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South African Designer Lebogang Mokgoko Thinks Beyond Gender

21-year-old South African designer Lebogang Mokgoko talks his debut collection, 'Blossom'

As fashion becomes gender fluid, more and more designers are incorporating unisex pieces into their work. One of those designers is 21-year-old Lebogang "mynameislebo" Mokgoko, a third-year LISOF design and photography student from Pretoria.

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5 Designers to Watch at South African Menswear Week SS16/17

Play close attention to these five designers at South African Menswear Week SS16/17 in Cape Town.

South African Menswear Week SS16/17 gets underway today. More than 55 of the top designers on the continent will descend upon Cape Town for four days of presentations, rail showrooms and catwalk shows at the Cape Town Stadium. There’s a lot going on at the biannual fashion event, which touts itself as the only stand-alone platform dedicated to the development and promotion of menswear within the continent. It can be overwhelming, but luckily we’ve picked out the labels you should pay extra careful attention to this week. These five designers are part of a creative class willing to take the reins of the global fashion industry.

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