Most women love pretty things and how better to support South African business than opting to buy your ‘smalls’ from a Cape Town-run, ethically-sourced intimate atelier? We take a look at Luna Intimates – the story, the collections, the Instagram feed and the process from start to finish. At the risk of sounding dramatic, Instagram […]
Ethical fashion is here to stay. Businesses all across the globe are waking up to the impact that their operations have on our planet, and most are actively working to minimise their footprints. One brand created in the height of the ethical fashion awareness movement in 2012 is ROWDY. Crafting authentic leather products in their […]
Style is something elusive. It can be learnt to a certain extent – how to be stylish, for instance, but ultimately the style icons we have come to know have had N elusive quality about them. Carried by grace and adorned with fashion, one cannot forget a very important factor – beauty.
Let me begin by saying that I really admire Sol Sol. You have contributed to the South African fashion industry in a way that is lasting and responsible. In doing that, you’ve moved with the times. 1. Looking back at Sol Sol’s beginnings, what would you say the value of the blog is today? […]
WGSN is the world’s largest trend forecasting company and one that anyone is fashion looks to for guidance before the next season. While subscriptions to their services are only really afforded by big businesses, fashion industry professionals are treated to a talk by an international representative once a year in Cape Town, at Source Africa’s […]
We’re taking a look at the latest sneaker drops from adidas, geared towards runners. The brand is happy to introduce Pulseboost HD and ALPHAEDGE 4D, both of which are pushing the bounds of performance footwear. Pulseboost HD adidas introduced Pulseboost HD with new boost innovation for urban runners. Pulseboost HD is the first silhouette to […]
With the prestigious Vodacom Durban July around the corner, Zodwa Kumalo- Valentine caught up with the SiSi the Collection co-founder to gain insight into her fashion influences and travel tips ahead of the big weekend.
The knitted bra has been co-created with Adidas Global Network of Female Athletes. LA dancer Mette Towley demonstrates the bra in motion in the campaign film. The Don’t Rest Primeknit LUX bra, is the first of its kind as a premium sports bra, created with Primeknit, Adidas’ revolutionary knitting technology. This bra has been engineered […]
Directly translating to ‘clean’, SKOON Skincare captures the essence of minimalism and simplicity. The skincare range, which includes cleansers, moisturisers, concentrates and serums, was founded in Cape Town on the basis of honest and environmentally-conscious production. Exquisitely packaged and easy to use, SKOON is gentle, effective and kind to skin. SKOON was founded by South […]
#whomademyclothes April 24, 2013. A typical day in Bangladesh’s Dhaka District as hundreds of factory workers make their way into the Rana Plaza where they sweat to keep up with the high demand of fast fashion from brands like Nike, H&M, Zara and other familiar names. Hours of unpaid overtime in a job where the […]