from being a young girl to a…

Imprint: An ode to Inkomo Yabenguni
Imprint: An ode to Inkomo Yabenguni

The Imprint brand has become synonymous with the reinvention and reimagining of Africanheritage in fashion. Designer Mzukisi Mbane’s commitment to telling the story of his ancestorsin a futuristic w…

From the humble beginnings, the Urban Zulu brand has gone global; showcasing Pan-African fashion prints with an emphasis on streetwear
From the humble beginnings, the Urban Zulu brand has gone global; showcasing Pan-African fashion prints with an emphasis on streetwear

https://youtu.be/K6cSsq2Gqvk Head designer of Urban Zulu, Papy says his brand has always been about unity saying “we are one” as Africans. Inspired by the set Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, U…

Make holiday gifting easy with Urban Zulu
Make holiday gifting easy with Urban Zulu

Congolese by birth, the founder of Urban Zulu grew up in an environment where dressing upwas part of everyday life. Whether there was an occasion to show off your best threads or not,in his community …

Designed for Men of Platinum
Designed for Men of Platinum

We touched base with the Anglo-American Platinum Market Development Specialist Adithi Naidoo, as thecompany celebrated the 21 st year of South Africa’s premier platinum jewellry and manufacturingcom…

It’s a wrap – Reset, Reinvent, Reimagine!
It’s a wrap – Reset, Reinvent, Reimagine!

AFI fashion week Joburg 2020 opened on the 12 th November with a robust masterclass discussion onInclusivity and Diversity in the Fashion Industry facilitated by Tumelo Mothotoane and panelist FelipeM…

Anglo American Platinum announces PlatAfrica 2020 winners
Anglo American Platinum announces PlatAfrica 2020 winners

Anglo American Platinum announced the winners of the 21stannual PlatAfrica jewellery design and manufacturing competition tonight aspart of African Fashion International (AFI) Fashion WeekJoburg, with…

AFI Fashion Week Joburg – Sponsors
AFI Fashion Week Joburg – Sponsors

AFI Fashion Week Joburg is proudly sponsored by PlatAfrica, BET AFRICA, LMDA, Vergelegen Wines,Boulevard and Royal Flush Gin.The pandemic has spurred challenges for many local designers. These challen…

AFI Fashion Week – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
AFI Fashion Week – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Ready, steady, let’s go! AFI is gearing up to wow audiences across the world.However, things will be done differently this year due to the global pandemic which hashalted industries, mostly fashion.…

Behind The Label: Magents
Behind The Label: Magents

We touched base with design duo, Thei and Didier, from the celebrated streetwear label, Magnets. Inthis interview, we chatted with the designers about the business of fashion, the future of their bran…

AFI Fashion Week – Reset! Reimagine! Reinvent!
AFI Fashion Week – Reset! Reimagine! Reinvent!

The COVID-19 pandemic has reduced and halted many sectors, including fashion. In continuing with fashion week this year AFI aims to preserve the financial sustainability and social recognition of all …

ECO-FASHION BRANDS TO WATCH
ECO-FASHION BRANDS TO WATCH

Shopping with your conscience has never been this easy! Sustainable fashion, or eco-fashion as it’s referred to in some circles, is an emerging manufacturing process where clothes, shoes, and acc…

3 DESIGNERS WHO DRAW INSPIRATION FROM THEIR AFRICAN HERITAGE
3 DESIGNERS WHO DRAW INSPIRATION FROM THEIR AFRICAN HERITAGE

Check out these designers who are embracing their cultural heritage and showcasing the power of African design. MAXHOSA Described as the bolder, African version of Missoni, the Maxhosa b…

IMAGE CONSULTANT AND STYLIST, SIYAVUYA DONDOLO SHARES HIS TIPS FOR PUTTING TOGETHER THE PERFECT HERITAGE DAY OUTFIT
IMAGE CONSULTANT AND STYLIST, SIYAVUYA DONDOLO SHARES HIS TIPS FOR PUTTING TOGETHER THE PERFECT HERITAGE DAY OUTFIT

Best known for being the stylist behind one of South Africa’s most beloved lifestyle show, Top Billing, Siyavuya’s work can be seen on local and international commercials, as well as on elite exec…

WOMEN IN FASHION: ISOKEN OGIEMWONYI
WOMEN IN FASHION: ISOKEN OGIEMWONYI

Best known for her role as the editor-at-large of Nigeria’s top women interest and celebrity news platform, Bella Naija Style. Isoken Ogiemwonyi is a Nigerian, Toronto-based, millennial fashion tast…

4 KEYS TO LOOKING GOOD ON YOUR NEXT ZOOM CONFERENCE CALL
4 KEYS TO LOOKING GOOD ON YOUR NEXT ZOOM CONFERENCE CALL

Have a zoom call meeting scheduled for this week? Take note of our top four tips to looking polished and professional at all virtual occasions. Keep It Tailored On The TopWhen it comes to deciding …

FEMALE FASHION ACTIVISTS WHO ARE CHAMPIONING SUSTAINABILITY & DIVERSITY
FEMALE FASHION ACTIVISTS WHO ARE CHAMPIONING SUSTAINABILITY & DIVERSITY

Keep an eye on these women as they continue to make waves and champion change in the fashionindustry. JACKIE MAY Journalist and Founder of TWYG.com Bio: Jackie May has been working in print an…

Industry News: How the Pandemic is Shaping the Future of Fashion
Industry News: How the Pandemic is Shaping the Future of Fashion

The COVID 19 pandemic has introduced many changes to our everyday lives. From the way we communicate to the way we greet, what we eat, and how we shop. It’s apparent that very few industries have su…

BEHIND THE LABEL: NADREY LAURENT
BEHIND THE LABEL: NADREY LAURENT

We reached out to Creative Director and CEO, Marie Kipre, to talk about the business of fashion, how she’s pivoted during the pandemic, and what the future holds for the Nadrey Laurent brand. AFI…

Men In Fashion Talk About The Women Who Inspire Their Creativity
Men In Fashion Talk About The Women Who Inspire Their Creativity

In honour of National Women’s Day taking place on the 9th of August, we reached out to four men in fashion who draw inspiration from women GAVIN RAJAH – Creative Director of Gavin Rajah Pret-a-Vi…

Shop The Trend: Get The ‘Black Is King’ Look
Shop The Trend: Get The ‘Black Is King’ Look

Beyoncé and Disney’s Black Is King, which premiered early this month, is more than just an audio-visual expression of the rich culture and beauty that is found on the continent, it is a celebration…

Mzukisi Mbane on leading an Afro futuristic luxury brand
Mzukisi Mbane on leading an Afro futuristic luxury brand

Mzukisi Mbane, the owner and head designer at the Afro futuristic luxury brand Imprint, says his role as a business owner and employer is all-encompassing. “I am involved in every process,” he …

Gavin Rajah remembers Madiba’s ability to inspire and his kindness
Gavin Rajah remembers Madiba’s ability to inspire and his kindness

Gavin Rajah is a creative force with a multidisciplinary career as a designer, award-winning entrepreneur and event planner. He says fairness, equality and finding a balance of commercial success…