Lexus South African Menswear Week: The blasé nod to 2017 style

I think designers understand menswear better this year. While theatricality plays its part during fashion week, it is functionality and fresh design that provide the bottom line after the shows end, most of the time. I think they’re getting it hey! 2017 collections gave the most blasé of nods as an ode to 2016 fashion…

Profile: Soul Design in mind

Amid my late night research on up-and-coming fashion brands in South Africa, I came across ‘Soul Design’. Here I am thinking “Alright, another cool jewelry brand based in Cape Town”, but there is so  much more to it apparently. So #KlaasInSession with Abi James – the heart and soul of Soul Design – who took…

Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival (Fashion Day 2)

Day 2 of the Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival was riddled with tempestuous style. Fashion shows always begin with the designers and the models working in accord, and this event held no small supply of them. Before working the runways, the striking models from renowned agencies like Full Circle were seen chilling…

Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival (Fashion Day1)

Such events as the Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival  usually warrant the prerequisite of it’s attendees being the very epitome of style in their apparel. Cape Town has cultivated an environment of global fashion trends re-imagined through individual style teamed with our bipolar weather and hipster ambiance. At the 1st annual Mercedes-Benz Bokeh…

V&A Waterfront and all it’s wonders

Nestled in the booming underbelly of the home of decadent tastes Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, is a place called Mr Cobbs. It is a humbly sized treasure trove of antiquity and fine quintessential male grooming. Owned by said Mr Cobb, it boasts a large amount of grooming tools such as old-school blades…