Celebrating the Luxury of Mohair: The Diamond Fibre Collections Launch at SAFW SS21

The Diamond Fibre Collections is an initiative led by the South Africa Mohair Cluster (SAMC) in partnership with SAFW. The initiative began through a call to applicants, whereby 20 talented South African designers were nominated by recognised fashion leaders, and a panel of experienced judges selected the top 3 designers.

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Discover SA’s leading mohair fashion designers with 1838 Collective – an SAMC initiative

1838 Collective is a place to discover locally produced luxurious, soft and timeless fashion, home and décor mohair products created by South African designers. This initiative is led by the South Africa Mohair Cluster (SAMC), and 1838 Collective is run by the mohair industry for the mohair industry

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July 2020 Newsletter

The SAMC NPC remain committed to pursuing funding for Phase 2 of the Strategic Sector Business Plan. There is an opportunity to submit an application based on the new CTCP CIP Guidelines which are still to be finalised. The SAMC Cluster NPC has already prepared an application which...

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May 2020 Newsletter

We hope that you are managing to navigate through the challenges the current pandemic is presenting and limit its impact on you personally, your families and your business or organisation. SAMC’s approach has continued to be focused on making progress, and to assume flexible principles to respond and adapt...

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March 2020 Newsletter

With all that is taking place locally and in the world currently, it is important that during this time clear communication is maintained. This Newsletter aims to update you on changes and developments that are underway. Kindly note that the whole SAMC team has moved to remote working...

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March 2020 Newsletter

This newsletter aims to bring you up to speed on some of the positive developments that have taken place during a busy beginning to the year. An opportunity to partner with some of South Africa’s finest design talent has been identified through a collaboration with SA Fashion Week.

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December 2019 Newsletter

As the year draws to a close, we would like to share updates on our findings from SAMC’s attendance at the Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference, as well as progress on the development of the Responsible Mohair Standard. The future is firmly focused on sustainability, responsible production...

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August 2019 Newsletter

This newsletter serves to update you on Cluster activities and progress that has taken place over the course of the last 4 weeks, as well as share insights deemed to be valuable to you. Lercheigh brings extensive retail experience to her new role, having joined us after serving as Designate Merchandise...

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09 June 2019 Newsletter

This year, SAMC visited the Pitti Filati Fair in Florence from the 26th to the 28th June. SAMC’s attendance was aimed at accumulating new knowledge and insights regarding yarns and knitwear applications, to be used to inform innovation, product...

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