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  • Threads

    ‘Slang’ : 2BOP’s new collection inspired by Apple II game snake

    Based on the 1978 Apple II game Snake, Slang celebrates the hypnotic monochrome of a singular continuous line and pixelated dot. 2BOP is returning to its beginnings with this bold 15 piece capsule; all-over prints, bucket hats and a re-imagined logo, all quintessential...

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  • YoMzansi

    Threads Stitched by Standard Bank 2018 #ThreadsbySB

    Threads is a 12-week program taking place in 4 regional classrooms: Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. The program is curated by the University Cattolica of Milan and tackles the business side of fashion: from logistics to eCommerce, to franchising...

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  • YoMzansi

    Anthony Smith of 2Bop crowned winner of 2018 Standard Bank’s Threads

    The announcement ceremony took place on Wednesday evening at a special venue in Rosebank. The ceremony was attended by A-list celebs; Maps Maponyane, Loyiso Bala, Trevor Stuurman, Raphael Benza, Micky Costy, Masechaba Ndlovu and Bridget Masinga who was the MC for the night..

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  • Kaya FM

    FASHIONTech™ Hackathon: Fliptin & ALT 360 exclusive interview

    NonZero and Fliptin have created the first Fashion Tech Hackathon on the African Continent as part of Threads Stitched by Standard Bank Business of Fashion Accelerator Program. The 24 hr Hackathon serves to solve a big problem in Fashion on the African Continent using technology. The Hackathon takes place at the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein.

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  • Yomzansi

    Winner of Standard Bank’s Threads to be announced this week: Meet the finalists

    You can imagine what a world-class scene it is when you put together South African fashion creatives together. But this time around, we see 12 creatives participate in the Threads Accelerator programme by Standard Bank, which kicked off last year October.

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  • Kaya FM

    FASHIONTECH™ AFRICA HACKATHON

    FASHIONTech™ Hackathon for the programme and is a 24-hour long collaborative exercise where the Threads entrepreneurs team up with technology experts in the field of augmented reality, 3D, internet of things and virtual reality to solve a fashion problem.

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  • SA Bloggers

    Standard Bank’s Threads – Personal Development

    The “We are threads” programme brought to you by Nonzero aims to give South African (SA) Fashion Entrepreneurs, a foundation, on how they can build their brand not only in South Africa but globally. It aims at ensuring that the designers are equipped with the most profound knowledge, in making sure they make their mark in the fashion industry.

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  • BizCommunity

    Securing a future for fashion – in conversation with Jackie Burger

    The word 'pollution' may conjure up images of dirty waterways, smog-filled city skies and coal power plants, but seldom is it realised that the very clothing on our backs may be the product of a dirty and dehumanising supply chain.

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  • Biz Community

    Fresh crop of fashion talent advances in Standard Bank business accelerator

    The Threads Accelerator, a fashion SME programme presented by marketing agency Nonzero and Standard Bank, has entered its second stage. Twelve fashion entrepreneurs - three each from Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town - have embarked on a 12-week programme designed to turn their fashion brands into fashion businesses.

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  • RNews

    MBSA hosts Threads’ visit to the Eastern Cape

    As part of the program, regional 2-day field trips are organized where all 12 candidates are taken to a key region of South Africa in an effort to re-instate the "Proudly South African" narrative. On the 11th and 12th December, the first field trip took place in the Eastern Cape and was themed around manufacturing and supply-chain, and was spearheaded by Mercedes-Benz...

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