Hair & Beauty Show Cape Town

The DAF students were invited to showcase their garments at the Hair & Beauty Show.  The event was held at the Lookout, which is at the V&A Waterfront. Four of our third year graduates were invited to showcase their final collections. Our 2nd years wowed the audience with their incredibly creative avant-garde range, titled “Noir”. […]

DAF Fashion Show Fundraiser

Design Academy of Fashion

Gearing up to the annual DAF Fashion Show (which this year will be taking on a new and exciting format of a static show), the staff and students organised a fundraiser event.   Held on the 3rd of October at the college in Woodstock. The Saturday morning kicked off with a trend presentation by fashion […]

2nd Years Men’s Print Project

More prints coming in for the 2nd years  ‪#‎MenswearProject‬ Inspired by muses as diverse as Wes Anderson, Nirvana and Net Art – we can’t wait to see the finished product: all of which will be on display at this years DAF OPEN DAY 06 JUNE 2015


Finally, they are here!  The pictures from the shoot.  The staff at DAF are incredibly proud of the high level of work the students produced.  Take a look here for Jackie Burger’s thoughts on our students.  

SAFW/ Vodacom 4U Student Competition

Congratulations to Bronwyn Gage, who is one of the 14 finalists to be chosen for the SAFW/ Vodacom 4U Student Competition. This is a fantastic achievement as they had 224 entries so very well done! The 14 finalists will be put on display at the Winter Collections which run 22 – 25 September at The […]

Callen Petersen featured in FAB magazine

2nd Year student, Callen Petersen has been featured in the first edition of Fashion Around the Block magazine. FAB Magazine is a platform to showcase Cape Town’s upcoming designers.  If you are looking for stylishly unique garments for both male & female, then this is the mag for you.  The hottest & trendiest items are […]

The Durban July | Judging Day

This afternoon (Wed 25 May) the five students that made the regional finals for the Durban July New Designer Award, came together with 9 other students from other colleges around the Western Cape and presented their garments to the panel of judges. The DAF staff are very proud! Not only because of the creativity shown […]

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 […]