Journal


Journal



In conversation with: LWANDO DLAMINI


We’re thrilled to announce the most recent addition to FIELDS’ collection of artist collaboration pieces with Lwando Dlamini. A visual artist who works between Cape Town and Johannesburg, Lwando’s artworks unpack subject matters surrounding the sensibility and vulnerability of the human body - giving strong reference to the ability of...


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The Collection 'Finding Opportunity'


You want to be a part of a change. Now, it begins with an opportunity. This comes at perhaps the most fitting time, knowing that Spring represents newness, a blossoming and a time to restart. We look to a quiet, but hopeful optimism and the commitment to the opportunity you've...



Friends of FIELDS: Felipe Mazibuko


South Africa’s fashion guru and curator, Felipe Mazibuko, has been part of our FIELDS’ journey, inspiring us as our style muse. Photographed in our Long Sleeve Pique Tee in Pine Grove and Artist Collaboration Tote ft. Buhle Nkalashe, we continue to be curious about his perspective on personal style, the importance of...



In conversation: RENÉE ROSSOUW


This month, we launch our fourth collection of artist collaboration pieces with Cape Town artist and architect, Renée Rossouw. For our theme this season, 'Finding Opportunity', Renée created a morning moment on the beach where the vast horizon of the ocean and the warmth and depth of sand allows one...



In conversation: Catherine Holtzhausen


As part of our third collection, Be The Change, we teamed up with Cape Town-based collage artist and illustrator, Catherine Holtzhausen, to create an artwork that would resonate with this season. Catherine's works exhibit fantastical scenes that challenge hegemonic discourses by replacing them with visuals of connection and compassion.


In conversation with BUHLE NKALASHE


Introducing painter and mixed-media artist, Buhle Nkalashe. Our first of two South African creators we have chosen to work with on our third collection: Be The Change. This contemporary artist is known for his large-scale portraits and abstract paintings which bring life to his current work; an exploration of how he sees the world and its possibilities. 


Friend of FIELDS: Dane Maharaj


The Field Shirt - a piece worthy of celebration. Classic in its shape and hard-wearing in its purpose, this bestseller has a permanent place in our collections. This month, we showcase its versatility and adaptability to any man’s aesthetic through the lenses of three very different men whose individual styles reflect their own unique aesthetic.


How To Care For Your FIELDS Garments


Extending the lifespan of your garments can be synonymous with adopting a more sustainable way of life. In this week's post, we're letting you in on ten tips that will keep your favourite FIELDS pieces feeling as good as the day you bought them. Read more on how to look after your wardrobe, especially the pieces consisting of natural fibres. 


A New Collection: Be The Change


This season, we welcome a few new additions to the Art, Soul and Outdoor capsules, as we progress from a theme of 'Building Connections', to a much-needed refresh: ‘Be The Change’. We welcome hues of Rattan, Pineneedle and Navy Peony as warm, yet bold colour statements. Read on to discover more about our latest collection.


Friend of FIELDS: Felipe Mazibuko


The Field Shirt - a piece worthy of celebration. Classic in its shape and hard-wearing in its purpose, this bestseller has a permanent place in our collections. This month, we showcase its versatility and adaptability to any man’s aesthetic through the lenses of three very different men whose individual styles reflect their own unique aesthetic.


Friend of FIELDS: Mario Ogle


The Field Shirt - a piece worthy of celebration. Classic in its shape and hard-wearing in its purpose, this bestseller has a permanent place in our collections. This month, we showcase its versatility and adaptability to any man’s aesthetic through the lenses of three very different men whose individual styles reflect their own unique aesthetic.


The Anatomy of: THE WEEKEND TROUSER


We spent many months refining and perfecting this piece, from shape and leg-length to the right amount of movement ability and the perfected colourway. We are listing all the reasons why this unassuming wardrobe staple is so special and why it’s remained our top seller for the two years of FIELDS’ journey.


In conversation with: Sylvain Lance Pierre


Parisian-born retail expert and owner of Cape Town-based boutique Bastille, Sylvain Lance Pierre knows a thing or two about the ultimate shopping experience. We chat to him about the importance of selecting the right brands, what’s to come in the world of retail and of course, his love for FIELDS 


Details: The Artist Collaboration Tote Bag


The FIELDS Artist Collaboration Tote Bag is more than just an aesthetically pleasing shopping basket. Social entrepreneur and man behind the development of these bags, Andrew Lane, shares how manufacturing them contributes to the upliftment of a local community of seamstresses and tailors.


A New Collection: Building Connections


Olivine, Buttercream, Green Eyes and Zen Blue are a few of the earthy hues that hang effortlessly in our store. With comfort, durability and practicality always at the forefront of our minds, we’ve created our new collection that's minimal in its design approach, but abundant in its detail; all to suit the multi-faceted lifestyle of the modern man. 


In conversation with KIM VAN VUUREN


For our second collection, we reached out to visual artist and graphic designer Kim Van Vuuren to collaborate with us. As one of two South African creators we have chosen to work with on our Building Connections collection, Kim’s simple yet dramatic forms evoke a sense of wonder for the viewer.


In conversation with LEBOHANG KGANYE


For our second collection, we reached out to Johannesburg-based artist Lebohang Kganye to collaborate with us. As one of two South African creators we have chosen to work with on our Building Connections collection, Lebo sits amongst a new and exciting generation of contemporary photographers. 



In conversation: DANIEL TING CHONG


Creative Director and Graphic Designer Daniel Ting Chong is no stranger to the language of successful branding, working with the likes of Nike, Puma and The New York Times. The creative mind behind the FIELDS visual identity talks about the importance of research in his work and his clothing choices.



In conversation with JONATHAN KOPE


Photographer Jonathan Kope has been partnering with FIELDS from our brand’s inception. Here, we interview him on how he has chosen to create and define our visual identity, whilst simultaneously bringing a modern and refreshed approach to each season’s campaign imagery. He reveals to us his most important objectives when capturing fashion photography. 



FIELDS heads to Pitti Uomo, again


Armed with a brand new collection, we journeyed all the way back to Italy to showcase at Pitti Uomo - the most important platform and trade show for menswear collections and the world’s leading brands.  Officially our second visit to the prestigious event, we were proud to represent as the only South African brand on the floor.


In conversation with LEI LESTER


Designer and Retail Expert Lei Lester was tasked with transforming FIELDS headquarters into both our creative studio as well as our first store. The challenge was not only to create a place for people to try on and purchase garments, but more importantly to come and see, touch, feel and experience the FIELDS philosophy.


Celebrating 365 Days of FIELDS


As we celebrate 365 days of FIELDS making its mark both locally and internationally, we also cheers to the official opening of our Cape Town-based and online store. Friends and family gathered as the sun went down, to drink champagne and explore the newly-designed space and collectable garments that make up our debut collection.



In conversation: MICHAEL CHANDLER


For our first collection we were honoured to work with artist and gallery owner, Michael Chandler. Based in a must-visit 18th Century, Cape Georgian House in the heart of Cape Town’s bustling CBD, Chandler continues to surprise and delight his audience with his detailed and intricate work. 



FIELDS: Pitti Uomo Fashion Fair, Florence


Armed with three over-sized suitcases, we made it to Pitti Uomo - the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections. Created in 1972 Pitti Uomo is held in Florence twice a year and is famous for being the launching pad of many men’s fashion labels across the globe. 


Welcome to FIELDS


Founder and creator, Mikael Hanan, talks about the start of the FIELDS journey. In this interview we speak on the inspiration behind the brand and visions for the future. We talk fabrics and sustainable practices that are put into production as we welcome the multi-faceted menswear label into the universe.