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On the streets of…Johannesburg, South Africa

Pretty in Pink!

        Honour Roll.   Location: Lebogang from Johannesburg, South Africa   Fashionista: Student of Style.   Breakdown: We love Lebogang’s simplicity when it comes to eye-catching style. This super cute fashionista has it all down to a science with her crisp white sleeveless blouse and the hot pink flared skirt all tied together...

Feature: Chat with photographer Anthony Bila from Johannesburg, South Africa

By photographer Anthony Bila from Johannesburg South Africa

      Depth of Focus.   By: Jesica Colbyn Johannesburg, South Africa   Photography… Art or past time? Needless to say, we owe a great deal to Johann Zahn, the guy who envisioned the world’s first portable camera. Through his 17th century vision, man has been able to capture moments. While reflex mirrors, focal-plane...

Global Designer Spotlight: Swede & CROWE from Johannesburg, South Africa

Derby style by Swede & CROWE

  Sole to Soul.    By: Jesica Colbyn Johannesburg, South Africa   I am a lover of all things OTT so, when I came across Swede & CROWE my wallet was blown away. No like, I seriously need a collection of these awesome, futuristic concepts and great quality...

Global Designer Spotlight: Larisa Terblanche from Johannesburg, South Africa

Larisa Terblanche at South Africa Fashion Week F/W 2014

  From Russia With Love. By: Hina P. Ansari Born and raised in Yoskhar-Ola City in Russia fashion designer,  Larisa Terblanche  and now living in Johannesburg South Africa. A truly global journey she settled in South Africa in 2007 just after living in Accra, Ghana. Her love of this creative...

Feature: Highlights from South Africa Fashion Week F/W 2014

L-R: Sober, Erre, Larisa Terblanche & Narainsamy Fall/Wintr 2014 at South Africa Fashion Week

    The runways of South Africa sizzled where they presented the Fall/Winter 2014 season and here are our favourites!   By: Hina P. Ansari       ERRE   As part of this brand’s mantra of exploration and travel, this season’s Fall/Winter 2014 line fully embraces the colourful and textural world of...

Feature: Naked Ape at South Africa Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014

Naked Ape Spring/Summer 2014

    Urban migration. By: Hina P. Ansari   Naked Ape   Designer Shaldon Kopman worked not only as a model but also as a fashion director and stylist in the fashion hubs of New York, Milan and Paris. Also having worked as a fashion editor in South Africa for Elle, Soccer Life, Tribute...

Feature: Menswear at South African Fashion Week S/S 2013-14

L-R: Ephymol, Skorzch & Kajula Motambo Spring/Summer 2013-14

      Menswear rocks a rainbow of colours in South Africa.   By: Hina P. Ansari   In Johannesburg, South Africa the runways lit up during  South Africa Fashion Week. Just like last season we simply fell in love with that country’s menswear design scene.  Colour was key for these menswear designers who rocked...

Global Designer Spotlight: Tenacious Soul from Johannesburg

Tenacious Soul fashion line from Johannesburg South Africa

      Rooted in Africa with a flare of luxury. Tenacious Soul is a brand for the daring and eccentric woman.   By: Jesica Colbyn Johannesburg, South Africa   Meet Tshegofatso Maotoe, a young fashion designer and founder of Tenacious Soul, who expresses passion through creating garments for women in all sizes who aren’t afraid to...

Feature: Guard The Vintage from Johannesburg

Guard The Vintage

      Meet Yusrha, a university student studying international relations, who also flexes her fashion muscles with a very cool online store!      By: Jesica Colbyn Johannesburg, South Africa   With consumers being more sophisticated and the world smaller by the click, online stores are reaping the rewards. Currently in South Africa, vintage is...

Global Designer Spotlight: Johannesburg’s Black Coffee

Black Coffee at South Africa Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2013

      Black Coffee percolates at South Africa Fashion Week.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Born in Pretoria, designer Jacques van der Watt grew up in Uitenhage, a small town in Eastern Cape. He moved to Johannesburg to study fashion. In 1998 he launched his designer label, Black Coffee and presented...

On the streets of…Johannesburg, South Africa

On the streets of...Johannesburg, South Africa

      Self portrait of style.    Haute History     Fashionista: Jesica Colbyn   Location: Johannesburg, South Africa   Breakdown: In this photo I am wearing a military inspired blazer, dashed with a tribal head wrap — served with a vintage box purse. Vintage meets the street.   Secret: Fashion is the voice...

Global Designer Spotlight: Skorzch from Stutterheim, South Africa

Skorzch finale

    Fresh on the scene and (now) award-winning designer’s future is tailor made.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Hailing from Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, designer Zano Sithetho knew that fashion was his calling even though he didn’t formally pursue it. Thanks to ample education in trade in Johannesburg and inspirations drawn from...

Global Designer Spotlight: Johannesburg’s Clive Rundle

Clive Rundle's Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection at South Africa Fashion Week

      This fashion stalwart gives a tailor-made peek into his fashion perspective.   By: Hina P. Ansari   Born in Zimbabwe and raised in Johannesburg, the always electrifying womenswear designer Clive Rundle sets alight whatever ramp his models grace. One of the most revered designers of the South African fashion scene,...

Global Designer Spotlight: Durban’s Bianca Warren

Bianca Warren Autumn/Winter 2013 at South Africa Fashion Week

      This young designer shows us how the world can really be her oyster.    By: Hina P. Ansari   We recently showcased Bianca Warren as she presented the Autumn/Winter 2013 collections at South Africa Fashion Week. She was one of our favourites and of course when presented with...

Video Feature: Kzn Hanrie Lues A/W 2013, South Africa Fashion Week

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Kzn Hanrie Lues Autumn/Winter 2013, South Africa Fashion Week

Designer: Kzn Hanrie Lues Videographer: Morne Neuhoff Courtesy of South Africa Fashion Week...