Istanbul Modest Fashion Week focuses on Islamic Dress

Istanbul Modest Fashion Week focuses on Islamic Dress Modest fashion represents a growing market with worldwide spending on Muslim clothing projected to grow to $327bn by 2020, and Turkey, with its Islamic traditions and booming textile industry, is uniquely placed to benefit both creatively and commercially. By establishing this Fashion Week, the country seeks [...]

SAFW Menswear a growing success

The third South African Menswear Week (SAMW16) just took place from the 3rd to 6th February, at the Cape Town stadium. The event featured designers not only from South Africa, but also from six additional African countries to wit Nigeria, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe. When the initiative was started, there were questions whether [...]

February 12th, 2016|Fashion Blog, Fashion Weeks|

Advanced Diploma Student debuts at SA Fashion Week

Marli Fourie (right) with Tarien and Louis Erasmus and members of the Non-European family Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design student Marli Fourie has just had the opportunity of a lifetime, co-designing a range that was shown at SA Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 during October of this year. Brought up in the Little [...]

Fashion Weeks Autumn/Winter 2015

It is definitely less light when we wake up in the morning, and warm days are pleasant rather than unbearable. Sunlight has a richer, yellow quality, and the shadows on the mountains are more pronounced. Autumn is here, and with it, the new season’s Fashion Weeks. New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015 started on the [...]

February 27th, 2015|Fashion Blog, Fashion Weeks|

Menswear Week comes to Cape Town!

South Africa’s inaugural Menswear Fashion Week was held in Cape Town from 5 - 7 February 2015, showcasing the Autumn/Winter collections of 24 designers. The question has been raised whether the relatively small South African fashion industry really warrants a separate week devoted to men, but considering the significant rise in interest in male grooming [...]

February 13th, 2015|Fashion Blog, Fashion Weeks|