"Is This a Joke": Mzansi Reacts to Pharrell's Xhosa Sneakers That Arent' Available In SA

"Is This a Joke": Mzansi Reacts to Pharrell's Xhosa Sneakers That Arent' Available In SA

- Adidas just revealed that it was releasing a Xhosa themed sneaker with US artist Pharrell Williams

- According to various reports, the sneaker will not be available for purchases here in South Africans

- Many locals were not impressed with the sneaker or the fact that it wasn't available here in SA and shared their thoughts

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Adidas recently unveiled its latest sneaker campaign that features 'Happy' singer, Pharrell Williams. The sneaker is Xhosa-themed but will not be available in South Africa where Xhosa people live.

"Is This a Joke": Mzansi Reacts to Pharrell's Xhosa Sneakers That Arent' Available In SA
Pharrell and Adidas have released Uluntu, a Xhosa-themed sneaker. Images: Pharrell
Source: Instagram

Locals were not happy with the news or the sneaker in fact and were soon sharing how disappointed they were in the comment section of a post made about the shoes online. Read a few of their comments below:

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@blekmejikevents said:

"'Let's appropriate from your rich language, but, don't be perturbed - we won't sell it back to you...for now.' Fair enough?"

@SiphoKolanisi1 said:

"There are many ways to fight White Supremacy rather than making noise. It's cool to see such a big brand like Adidas embracing our heritage,n languages. I Hope Malema will buy it n not his Hugo Boss"

@RosinahRozna said:

"That's fine small street will plug us."

@tomkaykate said:

"Is this a joke"

In less controversial Briefly News, Siphosethu Ncise is a name that will soon be on many lips here in Mzansi. This is because this young South African model, who is better known as Sethu, is chasing his dreams with a vigour that is sure to inspire anybody.

In an Instagram post, Sethu shared with his followers that he was working with designer @alessandro_michele for a new Gucci campaign that is called Ouverture - and naturally, he is over the moon.

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“What a dream ... I’ve always had great admiration for the work of @alessandro_michele the first designer I got to personally work with when I started my modelling career four years ago. Thank you for the love @gucci made so many great memories and friends. #gucciouverture," he wrote proudly.

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