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Monday, June 29, 2015

#FASHION_WEEK: SA Menswear Week (SAMW) – SS16 Collections – 2-4 July 2015

This Thursday, Cape Town Stadium will play host to South Africa’s (SA’s) one-and-only menswear week platform – SA Menswear Week (SAMW). With the inaugural event that happened in February this year boasting tremendous success, this second sitting of fashion lovers, critics, admirers, wannabes and paparazzi – all vetting the group of designers showcasing – will undoubtedly be a step up and come with heavy-handed anticipation to whether the organizers of this platform can really step their game up.

Attendees to SAMW this week can expect a host of designers from across Africa: over 18 shows can be expected during the three-day fashion week. Daunting, right? Wrong! This is why we exist – to help you nibble on the hors d’oeuvres like a true fashion and style patron, we are listing the must-see shows that you have got to get a seat for. It’s simply put: your gig guide to the best shows.

Thursday, 02 July 2015
Jenevieve Lyons

Presidential Shirt


Friday, 03 July 2015
Mo’Ko Elosa by Julia M’poko
Imprint by Mzukisi Mbane

Stiaan Louw

Rich Mnisi

Projecto Mental (Angola)

Saturday, 04 July 2015
Kim Gush
Merwe Mode

Kola Kuddus
Orange Culture (Nigeria)


If you didn’t know already, now you know. Don’t say we never share these things with you. And if you’re really keen to attend fashion week, tickets are available from Webtickets at R100 per show. So if you have the budget, buy tickets to all the shows, otherwise if you’re being selective – you know which shows to buy tickets for. With designers such as MaXhosa by Laduma Ngxokolo, Projecto Mental and Orange Culture fresh from the Pitti Uomo Ethical Fashion Initiative: Constellation Africa, this fashion week is NOT to be missed.

Be sure to follow our social media channels and keep your eyes close to your timelines; on Wednesday (01 July 2015) we will be giving away tickets to ALL the shows to one lucky winner. That’s a set of double tickets to ALL the shows for you and a partner. So follow us on Instagram, Twitter and like us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out.

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