ABOVE: pieces from David Tlale’s showing at Johannesburg Fashion Week 2011.
Largely regarded as South Africa’s foremost sartorial talent, visionary David Tlale showcased a gargantuan and iconic collection of 92 pieces in a tribute to Former South African President Nelson Mandela, each item representing a year in his life.
Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg: NN Vintage by Nhlanhla Nciza of Mafikizolo
The show took place 7 March 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Designs are inspired by African traditional wear and prints, from turbans to certain inspirations from the Sepedi Culture of hues of bright blues and bright pinks. It’s refreshing to see Africans being inspired by African cultures on the runway.
Black is beautiful!