Established in 1999, the Design Academy of Fashion has built an outstanding reputation as a leader in fashion education. Constantly striving towards excellence and innovation in the ever-evolving world of fashion, DAF is committed to adequately prepare its students for the fast pace of the industry, staying on the forefront of design, technology and business savvy.
With a contemporary approach to education, the academy fosters inquisitive learning through the encouragement of individual development, focusing on the strengths of each student, made possible due to the limited class sizes and the lecturer’s dedication to one-on-one attention and guidance and encouragement to engage the world through their unique point of view as designers, creative thinkers and innovators.
On the 30th September 2016, our Childrenswear shortcourse came to an end. We had our students present their micro ranges to a panel of Childrenwear designers from major retailer, Woolworths. The idea behind this shortcourse was to create aRead more
On the 29th of September, Roodebloem Studios in Woodstock was transformed into an expertly designed space. Curating the gap between fashion and furniture for the launch of DAF alumni, Tamara Cherie’s Spring / Summer 2017 collection in collaborative launch event withRead more
IZIKO Groot Constantia / Heritage Day Project- 3rd term – First years. Our 1st year students were lucky enough to work in collaboration with Iziko Museums on a Heritage Day project for the end of year fashion show as wellRead more
Iziko Museums of South Africa and Groot Constantia Wine Estate are collaborating with the Design Academy of Fashion and Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design to stage the inaugural Iziko Heritage Day fashion Show ‘Unstitching the Past’ which takes placeRead more