Zano Sithetho was born in a rural village called Qoqodala in the Eastern Cape to full-time pastors. At the age of 25, with R200 in his pocket, he decided that it was time to go to Johannesburg.
The First winner of the Renault New talent search 2012, The First winner for Nokia SA Youth in Design competition, GQ Magazines Top 50 best-dressed men in South Africa in 2013, GQ Magazines Top 35 under 35 most influential, inspiring, futuristic, men in South Africa. He has been featured in Destiny Man as well as numerous times in GQ Showcased at SA Fashion Week and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Skorzch has dressed numerous award-winning stars in South Africa His work has been featured on numerous media platforms all over the world.
He was employed, at first, as a construction worker. He then quickly made his move to OR Tambo International Airport where he was employed as a truck driver’s assistant. He was later abruptly relieved from his duties for being too venturesome and opportunistic. With no employment and no way foreseeable of getting an income, he decided that it was time to pursue his dream of being tailor, thus SKORZCH was conceptualized.
“My principles are simple; obsession, dedication, and passion. I have a fixation with fabric, texture, cut, and fit. I believe that the key to constructing a tailored suit is the obsession with the details that make it unique to the Skorzch brand, with the dedication and passion to see the final product- the clients’ approval”
“Everything that leaves the Skorzch studio is marked with ingenuity, passion, precision and structural nuances that are unique to the Skorzch brand. When one wears a tailored Skorzch suit they form part of my story, they form part of a tailors tale”