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STRENGTH PERSONIFIED

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Mens-Twill-Boilersuit_0152_DEStrong like Samson is a pretty a bold statement. A statement which makes a person want to stop, analyse and maybe question the authenticity of the statement. Strength has always been used to describe the ‘capacity of an object or substance to withstand great force or pressure’. When looking at a ‘substance’ such as Samson clothing, it is easy to see why the word strong could be used to describe the staying power of Samson clothing over the decades.

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Brentwood Now!

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Sjava_metrofmBrentwood men’s fashion was recently put in the spotlight when romantic ballad singing Jabulani Hadebe who is famously known as Sjava, wore Brentwood pants to the MetroFm music awards.

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LADIES, SNEAKERS ARE THE ONLY SHOES YOU NEED

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1205-Mille-SoMeWomen don’t always agree on everything but there is one thing that does get general consensus- uncomfortable shoes suck! It’s for this very reason that we, here at Millé love, love, love our sneakers.

High heels are the obvious choice when it comes to looking glam but if you’ve ever spent more than 3 hours in a pair of stilettos you’ll know the pain that comes with having your heels raised 4 inches off the ground. Sneakers, on the other hand can do the job effortlessly whilst still making you feel stylish, after all, who said that you can only wear sneakers casually? Why not throw on your fave pair of Millé sneakers, a little black pencil skirt, a cool crop top, a leather jacket and a killer pair of sunnies and kick it street style?

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BIAS FOR DICKIES

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Bias 3‘Bias’ is a respected and well known South African graffitti artist. He has been performing his work on the streets of Johannesburg for the last decade, and has featured in local and international books and magazines and is extremely knowledgeable and well connected.

“I really like Dickies clothing [because] it’s made for people who work hard. It has a deep heritage,” says Bias.

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EXPLORING THE GOLDEN MILE WITH CONVERSE

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Converse Golden MileThe Converse Cons South Africa crew embarked on a road trip in November 2016 from Johannesburg to Durban with a quick stop at Indigo in the valley of 1000 hills.

Unfortunately, Durban’s Golden Mile that’s famed for sun, sand and sea was actually a bit of a washout, as it rained every day for the five days the crew explored the east coast.

Kyle Trusky, Taylor Sturgess, Suhail Kader and Justus Kotze weren’t going to let the rain get in the way though, and they made the most of their time on the east coast.

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SOUTH AFRICA’S VIBRANT STREET DANCERS DECKED OUT IN DICKIES

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Pantsula ID DickiesPhotographer Chris Saunders was recently featured in an article by VICE magazine on the Pantsula culture in South Africa.

The article features beautiful photos that are currently on display at UCLA’s Fowler Museum in LA. The article tells the heartfelt stories of these young men making a different kind of living in their Dickies.

The movement is typically soundtracked by electronic music that recalls house and dance rhythms. Vibrantly colored workwear and sneakers are the crew’s uniform of choice — specifically, Dickies and Converse, accessible, durable, and adaptable garments to move in.”

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CONVERSE AND SKATEISTAN JOHANNESBURG

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Skatestian ThumbThe Converse Cons South Africa crew visited the Skateistan facility in downtown Johannesburg back in November. The guys spent an afternoon rolling with the kids and donated 30 pairs of Converse sneakers to the Skateistan programme.

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CONVERSE X THE GOOD LUCK BAR

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Converse goodluck bar The Good Luck Bar is one of South Africa’s best live music venues. Located at 1 Fox the Sheds in Johannesburg, the venue has a long history.

The main shed has been dated at 1893, making it one of the oldest industrial structures remaining in Johannesburg.

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BEN EAGLE FOR DICKIES

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Ben eagle InstaBen Veitch, aka Ben Eagle, is a Johannesburg-based illustrator and graphic designer. His graphic art has been described as” art with refreshing clarity” and “minimalistic yet joyful”.

Ben is self-taught having studied music before making his foray into design. “Often the only way to learn is by trial and error,” he says.

