Village Green scene – from Tsomo to trippy Hogwarts

MOM’S FREAKY LITTLE HELPERS … From left, Josh Lindsay, Ash Bagman and Dylan Johns of Cape Town are running Josh’s mom’s Cosmic Bazaar stall at the Village Green. “Mom is a crystal healer,” says Lindsay pointing out a display of unctions and potions surrounded by hipster clothing.

TSOMO’S GOT STYLE … Fabulous Andiswa Bala, comes to festival all the way from Tsomo where rural fashion has become high art. Her Liamber-label designs which use traditional tough clothe, embelished with stunning lines and curves, demand a decent prices. The red creation in the background will sell for R2 000.

AFRO-SLIPPER … Archibold Monyepao of East London punts a cute pair of African-style wooly slippers for kiddies priced at a reasonable R200. His stall is supported by the Amathole district muncipality.

CUDDLE A RHINO … East London twins Kate and Jessica Sheard model their pure wool rhino soft toys which are  a for-life gift costing R550. They were made under the guidance of their mom, Judy, who runs Karoo Moon from her garage in Nahoon.

THAT IS A HAT! … Milliner Mark Watermeyer creates high-fashion pure-wool hats in Bathurst and they will get a good price. A styling trilby with a perky purple hatband was going for R900. Watermeyer says he will use wool, silk, and even apalca wool, which he spins and moulds into a “breathable, for-life and even compostable” friend for your head.

SMOKING SHOES FROM PORT ST JOHN’S  … From left, Fundiswa Mbude and Mampoi Zwane have arrived at the festival from Port St Johns with fabulous hand-made fashion and craft unde their label Mzikantu  and are part of the Eastern Cape’s sport, recreation, arts and culture department’s Eastern Cape showcase.

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