REconnecteD TV: Showcasing The African Fashion Industry
Mar30

REconnecteD TV: Showcasing The African Fashion Industry

By: Red Mosiane It is no secret that the American and European fashion industries dominate the global fashion dialogue so it should be no surprise that when searching for information and advice on a career in fashion, their designers and other fashion professionals are all that comes up. The problem comes in when you realize that there is few to no platforms where Africans can hear insightful and informative interviews from designers...

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Mercedes-Benz Bokeh SA International Fashion Film Festival 2017
Mar03

Mercedes-Benz Bokeh SA International Fashion Film Festival 2017

Now in its 4th year, the prestigious Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival is set to dazzle, entertain and educate attendees from 7 to 8 April 2017 at the flagship Mercedes-Benz dealership in Century City, Cape Town. Starting with two workshop packed days, this year will also see two glamorous Oscar Awards styled red carpet evenings. Friday evening hosts the first eight category awards, followed by the...

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Fashion, My Passion
Sep08

Fashion, My Passion

By: Michelle Jali I always say ‘nothing beats passion’, I knew for a long time that fashion was mine but my mum wasn’t convinced . We all have our own definition of what passion is. Mine is getting up in the middle of the night to master your craft in a space where you won’t have an audience because recognition is better than fame. Growing up I was more on the tomboy side, there seemed no fashion future in sight for me. Food, football...

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It’s A Hard Life For a Come-up | SA Fashion Industry
Aug17

It’s A Hard Life For a Come-up | SA Fashion Industry

By: Michelle Jali Correct me if am wrong – I strongly believe that our creative juice is fuelled by the experience we get which directs us to wanting something new and different and that is what makes us creative’s different from the rest. I am a first year fashion student. Excited to start varsity I had plans set out on how I would utilise my time. What I would do that will keep me ahead of my peers. Initially I wanted to take my...

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Legacy of LEGiT continues with Punk & Ivy for Winter 2015!
Apr10

Legacy of LEGiT continues with Punk & Ivy for Winter 2015!

By: Sandy Nene LEGiT’s proud and defiant statement, “Don’t Tell Me What To Wear”, has become the mantra for Mzansi’s savvy young women who definitely know what they want. They know that with every new season the iconic brand gives them another reason to stake their individuality with a fresh range of fashion-forward items. And with a series of unique and inspiring collaborations already under its (very stylish) belt, LEGiT is once...

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Interview | Onela Joni Living Her Fashion Dream In Milan
Apr08

Interview | Onela Joni Living Her Fashion Dream In Milan

By: Candice Morrow “Follow your dreams,” we’re told; and that is exactly what twenty four year old Onela Joni is doing. Born and raised in the Eastern Cape she always knew she wanted to be a fashion designer, not just any fashion designer but a successful designer who used fashion as one of the outlets she used to express her creativity. She spent most of her childhood in Butterworth before moving to Umtata and going on to study...

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