Marianne Fassler
Challenging the status quo, one leopard-print sequin at a time

Challenging the status quo, one leopard-print sequin at a time

23 August 2017

Caught up in a whirlwind of colour, texture and patterns, Marianne Fassler is doing what she does best. And it’s not just creating striking couture. For years she’s been turning the South African fashion industry on its head, beginning with a controversial show in 1976 that featured only black models. Today, she continues to use her otherworldly creations to challenge the status quo. Going against the fast-paced frivolity of her trade, she crafts clothes that don’t follow expectations, instead making anti-fashion with the aim of empowering women.

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Jojo Abot in our AW17 collection – Unlabelled magazine

Jojo Abot in our AW17 collection – Unlabelled magazine

06 July 2017
Lezanne Viviers on Bubblegum Club

Lezanne Viviers on Bubblegum Club

SUNDAY TIMES LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

SUNDAY TIMES LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

04 July 2017
SUNDAY TIMES LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

SUNDAY TIMES LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

SUNDAY TIMES LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

SUNDAY TIMES LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

#FasslerFabulous – Wanted Magazine

#FasslerFabulous – Wanted Magazine

21 May 2017

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Marianne Fassler celebrates four decades in the fashion industry

26 March 2017

“To celebrate her forty years in the fashion industry Marianne Fassler, Fashion Designer unveiled her new collection and archival space at her Leopard Frock studios in Johannesburg”… read the article here.

Exclusive Interview Johannesburg | One to Watch

04 November 2016

VISI: COOL COLLABORATION: MARIANNE FASSLER X MARIGOLD BEADS

VISI: COOL COLLABORATION: MARIANNE FASSLER X MARIGOLD BEADS

13 September 2016
This collaboration was directly inspired by the work of Burundi artist, Serge-Alain Nitigeka, a featured artist at his year’s Art Fair. These images embody the complex relations between genres, but also between people. They represent creative and social encounters: shaped by hands, they speak of a personal directness and tactility that prompts thought about the multiple decisions taken to produce them.
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LUX AFRIQUE: LUXURY AND FASHION COLLABORATE AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN SOUTH AFRICA

LUX AFRIQUE: LUXURY AND FASHION COLLABORATE AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN SOUTH AFRICA

A weekend of art and giving at the Jo’burg FNB Art Fair. Buy a MARIANNEFASSLER Yswara candle from Orange Babies South Africa, money goes towards HIV!

Join @Mariannefasslerfashiondesigner at @FoJ stand 53, and donate R400 towards the Johannesburg Art Gallery, when you sign up to become a friend. Also check out our collaboration with Joni Brenner‘s  #Marigoldbeads and get your hands on a limited edition #sergenitigeka inspired necklace. 

 

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“#MBFWJ16 Spring 17: All hail Marianne Fassler, Queen of the martial summer girls”

“#MBFWJ16 Spring 17: All hail Marianne Fassler, Queen of the martial summer girls”

19 August 2016

There are few brands that are able to distill the essence of summer and interpret them in a way that is wholly interesting and unconventional. It is even rarer to find a design label that is able to do this while somehow staying true to their design idiosyncrasies. No brand in Africa does this better than eponymous  South African label Marianne Fassler. Some might argue that Fassler to South African Fashion what Vivienne Westwood is to British Fashion,  pioneer and rebel, and woman that other women want to wear.

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