Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From Vans sneakers made for self decorating and a new wellbeing collection by MRP Home to a face cover collaboration between Thebe Magugu and adidas Originals, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.

1. Vans U-Colour Footwear Collection

International streetwear brand Vans has launched the new DIY U-Colour footwear collection, where you can customise your shoes to suit your mood and style. The U-Colour collection features two different versions of the Era sneaker, one with a blank checkerboard pattern and another with a hand-drawn floral motif. The collection is available at selected Vans stores and Vans retailers.

Images courtesy of Vans

2. Thebe Magugu x adidas Originals Face Covers

adidas Originals has teamed up with renowned South African designer and International Woolmark Top 6 finalist, Thebe Magugu to create a limited-edition face cover, aimed at uplifting school children in his community in Kimberley with limited access to basic needs. The masks, which are inspired by a traditional tablecloth, will be gifted on purchases over R1 000 at the adidas Originals stores in Sandton and at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

Images courtesy of adidas Originals

3. Pone Creatives Launches New Website

Local textile brand Pone Creatives, headed up by Lesego Maloka, has relaunched its website, showcasing smart ways to use the brand’s locally designed, woven and manufactured jacquard weaved textiles and fabric designs at home.

Image credit: Fiona Macpherson, courtesy of Pone Creatives

4. MRP Home Wellbeing Collection

MRP Home recently launched its Wellbeing collection, featuring five different ranges, namely Calm, Happy, Sleep, Awaken and Balance. Featured in each range, you’ll find a room spray, candles and a diffuser.

Images courtesy of MRP Home

5. Louis Vuitton Cities on Earth

Cities on Earth is a series of books published by Louis Vuitton that explores more than 35 cities across the globe, from New York to Tokyo, through the lens of 14 photographers from the Tendance Floue collective. The photographers track and map out the ever-changing hubs of each metropolis.

Images courtesy of Louis Vuitton