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
Margot Molyneux is a Cape Town based fashion design studio that was established in 2011. They design and produce seasonal collections of women’s wear that are comfortable, versatile and oh so pleasing to the eye. I had the pleasure ofRead 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!
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
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!
Tamara Cherie Dyson is a true rising star, one we are very proud of, as we saw her growth at the very first stages of her career, when she started studying at DAF. Her success is an inspiration to many aspiring designersRead more
A 3rd year student from DAF, Tamara Dyson is currently in London doing an internship with Vivienne Westwood. We asked her some questions about her experience and her response is below. What is your position? Im interning under Vivienne Westwood,Read more
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 isRead more
Kim Sassen completed her 3 year diploma at the Design Academy of Fashion. Below are some photos of her final range from the 2010 DAF Fashion Show. We are very happy to see that Kim has begun producing her ownRead more
Congratulations to Bronwyn Gage, who is one of the 14 finalists to be chosen for the SAFW/ Vodacom 4U Student Competition. This is a fantastic achievement as they had 224 entries so very well done! The 14 finalists will beRead more