“Lalesso was launched in Cape Town 2005 by co-creators Olivia Kennaway and Alice Heusser. The inspiration behind the brand came from a holiday to Olivia’s home country Kenya where the pair travelled to the remote Island of Lamu on the north coast of Kenya. The traditional ‘uniform’ of the local[...]
Established over 30 years ago, luxury menswear label and retailer Fabiani continues to supply South Africa’s stylish men with world class clothing. Regarded and respected for its exclusive shirts, suits and accessories, Fabiani offers a wide-range of wardrobe items which can ably compete with imported international wear. This season the[...]
Design duo Olivia Kennaway and Alice Heusser launched Lalesso in 2005 in Cape Town and the brand has grown into an international label with Lalesso being stocked in stores in more than 17 countries. It is also work by international style icons and has been showcase on many local and[...]
Michelle studied fashion while living abroad in Canada and worked as a senior designer for top Canadian fashion retailer. When she returned to South Africa in 2006 she created her own ready-to-wear label, Michelle Ludek. The label is stocked by many independent fashion retailers including The Space, Mungo & Jemima[...]
Carducci continues with its brand consistency and superior quality in its Spring/Summer 2011 collection.
Dr Robert Rey has become a popular name since being featured on the reality TV show Dr 90210. Despite being a cosmetic surgeon, Dr Robert Ray argues that surgery should be the last option. What is most vital is healthy eating, exercise and well fitting clothes and underwear. Having identified[...]
Designer Danielle Margaux caters to a client base which is smart, sophisticated and drawn to classical-chic. The label aims to ensure that everything, from raw materials, to the business processed to the finished product adhere to high standards of quality, skill, workmanship and fit. Based in Cape Town, the label[...]
If this isn’t wearable art, we don’t know what is! David Tlale stuns with his beautiful, innovative and well executed collection for Spring/Summer 2011. The collection shown at Capetown Fashion Week transforms any ordinary woman to simply brilliant! Enjoy.
Started 25 years ago, Habits is an established South African label. After 15 years in the fashion department at Fair Lady magazine, designer Jenny le Roux set out to fill the gap between chain store clothing and designer couture. Her experience in the industry has taught her what women really[...]
After graduating in Fashion Design in Johannesburg, designer Nicole Rasmussen moved to Cape Town where she started the label Nucleus. Beginning with knitwear, the label has grown into a complete range offering dresses, skirts, tops, jackets and pants. These quality pieces are available at ‘The Space’ and ‘Just’. Nucleus has[...]
“With the intention of becoming a leader in the South African market with a well-designed and fun range of underwear and sleepwear products, Undacova Underwear was founded in 2008. Based in Cape Town, the label is designed and manufactured locally and is available at independent stores across the country and[...]
Capetown Fashion Week prepares to take off this coming week and we are looking forward to it. The list of designers who will show clearly indicate the producers took the time to present a well curated list of talented African designers; who understand both the business of fashion and the[...]