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Top 5 Looks This Week

We’ve rounded up the top five most loved items from the AFI Boutique for this week. These looks not only reflect African design excellence but are also in keeping with the latest trends seen on international runways in 2021. Loose fit, pleated pants from the Seditsi Collection After being featured at number three on last … Continue reading Top 5 Looks This Week

Valentine’s Day Reimagined with the Little Red Dress

This Valentine’s Day let’s ditch the classic little black dress (LBD) and embrace the color of love by wearing a little red dress. This symbol of look-at-me fierceness has been seen on the latest runways of fashion weeks in Joburg and Paris. Designers like Virgil Abloh, Imprint and Gavin Rajah are part of this revival … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Reimagined with the Little Red Dress

Top 5 Looks This Week

What makes the AFI Boutique unique, is that you get the chance to shop the runway. In this week’s top five looks we catch a glimpse of the runways of Scalo Designer, Sello Medupe, and Lesedi Baakwalanya, with his Seditsi Collection. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your wardrobe with a statement piece or simply want … Continue reading Top 5 Looks This Week

Be bold, be sophisticated but most importantly be you this 2021

There is a story and an inspiration behind every collection. And the Scalo collection is no different. Not only is it is inspired by a feeling of happiness taken from pastel colours but it also has a strong message relating to breast cancer awareness. The cuts on the collection a very modern and sophisticated thus … Continue reading Be bold, be sophisticated but most importantly be you this 2021

4 KEYS TO LOOKING GOOD ON YOUR NEXT ZOOM CONFERENCE CALL

Keep It Tailored On The TopWhen it comes to deciding what you want to wear on the top, we suggest identifying or purchasing pieces that convey professionalism and elegance. Stay away from t-shirts, tank tops, and hoodies. Think structured blazers, ultra-feminine blouses, and tailored shirts. We love the Andiswa Apparel’s St. Unathi blouse, and Moraba … Continue reading 4 KEYS TO LOOKING GOOD ON YOUR NEXT ZOOM CONFERENCE CALL

FEMALE FASHION ACTIVISTS WHO ARE CHAMPIONING SUSTAINABILITY & DIVERSITY

JACKIE MAY Journalist and Founder of TWYG.com Bio: Jackie May has been working in print and broadcast media for more than 20 years. Her most notable role includes being at the helm of Marie Claire South Africa as its Editor In Chief. Cause: In 2017, May stepped away from traditional media and ventured into the … Continue reading FEMALE FASHION ACTIVISTS WHO ARE CHAMPIONING SUSTAINABILITY & DIVERSITY

INDUSTRY NEWS: HOW THE PANDEMIC IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FASHION

Here are the three major trends that have developed mid-pandemic, and will arguably become part ofthe fashion industry’s new normal in the future: ONLINE SHOPPING Although online shopping has been around for years, owing to government-enforced lockdown, online sales have surged. Over the past few months, consumers have become accustomed to shopping online and in … Continue reading INDUSTRY NEWS: HOW THE PANDEMIC IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FASHION

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