Eco Fashion at South African Menswear Week

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Cape Town will host ‘South African Menswear Week’ (SAMW) over three days, Thursday, 5 to Saturday, 7 February 2015. This initiative is the first men’s focused fashion platform in Africa, showcasing three days of menswear on the runway. This event features the collections of over 25 leading and most sought after menswear designers in Africa.

The SAMW will be a biannual event, with the first two shows taking place in February and July to showcase the Autumn/Winter (AW15) and Spring/Summer (SS15) collections. The SAMW was initiated to celebrate the creative and commercial importance of South Africa and Africa’s menswear industry.

The line-up for the fashion showcase in February 2015 will host an impressive list of South African and African men’s fashion designers, ranging from emerging talent, Rich Mnisi, Jenevieve Lyons, to the up-and-coming, Lukhanyo Mdingi as well as emerging sustainable labels, Bastion and Fundudzi by Craig Jacobs; as well as the more established designers , Craig Port, CSquared, and Shaldon Kopman’s Naked Ape.

We will be eagerly awaiting to see what Bastion has to offer, using mainly natural fibres such as hemp, cotton and linen, Bastion menswear is for the guy who enjoys an active llifestyle, who travels the world looking for adventure.

south africa menswear week (2)Tickets are available on WebTickets for selected shows.

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