Its more than just getting dressed… its a lifestyle.

Marketing has dramatically evolved over the past decade as we the consumer have evolved. Brands need to keep up.  With the internet creating a global medium of communication, we are a united world.  A world where we have access to each others information, cultures, and interests.  On Twitter we see what the world is chatting […]

Menswear – 2nd Years Presentation

A while ago we posted this in anticipation of the 2nd years “Menswear” presentation that took place on Tuesday (17 May).  All the 2nd years presented (not including the five students that received extensions due to the Durban July Competition – see here…) and the lecturers were very happy with the overall work shown, and […]

Sylvio Giardina | A Couture Designer

Sylvio Giardina (Paris, 1967) is a creative artist that has 15 years experience working as  a  haute couture designer  for high fashion brands.  He recently launched his own label with a fall 2011/12 collection that expresses his bright creativity and presents a new female identity. The Fall/Winter 2011-2012 collection by Sylvio Giardina is based on […]

Freddy Sam

We would like to share a video of an amazing artist that lives in our neck of the woods. Freddy Sam, aka Ricky Lee Gordon paints in and around the Woodstock area. Ricky Lee Gordon is the founder of A WORD OF ART which aims to create art projects and experiences rather than white wall […]

A man of style

The 2nd years have been hard at work getting ready for their “Menswear Design” presentation which takes place this Tuesday (17 May 2011). This presentation is taken very seriously as the students will be showcasing their one menswear body at the end of the year at the DAF Fashion Show, which hosts the fashion industry […]

Winter Trend 2010-Tartan, Checks and Plaids

Rag&Bone; Winter 2009/2010 Marc Jacobs Winter 2009/2010 I was looking through Winter runway shows, searching for inspiration on what to wear this cold and rainy winter and I kept being drawn to the tartans, checks and plaids…and I began to think about what defines these three similar looking patterns. I did a little on-line research […]

A Military Moment!!

This morning I found this fabulous shoot featuring Giselle Bunchen in the Korean Vogue showcasing the Military trend and had to share it. I love the clean lines and tailoring mixed with the very soft looking knit T’s. images via

Alexander McQueen Fall 2010

Alexander McQueen’s last collection has been revealed in a private showing. 16 outfits from his Hells Angels+Prolific Demons themed collection were shown to a select few. Amazingly detailed fabrics were showcased on designs with drapery and tailoring-which works beautifully. His shoes are to die for, have a look below at the details. On 18 February […]

Lessons learned from Anna Wintour

                                                                                               R.J. Cutler spent eight months (January to August […]

Fashion Fridays 19th February 2010

Hi everyone, here are some new pics (as promised) taken on Friday of our fabulous students looking fashion forward!!!Enjoy:) Majken Da Gama-2nd Year                                                                   […]