Istanbul Modest Fashion Week focuses on Islamic Dress Modest fashion represents a growing market with worldwide spending on Muslim clothing projected to grow to $327bn by 2020, and Turkey, with its Islamic traditions and booming textile industry, is uniquely placed to benefit both creatively and commercially. By establishing this Fashion Week, the country seeks [...]
The most expensive … Last week comparative website Hippo.co.za listed the most expensive items in a number of categories on their blog. This made me wonder about some more items we use every day, and regard as fairly expensive. How costly are they really, compared to the standards of the super-rich? Here is a [...]
Do you love to be stylish, but feel a little bit guilty about the effect your consumption of fashion is having on the planet? We as consumers can also contribute towards diminishing ecological harm by making small changes to our sartorial habits.
The Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the world’s largest event on sustainability in fashion. The theme for 2016 is Responsible Innovation. By assembling key players from the global fashion industry to share their knowledge and ideas on new and sustainable solutions, the aim is to inspire, motivate, and give tools to implement a sustainable mind-set in the fashion industry.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The annual EGAFD fashion event took place at 401 Rozendal on Saturday September 5th, 2015. For those unfortunate enough to have been unable to attend, we bring selected images from the shows, courtesy of Simon Deiner / SDR Photo. The first years displayed shift dresses, as well as shorts. The second year students participated [...]