CNN Marketplace Africa: South African Fashion Designers are Giving Chinese Brands a Run for their Money

“Simple slip-ons have been the secret ingredient in Rachmat Thomas’ success story. The fashion entrepreneur’s shoe factory used to employ 90 people, but these days demand from South Africa’s largest apparel retailers is so high, she needs the skills of 300 workers. “The success story about this pump is that it is all handcrafted,” says …

LBW 002: Fashion Copyright Infringement with Designer Gavin Rajah #FashionLaw

Did Fashion Designer Gavin Rajah Infringe on the Design of Zuhair Murad? A few weeks ago, Gavin Rajah a renowned South African fashion designer was accused of copying international designer Zuhair Murad’s design from his Spring/ by a popular South African fashion blogger. The story went viral and even hit international shores. Gavin grants this …