In Conversation With


In Conversation With



In Conversation With AART VERRIPS


We shot our seventh collection, Lighting Momentum, with the photographer Aart Verrips, whose work has been featured in Time, Vogue Italia, Harper's Bazaar, Sunday Times Edit, and GQ South Africa. We chatted with him about his dream subject, working with Time Magazine, and the importance of collaboration... You were initially...


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In Conversation With KHOTSO MOTSOENENG


For our seventh collection, 'Lighting Momentum', we approached Johannesburg-based artist, Khotso Motsoeneng, to collaborate on our Artist's Sweater. We chatted to him about growing up around artists, working with FIELDS and looking beyond the surface... Do you recall what first sparked your interest in art - and the moment you decided to...



In conversation with MBALI DHLAMINI


For our sixth collection, 'Living with Contrast', we approached Johannesburg based multidisciplinary artist, Mbali Dhlamini, to collaborate on our Artist's Sweater. We chatted to her about childhood memories, working with FIELDS and her artistic practice... Do you recall what first sparked your interest in art and the moment you decided...



In conversation with HAMISH PEDDIE


Scottish native Hamish Peddie left his job to found the concept store Salvo in Hong Kong in 2021 and has been a stockist of FIELDS ever since. We chat to him about pursuing happiness, chasing the sunshine, connecting with a community, and building a business rooted in sustainability. Where are you from? I’m...



In conversation with LEI LESTER


We’ve made a location change from upstairs to ground floor at the Old Biscuit Mill and we’d like to walk you through it. In this interview, we ask friend and interior expert, Lei Lester, a few questions on her design process for our brand new store. Keep reading to find out more.


In conversation with: DANIEL MALAN


Cape Town based artist, Daniel Malan, headlines our latest collaboration for our fifth collection, FW21, 'Exploring'. We chat to Daniel about his love for black coffee, Tokyo and surveillance footage. Keep reading to find out more...   FIELDS: Do you recall what it was that first sparked your interest in art and...



In conversation with: IAN ENGELBRECHT


Friend, fashion and landscape photographer, Ian Engelbrecht, walks us through his early days with photographs, the inspiration behind them and his preferences when buying clothes. Continue reading to find out more about the man behind the lens, shooting prior FIELDS collections and hopefully, many more to come.


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...



In Conversation with 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 with 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. 


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 


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. 



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.


In Conversation with 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.