When the Shwegami reversible jacket dropped in May 2017, we drew inspiration from Japan once again. When you check out the jacket’s satin lining something special is happenig in there. This time a Japanese traditional craft Ise Katagami was adopted with a South African twist of course. The name “Shwegami” is a merging of Ise […]

August 2016 we took to the streets with a new story titled Za-Kuza. A reversible jacket, in the range, sported a lining graphic that resembled a style quite familiar to the eye. The name itself seemed familiar too. ‘Za-Kuza’ is a combination of South Africa’s international code (ZA) and the name for Japan’s notorious organised […]

We’re proud to share with you this new installment of The Playlist which features, next generation entertainer Tshego Koke. You may know him as the determined and new, maybe not so new anymore, presenter on MTV Base. This is how a lot of us were introuced, to the once north of Pretoria resident who wears […]

By 2008 the brand was fully immersed in the culture by means of sponsorship and endorsements. HandBreakTurn was one of the breakdancing crew Butan sponsored and also worked with on numerous projects. The brand went further to cultivate a relationship with rap crew, Driemanskap and til this day we rock with the crew. A new […]

Ladies and gentlemen our second series of Butan Presents: The Playlist we have South Africa’s entertainment & social revolutionary Siyabonga Ngwekazi aka Scoop Makhathini, introduced to South African audience through the magazine TV show Street journal. An entertainment maverick, avid Hip-Hop fan, scholar and teacher, he is well known for his unique, unapologetic streetwear style […]

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