Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Capetown: Lalesso (Pictures) #MBFWCT #Africanfashion

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“Lalesso was launched in Cape Town 2005 by co-creators Olivia Kennaway and Alice Heusser. The inspiration behind the brand came from a holiday to Olivia’s home country Kenya where the pair travelled to the remote Island of Lamu on the north coast of Kenya. The traditional ‘uniform’ of the local women in these coastal regions is the captivating beautiful ‘khanga’ … Read More

Fabiani Menswear- Capetown Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 (Pictures)

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Established over 30 years ago, luxury menswear label and retailer Fabiani continues to supply South Africa’s stylish men with world class clothing. Regarded and respected for its exclusive shirts, suits and accessories, Fabiani offers a wide-range of wardrobe items which can ably compete with imported international wear. This season the label offers both soft naturals and electric neons. With crisps … Read More

Michelle Ludek- Capetown Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 (Pictures)

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Michelle studied fashion while living abroad in Canada and worked as a senior designer for top Canadian fashion retailer. When she returned to South Africa in 2006 she created her own ready-to-wear label, Michelle Ludek. The label is stocked by many independent fashion retailers including The Space, Mungo & Jemima and several other boutiques across the country. The Michelle Ludek … Read More

Designer Danielle Margaux – Capetown Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 (Pictures)

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Designer Danielle Margaux caters to a client base which is smart, sophisticated and drawn to classical-chic. The label aims to ensure that everything, from raw materials, to the business processed to the finished product adhere to high standards of quality, skill, workmanship and fit. Based in Cape Town, the label provides a bespoke manufacturing and design service as well as … Read More