One of South Africa’s renowned and loved fashion brands, FabroSanz Creations by Sandi Mazibuko, launched their 2016 autumn/ winter collection recently at L’Opulence in Sandton.
Befitting of its venue the new FRS collection is the epitome of opulence and class. Attended by the who’s who of the fashion and media industry, the new collection launch, titled “The Beauty and Trend Report”, was a resounding success with many purchasing garments right of the runway.
Styling for this year’s autumn/winter collection, a collaboration between FabroSanz and Lajawi Beauty Cafe, is all about the new hues of violet. The trends are extracted from dark feminine purples, blueberry, shades of orchid, eggplant and bursts of warm pinks.
Giving insight on what inspired the collection, FRS designer Sandi Mazibuko says it was inspired by ‘The FabroSanz Women’, classy and elegant. “The colour purple represents royalty and that’s what FRS stands for – Fabulous Royalty Sanz . Every woman is a queen and a princess in our eyes, and that’s how we want them to feel when wearing FRS.”
This collection has surprising combinations of trendy fabrics such as melton, faux leather and suede in various shades. “We did not shy away from our famous FRS Capes which are always intricately designed, our popular Office Opulence suits also form part of the collection in warm winter colours, and of course the use of African print in some designs, accessorized with statement tribal neckpieces and head-wraps,” said Mazibuko.
The staple pieces for this season are; the melton eggplant sleeveless coat, tailored double breasted blazer, flare bottom jumpsuits and big statement shawl collar coat.