GALXBOY Expands its Nationwide Footprint


“Cape Town, we got you, Gqeberha and Rustenburg, you’re next!”

GALXBOY is a South African streetwear brand which has its roots in the underground and rebellious youth street culture that dominates the urban centres of the county.

It’s a brainchild of Thatiso Dube, the founder and head designer of the brand. In 2008, he saw a gap in the market for a brand that was designed by the youth for the youth, in particular, Millennials as well as Generation Z. Through ambition, perseverance and teamwork GALXBOY was born.

The GALXBOY aesthetic is characterized by its innovative designs brought to life through a 21st-century African design philosophy that showcases the modern aspirations of South African youth. The brand draws its inspiration from the “new age” youth of South Africa who constantly redefines what it means to be Smart, African, Ambitious.

Further solidifying its commitment to captivating fashion enthusiasts across the nation, GALXBOY confirmed additional expansion into new cities this year.

From the heart of Mamelodi to the rest of the globe, blending affordable pricing, luxurious style, and exceptional quality with streetwear, GALXBOY has been redefining and embracing diversity for urban culture, giving the fashion-conscious shopper the freedom to express the SMART, AMBITIOUS, AFRICAN individual they are.

Founded in 2008, this trailblazing brand set off with the vision of redefining innovation through design by the youth, for the youth. Since then GALXBOY is steadily building a fashion empire.

Having launched seven new stores in the past 12 months which includes branches at V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, two stores in Johannesburg, Emalahleni, Durban, Mbombela and Polokwane respectively, the brand is pioneering in its unique cultural fusion offering.

Currently boasting 10 stores nationwide – GALXBOY is here to stay.

The popular youth streetwear brand has confirmed Gqeberha and Rustenburg as the next destinations on its nationwide expansion journey. And with these strategic expansions and upcoming openings, this further reflects GALXBOY’s commitment to bring the brand’s cutting-edge fashion closer to even more South Africans.

But there’s more…

Having launched at the iconic international hotspot V&A Waterfront early last year, the store has moved to bigger location within the mall to offer thee ultimate GALXBOY shopping experience. Officially opening this past weekend, not only has this store served as a cultural hub for both locals and tourists but is the ideal destination for the brands unique blend of contemporary fashion inspired by SA culture.

Like all the other GALXBOY stores, the new Cape Town store is a unique, sophisticated space, serviced by a well-trained young team that allows you to enjoy an exceptional shopping experience, and walk away with affordable African luxury that is Made to Last.

“Last year was truly exceptional for our brand, largely due to the tremendous support from our customers, who ultimately serve as our ambassadors. We successfully launched six new stores across the country, effectively expanding GALXBOY’s presence throughout South Africa”, said GALXBOY’s founder and creative visionary, Thatiso Dube.

He added, “This month, we eagerly anticipate the grand opening of our new store at the V&A Waterfront, and we are super amped about becoming an integral part of the fashion landscape in both Rustenburg and Gqeberha later this year. Additionally, our international reach is expanding rapidly, with online orders pouring in from across the continent, the United States and Europe. GALXBOY is no longer just about South Africa, it’s GALXBOY to the world.”

The new GALXBOY V&A Waterfront Store opened recently, 30 June 2024.

GALXBOY invites all fashion enthusiasts, trendsetters, and the community to join in celebrating these milestones.

By Sinenzolo Mondi