Distinguished by sophisticated design and uncompromising standards in service and quality, the esteemed South African brand KLûK CGDT is equally celebrated for the brave use of colour, pattern and fabric. “We always like referencing Africa in our collections,” Malcolm Klûk says, “such as infusing beautiful waxed African cottons with luxurious European fabrics.”
With a firm ethos of “the woman in the garment gives it life and personality”, it comes as no surprise that KLûK CGDT is where trendsetting women are shopping for their post-lockdown party dresses. Whether ready-to-wear or exclusive couture, you’re bound to find your perfect outfit.
Eurosuit offers a simple way for every man to rise to the occasion in suitable style. Firmly established as the trendiest ‘hire & sale’ suit specialists in South Africa, Eurosuit offers an impressive selection of premium men’s formal occasion wear.
What sets Eurosuit apart from the rest? It’s undoubtedly the vast variety of styles that allow men to mix ’n match items so creating a personalised outfit. Top that off with a hiring department, a selection of suiting spanning traditional tuxedos to fashion suits, all the necessary accessories and the additional expert guidance of one of Eurosuit’s professional consultants. Consider it ‘man of the moment’ made easy.
The right hat will take your outfit to the next level. Acclaimed South African millinery brand Crystal Birch, head-quartered in Cape Town at the Hat Factory (formerly known since 1936 as the prestigious Parisian Milliners), offers a smorgasbord of premium and innovative hat designs for men, women and children. Top off your outfit with a hat for maximum effect.
“From fedoras to berets, a stylish or quirky hat will automatically elevate an outfit from drab to fab,” says designer Crystal Birch.
Clichéd but true, it really is all in the detail. Always. No outfit is ever complete without the correct accessories. Whether your ensemble calls for something striking and contemporary or chic and timeless, imaginative Cape Town-based jewellery label Lorne offers an unrivalled selection of refreshing and unique pieces.
“The nostalgic glamour of these outfits begged for lots of pearls. Long, dangling strings of pearls. They always add a luxe touch,” says Gillian Lawrence, artistic director and designer at Lorne. “Plus, we added eye-catching, oversized gold hoop earrings. You can never go wrong with hoops,” says Gillian. Discover the perfect piece to complete your look and complement your personality. You won’t go unnoticed.
Celebrated for its refined and sophisticated approach to design, Cape Town-based Nigerian brand Panaga continues to delight its fans with a tantalising selection of special occasion wear — impeccably tailored evening suits for him and shimmering cocktail dresses for her.
“It’s been a sombre time for so many,” Clinton Osasenga Idehen of Panaga says, “I felt the need to revisit the carefree times of eras past, and inject a little glitz ’n glam back into people’s hearts and lives.” Don a Panaga creation and you’re ready to dazzle.
Photographer | Migal Van As @migalvanas
Models | Kinsey Golden @kinseygolden, Amber Landers @amber_landers, Clinton Idehen @iampanaga
Videography | William Mulders 2 Fellas Media
Stylist | HOD Lyal Seba @lyalseba | Assistant Ryan Hing @ryanhing011
Hair & Makeup | HOD The Makeup Touch @makeuptouch.sa | Assistant Margarita Reddy
Photographic Assistant | Wilke Hamman @wmcreated
Assistant | Hein Badenhorst @badenhorsthein
Shot on location at The Athletic Club & Social