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The Social Message in Jenevieve Lyons A/W 16 Mac.u.la Collection
Culture

The Social Message in Jenevieve Lyons A/W 16 Mac.u.la Collection

Image via @jenevieve_lyons (Photographed by Harry Freeland) During her recent showcase at SA Menswear Week a/w 16, models walked out in brown freckles and marks on their faces and upper body, not as  a fashion statement but rather to address albinism and challenge beauty norms. This statement continued on muted milk tones on jackets and tops, championing … Continue reading

Rich Mnisi Releases ‘Zulu Lounge’ A/W 16 Loolbook
Fashion / Men's Fashion

Rich Mnisi Releases ‘Zulu Lounge’ A/W 16 Loolbook

Images via Rich Mnisi Rich Mnisi has released his A/W 16 lookbook titled Zulu Lounge. The lookbook was inspired by cultural aspects of the Zulu tribe such as as the highly decorated traditional wear and bold use of colours and texture. The collection itself features styles like modern wide legged pants and turtle-neck pieces in delicate silky … Continue reading

Tokyo James’ Freedom A/W 16 Lookbook
Fashion / Men's Fashion

Tokyo James’ Freedom A/W 16 Lookbook

Image via @tokyojamess Tokyo James has released their full A/W 16 lookbook after teasing the story on Instagram. The lookbook is titled ‘Freedom’ and explores the definition of the word in different contexts. Photographed by Lakin Ogunbanwo and set against a solid yellow background, the story seems to be about mystery as it is about fashion, with the … Continue reading

MET Gala 2016
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MET Gala 2016

Image via @amandlastenberg The Met Gala 2016 in pictures: from Trevor Noah in Ermenegildo Zegna to Lupita Nyong’o and Amandla Stenberg in Calvin Klein, these is what the stars wore to this years Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology themed gala. Trevor Noah in Ermenegildo Zegna suit. I look like somebody's child. A photo … Continue reading

For These Three Young Designers, The Home Page Is Key
Culture

For These Three Young Designers, The Home Page Is Key

Locally, very few fashion brands take particular interest in their social media and online presence, especially the older more established brands. But for these three talented designers, millennials at heart, maintaining a visually legible presence on platforms like Instagram is part of their marketing and PR process, using the platform to share their inspirations, collections … Continue reading

Creating Distinction with Art at House of Ole SS16
Fashion / Fashion Week / Men's Fashion

Creating Distinction with Art at House of Ole SS16

Slight bohemian references and what looks like hand painted clothes were presented at House Of Ole SS16 showcase. Bold artistic art as if continuing from their AW15 season, adding character and distinction to the clothes. Broad shoulder jackets and foil-y fabrics shimmering for attention. A touch of Middle ages and Scottish heritage with tartan hanging … Continue reading