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Connie - Jabu's Frames at KAMERS/Makers

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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Bear Bear & Me vintage leather shoes at KAMERS/Makers - shop.kamersvol.com

Celebrating Strong & Diverse Women: Carmen Rochelle, Shoe Designer

In celebration of Women’s Day we are featuring stories from seven diverse, strong women, all inspiring our team in their own unique way. We asked these ladies what it means to be a woman, as well as their take on being a business woman. Carmen Rochelle, fashion designer behind Bear Bear & Me, a vintage inspired footwear […]

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Celebrating Strong & Diverse Women: Michelle Ludek, Fashion Designer

Celebrating Strong & Diverse Women: Michelle Ludek, Fashion Designer

In celebration of Women’s Day we are featuring stories from seven diverse, strong women, all inspiring our team in their own unique way. We asked these ladies what it means to be a woman, as well as their take on being a business woman. Michelle Ludek, fashion designer behind Michelle Ludek Designs and popular KAMERS Maker, […]

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Madonna & Child Embroidered Russian pillowcase - KAMERS Makers blog - shop.kamersvol.com

Meet the Makers: Madonna&Child’s Mother-Daughter Duo

Embroidery is a profound and timeless art form. Its magic lies in its ability to merge beauty and hospitality in a most tangible way. Madonna&Child, a business established by mother-daughter duo Bea and Jeanne Emslie, has captured this classic combination, and infused it with South African passion and a desire to empower women in the […]

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Beach House at St James and Clock Tower at V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, by +NESS - at KAMERS/Makers 2016 - www.kamers.co.za

KAMERS Makers: +NESS Capturing the Essence of City Scenes

The modern city can be an overwhelming place. The noise, the bewildering bustle and movement all around. But what if our familiar city scenes were snatched up out of their concrete habitat and placed in a different one – perhaps in the quiet of a white canvas? Would we discover a new connectedness with our everyday […]

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Short and Curly's at KAMERS 2016 Cape Town, 1-5 June - www.kamersvol.com

KAMERS Makers: Short and Curly’s, a story of destiny… and ice cream.

“Ice cream formed from liquid right before your eyes, curled into the most perfect mouth watering scrolls with bits of caramel fudge, toffee popcorn or lemon meringue sticking out in a delicious tease.” It sounds like destiny, doesn’t it? They are called Short & Curly’s, and they are indeed something special: handcrafted designer ice cream, […]

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Major John wooden bow ties at KAMERS 2016 Joburg - www.kamersvol.com

KAMERS Makers: Major John Carves Out Its Spot In Style

An innovative KAMERS Incub8 young entrepreneur is carving out his spot in the SA men’s fashion industry. This is his story. In December 2012, Paul Whitehead, an architecture student from Bloemfontein with a keen eye for fashion and acute entrepreneurial skills, followed an idea into a small timber workshop. This is where the first of […]

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