Born in Johannesburg in 1973, the contradictions in Jacob’s work reflect his personality. They are simultaneously sentimental and subversive, aggressive and romantic. His work celebrates the radical philosophy during his up-bringing in the townships of South Africa while emulating the elitist establishment values of couture.
Jacob Kimmie is drawn to the decorative, and a narrative mood in fashion. Without any qualification, Jacob Kimmie hones his idiosyncratic style by fitting directly on the body and perfecting shape and finish by exacting experimentation.
For the past seven years, HauTeFashionAfrica.com has stayed the foremost African Fashion Website, exhibiting a taste for the cultural tempered with an appreciation of the varied degrees of influence by the west in today’s fashion.
Well, it’s no news that African Fashion has been received extremely well locally and globally, but that makes us think, what is next after the promotion? How better can we communicate and assist the progress of African Fashion as we have done in the past?
We have our ideas, which we are looking forward to implementing, but…
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