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Shopping Local on the Summer Sales: How I Bought 8 Items for R1000

There’s nothing like the satisfaction of shopping in sale season. Between the big bold letters of SALE on shop windows and the reductions on long slips lies a win-win for cash-strapped sustainable buyers. Shopping local can be expensive but that’s no excuse come sale season. Here’s how I bought locally made clothes for R1000 in …

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Where to shop #wearSA

Although YDE remains my staple #WearSA shop, there are plenty of other shops that stock proudly South African clothing brands, some of which are very unassuming and totally affordable… 1. Young Designer’s Emporium No list of stores stocking South African brands would be complete without the indispensable YDE. Most of the clothes are made with …

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My grandmother worked in the textile industry for decades and my father was able to afford university thanks to SACTWU’s bursaries. I wouldn’t have the life I did if my dad hadn’t graduated from university; by extension, I wouldn’t have the life I did if it weren’t for the South African textile industry. This is …

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