SANDTON: Zimbabwe’s fashion & entertainment Duo – Mbo Mahocs & Gilmore Tee will be attending this year’s South African Menswear Week kicking off on the 3rd – 6th of February in Cape Town. The 2 Award winning Style Icons, are known for representing Zimbabwean Fashion on global levels, and the menswear week in Cape Town is one of Africa’s Prominent events that they will be attending.
South African Menswear Week is Africa’s biggest menswear week that takes place twice a year in Cape Town, South Africa. It is the only stand-alone platform dedicated to the development and promotion of menswear within the African continent.
“My attendance is also through the fact that I facilitate for Zimbabwean Designers to showcase on such platforms. I am excited to have the opportunity to continue heading our fashion and bringing the business aspect to the industry. We need to change the way we look at art in general, this is a good start”, said Gilmore Tee.
The fashion week will featured renowned designers from across the continent such as Chu Suwannapha, Orange Culture, Amanda Laird Cherry, Kola Kuddus, Tokyo James, Lukhanyo Mdingi x Nicholas Coutts, Magents, CSquared, Craig Port, Shirt&Co, Jagadi Man, Palse, Abrantie the Gentleman, Augustine, Kim Gush, FMBCJ and Jenevieve Lyons. Zimbabwean Designer, Taf The Taylor will once again represent the nation at the fashion week this week.
Other Zimbabweans participating are award winning Designer Nkululeko Ncube who will also be part of the Static Presentation, a collaborated fashion presentation he is presenting under the guidance of Shadow By Sidumiso, and Photographer Kudzai Chakaingesu.
“I am known for my outfits and dressing up, being able to be a part of the SA Menswear Week is exciting. I am looking forward to seeing our Zim Fashion on the runway and also catching with African mover & above all celebrating African Men who are making a change in the fashion industry”, Mbo Mahocs
SAMW aims to provide a world-class platform for menswear designers and brands to showcase their latest collections that represent every corner of Africa, from the streets to the youth cultures, the suited men of corporate Africa and beyond.