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Thebe Magugu is the designer of choice for the new Orlando Pirates jersey

Orlando Pirates has unveiled its 2023/24 season jersey in collaboration with adidas and Thebe Magugu is the designer responsible for the official home and away jersey. Announced last Tuesday by all three brands, the collaboration is seen as “the latest marriage of performance sportswear and streetwear.” Sport has long intersected with street culture and the […]

Thebe Magugu Has Capsule Collection With Christian Dior On The Way

Thebe Magugu is collaborating with Christian Dior in a capsule collection set to be dropping soon. The collection, in aid of the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, is the result of Dior’s Maria Grazia Chiuri reaching out to a number of creatives to reinterpret The New Look. The New Look was introduced with Christian Dior’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thebe Magugu collaborates with Castle Lite for new capsule collection

Thebe Magugu dropped a t-shirt line earlier this year and dubbed it “Extracurricular”. Speaking to Vogue about the line, he said, “I wanted to create a space that’s youth-facing, prioritizing ideas of community, inclusion, and most importantly, the light-heartedness I have so missed in 2020.” A few months later he’s collaborated with Castle Lite on […]

Thebe Magugu launches his AW21 “ANTHRO 21” campaign

Thebe Magugu has launched the campaign for his AW21 “ANTHRO 21” collection. The campaign features nine women in the images, who he’s described as “my friends, who inspire me with the work they do across photography, curation, music and fashion.” The campaign features a number of objects that he’s associated with his childhood, Of the […]