My favourite AW17 SA Fashion Week Looks

Between Day 1 and Day 3 of South African Fashion Week’s Autumn/Winter 2017 collection, these three designers are my favourite: Sun Goddess, Gert-Johan Coetzee and Somerset-Jane… The couple behind the label Sun Goddess aim to capture a regal Africa in their designs that celebrates South African heritage. Their 2017 AW collection presents some great options for the elegant, sophisticated and grounded woman needing to dress up … Continue reading My favourite AW17 SA Fashion Week Looks

South African Fashion Week: Autumn/Winter Collection 2016

This time of year, South African Fashion Week showcases the Autumn/Winter fashion for ’16. I got to see the collections of a few South African fashion designers’, namely “Sies!”, “Mantsho” and “Sober”. Here are my impressions… Sies! The fashion label Sies! aims to create clothing items that flatter and complement the womanly shape. The designer hopes that her garments will provide a sort of blank canvas that the wearer … Continue reading South African Fashion Week: Autumn/Winter Collection 2016

SAFW: Thabo Makhetha AW16 Collection

Thabo Makhetha’s AW16 collection for SA Fashion Week demands the descriptions of “Sophisticated”, “African”, “Chic” and so perfectly aligns to what her brand is known for.  I loved the personification of African culture being moulded in a way that manages to perfectly balance tradition with modern. The upbeat, African music in the background also complemented items showcased. The crowd loved it too, exclaiming at each … Continue reading SAFW: Thabo Makhetha AW16 Collection