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Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2021

These awards, the first of their kind in South Africa, celebrate and support designers who use best practices to help change fashion.

2021 Winners

Q&A: Sandi and Camila Gillman weave slowness in a world of speed

Sandi and Camila Gillman are the mother-daughter duo behind Cape Town-based textile studio, Sett & Beat. They were finalists at the Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2021 in the Textile Maker or Mill category. “Sett” is the term in weaving that describes how many...

Q&A: Rethread’s Alexa Schempers on the evolution of her circular fashion brand

Rethread has long since been a brand that Twyg has admired for the way that designer and founder, Alexa Schempers, uses waste to create unique and sustainable garments. Rethread focuses on selling three categories of clothing: redesigned (upcycled), sustainably-made...

2021 Awards


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