On our minds: Nicholas Coutts

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by adakallgren on 11 March, 2016

Young and talented designer Nicholas Coutts creates garments from recycled cotton and plastic.

On our minds is upcoming South African designer Nicholas Coutts. At only 23, Coutts has already showcased at MBFW Africa in Johannesburg and designed a capsule collection for local fashion chain Mr. Price. His own label comprises of textured woven and knitted one-of-a-kind garments made from locally sourced materials including recycled plastic and cotton. The inspiration is taken from his home continent too: Xhosa beadwork, the pastels hues of Durban’s art deco architecture and the metallic wings of African dung beetles have all influenced the design process. Read more about the brand over at our new favourite site for contemporary African culture, Nataal, here.


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