Designers

Joburg Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection: Abigail Keats

Abigail Keats’ Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection, true to her signature style, celebrates classic glamour infused with a modern twist. ‘Structured’, ‘clean’ and ‘tailored’ are key words that capture the spirit of each piece. The collection boasts diversity, building anticipation from a causal affair to first time evening wonders. Embracing the feminine whilst embodying confidence and sophistication …

Joburg Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection: Karob Finger

“Karabo Finger is a specialty fashion brand focusing on women’s career, cocktail and lifestyle wear. Karabo Finger’s design aesthetic is simplistic yet elegant design lines with a refreshing twist. Karabo’s collections are inspired by the modern woman who lives a fast paced multifaceted life. Karabo established her clothing line in 2009 with the aim of …

Joburg Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection: Grapevine

“Grapevine is a new Joburg based label that embodies sophistication, elegance and assertiveness. The pieces created are ‘to have and to hold’ pieces, with a timeless and distinct style. Grapevine is the brainchild of Komotjo Malatji, former pattern design and grading lecturer at Lisof with broad experience in the industry, from corporate to catwalk. Special …

Joburg Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection: Stiaan Louw

Stiaan Louw’s sixth and most defining collection yet, aptly titled ‘6’ interrogates our perceptions of what is an African aesthetic? Africa is the cradle of mankind and Stiaan draws inspiration from varied ethnic cultures, subtly fusing Masai, Middle Eastern, Indian and ancient Greek elements to create garments reminiscent of the Mesopotamian ideal. The collection displays …