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Easter holiday activities at EGAFD

Easter Bunny by shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood It’s hard to believe, but the first three months of 2016 have almost gone. EGAFD first year students have settled in well, and after a very industrious first academic quarter, everyone is ready to catch their breath and just chill for a few days. All activities do not [...]

March 23rd, 2016|Events|

Something novel emerging on the matric dance front

Jackie Burger consulting with EGAFD student Not only has traditional matric dance wear become so predictable as to be boring, the whole affair is a nightmare of unsustainability. Thousands of Rands are spent on carbon copy dresses to be worn for one occasion only. Surely there must be a better way? This is what influential [...]

February 26th, 2016|Fashion Blog|

SONA 2016: The fashions

The dress code at last week’s State of the Nation address ran the usual gamut between red carpet and traditional. Here are some of the dignitaries on their arrival at Parliament. You may decide for yourself which is your favourite look. Lindiwe Zulu and her daughter Phindile Malusi Gigaba and his [...]

February 16th, 2016|Fashion Blog|

SAFW Menswear a growing success

The third South African Menswear Week (SAMW16) just took place from the 3rd to 6th February, at the Cape Town stadium. The event featured designers not only from South Africa, but also from six additional African countries to wit Nigeria, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe. When the initiative was started, there were questions whether [...]

February 12th, 2016|Fashion Blog, Fashion Weeks|

Welcome Back EGAFD Students!

Students hard at work under the watchful eye of EGAFD founder Elizabeth Monday the 25th of January marks the beginning of the EGAFD academic year for returning students, and the welcome rain that has fallen overnight to break the heat wave, seems to be a good omen. We trust everybody feels refreshed after the holidays. [...]

January 26th, 2016|Events|