Guest Nation AKJP // Keith Henning & Jody Paulsen from South Africa

Fashion / Photography / Performance

AKJP (Adriaan Kuiters + Jody Paulsen) is a menswear and womenswear brand founded by South African designer duo, Keith Henning and Jody Paulsen.  AKJP signature is its artful contemporary twist on classic and utilitarian menswear. The development of strong prints and sports-inspired motifs for each collection has become core to AKJP. AKJP use layering, boxy silhouettes and asymmetrical detailing as a signature styling feature. AKJP has been recognised as one of South Africa’s most innovative brands, bringing contemporary and cool to the South African fashion landscape. In 2015, AKJP was one of the finalists at Vogue Italia’s Who Is On Next? Dubai. 


A special thanks to Lai Momo and Africa e Mediterraneo for their support in the show preparations.

The ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative and participating designers thank Aveda for their services during the event