The Fashion School in Cape Town.  Based in the Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock.


DAF Fashion Show 2023

DAF FASHION SHOW 2023 On the evening of November 30, 2023, a beautiful evening in Cape Town, the DAF Fashion Show unfolded at our very

Amanda Trom Design Academy of Fashion
Student Achievements

From Graduate to SA Fashion Week

From Graduate to SA Fashion Week: Amanda Trom’s Journey with VNTU Amanda Trom’s transformative journey in the world of fashion design has been nothing short

Patternmaking & Garment Construction
Courses & Workshops

What Fashion Course Should You Study?

What Fashion Course Should You Study? Embarking on a career or entrepreneurial venture in the dynamic world of fashion brings both excitement and challenges. To

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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

Thobey Cooper Thrills at SAMW

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

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