Industry Talks / Affiliation

GUCCI partners with DAF

Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO of Gucci announces that Gucci will be partnering with Cape Town based Design Academy of Fashion


Frankfurt Style Awards 2019

The FRANKfurtstyleaward is one of the world’s most established global fashion contests for students. It stands for a sustainable talent and career platform that connects fashion newcomers,

Fashion Revolution
Industry Talks / Affiliation

Fashion Revolution : Tamara Cherie Dyson

Where do you source your fabrics from? We work with various suppliers that source both locally and internationally. Our country is richly available with merino

Industry Talks / Affiliation

Fashion Revolution : Margot Molyneux

Margot Molyneux is a Cape Town based fashion design studio that was established in 2011. They design and produce seasonal collections of women’s wear that


Paidamoyo Kondile Interview

DAF 2016 Alumni, Paidamoyo Kondile, graduated not only with her diploma in Fashion Design from DAF, but with the coveted SAFW Student Competition prize, sweeping


SA Mens Fashion Week 2017

Lexus South African Menswear Week once again hosted some of Africa’s top established and emerging designers, showcasing their new Autumn/Winter 2017 ranges. DAF alumni, Nicholas


Philippa Crooks – Design Excellence

Congratulations to Philippa Crooks on winning the Design Excellence Award.  This award is decided by the Advisory Committee made of of industry leaders.  On the committee

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