Nick Coutts at Pitti Uomo

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Past DAF student and Elle Rising Star winner, Nick Coutts, collaborated with Lukhanyo Mdingi showing their menswear A/W17 collection at Pitti Uomo in Florence, Italy. Pitti Uomo is a menswear trade show that took place 12-15 January 2016.  Nick and Lukhanyo were one of four African designer labels invited to showcase African design. The design partnership […]

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

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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 […]

Graduate Fashion Show 2014

The night of the 26th of November, 2014 was a big and long-awaited event for the DAF students, who showed the culmination of their hard work during the year to industry VIP’s at the first show and family and friends, at the second. This year, the show was held at our very own space, which […]

DAF Fashion Show 2014

Our annual fashion show will be held on the 26th November at the Design Academy of Fashion. The show will be kicked off with the first year’s work, each student presenting one look, all together the creative garments represent the Eastern Indigo theme, where the students explored Eastern dyeing and embroidery techniques. The second years will follow […]

Grethe Bredenkamp – Award winner at DAF show 2011

Grethe’s beautiful and sophisticated range won her the Truworths award for ‘the most commercially viable collection’. Through carefully thought out styling each outfit looked ready to be plucked off the runway and fit effortlessly into any fashionista’s wardrobe. She is currently working for local Designer Sarah Webber for I Love Leroy. (photographs: Simon Deiner/ SDR […]

Behind the Scenes | Preparing for Fashion Show

The students are hard at work preparing for the Annual Fashion Show.  The DAF show takes place 23 November at the Old Biscuit Mill.  Doors open at 19:00, and the show kicks off at 19:30. We are very excited about the high level of talent that will be on display.  We invite you to show […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sane Sokhela launches her label

DAF student, Sane Sokhela, showcased her label, In-Sane, in Durban last week Friday. The launch took place at Fashion TV in Morning Side, Durban, which saw an opening performance of renowned singer Sphe Sokhela.  iLanga News journalist, Mso Vilakazi was impressed by the quality of this students work who is in her 3rd year of […]