Birds of Paradise


Birds of Paradise

Designer/artist: Sindiso Khumalo

Year: S/S 2017

Description: The SS16 collection 'Birds of Paradise' blends monotone hand-printing with multi-colour digital prints to translate the traditional dress of the South African Venda women and the traditional bead work created by the South African Zulu Women into contemporary fashion.

About the designer: Sindiso Khumalo is a South African sustainable textile designer based across London and Cape Town. She creates modern sustainable textiles with a strong emphasis on African story telling from her Zulu and Ndebele heritage.

Image credit: Sindiso Khumalo