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Han Feng is one of the most sought-after fashion designers in the world, for her clothing and accessories, as well as costume and exhibition designs.
Local Laaitie believes that the children of South Africa should grow up with a wider knowledge of all the cultures and languages in the country.
Michelle Ludek creates sophisticated and elegant garments for the modern woman.
I Love Leroy
I Love Leroy is a clothing label for women by fashion designer Sarah Jane Webber.
Lalesso is a luxury African fashion and lifestyle brand run by Alice Heusser and Olivia Kennaway.
Coast & Koi
Coast & Koi designer Caryn Wilensky makes eye-catching footwear, incorporating locally inspired designs with African animal prints and beadwork.
The FSP Collection
The FSP Collection, based in Cape Town, is a manufacturer of leather handbags and soft furnishings.
Mingo Lamberti is an independent design label that was established after designing and producing limited edition t-shirts.
Ozwald Boateng OBE is an English fashion designer of Ghanaian descent, known for his trademark twist on classic British tailoring and bespoke style.
Thando and Vanya Mangaliso are the fashion entrepreneurs behind the Sun Godd'ess label, which started out selling skirts from the boot of their car...
Sandhya Lalloo won the Vukani Design Award for Best Young Designer in 2003.
Born in Poland but raised in England, Barbara Hulanicki began her career in fashion in the early 1960s working as a freelance fashion illustrator.
Paul Smith is a British fashion designer, best known for his menswear.
Nkhensani Nkosi is the founder of the South African fashion label Stoned Cherrie.
Gavin Rajah Atelier design and manufacture high-end luxury garments and accessories, specialising in ready-to-wear and couture.
Amanda Laird Cherry
Amanda Laird Cherry is one of South Africa's most established fashion designers and one who has fused the development of her clothes with that of the country.
Dai Fujiwara is the former Creative Director of Miyake Design Studio, the Japanese high-end producer of women's fashion.
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