Cape Town based cycle & fitness brand ENJOY has collaborated with internationally renown artist/designer DR.Z to bring you a limited edition BMX inspired racing jersey.

The garment boasts 15 piece construction for ultimate performance and comfort. With Flow Poly body and Micropore mesh back, lower sleeves and side panels for maximum breathe-ability. It includes a built in key/stash pouch, a micro-fiber sunglasses wipe and chafe resistant collar.

This highly coveted item will launch exclusively at Smith & Abrahams store on Saturday 11 April 2014 and thereafter available from selected cycle retailers.

All inquiries to:

photo credits: Byron Geduld

ENJOY x DR.Z Racing Jersey/ Launching soon @smithabrahams

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Mail & Guardian interview with DR.Z

Mainstream news media channel Mail & Guardian interview as part of the coverage at the Ayashisa Amateki “KICKSTART15” sneaker design expo in Pretoria:

Ayashisa Amateki KICKSTART15 Event Recap

On Saturday 7th March, Pretoria’s 012Central and Ayashisa Amateki was host to SA’s first local sneaker design expo “KICKSTART15.” featuring local talent ranging from local grass-roots to global commercial projects. I was invited to showcase all of my production sneaker designs to date…here are some snaps from the event:

Ayashisa Amateki KICKSTART15 Event

If you’re in Pretoria this Saturday (7th March ‘15), I will be at the “Ayashisa Amateki” ‪‎KICKSTART15‬ sneaker event to showcase all my production sneaker projects to date. So check it! I will be posting some live images from the event on my twitter account so stay tuned here:


This mosaic artwork of the DR.Z capsule icon is constructed of 600 individual spray-paint nozzles and is now available to purchase by special order only.

dimensions: 800x400mm

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Sneaker Freaker visits South Africa

In November last year, adidas Originals brought the Sneaker Freaker magazine crew out to South Africa to research a story on SA sneaker culture. I hung out with Woody and was interviewed along with a few other local authority’s on the topic…this is the final result:

Purchase issue #32 from Shelflife Store or order online here:


DROPPING SOON. stay tuned…

Dr.Z featured GQ (October 14)

A small mention with Dr.Z and the New Balance “City of Gold” collaboration in GQ magazine (South African edition/ October 2014 issue).

Dr.Z featured in Size Magazine (China)

The August issue of the popular Chinese sneaker & culture publication Size Magazine featured a massive 4 page artist profile and full length interview with Dr.Z…

Follow Dr.Z on Weibo China here:
and follow Size Weibo here:

Dr.Z Interview on Don’t Party

Check out the mini-interview about the 2BOP VS DR.Z collaboration on the SA culture site Don’t Party.

Link here:

2BOP vs DR.Z launch at Smith & Abrahams

On Saturday 12 July the 2BOP vs DR.Z “Game Over” Capsule collaboration launched in-store at Smith & Abrahams. There was free coffee and pastries available to the first 50 people through the door and a live BigSpace 6 hour dj set, but the main event of the day was a “Shinobi” arcade competition with the high-score winner walking away with a 2BOP vs DR.Z hamper and an original Dr.Z canvas. Congratulations to Wouter Schreuders for out battling everyone to claim first prize!

The full collection is now available at: Smith&Abrahams, 103 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, CT.

2BOP vs DR.Z Capsule Collection now available

The 2BOP vs DR.Z “Game Over” capsule collection is now available from Smith & Abrahams. The capsule is a part of 2Bop’s “Darkphase” 10 year anniversary range and features a “Shinobi” arcade game graphic theme comprising a long sleeve sweater, a black and white t-shirt, a beanie and a balaclava.


Black T-Shirt

White T-Shirt

“Game Over” Beanie

“Game Over” Balaclava

2BOP vs DR.Z

2BOP VS DR.Z Capsule Collection dropping Sat. 12 July at Smith & Abrahams store 103 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock
Cape Town

City of Gold’ featured in Warp Japan

The New Balance x Shelflife x Dr.Z “City of Gold 574” was featured in the June ‘14 edition of Warp Magazine Japan Warp Japan is one of Tokyo’s most popular street lifestyle and fashion publications.

Dr.Z Feature in GQ digital edition

In addition to the print write-up in GQ magazine, I was also asked to be featured for the GQ digital edition listing and reviewing some of my top things.

Check it out here: