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 conceptRead more
DAF 2016 Alumni, Paidamoyo Kondile, graduated not only with her diploma in Fashion Design from DAF, but with the coveted SAFW Student Competition prize, sweeping up 1st place with her intricately made African print dress. We catch up with her,Read more
Lexus South African Menswear Week once again hosted some of Africa’s top established and emerging designers, showcasing their new Autumn/Winter 2017 ranges. DAF alumni, Nicholas Coutts, presented his 70’s-inspired range with his signature weaving technique and fresh colours popping onRead more
This past weekend one of our final year students, Paidomoyo Kondile won the South African Fashion Week 2016 Student competition! Their brief was to Design a high fashion DRESS using African print fabric! Congrats Paidamoyo Kondile! We are super proudRead 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
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!
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.Read more
Students from 5 creative school are collaborating in a creative experience. They are working together in 5 groups to create 5 clips in 36 hours! Wishing them all best. Further details to follow regarding the opening screening and how YOURead more
For the last two years Africa’s most talented young fashion designers have been Design Academy of Fashion graduates. Entries for 2015 are now open. http://www.elle.co.za/elle-rising-star-3/
Past Daf students Nicholas Coutts and Tamara Cherie Dyson – both ELLE Rising Star winners and both featured in this months ELLE! We are just so proud of you both – making your mark and inspiring us all!