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CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR CLASSIC COLORS

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ConverseClassicColours_1256x600The Chuck Taylor All Star is the most iconic sneaker in the world, recognized for its unmistakable silhouette, star-centered ankle patch and cultural authenticity. And like the best paradigms, it only gets better with time. For generations, these classic colors and quality, vulcanized rubber sole have defined an icon. Created for the court but adopted by rebels, rockers, rappers, artists, dreamers, thinkers and originals, the Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker continues to celebrate personal style and individual self-expression.

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JAN “MUNKY” GIEBELMANN FOR DICKIES

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Jan GiebelmannJan “Munky” Giebelmann is a very talented tattoo artist who loves clocking up the miles on his motorbike. For Munky, the tattoo machine is an instant extension of his arm.

When he’s not doing what he does best at Fallen Heroes, Munky works freelance for various corporate companies and creates one of a kind artwork.

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LIAM TOMLIN FOR DICKIES

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Dickies Liam_campaign_image - 1Liam Tomlin established Chefs Warehouse & Cookery school in 2004. He has won a variety of awards, including the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year award. Liam continues to provide inspiration to the next generation of chefs as he is often invited to take part in local and international promotions and cookery schools around the world.

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KINGS OF THREAD FESTIVE SEASON

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Brentwood 2 To celebrate 2016, Brentwood will be having activations at different retailers through South Africa.

 
Purchase any Brentwood Trouser at these stores on the following dates and get a FREE HAIRCUT. T’s & C’s apply.

 

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2 954 CONVERSE DESKBAGS – COUNTLESS LIVES CHANGED

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IMG_0107Yesterday, CONVERSE donated almost 3 000 DeskBags to Reshomile Primary School and Musenga Vadzimu Primary School in Diepsloot, Johannesburg. Following last year’s donation of 1 000 DeskBags to Siyazingisa Primary School in Gugulethu township near Cape Town, Converse has maintained their efforts to assist local communities in South Africa.

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ANDY FENNER FOR DICKIES

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Andy_01Butcher and restaurateur Andy Fenner is co–owner of the popular Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants and Publik Wine Bar.

“Our story with Dickies goes back to us trying to find someone who could manufacture clothes that would be able to stand up to what we do every day and also be aesthetically cool and this was the only brand that could do that,” says Fenner.

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Are you #StrongLikeSamson?

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1205-SamsonCelebrate with Samson this festive season. Our team will be travelling across the country and testing our fans strength to see if they’re “Strong Like Samson.

Samson products are about quality clothing that are durable, hardwearing and stylish.

Win with Samson! Test your strength and win a Samson “Sporty”. All you have to do is… (more…)


MILLE SHOOTOUT

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Image-3Millé recently celebrated the opening of Jumbo Clothing in East London.

Check out some pics from our Millé Shoot out where participants got to test out their penalty striking skills and accuracy and win great Millé prizes.

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CONVERSE DEBUTS NEW CONS SKIDGRIP

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0923_TheMillThe Cons Skidgrip is the street – ready sneaker for the body that doesn’t want to stay still. Lightweight, high traction and flexible.

This is for those of us that are more comfortable in those non – places: back streets, side alleys, parking lots, concrete jungles, astro turfs, and stretches of tarmac.

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CONVERSE UNVEILS THE ALL STAR MODERN SNEAKER

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Today, Converse Inc. unveils the first in a series of updates to some of the brand’s most iconic sneakers with the debut of the Converse All Star Modern. Rooted in Converse’s rich sport history, the Converse All Star Modern is a new silhouette inspired by the Converse 1920 All Star sneaker and the brand’s heritage in basketball – streamlined with a modern design ethos and lightweight construction.

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Millé announces the coach that will travel to France to witness the Danone Nations Cup World Finals

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Mille Coach Winner Elias MarosaneMillé, a leader in technical sportswear, will be taking Elias Marosane from BM Mokitime Primary School in North West province to France in October to attend the Danone Nations Cup world finals.

Marosane coached the under-12 school team that narrowly lost to Benny’s in a penalty shootout in the national finals of the competition in Reiger Park in June and was chosen by a panel of judges to accompany the team to France as an observer.

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