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Author: Pearl Nonkululeko Ngcobo

PREACHING A NEW FASHION MESSAGE

“Dream big, Work hard. Stay focused and surround yourself with people that want to change the world. Wake up early. Drink coffee. Work hard. Be ambitious. Keep your priorities straight, your mind right and your head up. Do what you love most and make it your day every day.” These are the words that get young fashion designers, Erin Burgess and Chzraè Alicks, through the day. They launched their business and fashion label, Theology, just two months ago and things are picking up day by day. What they are most proud of is the positive feedback they receive from...

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A BLOOMING GOOD IDEA

June Bloom, a range of innovative handmade jewellery, was created by a young designer and entrepreneur with a big dream. Born and raised in Durban, life was not always easy for Yolisa Mase. She grew up in a poor household where her mother made clothing for her and her siblings using simple materials. She was exposed to fashion from such an early age and never lacked imagination. Her interest in fashion grew as she watched her mother sewing, paying extra attention to the finer details. Mase longed to study fashion and pursue it as a career, but she knew...

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YUMMY FASHION FOR THE GUYS AT DFF 2016

WORDS: PEARL NONKULULEKO NGCOBO   YUM took centre stage at the Durban Fashion Fair 2016 last week as 10 top designers put Afro cool through its paces on the city’s fashion ramp. YUM, for those who don’t know, is young, urban male. International fashion gurus are debating the impact yummies are having on the fashion world at large and last Wednesday night’s creatives added a brand of African cool that not even the slickest suits on Wall Street can aspire to. Cool, professional twentysomething year-old men with smartphones and attitudes are obviously the ones to watch. In Durban local...

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