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Alumni Update – SA Fashion Week 2016

Alumni Update - SA Fashion Week 2016 Elizabeth Galloway Alumni  Anmari Honiball and Tarien Malherbe  were both showing at the 2016 edition of SA Fashion Week that ran from the 5th to the 9th of April at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg. Anmari Honiball graduated with a three-year Diploma in Fashion Design in [...]

Finding a Job in Fashion – Online!

Not all EGAFD students wish to start their working careers immediately upon graduation, but of those who do, 100% find employment. Starting from the second year, students are trained to compile Curricula Vitae and portfolios. The Academy also co-operates closely with industry role players to prepare graduates for job hunting in the real world, inter [...]

Advanced Diploma Student debuts at SA Fashion Week

Marli Fourie (right) with Tarien and Louis Erasmus and members of the Non-European family Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design student Marli Fourie has just had the opportunity of a lifetime, co-designing a range that was shown at SA Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 during October of this year. Brought up in the Little [...]

Dolls for Africa

When Molemo Kgomo was looking for a doll for her daughter, she came up against a problem. She wanted a toy the little girl could identify with, but all the dolls available in the shops were white! The first black Barbie doll, Christie, was introduced in 1968, being basically just a darker hued version of [...]

Laduma Nxgokolo receives Vogue award

Designs from the MaXhosa range Fresh from having been announced African Fashion Awards’ Emerging Designer for 2014, the founder of knitwear label MaXhosa by Laduma, has won the inaugural Vogue ‘Scouting for Africa’ award. He was one of eleven finalists from across the African continent. Laduma Ngxokolo was born and raised in Port Elizabeth, [...]

EGAFD training commended by Casper Designer Wear

Bloemfontein designer Casper Bosman-Crous is a busy man. Not only does he dress celebrities like Lorna Maseko, Christina Storm and two reigning Miss South Africas, Melinda Bam and Rolene Strauss, but he will also design the pageant dresses of the 12 finalists in the 2015 Miss South Africa contest. After completing his studies in Pretoria, [...]

Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design Graduation Ceremony 2014

EGAFD Graduate Class of 2013 celebrating the successful completion of their studies (Image courtesy of Theunis Stofberg) We have come to the end of 2014 and the Academy can look back on another fulfilling year of preparing students for the challenges of the fashion industry. While it was hard work, there was also [...]