A model wears a Luhkanyo Mdingi olive-green and yellow dress

Lukhanyo Mdingi made his debut at Paris Fashion Week, showcasing the woven textiles and knitwear from crafts communities he worked with in Burkina Faso, Somalia, and the Eastern Cape.

Photo: La Fédération de la Haute Couture

Lukhanyo Mdingi on Making his Paris Fashion Week Debut

We talked to the South African designer who, after co-winning the LMVH Prize last year, showcased his Bodyland Autumn/Winter 22-23 collection in Paris earlier this month.