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RICH MNISI is a South African-based contemporary multi-disciplinary brand founded in 2015 by the Essence Best in Black Fashion Awards’ Emerging Designer of the Year for 2019, Forbes 30 under 30 Class of 2019 inductee, Rich Mnisi. Initially, a creative outlet for Mnisi, hoping to unearth Africa’s hidden treasures while also being youthful, contemporary, and […]

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Sbu’s love and obsession with socks started at a very young age. He is 1.9m tall and while growing up his pants were often not long enough and his socks would always show.  He began to pay a lot of attention to the type of socks he wore because they were always on display.  Sbu was raised […]

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MAXHOSA AFRICA is a South African knitwear brand founded in 2012 by Laduma Ngxokolo. This was with desire to explore knitwear design solutions that would be suitable for amakrwala (Xhosa initiates). His initial vision was to create a modern Xhosa-inspired knitwear collection that would be suitable for this market. As a person who has undergone […]

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  A bit about us Since our creation in 2015 by Tshepo Mohlala, his purpose was clear;  to connect with people through the stories that our designs tell. A lifestyle brand founded in South Africa, TSHEPO offers a range of bespoke denim clothing and ready-to-wear products, the brand has established itself in the hearts and […]

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The Zyle Clothing Story Zyle uses different artworks to communicate unity, love, humanity, and commitment to one’s culture amongst all people. We should *Love* one another in fighting the Afrophobic and Xenophobic attacks amongst (Africans), Unite to commit to our Culture and Heritage. “Being a cultural conscious designer and the Founder of Zyle Clothing intentionally […]

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PRESERVING THE AFRICAN AESTHETIC At the heart of a traditional African home seats on a fire a 3-legged pot whose warmth brings people closer together, no matter what it’s cooking. Lepot is a premium South African brand that, much like the African pot threads people together through fashion. Founded by Melikhaya Hempe, Lepot draws inspiration from […]

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Nguni Lifestyle Apparel is a brand with an eco-conscience, focussed on quality in-house design and manufacture. The apparel range is functional leisurewear with attention to detail, designed for functionality and everyday appeal. A strong African identity is incorporated into the designs, along with elements of  modern street – and sportswear to keep the collections both relevant […]

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Proudly South African and all about better-for-you socks in unique, bright, fun designs. Because functional clothing need not be boring. IT STARTS FROM THE GROUND UP Good health and authentic style, that is. From combed cotton to bamboo and even mohair, our socks offer benefits you’ll thank us for. QUALITY. PLAIN + SIMPLE We only […]

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All things Kitenge (ATK) is a luxury lifestyle brand inspired by our love for Africa and its African print. Though used in many African countries, African print is called by different names, from Ankara in Nigeria to Kapulana in Mozambique and Kitenge in East Africa. Kitenge essentially is a cotton fabric with wax printed on […]

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WHO WE ARE We are a proudly South African brand that is made by locals from Kwa-Zulu Natal to Johannesburg. Our brand merges African-print-led design with innovative solutions in the creation of versatile athleisure wear gear. SIKO REPUBLIK is a new kind of athleisure wear that has been birthed by children of the African soil: modern […]

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