Young African Menswear: Lukhanyo Mdingi

The 23 year-old designer and Elle Design Competition finalist Lukhanyo Mdingi took the breath out of virtual fashion media when he recently presented the lookbook for his A/W 2015 collection Taintless, a masterly exercise in forward-looking, minimalist menswear in shades of deep and dark blue. As he launches his eponymous label, we speak to the menswear visionaire about the state of the young fashion scene in South Africa, the importance of industry support and how international exposure is exactly what is needed.

Can Fashion Be Art? An Interview with Rejina Pyo

After graduating from MA Fashion in 2011, Korean-born designer Rejina Pyo has kept the momentum going ever since.  She collaborated with the fashion-forward retail...