Q&A: Harmonie Mbunga celebrates African cloth and culture with UDO & HARMONY
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by Nobanzi Sokhuthu
23h ago
Founded by Harmonie Mbunga, luxury fashion brand UDO & HARMONY celebrates African cloth and cultures through refined contemporary design. On her website, Harmonie says, “Our history matters. Our heritage belongs on the world stage, requires a seat at any table it so chooses to be at, and any false narrative of its inferiority must no […] The post Q&A: Harmonie Mbunga celebrates African cloth and culture with UDO & HARMONY appeared first on twyg ..read more
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Alia Peer creates fashion that connects people to nature at POLO South Africa
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by Andie Reeves
1w ago
The connection between fashion and nature is deeply understood by Alia Peer and her family. She spent her childhood between playing outdoors on their farm and spending time at the family’s clothing manufacturing company. “When you grow up on a farm you develop a consciousness of the environment and everything around you,” she says. It […] The post Alia Peer creates fashion that connects people to nature at POLO South Africa appeared first on twyg ..read more
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4 South African baby brands embracing slow fashion principles
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by Nobanzi Sokhuthu
1w ago
These are the South African baby brands that are prioritising local production, baby-friendly materials and sustainable practices. The post 4 South African baby brands embracing slow fashion principles appeared first on twyg ..read more
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Q&A: Sisi Nxumalo shares culture and community with her sustainable SoulShooz
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by Nobanzi Sokhuthu
2w ago
Sisi Nxumalo left a stable job in digital media to become an entrepreneur in 2016. After a few years in business, she was on a quest to find stylish and comfortable traditional footwear for her non-Zulu husband. This led to the founding of a sustainable footwear brand SoulShooz. In 2023, SoulShooz was a finalist in […] The post Q&A: Sisi Nxumalo shares culture and community with her sustainable SoulShooz appeared first on twyg ..read more
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Q&A: IGC Fashion uses neglected materials to create garments and community
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by Nobanzi Sokhuthu
3w ago
IGC Fashion was founded by two Ugandan designers, Kasoma Ibrahim and Katende Godfrey. The duo creates clothes that go beyond fashion, using them as a vehicle to spark discussions about topics such as their cultures, craftsmanship, and sustainability. Unwanted fabrics and raw materials are combined and transformed into unique pieces with a sustainable and zero-waste […] The post Q&A: IGC Fashion uses neglected materials to create garments and community appeared first on twyg ..read more
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Q&A with Samkelo Boyde Xaba to explore the new BOYDE collection
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by Nobanzi Sokhuthu
1M ago
Since he was a toddler, Samkelo Boyde Xaba has been obsessed with the creative arts. This obsession and his curiosity about clothes and how they are made led him into the world of fashion. “I have a strong aesthetically driven perspective and fashion is a way of for me to express myself at a particular […] The post Q&A with Samkelo Boyde Xaba to explore the new BOYDE collection appeared first on twyg ..read more
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Good Good Good grows deeper Roots in Cape Town fashion
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by Josquin du Toit
1M ago
Don’t be fooled when Good Good Good is quiet. “This when we are the busiest”, says Daniel Sher, founder and director of the Cape Town-based fashion label. Two years since the brand’s last collection, they have launched a collection called Roots on their new website. Daniel Sher, founder of Good Good Good fashion brand, and […] The post Good Good Good grows deeper Roots in Cape Town fashion appeared first on twyg ..read more
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4 Brands that are striving for nature-friendly fashion
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by Andie Reeves
1M ago
As consumers, it’s become increasingly important to consider a garment’s end-of-life when shopping. It is now widely known that synthetic fibres will not only take hundreds of years to biodegrade, but also contribute to environmental pollution by leaking chemicals into soils, contaminating rivers and more. What is perhaps less well known to consumers is how […] The post 4 Brands that are striving for nature-friendly fashion appeared first on twyg ..read more
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Explore tradition through the lens of 19 designers applying African fashion practices
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by Jackie May
2M ago
A gallery in Nairobi was the site of a recent exhibition titled Tradition(al). It was anything but traditional. The works of 19 African fashion designers were showcased in the Kenyan capital from 4 – 12 April, forming part of a larger Dutch initiative called the State of Fashion Biennale. Between 17 May – 30 June […] The post Explore tradition through the lens of 19 designers applying African fashion practices appeared first on twyg ..read more
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Be inspired to mend and care at the Slow Fashion Festival in Johannesburg
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by Reporter
3M ago
Twyg and 44 Stanley Avenue are bringing the Slow Fashion Festival to Johannesburg on Saturday, 20 April. Join us for a day of experiences, including learning different arts of mending, swapping preloved clothes, watching the film Fashion Reimagined, and more. During Fashion Revolution Week and before Earth Day, the Slow Fashion Festival will leave you […] The post Be inspired to mend and care at the Slow Fashion Festival in Johannesburg appeared first on twyg ..read more
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