Tahier Variawa, Design Director at Radar gave our 2nd and 3rd years students a talk about branding on Tuesday 19th April. This is particularly important to the 3rd years as they embark on their ranges and learn how to communicate their beliefsRead more
We have had an exciting week with two visits to the Iziko Museums of South Africa. On Monday our 2nd years had an extremely insightful visit to the Iziko Social History Collections to view costumes from the 17th and 18thRead more
Luke and Philippa, our final year students got a taste of limelight yesterday when they appeared on the Hectic Nine-9 live T.V. show to showcase their menswear designs and talk all things fashion with the presenters. Well done, guys!
Nick Coutts has been receiving a lot of exposure with his latest menswear range. Collaborating with Lukhanyo Mdingi, the two young designers are getting featured in some very impressive publications. “of outfits marrying blanket woolens with sophisticated woven elements by Lukhanyo MdingiRead more
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 LukhanyoRead more
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 andRead more
Congratulations to DAF graduate 2011 Hannah Lavery, we loved your collection #SAFW #DAFGRAD
This 2nd year project required students to look into current sportwear trends (S\S or A\W) and designers to create a concept\narrative which incorporates the trend/s. They then have to create a range of 3 looks for the market segment activewear,Read more
Anthony Smith owner and founder of Twobop and Smith and Abrahams shared his story with DAF students today. Take a look at the great local brand here http://www.twobop.co.za/ and his lifestyle store here http://store.smithandabrahams.co.za
The very popular DAF short course in pattern making and garment construction kicks off on the 7th of March, Email Sume on firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.