Fashion

Lulu Guinness goes to Miami

The SS13 collection by Lulu Guinness takes inspiration from Miami architecture. Read more…

 

Uniqlo makes Christmas jumpers fashionable again

Uniqlo are launching a collection of Christmas sweaters, scarves and jersey jumpers that can be personalised with custom patches. Read more…

 

Toujouri redefines the kaftan

Since its inception in 2009, international label Toujouri have included kaftans as part of their product range, which have played an integral part in their success. Read more…

 

Hijab: A matter of choice

During Ramadan, even some women who do not normally wear the scarf don it during the holy fasting month. And it is a beautiful thing. Read more…

Designers prepare for the ramp

Five up-and-coming designers will showcase their icon-themed designs at the inaugural Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town. Read more…

Of tiaras and android beauty queens

SA first princess Remona Moodley will be tackling Miss World, in Melinda Bam’s absence. We find out what lies beneath the lipgloss and hairspray. Read more…

Heritage on the runway

In celebration of Africa’s creative heritage, Sanaa Africa 2012 launched its four day event with a runway show featuring eight local designers. Read more…

African fashion, Soweto style

The inaugural Soweto Fashion Week has featured some exciting new talents who have not yet been seen at any other fashion platform. Read more…

Easy on the eye, easy on the pocket

Top South African designer David Tlale has teamed up with local retailer Legit to bring high-end fashion to a wider audience. Read more…

Quintessentially British

Hackett London, which recently opened a store in Sandton, has built its reputation on quality cloth and classic cuts. Read more…

 

SA fashion war: Designers in a twist over ‘copycat’ skirts

Two prominent South African designers, Thula Sindi and Nkhensani Nkosi, have engaged in a war of words over two garments that could be facsimiles. Read more…

Solid foundations

Designer Suzaan Heyns will “cement” her creativity at the fashion week. Her ready-to-wear 2012 spring and summer collection, titled Reimagine Concrete, will be unveiled at the event. Read more…

 

Dress your inner best

Naked Ape designer Shaldon Kopman aims to change the perception of bespoke tailoring. Read more…

 

The soft side to a tough exterior

Clive Rundle, known for his meticulous craftsmanship and brazen fashion sense, has chosen the title Fragile for his latest collection. Read more…

Practical fashion sans the flash

The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week has served up practical fashion pieces and has also shown that fashion is becoming more business-oriented. Read more…

 

Designer with a clear-cut vision

Fashion designer Thula Sindi and I met at his Johannesburg home, a modest apartment on Corlett Drive that doubles as his studio. Read more…

Fast fashion

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Jo’burg kicks off on the roof of the Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg this week. Read more…

Green is the new, er, green

The Tshwane University of Technology held their annual fashion show, which formed part of a full-day seminar. Read more…

 

Been there, done that

Africa Fashion Week was experienced with a mixture of frustration and fascination. Read more…

Trading on Africa

The aesthetics of the African continent will take centre stage in the forthcoming Africa Fashion Week. Read more…

Ramping up local talent

Fashion Week’s most obvious trend was support for local design from mainstream corporates. Read more…

Changing gear

Volvo brought out the big guns by collaborating with three of South Africa’s most prominent fashion designers to launch its new range of cars. Read more…


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