Category: Style

#WearSA Challenge. Locally-made clothes. Beautiful designs.

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Made in South Africa; Bought on a Budget

“I think buying local is unrealistic for people who aren’t bourgeois,” Antonia* says. And there’s something like condemnation in her tone. I cringe. Because, you see, I buy local. Of course, my parents are...

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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...

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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...