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15 Jul

Fashion Week: What you don’t see

Often as spectators we don’t consider the time and effort that has gone into producing the shows we oogle over in anticipation. Its a brief presentation compared to all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes. Fashion and fine arts photographer, Sarah Keogh captures the moments before the lights go down in a brilliant display of photographic artistry. Have a peek at the dark side of fashion week. Enjoy. ...
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13 Jul

Rich Mnisi x Thebe Magugu at SAMW Day 3

Emerging Johannesburg design talents, Rich Mnisi and Thebe Magugu came together to create and showcase one of the local fashion industry’s most highly anticipated collections. Entitled, “Family Photos”, the collection is an incredibly personal one that features imagery of the design duos loved ones. Those interested in ordering the limited edition range will be touched to know that their made-to-order pieces can include their own personal images as provided. ...
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12 Jul

SAMW Day 2: Highlights & What I Wore

Normadic, Fur coat, Nicole Norman, Cape Town Fashion Blogger, SAMW
Day two of menswear fashion week served up a host of fresh talent. I was especially excited to see what Julia M’poko had in store for the Mo’Ko Elosa brand. Imprint and Maxivive were also largely on my radar. Imprint Staying true to the essence of the brand designer, Mzukisi Mbane complimented intricate silhouettes with bold colour and clashing prints. Each look was perfectly styled with a number of innovative accessories. I especially enjoyed the floppy hat-inspired head pieces and...
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11 Jul

SAMW Day 1: Highlights, Reviews & What I Wore

With this being my second time attending the menswear shows, I was less concerned with the the social angst that comes with attending fashion week as one mingles with fashions who's who and was admittedly more excited about seeing what the designers have in-store for the next season. By now I had developed certain favourites and looked forward to spending a few days mingling with my fashion friends, designer pals and blogger buddies while comfortably making contact as we all enjoying...
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23 Feb

Patterned Living.

South African Menswear Week Autum/Winter 2016 was to be my first time ever attending an official fashion show at an official fashion week. A combination of nervousness and excitement seemed to accompany me through the four-day event, but somehow through the shaky introductions, awkward posing for street-style and tight manoeuvring through packed show venues, I cant seem to shake the idea that - regardless of what I may have been feeling on this inside - I did a pretty good...
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16 Feb

SAMW Day 4 Review

The final day of menswear fashion week started off with the highly anticipated show that was Chulaap by Chu Suwannapha. The show took place at a separate location - that being the Cape Garrison Artillery Fort Wynyard (Army Conventional Reserve) and was the perfect setting for what was to come. Graphic knits and spectacular patterns donned militant looking models as they marched down the open air runway. Army print as well as tiger and gun motifs were sprawled across many...
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