Thami Kwazi
Lifestyle Print Editor
4 minute read
9 Jul 2020
9:00 am

Flying the Flag: Six Mzansi designers who’ve achieved international success

Thami Kwazi

From winning international awards to dressing Grammy-award-winning celebrities, lead Mzansi designers are making serious inroads on the global fashion scene.

Getting celebrities to wear unknown brands isn't an easy task, but six of South Africa's finest have managed to get it right. Whether in Paris or New York, Top Designers are putting South African on the international map and featuring on runways and red carpets. Maxhosa Recently NBA player Dwayne Wade posted a Maxhosa designer jersey online and tagged the store where he purchased it South African’s were in disbelief. True to Maxhosa’s brand, the design house has to ensure their clothes are still at a premium price. Maxhosa by Laduma is a designer brand that specialises in knitwear with...