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Sustainable Fashion at KAMERS/Makers – PART I

Our ethos at KAMERS/Makers is simple: we support and promote sustainable, ethical processes which are created by our local Makers, whether it be fashion, design or food. At KAMERS/Makers we refuse to compromise on the quality of materials and the ethical manufacturing of products. When focusing on the rise of the fashion industry, we refuse to […]

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Meet the Maker: Gerber & Co

Deep in the heart of Namaqualand, after driving many miles through deserted landscapes, you’ll come across the Gerber & Co family farm, a hidden gem in the extreme landscapes of Bitterfontein. In 2017, Stefan Gerber, well-known at KAMERS events for his Boer & Brit wines, decided to expand his business to start manufacturing Merino wool […]

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Meet the Maker: Merwe Salt

There is no doubt that Cape Town is known for its ever-evolving fashion industry. Our local designers face different challenges and have to approach things in different, often difficult ways. If there is one thing our local fashion designers do best, it is innovation and creativity. Merwe Salt is exactly that. It’s the point where […]

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Meet the Maker: Unsheep

Browsing between isles overflowing with creativity at KAMERS/Makers, someone, slightly unusual some might say, will catch your eye. A harmonic mix of simplicity and attention to detail is what Unsheep is known for. Why ‘Unsheep’? ‘A metaphor wrapped in an analogy, wrapped in a figure of speech. Or a person, creature, or thinking being who […]

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Celebrating Strong & Diverse Women: Christine Buchanan, Business Owner

In the next of our inspiring Women’s Day stories, Christine Buchanan, who co-founded Oh-lief along with her sister, Louiza Rademan, shares her keys to being a successful woman in the business world: For me being a woman means being independent, capable and strong. Being Independent: As an entrepreneur independence can sometimes be difficult to achieve, as you are […]

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Celebrating Strong & Diverse Women: Connie Cebekulu, Business Owner

We continue our series of stories from inspiring women, as we celebrate Women’s Day this week. Connie Cebekulu, business owner at Jabu’s Frames, shares the impact being a business woman has had on her life: Being a business woman and having a family to take care of at the end of each business day… it’s not so easy. But as […]

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