G-Star RAW calls for South African tailors & fashion designers to become their certifies tailors

Become a Certifies G-Star RAW Tailor:

Last year (2021) G-Star RAW launched its G-Star RAW Certified Tailors initiative which aimed at repairing their customers jeans in the Netherlands. They advised their customers not to dispose or throw away their old G-Star jeans, but rather to get them fixed by one of their highly skilled, well trained and specially hand-picked Certified Tailors. All of this will be done Free of charge, Mahala!. They are launching this Certified Tailors initiative in South Africa and they are searching for fashion designers and tailors to partner with.

What are they looking for?

  • They are looking for the best tailors in South Africa to help them to extend the lifecycle of our jeans.

  • A true denim enthusiast with a passion for upcycling and repairing fashion.

  • Someone that wants to be trained at G-Star Global HQ in Amsterdam, learning everything about RAW denim, stitching techniques, 3D design, our fits and fabrics.

  • Someone that wants to be turned into a G-Star denim expert.


  • Located in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban

  • Have a shop or studio where customers can bring in their products for repair

  • Is a denim enthusiast with an interest in sustainability and upcycling

  • Must be a talented tailor with the sewing skills to match


  • 13th of June: Announcement of the selected tailors

  • Mid-august: Workshop at the Global HQ in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

How to apply:

Applications close:

  • 9th June 2022

For more information please click on the link below:

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