Mantua designer Juandi Andrag's favourite things

12 May 2019 - 00:00 By Nombuso Kumalo

Designer Juandi Andrag has merged her lifelong interest in pattern design with watercolour painting to create silk scarves that are like wearable works of art for her brand, Mantua.
She tells us more about her latest collection, and shares some of her favourite things:
My latest collection, called Maska, explored the paradox between camouflage and identity and the masks we choose to wear as our defence or as our identity. The scarves are designed on zebra and leopard skins with brightly coloured backgrounds of blue, red and yellow.
I recently worked on a beautiful collaboration with Pichulik for their new range called Harvest Moon. Pichulik is woven together by an incredible team of women who embody the brand ethos of acceptance and inclusiveness while crafting their authentic aesthetic. It was truly amazing...

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