Category Archive: Fashion

The Experience

11 November 2013 yoshimonday “The main fear is that these local e-tailers will fail to hit the twenty year mark. That they’ll never reach a point where they employ over 1000 individuals.” Johannesburg,… Continue reading

The Show

04 November 2013 Yoshi Monday The collections are ready, the garments have been stitched, the models are in hair and make-up and the guests are anxiously awaiting the commencement, not of a fashion… Continue reading

An Ode to Mr. Laurent

04 November 2013 Hlumelo Ntsokolo Fashion heads and fashion followers alike will certainly know who Mr Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent is , AKA Yves Saint Laurent. I’m sure many of you have come… Continue reading

The Simulacrum of Vogue

04 November 2013 Jonathan Lubala What if I said that fashion has become a bore lately? The state of ‘style’ locally has turned into quite the disappointment. Looking at the traffic in malls,… Continue reading

Bad News Burberry?

“Apple founder, Steve Jobs did it. But most people would agree there are very few men like Steve Jobs. With the support of a first-class team, he was able to wow consumers and financial… Continue reading

Who Murdered Coco Chanel?

Gauteng, SOUTH AFRICA – The thought has been on my mind for some time: where does the sudden surge in luxury brand turned street wear knockoff attire come from and what are the… Continue reading

Upsetting The Status Quo

By Yoshi Monday JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Continuously, Fashion has been painted as much of a gilded cage, when that’s actually luxury: fashion is about upsetting the status quo, about flux and change.… Continue reading

Help I’m Surrounded by ‘Hipsters’!

By Hlumelo Nstokolo     Hipsters reject the culturally ignorant attitudes of mainstream consumers   CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Christian Lorentzen of Time Out New York says hipsters, “in their present undead… Continue reading

DIY Counterfeits vs. Brands

ByYoshiMonday 6 september 2013 Fashion must react quickly to changes in technology and make do-it-yourself, 3D-printable designs in order to avoid a coming flood of infringement and, instead, benefit from the rise of 3D printing,… Continue reading

MODEL TALK

This is a behind the scenes look at Connection’s photoshoot featuring a favourite male model, Dawid Auguscik. Much like other donned ‘bad boys’ of the modeling industry such as Bradley Soileau and Daniel… Continue reading