CEO of the Cape Town Fashion Council interviews two fashion designers: Thabo Makhetha & Didier de Villiers, on the future of contemporary African Fashion
Thabo Makhetha (owned by Thabo Makhetha-Kwinana) is a Cape Town-based fashion brand.
Thabo Makhetha is a female-run fashion design studio established in 2009. Best known for their pret-a-porter range of winter capes inspired and made from traditional Basotho blankets, known as Kobo Ea Bohali or Kobo by Thabo Makhetha. The brand has been honoured with the 2014 Impact Award for Design by Arts and Culture Trust of South Africa and most recently their Classic Starburst piece, was nominated for the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) by Elle Editor-in-Chief, Emilie Gambade.
Didier de Villiers: founder and creative director of Magents.