Lukhanyo Mdingi returns to the second SA Menswear Week with the hopes to show a collection that will bridge the gap between genders.
1) Describe your brand in a sentence
The Lukhanyo Mdingi brand aims to create pieces that are distinct and powerful together with a flare of contemporary elegance and sophistication.
2) Tell us about the collection you’ll be showing at SAMW
The latest collection titled, ‘Taintless’ is based on oriental aesthetics, using this as a source to blur the lines between his + hers fashion.
Instead of pertaining created pieces to one distinct gender, the aim was to create a collection that is for all individuals. Keeping it clean, neat and timeless.
3) What inspires you daily?
Too much actually. It’s never just one thing. From something tangible, visible or something that you just hear.
4) Finish the sentence, menswear in South Africa is…
Something that needs to be taken more seriously, fashion is a form of expression, it should never be limited to the norm or to what is expected. It should be celebrated.