Streetwear to swear by: Hot young labels you need to know

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Streetwear to swear by: Hot young labels you need to know

Mzansi is spoilt for choice with trendy local brands

Staff reporter

This season, why not splurge on some of the trendiest garb from local brands – we’re spoiled for choice. Incubators such as J&B Hive are helping them with the tools they need to be creative while running profitable businesses. These are the labels you need to have on your radar:

I Run JHB by Wandile ‘King’ Leeu and Neo ‘Gabhadiya’ Selemela

This creative duo was introduced to fashion through SA  street cultures like skhothane, pantsula and is’bhujwa. Leeu and Selemela fuse traditional aesthetics with streetwear from ekasi to create a street subculture called umswenko. They produce items from T-shirts, dresses and pants to  backpacks, fanny packs, side bags and travel bags...

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