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 …

Review: Thebe Magugu at SA Fashion Week S/S 2019 (Day One)

Thebe Magugu did everything but disappoint with the mesmerizing and ever so sleek “African Studies” collection. The collection references his culture and had juxtapositions of his life growing up in South Africa. In addition, the baby blue fur and fisherman hats feature were both must-have pieces for the Spring/Summer 2019. Thebe Magugu sent reinvented looks …