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 …

Review: Gert-Johan Coetzee at SA Fashion Week (Day Two)

On the floor of the runway was a checkered black and white rug with vertical lines. The stage was set for the entrance of Coetzee’s first look for Spring/Summer (S/S) 2019. A stunning black model dressed in a checkered black and cream catsuit, with a cinched waist that had “Gert” scribbled across the waist belt, …

Review: Mantsho by Palesa Mokubung S/S 19 at SA Fashion Week (Day One)

Mantsho by Palesa Mokubung is a brand known for proudly flying the South African flag and heritage on the continent, and globally. It is also one of the few successful black woman-owned design brands that thrives on reminding the brilliant woman to live her life to the fullest making bold, regal statements when she walks …

Review: Amanda Laird Cherry at SA Fashion Week S/S 2019 (Day One)

South Africa Fashion Week (SAFW) organizers held their 22nd edition of the prestigious fashion event from April 3-6, 2019 at Sandton City Mall. This season, Spring/Summer 2019, was all about showcasing “Luxury Collections”. We kick off our review of four spectacular days of fashion with designer Amanda Laird Cherry’s flows of draped silhouettes which made …

South African Fashion Week Announces Spring/Summer 2019 Luxury Collections Program!

Distinctive craftsmanship and bespoke detailing will be the order of the day at South African Fashion Week’s (SAFW) Spring/Summer 2019 Luxury Collections in Johannesburg this year. Announcing the line-up for the four‐day event in April, the 21‐year old business‐to-business platform reiterated its single‐minded commitment to promoting a world‐class African design ethos and industry across the …