Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town | Marianne Fassler

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town | Marianne Fassler

Day one of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2014 was off to a great start with this stunning resort collection from Marianne Fassler. Loved the beautiful textures, tribal prints and rich hues eliciting the roar of Africa! And can’t seem to take my eyes of those shoes…  Photo credit : Simon Deiner / SDR

Anita Stanbury, CEO South African National Fashion Council (SANFC), Professor Jan Staël von Holstein, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, Africa Fashion International (AFI) Executive Chairperson

MBFWCT | Every cloud has a silver lining

Cyril Naicker sits down with Top international fashion business expert on the eve of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Cape Town. It’s not everyday that you get the opportunity for a one on one interview with an international authority on design management, brand creation and development. It can certainly be slightly intimidating prepping questions for someone with… 

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Cape Town Fashion Week 2014

Cape Town Fashion Week Schedule 2014

Darlings, our fashionable city is all set for SA’s premier Spring/Summer fashion event, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town (MBFWCT) 2014, which will see over 25 Top South African Designers present their collections in 15 shows at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, from 24 to 26 July. The awesome line up of fabulous creatives include esteemed South… 

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Fall 2014 Couture Week | Valentino

Fall 2014 Couture Week | Valentino

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli were talking about the Pre-Raphaelites, who themselves exalted all things classical. The goddess gowns on the runway were 21st-century interpretations of 19th-century interpretations of Roman togas. Paired with gladiator sandals that laced up to the knees, the dresses also signposted two of the week’s other relevant themes: youthfulness and ease…. 

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Fall 2014 Couture Week | Elie Saab

For his collection for the next season, the Lebanese designer tapped on the popularity of Disney’s movie, Frozen, with Elsa as his princess muse. There were plenty of gowns in the sharp pale blue of ice at sunrise. Long lace sleeves, tiny corsets, long trains embellished with crystals made for alluring glamour. Cocktail dresses and… 

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FALL 2014 COUTURE WEEK | Maison Martin Margiela

Fall 2014 Couture Week | Maison Martin Margiela

The surrealists used to play a game called Exquisite Corpse, in which each artist would contribute an element to an image, fold it over, and pass it on to someone else who would then add his or her bit… What better analogy for the house of Maison Martin Margiela‘s Artisanal collection is there than the Exquisite Corpse?… 

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Fall 2014 Couture Week | Chanel

Fall 2014 Couture Week | Chanel

It’s Karl’s world darlings! We’re just living in it! Twistedness was the key to the collection. The word couture implies cutting and seaming. There was none of that here. Everything was molded rather than seamed. “It’s Haute Couture without the Couture,” said Lagerfeld, tongue firmly in cheek. And yet there was look after look of a gorgeousness so exquisite… 

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Fall 2014 Couture FASHION Week | Giambattista Valli

Fall 2014 Couture Week | Giambattista Valli

Nothing said “new Couture customer” like Giambattista Valli‘s Fall 2014 collection. Imagine the Alhambra Gardens. A girl wakes, maybe she’s still dressed from the night before, maybe she swathes herself in a striped sheet or slips into her beau’s pj’s. It’s bright so she puts on sunglasses. Her head hurts. She wraps it in a napkin… 

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Adorn Yourself | Miglio’s Lily Rose Collection

Adorn Yourself | Miglio’s Lily Rose Collection

An invitation to showcase at the Swarovski World Jewellery Facets exhibition, inspired Jenny Miller’s latest couture Swarovski crystal jewellery. This couture necklace sets the design tone for her Miglio, Lily Rose Collection. I love the fresh, feminine appeal in her choice of deep-blue denim Swarovski crystals, significant of the roaring Atlantic Ocean that laps the shores of our beloved… 

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Foschini

Joburg Fashionista’s, Foschini wants to hear from you!

FOSCHINI is looking for 10 Fashionista’s who would be available chat to the FASHION TEAM at Sandton City Shopping Centre from 6 – 8pm on Wednesday 2 July If you live in the Sandton area and would be interested in partaking in this customer survey, please send the following details to rukeyai@foschini.co.za : Full Name Age… 

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HAUTE COLLABS | Versus Versace and Superga

Haute Collabs | Versus Versace and Superga

Ever wanted to get your hands on a pair of collectable fashion soles by iconic luxury label Versace? Your dreams are about to come true! Versus Versace & Superga announced a haute new collaboration of collectable footwear that bring together the two iconic Italian brands, starting with a special edition of the historical Superga 2750 Cotu Classic model, featuring one of… 

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