Known for its colourful and bold designs, popular South African sneaker brand Bathu continues to make waves. Founder and CEO Theo Baloyi has announced that the brand has opened a warehouse in Centurion.
Baloyi joins Bongani Bingwa to chat about the sneaker brand.
I used to buy a lot of sneakers and I decided to come up with a new idea to build our own African sneaker brand called Bathu.
— Theo Baloyi, Founder and CEO – Bathu
Baloyi says he spent 18 months researching how he could make his sneaker idea work.
I didn’t want to start a sneaker brand for the sake of it, I wanted to tell a story and manufacture products of quality.— Theo Baloyi, Founder and CEO – Bathu
Listen below to the full conversation:
Written by: Matshepo Sehloho