POP UP stores are all the new rage in South Africa at the moment.Its simply a store that is not a permanent store but trades only for 3-6 months maximum. These stores carry limited edition products.So word on the street is that MASLOW HOTEL is the place to be ………
SKIP & DESTINY MAG FASHION EXCHANGE LAUNCH NEW POP UP STORES THIS MONTH
The SKIP and DESTINY Fashion Exchange, now in its third run is launching a few new pop-up stores at their next installment later this month at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton.
The fashion exchange that gives shoppers the opportunity to network while swopping their fashion items, is stepping it up this month with the inclusion of 6 designer pop-up stores in total including 2 celebrity brands. Guests will have a chance to purchase new fashionable items at the various pop-up stores prior to making their fashion exchanges.
Recently featured on CNN, designer Maria McCloy will join the list of featured stores as well as the sassy Eda Rose with her shoe brand ER Collection. The featured pop-up stores include awesome brands Kiyomi, Morphe, Hunadi and Scrabbyl.
‘We are always trying to keep the experience premium yet fresh and exciting for the Destiny shopper. It’s about giving them that unique shopping experience while still keeping them entertained’ says Destiny Magazine’s Tarryn Schoeman.
In addition to all the exciting shopping going on, this month the Fashion Exchange will feature fashion guru, keynote speaker Dion Chang. Entertainment will be provided by the multi-talented super sexy Lindiwe Suttle. The Skip Fashion Exchange takes place on the 23rd of August at the Maslow in Sandton. Tickets cost R180. Guests will need to bring three or more high-fashion items to swap. To book, call Shaakirah Van Rensburg on 011 300 6700, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now this defo looks like its going to be a blast and the chance to get your hands on some amazing additions to your wardrobe.
So who are these DESIGNERS , you ask ???
HUNADI is a signature clothing brand for the tasteful and discerning individual. Attention to detail and immaculate finishes are no less than a given flair adding a sense of distinguished elegance.All Hunadi garments are proudly produced in South Africa by a team of highly skilled and passionate tailors. Our flagship store is situated on 25 Newport Road in Parkwood, a serene but central location in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg South Africa. The Spring/Summer collection is called Cloth Girl and is inspired by a setting in Ghana – West Africa, where we also sourced fabric for this collection. A key element of the Hunadi brand is the celebration of the African woman. Hunadi celebrates her strength, resilience and elegance. The lines in this collection are very feminine and timeless. Easy to wear and yet very distinctive. We accentuate the woman’s waist line throughout the collection –an element true to Hunadi in celebrating the woman as she is and not how the world expects her to be. The collection will be launched at the New York Fashion week this September. Hereafter we will have a private viewing and launch with the hunadi customers and the media.
KIYOMI COUTURE takes pleasure in providing you with one-of-a-kind, quality pieces to complete your classic fashion repertoire. Responding to the upwardly mobile, discerning woman’s need for unique fashion items, Kiyomi Couture hand-picks pieces from New York, Hong Kong and Dubai. We have some of this season’s freshest New York looks in store! Flattering jumpsuits for your classy nights on the town, unique day and night dresses and colourful work-to-drinks tops for that perfect transitional outfit. Kiyomi Couture – distinctively you
MORPHE means “to transform outwardly.” Morphé has a strong style signature feel and offers pieces that the wearer can easily incorporate with her existing wardrobe. Layering and interaction between the wearer and the garment is encouraged by pieces often being able to be worn in more than one way. This outward transformation allows the wearer to embrace their own individual tastes and personalities in a distinct ready-to-wear label. My clothing is a lot like dress-up for grown-ups, since it tends to have an edge of playfulness to it. I think that my clothing would attract wearers that feel excited about wearing both colour and texture, clothing that celebrates being alive. My new SS13/14 range showed at MBFWCT13 was very focused on offering the customer more pieces that are updates from previous key pieces such as the kimono dress that forms the DNA of what Morphe stands for : modern and comfortable ready to wear clothing.
This is defo an event all Fashionistas should not miss out.