A look at protective fashion, from South Africa to Asia

The world of fashion never ceases to draw inspiration from, and to reflect the global zeitgeist in its creations. Due to its function as a medium of expression, it is no surprise that in these trying and uncertain times;  conceptual and aesthetics ideas that centre safety and protection are permeating throughout the fashion psycho-sphere amongst…

VIVIERS’ first birthday editorial: MIRRORING THE ABOVE

“Streaming and projections, soon shine light on their reflections in the mirror, their inner dialogue and contemplation in the windows, slowly they becomes aware of the eerie silence within lockdown.  Suddenly they are aware that they can no longer go out. They are left to observe the virtuous silence within. They are moving inwards, reflecting…

Creativity beyond consumption: FKA Twigs X Lyle XOX

The ubiquity with which FKA Twigs governs our culture is of a higher, surreal nature. I have been a longstanding admirer of her chameleon-like, adaptive ability to transform herself from both the artist into the canvas – the musician into the song itself, and to be both the performer and the epicentre of the performance….

Weaving Streetwear | Good Good Good X Benjamin Nivison

The 90s saw the advent of streetwear rising to the attention of the elusive “fashion” crowds around the planet. A blend of minimalism fused with grunge marked the decade – with Marc Jacobs being fired from Ellis Perry for sending models down the runway in plaid prints and Dr Martens. Shawn Stüssy’s scripted logo, originally…

Azania Bags// Alkebulan collection by Rich Mnisi

After presenting us with Nwa-Mulamula – Alkebulan – 2 navy leather mirrored armchairs in 2019 and an Alkebulan clothing collection at the Berlin Fashion Week early this year – Rich Mnisi drops another breathtaking Alkebulan project; The Azania bags. The bag collection comprises of three leather bags – a half-circle-shaped black leather clutch bag coupled…

BERCHA // An editorial by Lucas Affonso and Julliana Araujo

Brazilian photographer Lucas Affonso and Stylist Julliana Araujo present their latest collaboration and creation: BERCHA. Shot in a studio in Rio de Janeiro, where both Lucas and Julliana reside and it gives off nothing but soulful and nostalgic vibes. Set against a silk purple backdrop, what could be your grandmother’s duvet cover, and wooden floor….