PatternNation incorporates their clothing, jewelry, murals, illustration and set design into creating stunning and dynamic editorial shoots. Our collaborative fashion editorial shoots have been published in over 15 international magazines and blogs such as HUF mag, Institute mag, Feroce Mag, Between 10 and 5, PRIDE MAG and more. We work with photographers and models who connect with the PatternNation mandate of showcasing diverse artists and models in a colourful and creative way. If you would like to collaborate with us on a shoot or feature our work in your publication please contact us. Live in SOUTH AFRICA? You can SHOP PatternNation ONLINE with IZULU SHOP

Electric Elevation

Published in LooseLips Magazine

Models: Shaemara & Chuck Softhoney Photographer: Costa Besta

Crowns, Collars and Jewelry: Nubian City Clothing & Fringe Earrings: PatternNation Projections: Brianna Klassen

Location: David Rinaldos Artisan Bag Studio the Junction Toronto Ontario Canada

Madala Kunene

Photographers: Fotobooth Durban

PatternNation Clothing made from past Fotobooth backdrops for model and musician Madala Kunene

Mural by PatternNation Location: Station Drive Durban South Africa

bleach the Dam

Published in Feroce Magazine and featured on African Lens

Photographer and Creative Direction Thobani K Clothing and props PatternNation’s Cydeva

Model: Nosihe Zulu Location: Esikebheni Inanda Dam Durban Ethekwini South Africa

lesotho fashion week 2019

We showcased our latest collection “Individuality Inspires” made in house by Cyd Eva and Costa Besta from locally sourced fabrics in Durban.

Pattern Saints

Published in Revoluti0n Magazine

Photographer Alyssa Burtt , One of a kind Clothing by PatternNation’s Cydeva, Jewelry by Kasa Kava, Backdrops by Backyard Boi

Models: Kava Vaz and Backyard Boi Location: Redhill Durban North South Africa

Fabricated Fantasy

Published in Yootopik Magazine Montreal (Print) September 2018 Location James Black Gallery Vancouver

Photographer: True Rose Set Design: PatternNation, Brianna Klassen and Cydney Eva Pattern Make up: Brianna Klassen

Clothing: Tops, painted shoes and earrings: PatternNation Necklaces: PatternNation x Afroditie Pants: local trash

Models: Costa Besta, Brotha Jason, Brianna Klassen, Orin McRey, Rosita Alcantara, Isabel Stanleigh, Bailey Creed, Kaitlyn, Cydney Eva Pattern

Silk n’strokes

Published in Durban is Yours Oct 2018 Location: Durban

Photographer: Cath Colour Carver , Mural and Clothing: PatternNation

Models: Kyle Deutsch, Emmalens Fredriksson, Nancy Lee, Costa Besta

patterns of Self

Published in FashionX Magazine Oct 2018 Location: Vancouver

Photographer: Vaspaan Shroff, Mural, Clothing & Jewelry: PatternNation

Artistic Direction: Dosh Tasti, Model: Helen Marley, Make Up: Lennox Campbell

durban dots

Published in Between 10 and 5 August 2018 Location: Durban 

Photographer: Thobani K Mural and Clothing: PatternNation 

Models: Costa Besta, Cydney Eva, NIpho Hurd, Yanga Mthembu


Published in Huf Magazine and NAHS mag June 2017 Location: Mumbai 

 Photography and post-production: Roshini Kumar  Models: Priya Banerjee, Nimisha Dean and Shrujana

Clothing and accessories: PatternNation


Published in print in GOLDIE Mag UK and NAHS Mag 

Photographer; Valerie Lina  Models: Lindy Sisson, Yanira Galvan, Barbara Chirinos  Make Up: Lennox Campbell Hair: Paula Shaw

Styled by: Cydney Eva Clothing:PatternNation Jewelry: Snowpea the Jeweller x PatternNation


Published in Institute Mag Nov 2017 Location: Vancouver

Photographer: Russell Telen Clothing& Mural: Patternnation & Sleeplessmindz Models: Brotha Jason, Marisa Gold


Published in IMIRAGE MAG and available on Mag Cloud Feb 2018 Location: Vancouver

Clothing and Jewelry: PatternNation Photography: Kristine Cofsky  Makeup: Artist Nadia Albano Model: Chloe Morgan


a fantastic voyage to the pattern nation

Published in Unlabelled Mag May 2017 Location: Johannesburg

Photography: Hanro Havenga Clothing & Jewelry: PatternNation

Models: Agord Lean, Lulu Thabethe, Costa Besta, Phindi Thengeni, Cydney Eva, Elo Zar, Portia Sethago

pattern pupils 

Publised in Durban is Yours May 2018 Location: Durban South Africa

Photographer: Tyla Coppinger Clothing, Stylist, Painted Chairs and Frames: PatternNation 

Models: Siyabonga Sibusiso Shongwe, S'bongiseni Ntuli, Steve Slay Mabena, Yami Mpungose, Nandipha Mhlongo

Fragmented virility

Published in Model Citizen Mag April 2018 Location: Vancouver

Clothing and Jewelry: PatternNation Photographer: Maggie MacPherson Makeup Artists: Miel Enage Keiko Hosoi

Models: Kevin Fraser, Josh Ongcol, Natasha Morley, Dhia Mahmud, Travis Clifford, Alex King

Violet Visions

Published on MAZE MAG March 2018 Location: Durban

Photographer: Llwellyn Juice Makhanya  Models: Lex LaFoy, Costa Besta

Mural, Body Painting, Jewelry, and edits: PatternNation 

flashing Lights

Published in PRIDE Mag UK (print) Aug 2017 Location: London

Photographer: JC Hermier CLothing, Blobs, Projections: PatternNation Model: Tygerlily Nefertiti Makeup: Yilsen  


Published in Maze Mag Issue 5

Models: Costa Besta and Pax of Yootopik Photographer: Cyd Eva

Clothing: PatternNation Location: Pattern Palace Vancouver BC Canada