H&M has for the first time announced an African collaboration with MANTSHO by South African designer, Palesa Mokubung.
The entire collection will be available at H&M flagship stores and online markets from 15 August 2019.
Mantsho is known for its vibrant fabrics, bold and edgy designs with distinct silhouettes and structures. The diverse collection of women’s wear and accessories are set to introduce a dose of fresh fun and uniquely South African aesthetic to H&M customers around the world.
The collection will be available in all South African stores as well as selected flagship stores in the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium, Mexico, Chile and Israel.
Get ready for locally designed fashion! H&M is teaming up with South African designer Palesa Mokubung to create Mantsho x HM. Get the collection on 15/08! pic.twitter.com/Im3aH2zy9L
— hmsouthafrica (@hmsouthafrica) April 16, 2019
“This collaboration is a dream come true and I’m so excited to work with H&M. This project has been a valuable journey so far and I cannot wait to share my passion and design with fashion lovers around the world. Mantsho prides itself as a ready-to-wear brand and this exclusive collection fulfils this promise.”
says Palesa Mokubung.
The Mantsho label, meaning ‘black is beautiful’ in her native Sesotho language, was established in 2004 and has since graced numerous runways including Greece, India, USA, Jamaica, Nigeria, Botswana and Senegal.