Set your reminders, plan your street-style looks and get ready for the next season of SA Menswear Week Spring/Summer 2020 (SAMW).
South African Menswear Week is Africa’s only stand-alone platform dedicated to the development and promotion of menswear within the African continent. Taking place twice a year in Cape Town, South Africa, SAMW aims to provide a world-class platform for menswear designers and brands to showcase their latest collections. A series of shows over three days, only the best of menswear is invited to be on the schedule each season.
The goal is to be the leading platform in terms of innovation, trends, production and most importantly, the promotion of our designers. It’s about building credibility for the platform that will enable designers to grow their businesses.
“We always want to raise the bar and explore new spaces with each season and this time it’s no different. We chose the location not only due to it’s incredible space, but to showcase all corners of the Mother City and not take away from the view of the amazing designs on the runway.” – says Simon Deiner, co-founder of SAMW.
This season will see many designers return to release their spring/summer collections as well as a few new labels. These include ALC Man, By El Apparel, Ellen Madie, Good Good Good, Iconic Black, Imprint, Jason Porshe, JReason, Lutuleigh, Masa Mara, One I Am, Sol Sol, Thobey Cooper, Throwaway Twenty, Tokyo James and XM Creations, to name just a few.
These designer collections will be a true kick-start to warmer days, so diarise the below event details:
Date: Saturday, 6 July 2019.
Venue: The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard Street, Cape Town City Centre.
Tickets: to be announced in the week leading up to the event (1 July).
Come out to support your favourite designer, but also to be a part of the greater push for buying local. If our president could rock a locally made suit at the recent SONA, so can you!
For more info on SAMW visit their website: www.menswearweek.co.za