Day: July 9, 2015

Maxhosa

This time last week, Cape Town was buzzing, with it being month end, fashion folk looked forward to enjoying the start of a fashion-filled weekend, so as the sun set (mind you, it’s gone before 6pm) the anticipation built for the fabulous fun that lay ahead in the night ahead. I started my evening, scoping what’s new on the art scene at First Thursdays and after fuelling up at Clarke’s, was off to Green Point stadium for Menswear Week, for the Maxhosa by Laduma showing. I was saddened, by the almost two hour delay (show started well after 11pm) of the show I was so excited to see, but I’m a girl with a lot of patience & even though I wasn’t sitting frow, I enjoyed the show. How Laduma Ngxokolo brings his heritage into his Maxhosa range is what makes me love it so, and that combined with the way he is so selective with his range of colours, has created an unmistakable signature.. I mean, I feel I could walk down the streets …