Get a look at what happened on Satrday, the 20th of December 2018, at Mmabatho Stadium in Mafikeng. The Fresh Prince of Maftown is an annual celebration of hometown favourite, Cassper Nyovest. Mafikeng's crowd of young, stylish and influential came together over a few shots and great music. #TheFreshOfMaftown
In order for Africa's fashion industries to grow, we need to do more to connect with consumers encourage more of those who can to buy local. As much as we may talk about buying locally designed and made garments, ask the average citizen and one problem they have is a simple "we don't know where to start".
In THE MARKET, we showcase the African brick & mortar retail landscape. With there being over 20 million square meters of retail space in Sub-Saharan Africa alone, there are definitely locally owned brands operating out of stores in need of support and we at REconnecteD have set out to show our viewers a few hidden gems.
What one wears to a festival of any kind is not by accident. Each festival was born of a unique perspective, cause or belief. We at REconnecteD Productions teamed up with Misa Narrates to explore the conscious and subconscious dress codes of music, food, art and other festivals across the African continent. This show was nominated for Best Web Series at the 2018 Zanzibar International Film Festival
MANIFESTO is a short interview series in which we sit down with influential South African fashion industry experts of varying fields and hear what they believe needs to change in order for us to be able to collectively progress in the new year.
We have created a platform for young film makers from across Africa to showcase their fashion films. We will be sharing films 100% created by creatives living and working in Africa to showcase their work. SEND YOUR SUBMISSIONS TO: firstname.lastname@example.org