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Johannes Sebotshane Sithole
Ntombegugu Peteni a fashion designer changing up the industry.
Balini Naidoo has become a pioneer for the blind community.
Shelley Mokoena is a fashion designer who has taken her brand from a start-up to the runway.
Sakhile Cebekulu an independent designer whose designs are taking him places.
Ra’eesah Hoosen is bringing a new wave of Muslim Designs.
Tshegofatso Sithole is a 26 year-old designer who’s giving women their confidence back.
Visual artist, designer.
The Egyptian fashion designer combines ethics and aesthetics to create unique, trendy collections.
This young entrepreneur is spearheading a new street-style fashion brand.
Mapitso Thaisi is a young fashion designer with a background in occupational therapy.
Ethical and solidarity-based concept-store, combining Africa and modernity.
This businessman aims to celebrate the Capetonian summer through his fashion label.
This fashion designer is doing a little bit more with the everyday textile.
A budding fashion designer with a keen interest in the figurative meaning of colours.
This student is gaining momentum in the industry despite a lack of experience.
Coming from a creative family, this young designer knew from an early age that his future would be in fashion.
WEEF | Handmade Leather Ties
At WEEF we believe that leather is timeless. We use the medium to make bold, new statements.
This young fashion designer creates stylish sportswear with inspiration rooted in street art.
An up-and-coming fashion designer with flair for bold lines and primary colours.
This entrepreneur believes individuality can be affirmed by owning one of his unique pieces of clothing.
Titus Khoza is a young footwear designer who merges fine art with business marketing.
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