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Kendra Hunsley’s Street Wear Brands That You Need To Know

 Kendra Hunsley’s Street Wear Brands That You Need To Know

Fashion, lifestyle and wellness brand influencer Kendra Hunsley has gradually gained a reputation for being a reputable and trust worthy opinion on matters regarding the above mentioned. The young entrepreneur has gained a long line of experience within the beauty and fashion industry be it from behind the corporate desk working as a content writer and informer for the Mr Price Group, or from a journalistic a stand point penning informed style snd fashion content articles for local publication The Plug. With an ever growing followership on social media, Kendra Hunsley’s influencing career has taken on the role of an authoritative figure for the public on all matters fashion, style, wellness and beauty.

The young influencer took to the fastest growing social media app Tik Tok to school viewers on which South African streetwear brands they should essentially be featuring in their wardrobes. From slow fashion brands such as Good Good Good to the more brash Y2K aesthetic of Franasonic, here is a brief breakdown of Hunsley’s selections of local streetwear brands you need to know. 

@kendrahunsley1 There are so many more, drop your faves in the comments! #sastreetfashion #southafricanstreetwear #streetwearbrandscheck #streetwearinspo #SAfashion ? U Are My High – DJ Snake

Art Club & Friends: 

Founded in the South Africa’s fashion capital Cape Town, Artclub and Friends is a non-gendered label created by Robyn Keyser in November 2016. The brand’s genesis came about in response to Keyser wanting to build a brand that all artists can call home. “A brand where artists can express themselves freely and trust that support will always be available to them on their journeys.” sited on the official website.

Visit www.artclubandfriends.com to shop.

Wanda LePhoto:

Wanda Lephoto is one of the creatives animating the contemporary South African fashion scene. Since his days as a member of the art duo “The Sartists”, his mission has been to reveal under-represented stories of Black South Africans, using style as a platform to speak about race, progress, and healing.

 

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Visit www.orphanstreetclothingshop.com to shop Wanda Le Photo T-shirts.

Happyville: 

Founded in 2017 by Lebohang Serame with the help of Xola Mad, Happyville is a Jozi Maboneng based clothing brand that finds its inspiration in nostalgic street culture the world over, but maintains its rootedness in the aesthetics of Kwaito from the late 90s and early 2000s.

 

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Visit www.happyvillestore.com to shop.

DEAD.:

Established in 2015, DEAD. is a premium lifestyle brand that specializes in the creation of premium streetwear garments amongst a conglomerate of other apparel and accessories. DEAD. is outside of the industry but embodies a specific force that the South African traditional fashion industry longs to present, namely relevance.

 

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Visit www.dead93.com to shop.

SOL – SOL: 

SOL-SOL is a South African menswear label making good quality basics with a focus on fit, fabric and design. They walk the line between menswear and streetwear blending clean silhouettes with muted colour tones. And a combination of bold prints with subtle details.

 

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Visit www.sol-solmenswear.com to shop.  

Grade Africa: 

Local fashion brand Grade Africa is an authentic African youth apparel and accessories line that has one mission: “to inspire and protect the future”.

 

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Visit www.gradeafrica.com to shop.

Franasonic: 

Founded by Francesco Mbele in 2020, Franasonic is a retro multimedia project that has inspired bright and brash clothing. Inspired by nostalgic Y2K (Year 2000) references, Franasonic delivers accessories and t-shirts that embrace underpinnings of counterfeit culture.

 

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Visit www.franasonic.com to shop. 

Beautiful Boys: 

Founded in 2015 as a call to action for black boys and men to recognise the beauty within themselves, Beautiful Boys is an apparel brand that is invested in South African street culture. After taking the leap of faith in 2015, the brand has not yet  looked back, launching their quintessential t-shirts. Locally produced, with an undeniable global outlook, Beautiful Boys intends to build a reputable legacy through high quality garments and visuals.

 

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Visit www.beuatifulboys.co.za to shop.

Leaf Apparel: 

Founded by Salik Harris Cape Town based Leaf Apparel is a handcrafted apparel brand that specialises in high end, once off urban streetwear with an emphasis on premium comfort and style.

 

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Visit the Leaf Apparel Instagram account for more information. 

Good Good Good: 

Good Good Good is a Cape Town fashion brand that creates trans-seasonal garments for every body. Founded in 2016, their garments are manufactured in our 25-year-old heirloom factory in Cape Town, South Africa. Their core product is the classic T-Shirt, which aligns with our brand’s initial 2016 purpose: to create functional basics for people of all sizes and genders.

 

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Visit www.goodgoodgood.co.za to shop.

Galxboy: 

Pronounced “galaxy boy”, Galxboy is a South African streetwear brand which has its roots in the underground and rebellious youth street culture that dominates the urban centres of South Africa. Glaxboy is the brainchild of Thatiso Dube who is the founder and head designer of the brand. In 2008, he saw a gap in the market for a brand that was designed by the youth for the youth, in particular, Millennials as well as Generation Z. Through ambition, perseverance and teamwork Galxboy was born.

 

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Visit www.galxboy.co.za to shop.

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