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SAFW New Talent Competition 2021 Finalists

SPOTLIGHT ON! SA Fashion Week 21: The new movers and shakers

Despite the restrictions and limitations that 2020 presented, there’s no stopping this group of SAFW New Talent Search Competition 2021 finalists. Their collections show a welcome and increasing move towards a slow fashion ethos...

Palesa Mokubung: The Empress of Fashion

Palesa Mokubung knew her career direction from the get go. A creative path was aligned with her vision. “When I finished school, I didn’t worry about what I was going to do - I...
Artho Eksteen New Talent Winner SAFW 2021

Deconstructed fashion featuring the amazing Artho Eksteen

Photographer Migal Van As and stylist Carissa Bosman deconstructed Artho Eksteen’s prize-winning designs from his South African Fashion Week collection (titled Exquisite Corpse), to express each item’s innate beauty. Read our interview with SAFW New...
Warrick Gautier

The essence of elegance from acclaimed designer Warrick Gautier.

Photographer Migal Van As and stylist Carissa Bosman featured Warrick Gautier’s designs from his winter collection 2020/1 entitled “African Luxury Collection”, in a nighttime shoot created to let them shine. Read ASA's recent feature story...
Rich Mnisi

The Rise of Rich Mnisi

Since its inception in 2014, multi award-winning designer Rich Mnisi’s eponymous brand continues to be one of the most influential luxury fashion labels to come out of Africa. Whether it’s defining popular culture or...
Imprint ZA

Mzukisi Mbane: on a mission to imprint African pride globally

A typical rags-to-riches story often involves an individual who works long and hard, usually with help from a Good Samaritan, to elevate themselves from humble beginnings to great heights. Though similar in many aspects,...
SAFW New Talent Competition 2021 Finalists Artho Eksteen

A star is born

ASA: What is the Artho Eksteen design philosophy? AE: Ethical fabric sourcing and production methods are quintessential to the Artho Eksteen brand; educating and enthusing environment-conscious consumers. Garments are designed with intended timelessness and wardrobe...
Quiteria Atelier The New Order

Quiteria Atelier – making luxury a political statement

Child of Africa Lebogang Kekana of sought-after Johannesburg fashion brand, Quiteria Atelier, is bored with people always asking him about his brand’s name. Quiteria, which has Portuguese roots, is a name given to him by...
Kinsey Golden ASA Magazine

Small town girl hits the big time

Gypsy girl I finally got to sit down with Kinsey, a stunning international model from Michigan, USA, who is constantly traveling, but currently residing in Cape Town (for as long as we can possibly...
5 Autumn Closet Must Haves

5 ladies’ must-have items for your autumn closet

Fashion trends seem a bit wishy-washy of late. Dressing up, whether for the office, brunch with the girls or date night, feels more like a chore, than something to look forward to. This makes...

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