design academy of fashion

2021 Graduate Exhibition

The graduate exhibition offers DAF an opportunity to welcome industry and guests to their beautiful new campus at the Old Biscuit Mill.

2020 Graduates Design Academy of Fashion

Graduate Exhibition 2020

DAF GRADUATE EXHIBITION 2020 In a year of global change, the DAF class of 2020 chose to innovate and re-imagine our graduate exhibition. With the

Fashion Portfolio
Courses & Workshops

Fashion Portfolio Workshop

On Saturday the 12th September we held our free fashion portfolio workshop for prospective students.

Thobey Cooper Design Academy of Fashion
Past Students


DAF Alumni, Thobey Cooper showed at the Digital SA Menswear Fashion Week in partnership with Cape Town Fashion Council.

fashion portfolio tutorial
Courses & Workshops

Fashion Portfolio Tutorial

Join our Head of Department, Nikki St. Quintin, as she guides you through a step by step process of creating your inspired fashion portfolio. This

2023 Applications are open

Applications for 2023 close when the Diploma First Year class is full (25 students).  To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you don’t postpone your application.


spots available for 2023