Deja Vu Designs (SA)
Deja Vu Designs is owned by Funeka Angel Sukazi from South Africa, a young woman with dreams. Her designs cater for a wide range of people, from matric dance dresses, wedding gowns, evening wear and jackets. They also cater for special designs for children. “Nothing is too big, small or challenging for us,” she said and continued, “We are yet to see more of her talent at this year’s Fashion without Boarders, which will add on to her long list of achievements which includes an award from the South African Association Entrepreneurship early last year.”
June Bug (Botswana):
June Bug is a designer name and brand owned by a young Motswana designer named June Pulenyane from Serowe and resides in Gaborone. June is a former Limkokwing university student who has been designing for well over 4 years now. Her first show was the REDDS fashion show in 2008, where she made it into the Top 10 designers in the country. Her male winter collection was launched in Bulawayo in May 2014. Later that year she showcased at the Macufe festival in Bloemfontein after being discovered at the Durban July. She has 5 more events to showcase her creations, including the Fashion Without Boarders to be held at Liban later this month.
K.O.B.O Man (Nigeria)
K.O.B.O Man is the answer to weddings, formal or casual wear woes for the modern man. It is made to measure menswear which is created for the individual and made to fit. KOBO prides itself on keeping abreast of international fashion trends, both in terms of style and the fabrics used. Directed through the creative vision of founding owner and Nigerian International Model Azubuike Kelly Ohiaeri, K.O.B.O Man’s focus is on achieving a perfect fit and unique detail for discerning clients.
The KOBO Man is one who is willing to try new things, not afraid of colour and who wants a suit that fits like a glove. Gone are the days when men used to pull things off the racks and then still wait for someone to adjust the suit to fit; with K.O.B.O, from the onset, the suit is made for the client, style, colour, material.
M2G Square (South Africa)
M2G Square was founded by Fashion Designer, Grace Nobunga from the Vaal. (South of Johannesburg). Grace Nobunga was named the Best Designer at the Street Fashion Show held in Vanderbijlpark in June 2012, which was produced by Efigy Productions. The label’s main focus is women’s Formal and Special Occasion wear, including wedding dresses, evening gowns and all things feminine and illustrative of a woman’s class and elegance.
Pictures: provided by the designers