When you think of your favourite super hero you probably think of Batman, Spiderman or Superman. But what about the one man in your life who doesn’t wear a cape and spandex? What about the guy who made sure that there were no monsters under your bed every night? The guy who killed any bug, could fix any bike and who made the best pancakes around? Who are we referring to? That would be your dad of course. It must be said that dads are awesome and although moms get a lot of recognition, at Millé we thought it would be great to give a shout out to all the dads out there, especially as Father’s Day 2017 is just around the corner.
In South Africa Youth Day is a day that commemorates and honours the Soweto student uprising of June the 16th 1976. On that morning thousands of black students went on a protest rally from their schools to Orlando Stadium. They were protesting against an official order which made Afrikaans compulsory in black township schools throughout the country.
Never mind slugs and snails and puppy dog tails, it is backyard bugs and big arm hugs, torn pants-pockets, boats and rockets, holes in socks and collecting rocks that little boys are made of. At Millé we are well aware of the fact that little boys are tireless in their quest for adventure. Whether you boy is playing at cops and robbers or pretending to be a space explorer, there isn’t a better pair of kids sneakers for your child to be playing in thank the Millé Boys Noah Camo Lace Up.
In just about every home the world over there can be found one staple item of clothing: the t-shirt. Starting from humble beginnings as an under garment, the earliest t-shirt dates back to sometime between the 1898 and 1913 when U.S sailors were issued them to wear underneath their uniforms.
Thursday 1 June 2017, saw the official launch of the Dickies pop up shop located in Braamfontein, Jozi. In the ‘city of gold’ Braamfontein is one of the hottest hoods around, with trend setting people flocking to Braam to see and be seen. The Dickies Pop Up shop saw Dickies ambassadors like Lazi “Greiispaces” Mathebula, and Jan “Munky” Giebelmann stop by to pick up the latest threads from the work wear brand.
At Millé we believe that winter is a time to turn up and get your style on point. Winter doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to stick to neutral tones, in fact here at Millé we always encourage a pop of colour to add some playfulness to your outfit.
Ladies, this winter there is no better Millé sneaker to add a bit of interest to your outfit than our Ladies Hailey Flower Print Lace Up.
From agriculture to the oil industry, Dickies workwear is renowned for its performance, comfort and durability. But aside from their well-known work wear, the other product that Dickies is loved for is the iconic Dickies sneaker.
Moonchild is a Jozi based electronic vocalist and fashion designer but originally hails from Durban. Performing is something that comes naturally to Moonchild, having started off as a child model at six-months-old.
For most people winter is a bleak season filled with bare trees, frost, cold toes and mornings where you have to drag yourself from the warm depths of your bed. For us here at Dickies, winter is a favourite because it means, not only a change in seasons, but a change of style. It means layering, wearing your favourite boots and of course pulling on that awesome Dickies jacket of yours.
Here at Mille we are always up on the latest trends and in 2017 the hi-top sneaker is the hottest shoe to have. Alright, it can be argued that the hi-top sneaker has been around for many a year, but this time Mille has taken the humble hi-top sneaker to the next level.
Born in running, the original Thunderbolt was designed for speed. We took that essence of lightweight comfort and combined it with our focus on modern design, with the end result being the Thunderbolt Ultra.
Inspired by our track and field history, this is a sneaker that firmly focuses on what’s possible for today’s comfort.
For the fourth year running, athleisure brand Mille, renowned for its comfort and durability is proud to announce that it will once again be partnering with Danone in support of their Nations Cup football tournament for kids aged 10 to 12. “Mille is an all-inclusive brand with the community at heart,” says Emerging Brand Executive, Dawn Laughton, “it’s a hard working brand that stands for good value, great style and quality. It’s these synergies with the participants of the Danone Cup that get us so excited to partner in this global initiative each year.
Since 1922, Dickies has made the world’s toughest workwear to help workers get the job done. Fifty years ago, we invented the original 874 work trouser—and it’s barely changed since. With a timeless style and fabric that’s practically indestructible, the 874 is built to stand up to every tough job. Whether it’s wrenching on your old hot rod or hauling lumber at the jobsite, the 874 has your back when you’re working hard.
On 26th May 2017, Dickies is bringing our style to the streets of Jozi when we host a pop-up shop in Braamfontein. From the 26th of May until the 31st of August, the people of Jozi can come down to the hottest hood in town and shop exclusively at our pop-store, which will be located next-door to the Adidas store.
In March of this year Fokofpolisiekar launched a crowdfunding campaign via Thundafund to raise money to make their first full length album in 11 years. Their loyal fans were joined by none other than legendary sneaker brand Converse in their support of the album-making venture. Converse came on board with a whopping R100 000, pushing the numbers way up.
It is estimated that soccer is the most watched sport in the world. The beautiful game is said to be watched by 3.5 billion people the world over and is inarguably one of the most exciting games to watch. At Millé it’s a given that we love soccer, we do have Italian heritage after all, and it is because of this that we’ve designed some amazing pairs of soccer boots for men
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Recently RICH MNISI launched the XINGELENGELE/17 video lookbook. Featuring warm reds, oranges, yellows and the contrasting – not to mention this Autumn/Winter 17’s trending colour – blue, make a star turn for the Rich Mnisi XINGELENGELE/17 collection.
XINGELENGELE means bell or siren and this collection certainly rings true with the name- with an unflinching use of colours and soft fabrics, this collection is enough to draw the attention of any fashionista’s eye.
In keeping with the minimalist, yet bold style of the collection, Rich Mnisi utilised the utilitarian Converse sneaker to round off this inspired collection.
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Most work places have a bit of leniency when it comes to Friday dress codes. But some are very set in how they expect a person to dress even from Monday to Friday with no exceptions with the expectation being formal from head to toe.
The more lenient work places allow for a pair of fitted jeans on a Friday but one must wear a collared shirt. The answer, Samson.
Don’t forget, dressing up to express your personality while staying within the borders.