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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….

Artsimous is the Creative Collective Behind Eye-Catching North African Imagery

Moroccan based Israeli designer Artsi Ifrach and Moroccan-Belgian photographer Mous Lamrabat are the creative minds behind Artsimous; the collective with a knack for probing at stereotyped constructs surrounding beauty and fashion. With an air of the avant-garde hanging over their often almost Afro-futurist depictions of a modern and progressive Morocco the creative duo’s projects can…

VIVIERS’ OR/BITING AURABOROS SS20 Draws on the Interconnected and Infinite Nature of All that Surrounds Us

Lezanne Viviers has come a long way from being a fashion design student in sleepy Stellenbosch. With the start of 2020 already seeing her showcasing her immaculate creations from the OR/BITING AURABOROS collection created in collaborative effort with visual artist  Marlene Hettie Steyn, Pascale Theron and of course Viviers herself under her label, at this…

BLOKE SS20 // Drawing Inspiration from Constructs of Family

Birthed and stitched into fruition in Lagos Nigeria, BLOKE is an androgynous artisanal label introducing a distinct notion of luxury through a quirky and idiosyncratic aesthetic which is simultaneously, as they describe, “enveloped with an undertone of spiritual consciousness”. With the announcement of its Spring/Summer 20 collection through visuals, BLOKE employs an interesting use of…