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, professionals, colleges, universities, fashion creators and the fashion & style communities. The contest’s unique concept supports innovative ideas, creativity and inventive achievement and offers its participants an international springboard into […]

Student Ice-Breaker 2016

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Last Friday DAF held our annual Student Icebreaker with the theme “Mad Hatters Tea Party” to welcome our new first years. We all had a blast & got to know each other a bit better. Thank you to everyone for all the yummy treats! We look forward to a productive year & cant wait to […]

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 Static Show 2015

We are very excited to announce our new concept, DAF Static Show 2015, for our end of year graduate show. The reason for us moving towards installations, rather than a fashion show – is to allow our industry guests, family and friends to get a real sense of each students work.  From concept to final […]

DAF Fashion Show Fundraiser

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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 […]

DAF Lecturer: Blanc

Blanc Launch

Alexandra Blanc, designer and DAF lecturer, launched her latest basics range for BLANC on Thursday 24th September at the Threads Project in Woodstock Cape Town.   The range focuses on basics for men & women with attention to quality fabrics and fit. The collection is comprised of a black, white, grey and blue denim color palette with BLANCs […]

Tamara Cherie Dyson x MRP collection

Tamara Cherie Dyson, past DAF graduate and winner of the ELLE Rising Star Design Award 2014, has launched her new capsule collection for MRP. Featuring geometric prints, washed grey denim, melange tees and hints of rose gold, navy and mustard. The collection is comprised of basics with a twist – shirts, shorts, dresses, pinafores, tees, […]

Tickets for Fashion Show 2011 | ON SALE NOW!

Contact Clem on 021 448 9379 to buy your tickets for the DAF Annual Fashion Show.  Tickets are on sale for R120 and seats are limited.   The fashion show will be held at the Old Biscuit Mill, 23 November 2011.  Doors open at 19:00 and the show kicks off at 19:30. The Design Academy of […]

Halloween Party

You are all invited to come and have a blast at our Halloween Party!  The DAF students have organised a gruesome evening of horror to help raise funds for our Annual Fashion Show.   We are a creative fashion college, so expect to see the most unspeakable, appalling and utterly monstrous creatures dancing and having a […]

DAF Fashion Show 2011

The DAF Fashion Show gives the students the chance to showcase their work to the industry, as well as friends and family.  Fashion buyers from South Africa’s top retailers, fashion editors, bloggers, stylists and designers will all be attending this event to spot the latest South African talents. We kick off with a look from […]