Fashion Design

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.
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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.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.