What an eclectic state of being. South Africa, known as the rainbow nation, is the true spectrum of colour, dimension and essence of a rainbow.
We are a nation filled with diversity from various spheres, rich in biodiversity and ethnicities. South Africa is the perfect breeding ground for a vibrant world standard fashion industry.
WELCOME TO THE STYLE AFRICA INTERNSHIP FOR 2017 NONKULULEKO
Nonkululeko Chabalala was born in Lusaka Zambia in 1990. Nonkululeko currently lives in Pretoria at the University of Pretoria where she is studying towards her honours degree in International Relations. She always had a keen interest in alternate reality as a means to explore her own imagination and the imagination of others. Nonkululeko discovered her passion for visual art while in high school and has been actively pursuing a career as a working artist since 2013 by experimenting with various mediums such as photography, painting, singing and customizing and designing clothes and shoes. Her art is influenced by pop culture, fauvism, politics and colour. Nonkululeko says:
I am extremely passionate about fashion and believe that fashion is a reflection of identity and the fabric of society.