Fashion

  • SANAA Fashion Show (by invitation only)  |  23 May 2013  |  6pm

    Venue: ORIGINS MUSEUM  |  Origins Centre, Cnr Yale & Enoch Sontonga, Wits University, Braamfontein, 2050, Joburg

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    THREADS - An African Fashion Performance

    An African Fashion Performance

    Incorporating the imagery evoked by THREADS, the event launching the Sanaa Festivities in May 2013 features a fashion installation with a difference.  Using both static and live installations to maximum effect, a mixture of vibrant color, rich textures and bold patterns will communicate the diverse and colorful African Continent.

     

    ASM Fashion Consulting Agency

    • ASM Fashion Solutions

      ASM Fashion Solutions 

      ASM Fashion Solutions headed by Alinah Seloane Madibe will be heading up the fashion genre production for the prestigious SANAA Festival 2013. With over nine years experience, Alinah comes well equipped in her understanding of local South African fashion  industry mechanisms. Through the years, Alinah has made it her mission to engage with emerging and established designers via an institutional platform. Alinah's repertoire and portfolio of experience comes with a dedicated nurturing and mentoring of emerging and established designers. Her relentless engagement with various stake holders...

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    Featured Designers

    Featured Designers

    • Stoned Cherrie

      Stoned Cherrie 

      Since its inception in 2000, Stoned Cherrie has created a renewed appreciation for a distinctively African design aesthetic. Designers Nkhensani Nkosi and Thabani Mavundla celebrate the rich heritage and icons of South Africa. The label first created a stir when it partnered with Bailey’s Historical Archives to use Drum magazine images of fiery shebeen queens, bold intellectuals and sparkly 50s cover girls. The have used crotchet and shweshwe on the runway and emblazoned t-shirts with national heroes like Steve Biko in an exploration of what it means to be an African in the 21...

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    • Rubicon

      Rubicon 

      Our range of clothing oozes grace, style and elegance. Rubicon was established in 2002, fulfilling the strongly emerging need for afro-centric classic designs for the individual. All our range of designs are carefully selected by our creative team to meet this day fashion phenomena, transcended from early cultures. Our main passion is the driving force of the transformational spirit of South Africa, in pursuit of an engaging environment for its citizens – socially and economically. We draw inspiration from our capability to deliver business goals within a socio-economic...

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    • Clive Rundle

      Clive Rundle 

      Born in Zimbabwe, Clive Rundle grew up in South Africa where he studied fashion design in Johannesburg. He goes as a constructionist rather than a fashion designer with intricate structure being the essence of his design. The inherent structuring of his patterns can lead the translation in any direction; frugal, avant-garde, classical, elaborate or contemporary. His language is the language of beauty through meticulous use of form, line, colour and texture. Label Name:    Clive Rundle Contact Name:  Clive Rundle Contact detail...

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    • Thula Sindi

      Thula Sindi 

      Thula Sindi designs for elegant and mature women. All his garments commemorate femininity and transports womanhood to its origins of tenderness, softness and grace. He is passionate about his loyal clientele. Thula Sindi is committed to designing garments which both enable and encourage women to express their personal style. Though his label is relatively new, it has in a short time managed to secure a distinctive and timeless identity in the fashion trade. Thula Sindi studied at Lisof (London International School of Fashion) and debuted as head designer at Dutch textile Compa...

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    • Mantsho

      Mantsho 

      “Mantsho” is a Sesotho name meaning “Brutally Black” a clothing label formed by Palesa Mokubung. It symbolizes Palesa Mokubung’s rare quality to design from the heart deriving inspiration from her personal, cultural and social experiences. Her distingiushed fashion brand is uniquely South African with international appeal. Palesa Mokubung, originally from the small town of Kroonstad in the Free State, studied Clothing Production at Vanderbijlpark Technical College. During her studies, She was eager to get a part time job to gain some experience in the fashi...

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    • The House of Olé

      The House of Olé 

      The House of Olé, established in 2000, has showcased often at South African Fashion Week as well as Kampala, Dakar. In his own words, Olé is inspired by ‘God’s handwork, seen in the stripe on the back of the zebra, in the petal of a flower, on the scales of a fish and in a pomegranate.’ In addition, Olé is inspired by the colour exuded by it’s people. From the Masai Mara, the vast range of exotic fruit, brightly coloured beads and traditional methods of adornment, Olé absorbs all the colours of Africa into his designs.   Label Name:    House o...

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    • Ephymol

      Ephymol 

      Ephraim Molingoana started off by modeling before he routed himself into fashion design. He was lucky to have worked extensively abroad before returning to Johannesburg and opening Ephymol Studio. With his diverse travel experience, it played a large role in influencing his bold and individualistic design philosophy. Ephraim has also eared numerous Best Dressed awards, which have vastly opened his clientele range from sport personalities, musicians, actors and many leaders in the fashion industry themselves. He shares a twin passion for dance and music and continues t...

