DOCC partners with the South African Depression and Anxiety Group for new capsule collection on suicide awareness

Trigger Warning: This article contains subject matter pertaining to depression, anxiety and suicide. The unconventional local streetwear designer and creator of DOCC, Nokana Mojapelo has done it once again. DOCC has recently released its 2018 Capsule Collection in partnership with the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) with the leading intention of promoting suicide…

YOUTH 95 x K-$ Capsule Collection

Next gen Cape Town Streetwear brand Youth 95 have collaborated with International playboy and DJ extraordinaire K-$ on a capsule designed to suit you and your parents. K-$ has always existed well within the realm of fashion and streetwear and who better to make the move into clothing production with, than his good homies Seraaj…

What it really means to be a Stylist – the creative profession that is becoming an extension of a multitude of art disciplines

Thinking back to the creative industry a number of years ago, creatives of all types generally operated within a specific field and seldom dabbled outside of its borders, unless they were of course, “against the grain”. It is my opinion that institutions of higher learning beg of their young students to specialize in one medium,…

The Wanderer – Stability through Movement

In search of a meaningful way to stay intellectually charged and creatively engaged,  Jason Storey said goodbye to his corporate law position in New York and followed his dream of becoming a full-time designer in South Africa. He now explores fashion creatively in its various conceptual forms with the label he started with his sister…

Sula Africa: The fostering of a fashion community

Tshepo Pitso, aka Don Dada, is part of a street culture that has evolved into a movement and a fashion community. Izikhothane are the kings and queens of South African brands, bright colours and flamboyant fashion combinations. Don Dada informs us that they have attempted to erase the fragmentation and rivalry between izikhotane crews by creating…

SELFI Flagship Store // a natural sanctuary

Since the inception of Celeste Arendse’s fashion brand, SELFI, inspiration has lived in the wells of her being and each garment is testament to the childlike process of releasing inner self expression. This approach has catapulted SELFI into the top-tier of local fashion heavyweights and the firm grab of an international market. With SELFI evidently…

Gypsy Sport: A rising leader of consciousness in fashion

Having showcased in major fashion capitals such as New York, Paris and Milan, Gypsy Sport has proven to be insurgent in disrupting the elite fashion scene with its honest and progressive social commentary. The New York-based urban street wear label founded in 2012 by Rio Uribe is inspired by the ideals of inclusivity, true diversity…

LA LOBA // harnessing the power of femininity

Rochelle “Rharha” Nembhard, multifaceted visual artist, has been a loyal customer of SELFI, a Cape Town based fashion brand owned by fashion designer, Celeste Arendse. The comfort, quality and nostalgia of a SELFI garment made Rharha feel grounded and whole. Due to the modern, functional and bespoke design, the natural fabrics and the earthy tones,…