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SA Fashion Week’s competitions are an undeniable springboard for young designers. The purpose of SA Fashion Week competitions is to assist talented designers, with the potential for commercial growth, to start making the transition from a developing creative business to a sustainable business that can play a role in the Creative Fashion Industry, create jobs, wealth and contribute to the GDP of the country.
Amanda will be showcasing for the 23rd time at South African Fashion Week (SAFW). Garments from her archive will be presented at SAFW’s retrospective exhibition, and she is featured in SAFW’s limited-edition book, which unpacks the platform's journey from its launch in 1997, twenty-one years ago. In addition, there will be a curated selection from Amanda's new collection on show at SAFW's trade exhibition until Saturday 27 October.
David Tlale wrapped up the African Fashion International (AFI) Fashion Week Joburg at SkyRink in Carlton Centre, Johannesburg CBD. The show, on Sunday 07 October, was dedicated to the centenary of Nelson Mandela and Mam’Albertina Sisulu.
SA Fashion Week Competitions are not only about winning the prizes. They play a key role in motivating students to develop their ideas and skills. It gives them a chance to gain substantial experience and the opportunity to analyse and evaluate the outcomes and uncover personal aptitude.
In celebration of its official coming of age, South African Fashion Week (SAFW) has announced that its Autumn/Winter 2019’s schedule will take on a particularly festive tone as it looks back over 21 years of fostering the development of a vibrant local designer culture.
Returning from New York Fashion Week just in time, local fashion icon David Tlale showcased his latest collection at The Mall of Africa on Saturday 15 September. His Edgar’s fashion range can be found in this and other selected Edgar’s stores countrywide.
Why follow the rules when you could make your own? In the age of rebellion against conformity, Converse has responded. Start From the Bottom is not just a campaign, but also an invitation to be different.
Editorial submission by Wesley Human