GUCCI DESIGN FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

DAF is proud to have been selected as one of 12 global fashion institutions to collaborate with Italian luxury brand, GUCCI, as part of the newly-launched GUCCI Design Fellowship Program. Every year, one 3rd-year graduate from DAF is given the unique opportunity to intern at the world’s most iconic fashion house, working as part of the design team at Palazzo Alberini in Rome for 12 months.

Supermodel and GUCCI Changemakers ambassador, Naomi Campbell, and GUCCI President and CEO, Marco Bizzarri, at the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference 2019, held in Cape Town.

SMALL CLASSES FOR INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION COURSES

MEET AMANDA TROM, WINNER OF THE NONI GASA BURSARY 2020

Passionate, pan-African and purpose-driven. Get to know the 24-year old medical school student who’s turning her fashion dreams into reality!

MEET AMANDA TROM, WINNER OF THE NONI GASA BURSARY 2020

Passionate, pan-African and purpose-driven. Get to know the 24-year old medical school student who’s turning her fashion dreams into reality!

SAFW Student Design Finalists Announced

3rd-year student, Natheal Visagie, is through to the finals of SA Fashion Week 2019 Student Design Competition.

DAF Students Show At Trade Fair in Paris

Four DAF students had the opportunity to show in Paris at the Apparel Sourcing Trade Fair in Paris Le Bourget.

Meghan Markle Sparkles In Hannah Lavery Dress

We couldn’t be more proud of DAF graduate, Hannah Lavery, whose limited edition Tencel Shirt Dress was worn by The Duchess Of Sussex, Meghan Markle, yesterday in Johannesburg.

H&M Talk On Sustainable Fashion

The non-profit H&M Foundation started the Global Change Award in 2015. The Global Change Award is one of the world’s leading challenges for early stage innovation, and the largest initiative of its kind in the fashion industry.

NONI GASA BURSARY

The Noni Gasa Bursary offers the unique opportunity to get more than just your academy fees paid. With sponsorships from Woolworths, Rain, Elna and Deckle Edge, we will ensure that your living expenses are covered, too.

DAF Alumni to Watch: Hannah Lavery

In celebration of Women’s Month, this August we’re shining the spotlight on three of our fierce female graduates who are taking the fashion industry by storm. Join us in saluting their success!

DAF Alumni to Watch: Margot Molyneux

In celebration of Women’s Month, this August we’re shining the spotlight on three of our fierce female graduates who are taking the fashion industry by storm. Join us in saluting their success!

DAF Alumni to Watch: Tamara Cherie Dyson

In celebration of Women’s Month, this August we’re shining the spotlight on three of our fierce female graduates who are taking the fashion industry by storm. Join us in saluting their success!

Thobey Cooper Debuts At SAMW

DAF graduate, Thobey Cooper, was interviewed for GQ magazine about his debut collection for South African Menswear Show (SAMW) 2019

DAF Student wins at FRANKFURTstyleawards!

The FRANKfurtstyleawards 2019 Finale Show was held on the 29th of June 2019 at the Messe Frankfurt Tendence trade fair.  130 students from 37 design schools across 30 countries participated in this year’s competition.

GUCCI Announces Partnership with DAF

Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO of GUCCI, visited DAF to meet our students and staff, as well as to announce the newly-launched GUCCI Fellowship Program.

Nicholas Coutts – A Loss To The Fashion Community

We have been left deeply saddened at the untimely passing of DAF Graduate Nicholas Coutts.

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INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

Closing the gap between education and industry, DAF leverages strong relationships with large retailers, independent designers and suppliers within the clothing and textile sector to provide real-life insight and practical learning. We create a dialogue that benefits both the learner and employer through creative engagements.

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