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Make 2022 the year you retreat


What does 2022 have in store for us?
According to Western numerology, every year holds a significant vibration code that provides insight into what themes will come forward for us.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: FIELDS
FIELDS is menswear. It's connection, impact and physicality. It's a brand with a unique selling proposition – fashion doesn't have to harm the planet or its people. This proposition is the golden thread that weaves its way through everything FIELDS represents, from its distinctly urban aesthetic to tailored designs.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: Floratropia
New kid on the perfume block- Floratropia Paris, is the ultimate disrupter- developed with the goal to bring about a paradigm shift to the world of perfume, with the planet, biodiversity of plants, and the artisans and producers who cultivate them, in mind.
6 Plain Tiger Picks to Do Veganuary Your Way
For those of you who may not be too keen on embracing the bean, we thought we’d add our own spin to this auspicious month. One way you can own Veganuary 2022 is by giving your wardrobe a vegan revamp. And if you’re browsing, Plain Tiger, you’ve come to the right place.
What is Eco-Anxiety?
I believe that the most central feeling people who suffer from eco-anxiety feel is that we are so small and seemingly insignificant in the grand scheme of things as individuals. To be fair, that is true. But it does not mean that our actions do not matter. I’ve seen that they do, in a very tangible way.
Make 2022 the year you retreat
With Thailand having reopened to international travelers, expect to find a wealth of top-notch medical, health, fitness and spa facilities, staffed by experts, wrapped in a beautiful tropical setting. Make 2022 the year you retreat…
Plain Tiger Spotlight: African Jacquard
Two very different cultures collide with a spectacular outcome- African Jacquard. Whether you’re looking for a special piece for your own home or the perfect gift for that person “who has everything,” you can’t go wrong with this innovative cross-cultural success story.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: Verus
Founders & designers at Verus, Gill Eerenstein & Candice Ilic, have brought their effortless style to an authentic collection that celebrates the meeting of classical design and current trends. Made with ethically sourced natural stones, their commitment to beautiful jewellery crafted with artisanal talent & integrity.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: The Cotton Company
The Cotton Company is the brainchild of Madeleine Hugo, who fell in love with Turkish towels while living in Istanbul. It is a lifestyle brand born from a love of the traditional artisanship of Turkish towels. Now, the company offers a wide selection of Turkish towels, throws as well as blankets and gowns.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: 1 People
The 1 People shopper is independent, conscious and goal-oriented. Success is whatever she wants it to be and she owns it proudly. She understands the change-making ability of her money and she’s discerning about how she spends it. She is a woman of the world – a new world, just beyond the horizon.
Creating content with purpose Plain Tiger loves Amanda Rushforth
Championing sustainability has always been at the heart of British expat Amanda Rushforth whether raising awareness around saving our oceans, creating content on independent, sustainable brands, or partnering with charities to raise awareness around important causes. Step into her statement style edit.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: SunKiss
Born in the sunny climate of the UAE. It was a perfect location to create a luxury beach lifestyle brand that protects the skin from the sun's harsh rays and protects the planet. All of their products are cruelty-free and vegan, with a strong focus on protecting the reefs. It's also all-natural and toxin-free!
Plain Tiger Spotlight: Three
While the Three design appeal reflects an appreciation for geometry, asymmetry and colour play, the collection is devoid of monotony – every piece exists in its own space and it’s own time, treating customers to a perpetual sense of choice and newness.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: Pure One
“As Pure One, we have drawn alongside the global movement towards sustainability and conscious consumerism, subscribing to initiatives such as the Paris Agreement and making sure that we do our part in working towards a carbon-neutral world.” Read more about Pure One here.
Plain Tiger Announces the Winner of the 2021 Young Designer Competition
Winner of the 2021 allfashion sourcing Young Designer Competition 2021, Thando Ntuli. Her brand, MUNKUS, a South African ready-to-wear, luxury fashion brand, is synonymous with stark colourways and vibrant prints that celebrate the dynamism of South Africa and its people’s unique flair for fashion.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: IRÉN Skin
A warm welcome to IRÉN Skin. It’s where “playful beauty meets serious science” and it’s inviting everyone to experiment, indulge and discover.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: Wiid
When it comes to South African talent making its mark across international borders and gaining global recognition, Cape Town-based Laurie Wiid van Heerden of Wiid Design is achieving exactly that. He is known for his innovative designs and world firsts, including the world’s largest cork pendant light and cork cabinet.
In celebration of 24 October: United Nations Day
This year, in honour of United Nations Day, we deemed it essential to talk about the fact that sustainability is about people and the planet. UNESCO defines sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
Plain Tiger Spotlight: Lorne Jewellery
Lorne is the unplanned accidents inspired by the twists and turns of life. Lorne’s pieces are mangled and misshapen, their beauty defined by their uniqueness. Warped and tangled brass, squeezed into an endless array of shapes. Sketches and doodles in metal, as spontaneous as they are unrepeatable - are given new life.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: l u • c i e e
In the Indian Ocean, where an azure sky overlooks forested volcanic mountains and coral reefs, is an Indonesian island, Bali. It’s earned acclaim as a global travel destination that epitomises everything people have come to love about the tropics. But for l u • c i e e founder, Lucie Kucharova, Bali is so much more.
Plain Tiger Spotlight: Skinny laMinx
Who can resist a cheerful pop of colour in a striking graphic print? The Skinny laMinx brand and products ranging from scatter cushions to aprons are synonymous with feel-good vibes and ensure top levels of quality, environmental sustainability, and social upliftment.