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The Nike Sportswear x Kronk Collection

For the couple of weeks that the FIFA Soccer World Cup will be running, South Africa is going to be the centre of the world. With the tournament a mere 34 days away, sportswear giant Nike has teamed up with awesome designer/illustrator Kronk (Cape Town FTW!) to create a range of clothing that represents Mzansi and our love for the beautiful game.

Nike released a 30-second spot showing Mzansi “bleed its colours” with the greens, blacks, and yellows of the national flag seeping through the city. Kronk plays a little cameo in the clip, check it out.

Kronk is one of six international artists who collaborated with Nike Sportswear to create an alternative national team kit. He was asked to make a crest, mascot, print, and typeface in his unique style. His designs were revealed at a media launch that happened earlier this week. For more info and images on that, hit the jump.

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Win T-shirts from Butan Wear!

We’re into week 2 of our month-long t-shirt giveaway and this time you stand a chance of winning goodies from the super-stlyin’ Butan Wear!

Born on the streets of Cape Town, Butan Wear is a street wear label deeply entrenched in South African underground culture and urban lifestyle. Lending itself to emerging as well as established MCs, producers, b-boys, turntablists, and skate boarders from all corners of Mzansi, Butan Wear firmly believe that the ideologies of street culture must be carried forward as it develops and the brand alongside it.

And we’ve got two cool Butan Wear tees to give away to our readers – Wild Jane for the ladies and Fight the Power for the gents.

Full competition details are after the jump. Go to it!