“My existence as a black Transgender woman is a conversation, therefore whatever I do is a statement in response to those conversations” – Yaya Mavundla Renowned South African transgender activist presents the Black, Trans & Bold exhibition at the historical Women’s Jail, Constitution Hill to disrupt erasure and celebrate Transgender women for their bravery, boldness, resilience, and excellence. The exhibition…
PUMA celebrates the iconic Suede and its shared history with hip-hop, as the genre celebrates its 50th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, PUMA is taking a journey through time to celebrate the Suede with a string of drops that explores how hip-hop has evolved over five decades, and in doing so left its unmistakable impact on many different subcultures. …
PALESA MOKUBUNG, JJ SCHOEMAN, OTSILE SEFOLO, AND GERT-JOHAN COETZEE ARE THE NEW LOCAL FASHION POLICE JUSTICE TEAM
For the love of local fashion, Proudly South African’s Local Fashion Police returns with a whole new justice team of four. In support of the clothing, textile, footwear, & leather sector, Proudly SA alongside Palesa Mokubung, JJ Schoeman, Otsile Sefolo, and Gert-Johan Coetzee are looking for South Africans who not only love local fashion, but also embody local is lekker in their everyday lives.
Miss South Africa 2020 and mental health advocate, Shudufhadzo Musida recently announced that she would be venturing into the fashion space with the launch of her swimwear brand called “Imbe.” Co-founded by Colleen Murray, founder of sustainable swimwear brand “Lily Label”, and Thithi Nteta, a seasoned marketing, and communications professional, “Imbe” seeks to redefine beauty standards and inspire confidence in women.
H&M is proud to celebrate Disney’s 100th anniversary with the upcoming release of Disney100 x H&M, a collection by artist Trevor Andrew. The streetwear-inspired pieces feature Disney’s legendary characters reimagined by Trevor Andrew. The collection, which also includes limited-edition skateboards, drops at hm.com and in stores 20 July. Trevor Andrew, former world-renowned professional snowboarder turned multi-disciplinary artist, is known…
BIRKENSTOCK products have been developed over almost 250 years in a quest to produce footwear that allows walking as nature intended. The brand stands for extraordinary quality and next level functionality, and is famed for its cork footbed.
After weeks of great anticipation among football enthusiasts, Orlando Pirates Football Club, affectionately known as the Buccaneers have unveiled their 2023/24 playing kits! Envisioned by internationally acclaimed fashion designer, Thebe Magugu, the Buccaneers’ playing kits for the upcoming football season exude their traditional design, with an ultra-modern twist.
Innovative collaborations are taking the fashion industry by storm. From high-end fashion houses to sustainable fashion brands – collaborations have unearthed some of the industry’s finest work. This is true for Swedish retailer H&M and Rich Mnisi’s upcoming collaboration launch.
Since its initiation in 2012, the Scouting Menswear Competition set out to select the best of the best within a large pool of young menswear design talent. It has raised the profile of emerging menswear designers, introduced them to media and buyers, as well as supported them in breaking through into the retail market.
Today expectations from young designers are high – they are required to produce a comprehensive collection within a few months, be active on social media, have a strong industry and media presence and simultaneously cope with the business of fashion.
Today, Adidas announced its latest collaboration with South African, queer designer Rich Mnisi with a unique collection and campaign for Pride 2023; Let Love Be Your Legacy. With a shared ambition to encourage allyship and freedom of expression without bias, in all spaces of sport and culture, the Adidas x RICH MNISI range of apparel and footwear spans both lifestyle and performance featuring signature silhouettes across Adidas Originals, football, cycling, Sportswear and swim.