A South African company is turning discarded plastic bottles found on beaches into boardshorts – and they’re really comfy

If you didn’t know they were made from plastic, you wouldn’t be able to guess.

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We tried the Swiss Army knife of hoodies, made in South Africa, and we love all its features – even if we’ll never use them all

2019-09-04 19:01

South African indie-clothing company Youneek has come out with the most versatile hoodies we have seen.

Halsey defends her 'racy' performance outfits after criticism from fans' parents

2019-06-25 11:22

'Without Me' hitmaker Halsey has defended her racy on stage outfits, but she admitted parents of her younger fans often try to pressure her to change her style.

We put a R3,000 K-Way jacket to the test in a blast freezer that hit -30 Celsius – here’s how it fared

It impressed us in the extreme cold, which caused our coffee to freeze over

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Levi's found a way to make hemp feel like cotton, and it could have big implications for your wardrobe

2019-05-09 19:52

Levi's debuted a soft cotton-hemp blend, and its head of innovation expects to have 100% cottonised-hemp garments in five years.

The best of women's fashion from Contempo

2019-04-01 11:09

Contempo is a fast growing local women’s fashion retail chain, currently with 63 stores across South Africa.

The big problems with working women in working men’s clothing - and these are the women fixing them

2019-03-25 13:39

Women who work in industrial environments need protective clothing made specifically with them in mind.

14 ways you're ruining your clothes without realising it

2019-01-13 15:11

Spending money on clothes you love, only to have them not last can be frustrating. You could be doing these things to ruin your clothes.

How do I get that red wine or tomato sauce stain off my new white blouse or leather shoes?

2018-12-21 11:59

Eat, drink, dress up and party. What else is there to do during the festive season? But what happens when they all collide?


Popular clothing brand MK Originals is run out of a Khayelitsha bedroom – and is helping to create a township market

2019-09-26 13:11

This is the heart of MK Originals, a clothing brand founded by Siyabulela Sophi.

Union calls out Bafana Bafana for wearing foreign-sponsored suits

2019-07-16 11:41

This comes as the SA government is pushing a buy local campaign in an attempt stimulate the local economy.

Why your pants have a teeny tiny pocket that's too small to use

2019-07-02 07:14

The tiny pockets on pants haven't been useful for 100 years, but the five-pocket design is still everywhere.

These are the most expensive sneakers we could find online in South Africa - including a used pair of Nikes for R29,999

2019-06-10 12:02

The local South African manufacturing sales value is estimated to be approximately R5.5 billion.

Watch: This German brand unveiled a 'smart jacket' that glows in the dark and turns your clothes into a light show

The ‘smart lights’ are lightweight, robust and can even be washed.

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Beyoncé and Adidas partner to develop shoes, apparel

2019-04-04 18:06

Adidas and pop star Beyoncé joined forces to develop footwear and apparel, as the German sportswear company seeks to reignite growth in its casual fashion lineup.

I dressed like some of my favourite art works – and now I’m truly in the festive spirit

2018-12-21 13:20

When ‘dressing for the occasion’ is inspired by bold and bright modern and local art.

Foschini Group stocks climb over 2% on half-year results

2018-11-08 15:15

The Foschini Group on Thursday released its half-year results, reflecting headline earnings per share growth of 8.3% to 506c.

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