Jimmy Nevis: Singing a different tune

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Singer Jimmy Nevis is known as one of the most stylish musicians around. Picture: Supplied
Singer Jimmy Nevis is known as one of the most stylish musicians around. Picture: Supplied

Johannesburg - Pop singer and one of the best-dressed stage performers, Jimmy Nevis, is launching his fashion label, York Yard. The avid supporter of local brands (he only wears SA designers on stage and the red carpet) doesn’t only want to share his work, but is using his influence to launch the fashion of four other young designers.

Nevis says: "I envisioned so many things for my career and fashion was one of the bigger dreams." He says York Yard was a two-year process from learning about the industry and researching designs to what his followers will see at the pop-up store in Cape Town. "York Yard is all about being comfortable in what you’re wearing; think prêt-à-porter sports luxe dripping with South African influences.

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