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    • PALSE Homme

      PALSE Homme 

      Paledi Segapo is an award winning Creative Professional of the Year 2012 (iKusasa Awards). Segapo holds a master of business in leadership (MBL) degree with dissertation titled: Growth Strategies for SA fashion enterprise in Gauteng. Furthermore Segapo is a creative entrepreneur, fashion contributor (for various local publications), and founder of creative director and of the brand PALSE Homme. Segapo is GQ former nominee for best dressed man, Miss SA beauty pageant resident adjudicator (2009-2011). PALSE Image Consultancy was commissioned stylist in 2011 to former M...

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    • Roman Handt

      Roman Handt 

      After graduating from LISOF in 2000, Roman Handt freelanced as a designer for various Johannesburg based companies. He then travelled to Belgium and received much valuable work experience as a freelancer until he returned to Johannesburg in 2007 and started working on opening his new, eponymous label, which was founded in 2011. His objective is to change the scope of traditional menswear through the design, detailing, fabrics and method of construction of the garments. He tries to redefine traditional menswear by using innovative fabrics and handcrafted detail. His greatest ac...

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    • Guillotine

      Guillotine 

      When Lisa Jaffe talks you listen, captivated.  A designer whose upbringing is filled with the rich hues and textures that embody a surrealist painting - clothing and fashion in its purest form are an expression of political reference and artistic allusion as  for a designer whose body of work draws meaning from the events that surround us and the emotions elicited by those events. Label Name:    Guillotine Contact Name:  Lisa Jaffe Contact details: Tel: + 27 (0) 82 222 3635 E-mail: guillotine.store@gmail.com ...

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    • Kottin & Twille

      Kottin & Twille 

      Designer Anna-Mari Claasen and business woman Elke Nelson are the driving force behind the feminine, well constructed ready to wear label Kottin & Twille. After winning the SA Fashion Week New Talent Award in 1999, Anna-Mari moved to Paris to work with design label Xuly Bet. On her return to South Africa, Anna-Mari lectured at the GFD Academy of Design for 5 years and it was during this time that she became involved with the DAC Fashion Fusion Project. Anna-Mari has been one of the mainstays of the FF Project over the past four years not only from a personal perspective as the design...

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    And Jozi’s hottest new talent

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    And Jozi’s hottest new talent

    And Jozi’s hottest new talent

    • Sylvester Falata

      Sylvester Falata 

      Sylvester Falata is a Johannesburg based label founded by Sylvester Falata, a designer who's revolutionary and romantic thought processes have given birth to inspired garments worn with pride by leading South African stars like Thembi Seete, Jamali, Unathi Nkayi, Dineo Ranaka as well as South African songstress Lira in her crowning moment as she received four SAMA awards in May 2009. Sylvester Falata was top 10 finalist in the Vukani Young Designer search in 2005. Recognizing his innate talent and dynamic vision, Annah Getaneh of African Mosaique mentored and tutored Sylves...

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    • Skorzch

      Skorzch 

      Zano Sithetho kick-started his label, Skorzch, after winning the SA Fashion Week Renualt New Talent competition and the Nokia Youth in Design award in 2012. He has since established himself as a bespoke menswear designer and tailor with a specific focus on suits. Zano’s fusion of conservative tailoring with contemporary design is reflective in the portmanteau, Skorzch – derived from the tartan pattern, ‘scotch’, and a description of the very hot, ‘scorch’.   Label Name:    Skorzch Contact Name:  Zano Sitheto ...

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    • Cutterier

      Cutterier 

      Eastern Cape native, Laz Yani, moved to Port Elizabeth to study fashion and pattern engineering. After his studies, he was awarded a bursary and a two-year internship at an acclaimed fashion brand. Laz was afforded the opportunity to showcase in Vienna, Austria in 2011. He is currently specialising in CMT as the manager of the Cutting Room, overseeing grading, sampling, marking and cutting and liaising with the designers that the business supplies to.     Label Name:    Cutterier Contact Name:  Laz Yani Contact...

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    • Khothatso Tsotetsi

      Khothatso Tsotetsi 

      KhothatsoTsotetsi started his career in fashion after completing his diploma at Tshwane University of Technology, throughout his studies he interned at Monarchy Couture and in his final year with Clive Rundle. In 2010 Tsotetsi won the eco-design competition and won the chance to exhibit in Sweden. In 2011, Tsotetsi was awarded best innovative range and best entrepreneurial student at his end of the year annual fashion show. In 2012 Tsotetsi was chosen as an AFI fasttrack finalist and showcased his collection at Mercedes Benz Jo’Burg Fash...

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    • Shoes by GALAGO

      Shoes by GALAGO 

      Galago creates handcrafted, interchangeable sandals, fashioned and inspired around Africa. Galago soles are made from quality leather and padded for extra comfort with uppers providing a blank canvas for artisanal skill and each design-driven collection handmade by local communities in Alexandra township and beyond. All Galago material is sourced in South Africa and embraces the African aesthetic, drawing on craft, talent and traditional technique, to create fresh contemporary products, infused with soul.  Galago is the brainchild of former model and show producer, Adhiambo Mula-Lawers. ...

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