WAFFLESNCREAM and S.W.A.N.K Jozi host a joint pop up this Friday

WAFFLESNCREAM S.W.A.N.K Jozi

WAFFLESNCREAM is the Nigerian brand that started out as Nigeria’s first skateboarding company but has expanded into merchandise and a host of other cultural eventing. S.W.A.N.K Jozi started as a side hustle for some ambitious teenagers selling merch out of their school backpacks and has evolved into an urban streetwear retailer with their own store […]

Thebe Magugu and adidas announce new collaborative collection coming

Thebe Magugu adidas

Today, adidas unveils the first of two drops with South African luxury designer, Thebe Magugu. The debut collection for women features the celebratory and joyful artwork of a woman dancing, designed in collaboration with artist Phathu Nembilwi, and influenced by Thebe’s mother, aunt and grandmother, and the theme of femininity, interwoven with leading adidas material […]

Ivytopia is Beyoncé and Ivy Park’s latest collaboration with adidas

Ivytopia Beyonce Ivy Park

Beyoncé and Ivy Park have announced their latest collaborative collection with adidas, Ivytopia. Described as a journey to discover one’s own nirvana, the collection “explores the collective connection we share after emerging from a period of isolation. IVYTOPIA imagines the possibilities of this journey with one another, dreaming and exploring our infinite potential. Whether a beach, mountain range, […]

GOLF WANG x Converse taps into a nature inspired look with the OWL

Tyler the Creator is back with another shoe release, the GOLF WANG OWL. He has applied a distinct owl camo print to the Chuck 70, continuing a trend of bringing unexpected designs to Converse icons through the creative muse of GOLF WANG.  Born from his latest subversive apparel drop, Tyler, The Creator mixes woodland camo with […]

Thebe Magugu pays tribute to South African culture with the Heritage Dress

Thebe Magugu Heritage Dress

Thebe Magugu has released eight dresses that bear interpretations of South African tribes, collectively known as the Heritage Dress. The dresses celebrate Xhosa, Zulu, Pedi, Vhavenda, Tswana, Tsonga, Tswana and Swati culture. Magugu told Vogue, “I wanted to memorialise the main eight cultures that we have here in South Africa because I so deeply appreciate […]

Levi’s celebrates 501 Day

Levis 501 Day

On 20 May 1873, the world’s first blue jean received its official patent – a day now commemorated each year as “501 Day”. What was once a utilitarian uniform by Levi’s has become the fit favoured by everyone from pop stars and politicians to tech rebels and rockers – and it’s the blank canvas for […]

A tale of two cats: PUMA x Garfield

PUMA Garfield

PUMA and iconic comic strip character GARFIELD are teaming up for a debut collection for both adults and kids where the two cats join forces. Inspired by the beloved cartoon cat and his love of food, the collection is all about the PUMA x GARFIELD market, offering delicious treats for hungry cats. Playful designs for […]

Rich Mnisi x adidas have a new Homeland collection

Rich Mnisi adidas Homeland

The second instalment of the Homeland collection between adidas and Rich Mnisi has dropped. The first instalment was successfully launched globally earlier in the year. The new drop has a range of pieces which are distinguished by the rose motif on the fabric. Rich Mnisi said this about the collection, “Homeland is a symbol of returning oneself […]

Nike x Jacquemus is coming

Nike Jacquemus

Last September, Jacquemus posted a series of images from their Family Love campaign shot in Hawaii. While the apparel in the images weren’t out of the ordinary, what caught everyone’s eye were the shoes donned by the models. Clearly identified as Nike sneakers, they seemed to be unreleased and weren’t readily identified as any of […]

Wanda Lephoto collaborates with Dakotas for new collection

Wanda Lephoto Dakotas

Going back over 40 years, Dakotas has a rich history in South Africa. The brand was born in 1980, with a range of moccasins, loafers, and sandals that was singular in its purpose; to provide genuine leather shoes for the discerning consumer that last a lifetime. They’ve become wardrobe staples; their boatshoes perfect for weekend […]

Nike sues StockX, accuses them of selling counterfeit shoes

Nike has picked a fight with sneaker and apparel marketplace StockX, claiming they are selling counterfeit Nike shoes. The spat between the two began when athletic wear giant hauled StockX to court over unauthorised NFTs sold by the reseller in a trademark infringement case. Nike claimed that the NFTs’ unauthorised images of Nike shoes were […]