Cornerstore Collab – 1st Years

The 1st year students got to take part in a Cornerstore Collab, the coolest local streetwear store.  Cornerstore, based in Woodstock, houses brands 2Bop, Young&Lazy and Sol-Sol.


DAF Student wins SAFW Competition

This past weekend one of our final year students, Paidomoyo Kondile won the South African Fashion Week 2016 Student competition! Their brief was to Design


Tamara Cherie’s Spring / Summer 2017

On the 29th of September, Roodebloem Studios in Woodstock was transformed into an expertly designed space.  Curating the gap between fashion and furniture for the launch

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Heritage Day Fashion Show

IZIKO Groot Constantia / Heritage Day Project- 3rd term – First years. Our 1st year students were lucky enough to work in collaboration with Iziko


Unstitching the Past

Iziko Museums of South Africa and Groot Constantia Wine Estate are collaborating with the Design Academy of Fashion and Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design

Industry Talks / Affiliation

Talk about Branding : Tahier of Radar

Tahier Variawa, Design Director at Radar gave our 2nd and 3rd years students a talk about branding on Tuesday 19th April. This is particularly important to the

Industry Talks / Affiliation

Woolworths Technology Specialist visits DAF

The DAF students were treated to a talk by Barney Maharaj from Woolworths. Barney has 36 years of experience in the Textile Industry, so it

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Industry Talks / Affiliation

Authenticity and Streetwear : Luke Doman

Lukes main theme was about AUTHENTICITY.  Being authentic as a person and as a brand.  He focused on the idea of telling an authentic story.  He illustrated


Iziko Museums Student Visits

We have had an exciting week with two visits to the Iziko Museums of South Africa. On Monday our 2nd years had an extremely insightful

Industry Talks / Affiliation

Amanda Laird Cherry visits DAF

Last week we started the first term off with a bang!  Esteemed South African designer Amanda LaIrd Cherry was in Cape Town for South African

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