Four triangles of fabric: the power of underwear

While the fashion industry is one of the instigators of body image issues in women, the same tool can be used for revolt. “Nothing strips you down like being semi-naked,” said Kamogelo Magabane, the founder of Celebration of Life and all things good. For the past three years, on every month of August, Kamo organised... Continue Reading →

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Collaboration: A proudly African AFI #MBFWJ17

A few years ago, when it became apparent to my friends and I that a Google search of "unprofessional hair" gives results of predominantly black women, I recall entering "African fashion" in the Google search to see what would come up. I wasn't too surprised to find an overwhelming amount of images that could easily... Continue Reading →

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 →

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