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Latest Fashion Lab talk In conversation with Fashion Lab Africa  , publisher of Fashionhandbook SA, Leanne Tlhagoane chats to Liz..

December Mood

The countdown to the end of year 2020 begins now.. This is it. Dec 1. There may well be some further..


November Mood

It’s November? What?! Yeah, the Christmas trees and decor are up in the shopping malls,  and the countdown to the..


October Mood

It’s October already. Not unexpectedly, October has arrived ushering in the last quarter of 2020. But it does feel rather..



September Mood.

Welcome September. Even though globally we are still under the cloud of Covid-19, a new season is upon us. Spring..










Must have Summer reads

Griffin Shea, is the owner of independent bookstore Bridge Books located in downtown Johannesburg. Founded in 2016, the stores focus..









The Coutts Touch

A Nicholas Coutts Retrospective. A Nicholas Coutts design speaks volumes for originality, craftsmanship and authenticity, forming part of a newer..

Thinking differently

The future is circular As the global fashion industry is in the throes of necessary change, proactive designers and makers..



























Fashion Observer

A VISUAL STORY BY THEMBA MBUYISA WHAT IS IT: A new visual story from Johannesburg based visual artist, Themba Mbuyisa..






Solar Beauty

Itumeleng Solar Baloyi, a wellness and self-care enthusiast shares her beauty story. On Affirmations Most of us probably don’t get..






Afro Futurism

Mark Dery may have christened the movement in 1994, with his seminal essay Black to the Future, but Afrofuturism had..




Fashion for Feminists

How fashion and dress shape women’s identities. Fashion is viewed by some as retrograde, profligate, superficial, even anti-feminist, while others..


Boil: A Fashion Essay

Durban bred Aart Verrips, 23, began his career as a student pastry chef in France. He became captivated by photography..


Uniformity

In an industry that is defined by what’s next and what’s new, many of its most prominent figures dress the..









Fashion Goes Gender-Neutral

The terms ‘Transgender’, ‘Gender-Neutral’, ‘Gender Fluidity’ and ‘Unisex’ are the dominant catchphrases for 2016 fashion and retail. The focus is..


The Era of Appropriation

Getting that feeling of cultural design déjà vu again? Natalie Kimani argues that, yes indeed, you actually have seen it..











Fabiani Returns to Form

For Autumn/Winter 2015, iconic menswear brand Fabiani gives classic tailoring a fashion forward pop by championing A/W2015’s hottest trend –..




Craig Port In His Own Words

In July, Craig Port showed his latest collection, entitled ‘The Great British Summer,’ at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Cape Town...

The Art Of Fashion

American retailer Neiman Marcus has announced Andreas Sjödin as the photographer of The Art of Fashion for Spring 2014. The..