EGAFD Alumna presents at Johannesburg Fashion Week

Now into its 4th year, African Fashion International presented its Fastrack young designer mentorship programme. Fastrack is designed to develop new brands by helping recent graduates show on Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This exposes graduates to potential buyers and creates a networking opportunity with local and international media representatives. Charna Gentle graduated from Elizabeth Galloway Academy of [...]

Kim Gush AFI Young Designer of the Year 2012

It is a rare event to see fashion forward men's wear on the ramp at South African fashion shows. When it comes to Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design’s alumna Kim Gush you can take it for granted that fashion forward men's wear is what you are going to get. Gush is a designer with [...]

Mr Price offers our graduates careers in fashion

On Thursday 19 October, we hosted Portia Warburton and Cindy McIntyre from the MR Price Talent Recruitment team. Portia and Cindy were on campus to present to our 3rd year students the career opportunities available with the Mr Price Group in Durban, and give us a look at the work environment at Mr Price Head Office. Interested [...]

Fashion trends in the 3rd year Design Studio

From theory to practice After successfully self-expressing ourselves in the 1stsemester, we have now veered our creative focus to our client. We are privileged to be designing a Spring/Summer 2013 range for Daniel Hechter, Truworths -  SA. The range includes complementary male and female outfits with each student interpreting the projected Spring/Summer fashion trends, ensuring [...]

Elle’s Rising Fashion Design Star for 2012: Jane Elizabeth Kotzé!

2010 Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design alumna Jane Kotzé was announced the winner of the 2012 Mr Price & Elle Rising Star Design Award at a gala event in Johannesburg on the 13th of September, beating off stiff competition from seven other finalists (among whom former classmate Anmari Honiball). The flowing feminine designs in [...]

Tarien Malherbe chosen for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town

Award winning Elizabeth Galloway alumna Tarien Malherbe is set to take part in the inaugural Mercedes-Benz  Fashion Week Cape Town which takes place in the Cape Town International Convention Centre from the 25th to 28th of July 2012. African Fashion International in collaboration with the Cape Town Fashion Council is presenting this specialized showcase for [...]

FASHION AND THE ENVIRONMENT Part 7 of 7

What can each of us do to help our planet? Yes, the Fashion Business has a lot to answer for regarding the dire straits the earth finds itself in, but none of us can point a finger, as we are all consumers of that industry. Whether for protection, out of modesty, or as adornment, we [...]