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Things I underestimated about Fashion District

Johannesburg is a city of gold in many respects, from its early beginnings of being a mining town to now being South Africa’s economic hub. Having not lived in Johannesburg for long, the fashion areas people seem to hold in high esteem in the city are usually Hyde Park in Sandton, Parkhurst with its long … Continue reading Things I underestimated about Fashion District

Fashionably smart with DIY denim boots

Denim jeans have been around for a long time and have never really gone out of fashion. DIY fashion on the internet is nothing new either. But when these two come together magic happens. I’m talking disrupting the class divide and saving the natural environment kind of magic. Let me explain. This July we saw … Continue reading Fashionably smart with DIY denim boots

African print gym wear!

While browsing on Instagram I stumbled across African print gym tights. This was a big moment. African print fabric, sometimes called¬†Ankara,¬†has been made into dresses, furniture, and even socks. Now we see African print on gym attire. This is particularly important, here’s why. Context The practice of health and fitness have been made a White … Continue reading African print gym wear!

SAFW Runway Review

Yet another South African Fashion Week (SAFW) has come and gone. With the popularity of African prints in recent years, we have seen more creative use of African-inspired garments of the SAFW runways. More than that, the SAFW designers have certainly increased the quality of their designs since its inception in 2001. Here’s a list … Continue reading SAFW Runway Review