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April 12, 2018

Everything you want to, and should, know about Original Shweshwe

“Shweshwe is the country’s number one fabric. It is the fabric most worn by South African women – it is the tartan of South Africa. South […]
April 10, 2018

Entrepreneur changing lives in local community with Shweshwe

Gwendolyne Gosselin, a South African entrepreneur, turned her passion for Shweshwe fabrics into a high-impact community childrenswear and toy brand. Resourcefulness is a key trait needed […]
April 9, 2018

Creative things you can do with Shweshwe

Shweshwe design is so broad due to Shweshwe being such a versatile fabric, which is probably why it is so popular! While it was once only […]
March 27, 2018

Bongiwe Walaza’s influence on Shweshwe

Brought to Africa by German settlers, the humble cotton “isishweshwe” fabric has shrugged off its colonial origins to become a symbol of urban Afro wear in […]
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