Bonang Matheba has a summer range coming with Steve Madden

Bonang Matheba Steve Madden

The Queen is back! As part of the brands build-up in celebrating 10 years in Africa, Steve Madden has announced a collaboration with the one and only Bonang Matheba. She’ll be bringing her signature style and outlook to the Steve Madden Bonang Matheba Holiday Select Collection, just in time for the festive season. The collection […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Budding Designers Have Opportunity to Fastrack Their Career with AFI

AFI Fastrack

African Fashion International has opened applications for their 2022 Fastrack programme. Launched in 2011, Fastrack is a national fashion design development platform, established to nurture South Africa’s young talent. Offered to fashion design graduates in year long programme, the hopefuls are paired with industry mentors who help fast-track their careers through mentoring and business development […]

Sustainable Fashion Changemakers in SA to Receive 100k Award

Sustainable Fashion Changemakers SA

For the second consecutive year, Country Road partners with Twyg to award the winner of the Changemaker category with a cash prize of R R100 000 Twyg, the not-for-profit company dedicated to inspiring change and supporting a more eco-conscious and forward-thinking future, will host the third annual Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards come 18 November 2021. […]

Lukhanyo Mdingi Announced as 2021 LVMH Prize Finalist

Lukhanyo Mdingi LVMH Prize Finalist

South Africa’s Lukhanyo Mdingi has been announced as a finalist for the 2021 LVMH Prize. Apart from Lukhanyo, Bianca Saunders, Charles de Vilmorin, Christopher John Rogers, Conner Ives, KidSuper’s Colm Dillane, Kika Vargas, Nensi Dojaka, and Rui’s Rui Zhou all made the cut. Launched in 2013 by the multinational conglomerate, the prize rewards fashion designers […]

Vans and Opening Ceremony collection to launch in SA

Vans and Opening Ceremony have reunited to debut the first global collection of footwear, apparel and accessories. They two brands forged a partnership rooted in celebrating creative expression and collaboration back in 2014. Established in 2002, Opening Ceremony emerged as a creative, multi-brand retailer motivated by the principles of exploration and friendship. It has since […]

Daily Paper opens pop-up store in Joburg till the end of February

Amsterdam-based brand Daily Paper has just opened a pop-up store in Johannesburg. After the success of their pop up store in Ghana for their collaborative range with Off White and Surf Ghana, they headed to the southernmost tip of the continent for their first 2021 South African pop-up in Cape Town. The Cape Town leg […]

Drake Unpacks the NOCTA Ethos

Following his “Laugh Now Cry Later” video, shot on location at Nike WHQ, and the release of the “Certified Lover Boy” album merchandise capsule, Drake and Nike launch a new sub-label, NOCTA (a nod to the artist’s nocturnal creative process). Ahead of the first NOCTA release, Drake shares his thoughts on the spirit of the project.  This moment […]