Signature African Blanket Becomes a Fashion Accessory – Wall Street Journal
Many travelers to southern Africa don’t expect to encounter cold weather. But a trip here in July—winter in the southern hemisphere—prompts many visitors to head to Ntemi Piliso Street in downtown Johannesburg, known for its shops selling warm, woolen Basotho blankets.
Basotho blankets, a southern Africa winter mainstay, are winning some international attention in the fashion world. Lesotho-born designer Thabo…