Johannesburg, South Africa – Celebrated South African artist and astute businessman KO has added another feather to his cap with the grand opening of Swave, his highly anticipated clothing store located in the heart of Rosebank, Johannesburg. This event marked not only the unveiling of a new fashion venture, but also the official announcement of an exciting partnership with the internationally renowned beverage brand, Martell Blue Swift.
Located at the Rosebank’s Design District, Swave is a testament to KO’s multifaceted talent and entrepreneurial spirit, a vision brought to life by the artists’ reflections of his signature style and commitment to quality. The store boasts an eclectic blend of contemporary fashion pieces designed to resonate with the vibrant culture and diversity of Joburg.
In addition to the inauguration of Swave, KO took the opportunity to formally announce a groundbreaking partnership with Martell Blue Swift, a collaboration set to redefine the intersection of art, culture, and luxury. Much like Martell Blue Swift’s unique liquid, the KO brand is like no other, he audaciously stands out from the crowd. The partnership promises innovative experiences that merge the worlds of fashion, music and fine spirits, aiming to engage audiences on a global scale.
“This is an exciting venture for me as it builds on my entrepreneurial vision and will test how far I can stretch my creative expression. Swave is a portal for all things fashion, music and culture in an urban setting and I can’t wait for everyone to experience it” stated KO and added, “Also teaming up with an internationally renowned brand like Martell Blue Swift is an incredible opportunity to merge creativity and craftsmanship. Together, we aim to create memorable moments like no other, that celebrate artistry and innovation.”
The collaboration between KO and Martell Blue Swift is set to bring forth a series of exclusive events, limited-edition releases, and immersive experiences that will captivate audiences across the country.
KO’s venture into the world of fashion with SWAVE and the partnership with Martell Blue Swift marks an exciting chapter in his career, showcasing his versatility as an artist and entrepreneur.
“KO’s staying power in the creative industry is undisputed and the launch of the Swave store is an exciting addition to his legacy and comes hot on the heels of his recent SAMA wins. His journey as an artist is like that of no other and the partnership with Martell Blue Swift is just perfect fit. It brings together unique characteristics of this unique drink and the phenomenal star who is taking bold steps in pursuit of greatness” explains Nthabiseng Motsoeneng, Marketing Director at Pernod Ricard South Africa.
The launch event witnessed the presence of esteemed celebrity guests, industry influencers and a select group of media personalities who came together to celebrate this milestone achievement. Attendees were treated to a glimpse of Swave’s meticulously curated collection and were privy to the unveiling of the initial stages of the Martell Blue Swift collaboration.