We created a tshirt range to celebrate the women who we grew up listening to while mama would cook Sunday lunch or when there was an msebenzi at home. These women shaped our musical experience from a young age. And the creation of these tee's also meant that we appreciate our female customers, who have supported us even when the Thesis Lifestyle t-shirts were originally made for men.
We got so much critism for firstly adding mama Letta Mbulu on the tshirt amongst the Female Icons who have passed away. Our answer was, why should we only celebrate legends when they have only passed away? This was our way of giving Mama Letta Mbulu roses while she can still smell them.
Oh but Mama Brenda Fassie had to be on this t-shirt as the baddest Female singer in SA who fought so many battles through her music, the way she dressed, the way she spoke and the way she acted.
Mama Mirriam Makeba was a National Treasure who sailed over the seas to fly the South African flag very high.
Lebo Mathosa we miss you, come back home beloved if possible!
The greatest that ever lived Busi Mhlongo! Mama, we thank you for your music that helped us reconnect with being African. Despite what they said about our skin colour.
We have made these t-shirts readily available for you at our Mofolo store in black and white | R200 each.