Founded in 2015 by Tshepo Mohlala. Born in Lydenburg, Mpumalanga and later moved to Tsakane in the east of Johannesburg. Tshepo Mohlala also known as Tshepo the JeanMaker, all it took was a stylish aunt to spark his interest in fashion.
His Mother (a cleaner) and Grandmother (a Pastor) were also an early influence. At the age of 8 they gave him a single breasted olive green silk suit. It was however in the 2000’s that his aunt Takalani would spark his love affair with denim. Her visits home from varsity were a treat for Tshepo. Her style was classic but quirky, which meant a timeless pairing of denim jacket and bootleg jeans wouldn’t be complete without the flash of daring spice girl boots.
“my passion for denim came from my desire to emulate her style,” as his interest in fashion grew so did his desire to experiment with denim. Fast forward a decade later he abandoned Film making at AFDA to study fashion design at the University of Johannesburg.
In 2015 he launched his first pair of crafted jeans, which he coined ‘The Presidential Fit’ kick starting his career “I chose to specialize in denim because of its distinctly nostalgic character, which guides much of my design process” Tshepo The JeanMaker is dedicated to careful craftsmanship and a refined finish.
We specialise in custom made denim. Come through our studio to get a perfecyt fit.
We also have ready made products available for purchase from our Studio or through online ordering. (Online store in launching soon)
We also design uniforms for restaurants such as Nandos, and Eastwoods to name a few. If you want your staff to fashinable standout, we can help with designs.
We embrace Uniqueness, we believe everyone is different hence our each every Tshepo Jeans cut and stitch is different because it is handcrafted, and celebrates individualism.
We pay extra attention to detail from fitting, stitching to the final delivery. Putting our customer's satisfaction before the bottom line, because you are our greatest evengalists.
In an industry where all jeans look the same, we dare to be original and authentic in every design so you can be proud to own a pair because you deserve it.