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7 Jun

Margot Molyneux Hinterland AW16 Launch (VIDEO)

This past weekend we attended the Margot Molyneux Hinterland AW 16 launch which was held at Creative Nest by Creative Nestlings in Longmarket Street, Cape Town. The collection references the natural beauty of the African continent through its use of soft, hand drawn lines and a colour palette consisting of rich navy, chartreuse, ochre and fern green tones. Inspiration in the form of ancient African sketches comes through the hand drawn graphics that adorn many of the collection's standout pieces. The collection...
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12 May

Rich Mnisi’s CMYK Lookbook A/W16

Subsequent to meeting Rich Mnisi at the Menswear shows in February, I had been stalking the young designer’s work in every way possible  that wouldn't lead to my arrest. His was a show that certainly had me on the edge of my seat and stretching my neck as far as it could possibly go in efforts to see every last detail he sent down the runway. Despite it being a menswear showcase, I adored every piece in his collection -...
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27 Jan

Coming Soon: South African Menswear Week A16

With South African Menswear Week a mere seven days away, audiences can look forward to seeing the best of African design, as curated by an expert panel. The four day event is an opportunity for young designers to launch their brand and make a name for themselves, while simultaneously being a vital part of day-to-day business for  more established designers. Being a young creative myself, I am looking forward to seeing what rising talent, Nicholas Coutts brings to the runway as...
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14 Jan

Spotlight: FEDISA Girls Rufaro & Stacy Best Friends in Fashion

I sat down at the rustic gourmet paradise that is HonneyBun cafe in Observatory, to chat to recent graduates Rufaro Fanadzo and Stacy Adams about the complex world of fashion, their highs and lows, plans for the future and what it takes to get a highly coveted degree in fashion -  and put it to use!The girls are stylishly dressed as expected, Stacy in a minimalistic monochrome look with hair and make-up to swoon over and Raffy in a bohemian...
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2 Feb

Fedisa: Fashion School

This week has been filled with excitement as I as took my first steps to becoming a fashion professional; I started fashion school! Although I have been constantly designing, sewing and making things in my private time (when I wasn’t busy with school), I have been looking forward to attending an institution that provides quality education in my field of interest. FEDISA (Future Excellence Design Institute of South Africa) is the fashion college I am attending. Fitting in with the fast...
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