Review: Ephymol at SA Fashion Week S/S 2019 (Day Four)

“The Ephymol brand is known for bold, masculine tailoring and a unique approach to timeless lines. The brand is headed by Ephraim Molingoana, a Soweto born but QwaQwa, Free State raised international model and self-taught designer.” The design brand was one of several that helped close out day four of the South Africa Fashion Week …

Review: Keys Fashion at SA Fashion Week S/S 2019 (Day Three)

Sensual, demure, and elegant made for the opening act of Keys Fashion Spring/Summer 2019 collection at the just concluded SA Fashion Week. As beautiful and peaceful sounds of the piano serenaded the audience, it became clear that the attention was all on that lucky bride on her special day.

Keys fashion showed a wedding collection with beautiful full-bodiced nudes, whites, and gold detailed lace gowns. Other fabric choices like tulle and intricate embellishments were used to ensure the bride felt wrapped in love, beauty, and excitement. Silhouettes were very flattering and garments and models flowed seamlessly on the runway. Ahhhh… it’s wedding season and Keys Fashion is definitely ready for the Ladybrille bride.

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Review: Isabel De Villiers at SA Fashion Week S/S 2019 (Day Two)

Isabel De Villers showcased a collection that continues to promote body positive messages by creating figure-flattering and minimalist silhouettes. The collection’s color palette of black, red and pink hues evoked symbols of a confident, powerful, sophisticated and beautiful woman. In addition, there was a sense of uniqueness in terms of the creative cut out detail …

Review: Erre at SA Fashion Week S/S 2019 (Day Two)

It was meant to be a Spring/Summer luxury collection at the just-completed SA Fashion Week, but that did not stop design brand Erre from evoking feels of Fall/Winter as the opening scene of its collection. Models walked down the runway in all black to music evoking darkness and suspense. Thankfully, it wasn’t for too long …

Review: Klipa at SA Fashion Week S/S 2019 (Day Two)

Carlo Gibson, the creative director behind the brand Klipa is wittingly brilliant and has the ability to communicate diverse thoughts through fashion on the preservation of culture. Gibson opened his Spring/Summer 2019 show with a masqueraded man (but for his exposed face) performing on stilts. This followed with two other masqueraded individuals who later unveiled …