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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 […]

Rich Mnisi’s collaborative collection with adidas has debuted

Rich Mnisi’s collection with adidas has debuted today. Of the collaborative effort, the designer said “The moment I started dreaming outside of myself was the moment I saw what a seed tended to by many hands could become.” Inspired by his Tsonga community, heritage is the focal point of the designs. His dedication to push […]

Johnnie Walker celebrates 200 years of the iconic striding man with fashion

Johnnie Walker Capsule Collection

In honour of the legendary whisky brand’s 200th anniversary, Johnnie Walker gives consumers and enthusiasts of the quintessential liquid reasons to celebrate this milestone through an iconic collaboration with world-renowned fashion brand and culture bender; RICH MNISI for a limited-edition capsule collection to launch this weekend. The eponymous collaboration not only aims to commemorate the […]

Rich Mnisi: Exploring Uncharted Territories, Stretching Boundaries

There’s a rich history of the northernmost tribes of South Africa embracing womanhood as a tool of empowerment. The Balobedu have for centuries had a matrilineal line of succession in their monarchy with the Modjadji throne, wherein only women can accede to the throne and rule as the paramount of the people. In VhaVenda royal […]

Rich Mnisi’s collaboration with Karabo Poppy has landed

Just a month after releasing his AZANIA loungewear range, Rich Mnisi has collaborated with Karabo Poppy for their “Running Errands” capsule collection. They’ve described it as “An errand-wear capsule collection which combines different artistic styles intersecting multiple identities just as complex as our country with diverse people and cultures puzzled together.” Featuring an illustrated pattern […]

Rich Mnisi introduces the new “AZANIA” loungewear range

Working from home doesn’t mean that your workwear needs to be drab and unappealing. During lockdown, our lines between workwear and loungewear have been blurred but Rich Mnisi has launched a range that means the level of quality of either doesn’t have to be compromised. Check out the AZANIA Loungewear range, which also sees the […]

The Plug 100: Most Influential People in SA Urban Culture

The Oxford Dictionary defines influence as “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself”. Additionally, it can also be concluded that influence is “the power to shape policy or ensure favourable treatment from someone, especially through status, contacts, or wealth”. When we embarked […]

adidas Originals Launches SA adicolor Campaign

adidas Originals revives adicolor, its most iconic apparel franchise. Cultivated in the 70’s, the range is an instantly recognisable symbol of sports and street culture which returns in 2018 remastered for the present with the confidence to playfully celebrate colour for a new generation – never afraid to poke fun at itself. adicolor transcends cultures […]

The Plug 100: 100 – 1

The Plug 100

 We dropped the news on Twitter that the June edition of The Plug will focus solely on celebrating and highlighting the Top 100 people in SA who are influencing and moving urban culture forward. Needless to say social media lit up and we trended the whole day after dropping the news.#ThePlug100 generated over 1.7 million […]

SA’s Best Menswear Designers 

Words by Kendra Hunsley In a world where eurocentrism dominates and filters through fashion, design and the arts at large, it is both paramount and necessary (more so now than ever) to have African voices and representation within those very spheres. Below are South African menswear designers who propel the African narrative in their creations […]