Wool Week Port Elizabeth 2016 Features top designers from the Merino Weaving Project

MARCH 16, 2016

The fashion pieces from the Merino Weaving Project which was published in Visi Magazine will be on display at the Fashion Exhibition in Walmer Park Shopping Centre

Cape Wools SA brought some of South Africa’s top fashion designers and the Cape Guild Weavers together to create designer wool garments fit for international runways. These amazing garments will be on display during Wool Week Port Elizabeth 2016 from 30 March until 2 April in the Walmer Park Shopping Centre Court.

Pieces from Christian Gabriel du Toit and Malcolm Kluk, Jenny le Roux, JD and Hendrik Vermeulen and Tamara Cherie Dyson will be on display amongst other established designer pieces. The pieces from the Merino Weaving Project which will be on display are:

  • A short pleated skirt ensemble with feather trim and feminine cape created by Christian Gabriel du Toit and Malcolm Kluk, together with weaver Annemarie Neethling.
  • A Habits ready-to-wear piece, perfectly fitting the sophisticated silhouette of the brand. Designer Jenny le Roux, collaborated with weaver Ingrid Hansen to create a signature piece.
  • A haute-couture distressed wool dress with feather and silk trim created  by JD and Hendrik Vermeulen, in conjunction with weavers Sandi Gillman and Penny White, created.
  • A classical pencil skirt and tunic top two-piece allows the beautiful hand woven cloth to shine created by Tamara Cherie Dyson who collaborated with weaver Edith Hoskin on this project.

For further information on Wool Week Port Elizabeth 2016, contact Cape Wools on [email protected].