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Sash immerses all his dreams into creative clothing

Zulu Lam' represents the reclaiming of the identity of a contemporary Zulu man, while helping the designer to define his own identity

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2-billion

US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo for almost $1.2-billion.

Arts and Culture – Tebo Bakwena

She now has her own company known as EFIGY productions, which stages fashion and modelling events in South Africa and Botswana.

Is Gavin Rajah’s latest creation a shameless rip-off or a fluke?

The fashion designer is again linked to claims of plagiarism, this time over a dress worn by Reese Witherspoon and designed by Han Chong.

East Africa ups the fashion stakes

Fashion Weeks in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi provide a showcase for local designers and are spurring similar events in neighbouring countries.

SA’s Tlale makes waves at New York Fashion Week

South African designer David Tlale has put on a sophisticated show at the renowned New York Fashion Week with an elegant, minimalist collection.

Shaldon Kopman: If the monkey suit fits, wear it

Self-taught clothing designer Shaldon Kopman is giving men a hot local option for street-savvy African style.

Paul Smith: From a box to billions

Britain's most successful fashion designer last week opened a major exhibition in London's Design Museum ?– just don't call it ?a retrospective.

Skorzch: Giving suits life and soul

Designer Zano Sithetho, of the label Skorzch, has been changing the face of menswear in SA since his bright designs hit the runway two years ago.

Boldly dancing to Africa’s tune

The creator of the Babatunde fashion brand aims to show the world that the continent is a force to reckon with.

Chic women cover themselves in Gloria

Gloria Wavamunno’s eponymous label is only four years old but has already showed on the catwalks of the major African fashion weeks.

Designer Pentcheva flirts with femininity

Soft, sensuous and super-feminine, designer Vesselina Pentcheva talks to Emilie Gambade about her enduring love affair with couture.

Showcasing South African fashion

Featuring top designers like Black Coffee and Stoned Cherrie, South Africa Fashion Week saunters its way down the runway this weekend.

Chic shirts that are right on the button

The bluecollarwhitecollar brand is about distinctively designed shirts that draw inspiration from the past.

Designer with star material

In a world renowned for superficiality, Gert-Johan Coetzee's down-to-earth qualities set him apart.

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