RICH MNISI is a South African fashion and product designer. With a global view catering for an aspirational market, the brand explores the treasures engraved within Africa and the world of modern culture and heritage to tell the unique stories of then, now and soon. All this packaged in extremist yet minimalist structures which take design and craftsmanship as the first and foremost motivation. With designer Rich Mnisi's keen interest in the world of pop culture, he has carved the brand to maintain a contemporary outlook and stand firm in an aesthetic that brings worlds of artistic imagination together. RICH MNISI breeds new layers and visions inspired by sources outside of the realm of fashion, including film, music, art and nature, being immersed but measured, picking up only the fitting notes to gather as foundation. RICH MNISI has grabbed the attention of both African and international media, appearing in the editorial pages of Marie Claire, ELLE, Business Class, GQ Online, Chasseur, Dazed and Confused, Mail and Guardian, House and Leisure, Fashion Glossary UK, Fucking Young, True Africa, Dossier, i-D Vice, GQ Style, Hunger, VOGUE Italia, High Snobiety, L’official Manila, Sicky, WGSN, BBC, WWD, Sunday Times and more. The brand has extended it's offerings with a collaboration with Southern Guild on Collectible Furniture pieces currently on show at at the Silo District in Cape Town, South Africa.
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