Rich Mnisi dropped his new collection on the 2nd of February where a xibelane skirt was part of the collection at a retail price of R59,999. When the news broke the internet on the price of the xibelane skirt, social media users caused a huge uproar especially that the skirt is a traditional wear from the Tsonga tribe.
However, amidst social media noise, the international DJ, Black Coffee defended the fashion designer with claims that his designer clothes are worth every cent, posting an image of him wearing a turtle neck from the Rich Mnisi collection. “Worth every cent. #richmnisi,” posted Black Coffee.
Twitter users weren’t pleased with the price. Here are the of the reactions:
Other tweeps defended the fashion designer claiming that those who are complaining are not the target market. Here are some of the tweets: