WELL DONE CINDY ARMSTRONG – DAF Student wins Mr Price New Designer Award!!!

We are so PROUD of you Cindy Armstrong, for being named the winner of the first ever Mr Price New Designer Award. Cindy received her Diploma in Fashion from the Design Academy of Fashion in 2009.  And on Saturday night, was announced the winner of this prestigious award.  With the panel of judges being Agness […]

Graduate Fashion Show 2009

DAF held its 10th Annual fashion show on 28/11/2009. The show was a great success. Our sponsors included L’Oreal Professionnel, Scar Hair, Mukup Creative Make-up, SDR Photo, Seventeen Magazine and Robert Thompson Designs (designer chairs and lighting). We Are Awesome were also there to take photos backstage (http://www.we-are-awesome.com/nights/daf09backstage.html). We would also like to thank Paul […]

daf ’09 Backstage

The design Academy of Fashion held our 10th annual fashion show @ whatiftheworld art gallery in Woodstock this past Saturday night. Here are some pics from backstage just before the show started Make up by Mukup Simone and Fiina Meg 3rd year Lameez Claasen Jody 2nd year Kim Sassen Hair by Scar

DAF Annual Fashion Show

The Design Academy of Fashion is turning 10… Come join us @ the DAF annual fashion show in celebration of our ten year anniversary! Sponsors include SDR Photo, L’Oreal Professional and hair & make-up by Scar Hair. 28th November 2009 8pm 208 Albert Road 2nd floor whatiftheworld art gallery Woodstock 021 448 9379 All tickets […]

Graduate Shows ’09

Last Thursday the 3rd years took part in the Cape Town Fashion Week Graduate Shows. Robyn Caris All schools were asked to put forward their their top students from the 2009 graduate class. Lameez Claasen 6 Daf students were chosen to show 3 peices of their final ranges. Stephanie Ana Samantha Bailey Cindy Armstrong Tina […]

DAF Open Day 01/08/2009

Last Saturday DAF held our first annual Open Day. There were yummy cakes, brownies and savory snacks for sale, packaged in hand made boxes with original hand drawn stickers. Everything had a personal touch and it was great to give both parents and friends the opportunity to see what DAF is all about. All proceeds […]

Boys will be Boys/Girls will be Boys – 19/06/09

Last night DAF hosted a party to raise funds for the end of year show.The theme was ‘Androgyny’ Design by: Stephanie Anastasopoulos; Model: Aadilah Toufee Thanks to everyone who attended and came to support of the Academy The second years showed their menswear designs from this term Design by: Kim Sassen The third years asked […]

Final Range Planning

Its that time of year and yesterday the 3rd years presented their final ranges to a panel of guest moderators from Truworths. This included Anne;LTD, Luke; Men’s Fashion Studio, Susan;ladies Fashion Studio and Julia from HR. Claudor and Claudette by: Stephanie Anastasopoulos The presentations went really well and the moderators were really pleased with the […]

Fund Raising and FAD awards

The students and lecturers have been hard at work creating items to sell at the annual DAF open day on the 1st August ’09. From earrings, clips, brooches, bean bag warmers and shopping bags, everything made and sold is aimed at raising funds for the end of year fashion show. So spread the word and […]

Fashion Show Fund Raiser

Couture Culture /20:03:2009 DAF hosted a dress up party at Bang Bang Club Last Friday to raise funds for the annual fashion show. The 3rd years got their friends to model and had a fashion show. The theme was based on the 3rd year brief for their couture ranges – different cultures from around the […]