Hlengi Baloyi

A young, self-taught fashion and accessories designer.

Hlengi Baloyi is a self-taught traditional handbag designer who in 2017, won the Lisof X Edgars 2nd year Denim rip and repair (deconstruction) competition. This put Baloyi front and centre in the sustainable fashion scene.

She is currently a 2nd-year student at Lisof where she is completing Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design. Her company, Uris, a fashion and accessories label, is still in development.