CDFA/ Vogue fashion fund winner, creative director and founder of Brothersvellies. Aurora James is a New York based model/ creative director who founded Brothervellies in 2013. The brand consists of traditional African footwear hand made in South Africa, Kenya & Morocco. The artisans are local African men and women who handcraft African inspired shoes and sandals made from pure leather, recycled denim and tyres. Aurora James & … Continue reading Brothervellies
Bare shoulders, clean cuts and pure effortless beauty, sums up this amazing collection. It was whilst working at the Spring/Summer ‘16/17 Mercedes Benz Fashion week that I first saw a collection by Siyethemba Duma, head designer of Matte Nolim and one of my recent favourite designers. The show was filled with bloggers and photographers ready … Continue reading On The Rise
It was not so long ago when I first stepped foot inside the “jewel box”. Walls coloured in pink, orange and turquoise, a fun palm tree printed carpet, plants and paintings and a display of beautiful handbags and accessories. Rainy Days and Mondays by the Carpenters playing in the background with the beautiful colours and … Continue reading The Missi Experience
Focusing on Africa's influence on the world and the South African Fashion and creative Industries. Through textiles, sustainability, designs and local inspiration.