Young fashion designer Mzukisi Mbane shows off designs from his Imprints range.
Raised by a seamtress and a fashion-crazed grandmother Mzukisi Mbane might have graduated in accountancy but at heart he is a creative with his own fashion range called "Imprints". This young talent comes from Khayelitsha has been recognized by fellow entrepreneurs - judges in a local competition - as someone who has the potential to go the distance.
Imprints was founded a few years ago, under the trading name, Swagger Diariez. The brand creates fashion-forward lifestyle pieces rooted in street wear and vintage influences. Imprint is driven by its key ethos, “Leave a mark”, which speaks to always believing in oneself, taking calculated risks and pushing boundaries. Imprint has and will continue to work with prints as part of its aesthetic.