We got the opportunity to catch up with fashion designer and entrepreneur Laduma Ngxokolo. He is the brains behind the luxurious lifestyle brand – Maxhosa by Laduma. The globally acclaimed designer from the Eastern Cape shared with us a bit about the pricing model for his brand. This was specifically for those who cannot fathom an African brand costing as much as its European counterparts.
We also got to find out about the big plans of the Maxhosa by Laduma brand going into the “highly westernized” homeware industry. You can now start imagining how your home would look with Maxhosa by Laduma homeware items, because Mr Ngxokolo is about to make that happen.
Don Design A Teases New Collection Drop
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Don Design teases the first part of his new collection. NoMoozlie was spotted in the Big Apple rocking these new threads from Don. The latest collection features a reinterpretation of the Celine brand, overlaid on Tupac’s Face.
Don is no stranger to the counterfeit culture. Counterfeiting is a global fashion trend that has flooded the International fashion streets for some time now. We’ve seen brands like Balenciaga recreate the Bernie Sanders campaign logo. Moreover, designers like Virgil have risen to fame through their renditions and recreations of popular brands.
Don Design has taken the same approach to his clothing. However, he brings it back home. We’ve all seen the popular ‘Sandton’ and ‘Bryanston’ hoodies around town. Hence, we are excited to see what Don has in store for us this time. The Beam Group designer is gearing up for a pop-up launch for his latest collection.
It is quite interesting to see the take that Don has towards counterfeit fashion. There has been a lot of misunderstanding amongst the SA fashion connoisseurs. With many people accusing him of not being original. This is, however, not the case. We are certain that this collection will set the record straight. Although we have not seen much from it we are sure to see more from Don at the Pop-Up.
Stay tuned to @Don_Design to get more information on this latest drop and how to get your hands on it. We will be there to cover it all as it happens.
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