New designers pop up everyday and quite a few of them are undoubtedly talented. We’ve had our eyes on quite a few up and coming brands and we will be highlighting some of the major on-the rise- brands you need to know in the Discover series.
BNS: Why did you start your brand?
Growing up I have thought and hoped that I build a brand or start a small business that would feed a curiosity of creating. I wanted to start something from scratch that would hopefully grow into something that I can physically point to. I had an appreciation of aesthetically appealing designs or art forms or ornaments hence I wanted to create such things that relate to an appreciation I have for fashion and art.
BNS:Who is the top celebrity or influencer on your wishlist?
I would love to dress Mpho Sebina, Sho Madjozi.
BNS: How would you describe your label?
FZS is a young clothing brand established previous year 2018 by Durban designer Fikile Zamagcino Sokhulu. FZS is based on concept that fashion with a reference to art can be achieved.
She is a contemporary woman with an established identity or a young girl yet to find herself.
BNS:What do you think should be the foundation of every woman’s wardrobe?
Comfort and identity ideally build a well-thought wardrobe, denim jacket, and denim jeans.
BNS:Who is the Fikile Sokhulu woman?
She is a thinker. She pursues a creative lifestyle or a life with fulfilling moments by choosing to occupy her space and time with things she loves. She is thoughtful about how she spends her time. She has a sketch pad or a journal which ideas are kept. She is a contemporary woman with an established identity or a young girl yet to find herself.
In most cases I am inspired by nature and organic atmosphere, femininity and delicacy.
BNS: Where do you get style inspiration?
Style inspiration is derived in what I find interest at the time that I am creating or designing. In most cases I am inspired by nature and organic atmosphere, femininity and delicacy.
BNS: Where can we purchase Fikile Sokhulu ?
A client can place an order via email address: [email protected] or contact (072 5061 099), or stay updated by Instagram @sokhulufikile.
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