Black Coal Clothing by Pumeza Mekuto provides a selection of two subsidiary ranges. The main range focuses on highly-styled denim wear using high-end fabrics such as Tencel and lightweight denim with special treatments such as silk. The Diffusion Range, meanwhile, offers a denim wear range with an ethnic touch.
Sponsored by the Cape Town Fashion Council, Black Coal originally started showcasing in 2009 after which Woolworths sponsored the company as one of their Emerging Designers for 2010 and 2011 at the Design Indaba. Black Coal Clothing has also supplied the second largest online catalogue in France called 3Suises and has been featured in some of South Africa’s top fashion magazines.
The latest Blackcoal Clothing collection will be shown at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg 2012, at 18.00 on Fri, 9 March 2012.