Do you love to be stylish, but feel a little bit guilty about the effect your consumption of fashion is having on the planet? We as consumers can also contribute towards diminishing ecological harm by making small changes to our sartorial habits.
The Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the world’s largest event on sustainability in fashion. The theme for 2016 is Responsible Innovation. By assembling key players from the global fashion industry to share their knowledge and ideas on new and sustainable solutions, the aim is to inspire, motivate, and give tools to implement a sustainable mind-set in the fashion industry.
Spring has finally arrived in the Western Cape and with it the first rock festival of the season. This weekend music lovers are flocking up the west coast to Darling for the annual Rocking the Daisies outdoor event. So what does one take along? Obviously a hat, sunglasses and a blanket to sit on (or [...]
For the August edition of ELLE South Africa, editor Emilie Gambade aimed “to create a special issue that celebrates not only South African talent, but also the creativity and energy of our continent.” When people outside Africa think of the continent in terms of fashion, the image they have is of animal print and beads, [...]
Paul van Zyl, a South African human rights lawyer has chosen the unlikely vehicle of luxury fashion to, as he puts it, “support peace through entrepreneurship”. Van Zyl is a remarkable man, by any standards. Born and raised in apartheid South Africa, he was deeply conscious of social injustice from a young age, and went [...]