New IDC Guidelines for Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Department of Trade, Industry & Competition (the dtic) this week published the new guidelines for the Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather Programme. These new programme guidelines are effective from 1st October 2020 until 31st March 2021.

The new guidelines are a response to the impact and subsequent effects of the Covid-19 pandemic to the South African clothing, textile and footwear economy. The dtic and IDC have identified an immediate need for providing assistance and relief to the sector through a Working Capital Interest Subsidy (WCIS). The WCIS offers an interest subsidy for working capital facilities to a maximum of R700 000 per annum per qualified recipient.

Applications to qualify for this WCIS are to be made to determine qualification for this benefit. Applications are to be made before 31st March 2021 with payment of the interest subsidy benefit to qualified recipients being made

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6 Unexpected Ways to Style a Leather Jacket For Fall 2020


Whenever I think of leather jacket outfits, I’m reminded of Sandy’s transformation at the end of the movie Grease. Within a few scenes, her style goes from preppy and sweet to badass, hot, and Pink-Lady-approved. And, the one piece that helped her achieve that enviable, cool-girl factor? A black leather biker jacket, worn with skin-tight leggings and an off-the-shoulder top.

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These days, a leather jacket is a known wardrobe staple, and many choose to style them with something denim (a timeless combination). However, there’s no need to keep it so simple. I’ve discovered a ton of unique ways to style this outerwear option over the years, and with a few key accessories and tricks, you too can turn your leather jacket into a full standout look.

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Latin American entrepreneurs launch campaign on Kickstarter to promote sustainable accessories with nopal leather

Tumbao, is a company of sustainable purses and wallets designed with ecological leather.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

  • Tumbao, is a company of sustainable purses and wallets designed with ecological nopal leather from Mexico.
  • The company was co-founded by four friends who are today looking to finance their project through a Kickstarter campaign.

Nicholas Saye, Federica Caso, Ecab Amor and María José Heshiki de las Casas have created Tumbao , a company of sustainable purses and wallets designed with ecological nopal leather from Mexico. To boost their brand, they have launched a micro-patronage campaign on Kickstarter .

“Through Tumbao in general, and with the Kickstarter campaign in particular, we would like to show that small actions can

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Taking Care Of Your Leather Twine Necklace

Jewelry has been round for more than 7,000 years now. The appreciable deposits of treasure discovered in the earliest prehistoric strata on the location of Troy are not more likely to be later than 2000 BC. The largest of them, called Priam’s Treasure, was a large silver cup containing gold ornaments consisting of elaborate diadems or pectorals, six bracelets, 60 earrings or hair rings, and nearly 9,000 beads.

The layer used in gold filled jewelry is usually 50 to a hundred time thicker that the layer used to coat gold-plated products. In Cyprus, from the center of the 2nd Millennium BC the favored earrings have been painted terracotta in the form of stylised nude females.

Historic Egyptian jewelry occurred as bracelets, brooches, clasps, collars, coronets, girdles, earrings, pectorals (armbands), headdresses, diadems, cartouches, finger-rings (rings) and lots of extra. Electrum” copper occurred in Lydia (Western Anatolia) and was added to gold … Read More

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