Here at KAMERS/Makers we believe that craft should tell a story. Traditions and crafts are a method of passing down stories and memories from generation to generation. This year, we’ve seen a rise in Makers who are reinventing traditional crafting methods to make it both relevant and trendy whilst still keeping the heritage behind it. […]
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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 […]
We are extremely proud that KAMERS/Makers has grown into a family event. With bigger shows we can select more Makers which enables a larger variety of products at our shows. We strive to bring you a fresh selection at every show by expanding our Makers list. We cater for everyone – even your pets! We’ve […]
The well known ‘what goes around comes around’ saying is applicable to the best of fashion trends too. The ’70s inspired neck scarf seems to have been rediscovered this Autumn, many years after its first appearance. A silky scarf adds an instant touch of chic to any outfit and can be worn in many different […]
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 […]
As promoters of large public events around the country, we’re on a mission to reduce the environmental footprint of our events. KAMERS/Makers strives to be one of South Africa’s most sustainable retailers. We are committed to eliminating single-use plastic at our shows. We are aware of the thousands of products that are sold at every show, which is […]
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 […]
We take a look at 5 KAMERS/Makers who are upcycling amazing things on show at KAMERS/Makers Joburg 25-29 April.
Fashion is at its best when made locally. Discover the talented fashion makers at KAMERS/Makers 2018 and see why even Paris Fashion week attendees would be jealous.
It’s been a busy few days at KAMERS/Makers Irene right from the get go. With close to 500 happy shoppers supporting our Special Opening Night in aid of MAD Leadership Foundation on Monday the show was off to a fantastic start. Since then we have passed 6000 visitors and the weekend still lies ahead. It’s […]