Menswear Week comes to Cape Town!

South Africa’s inaugural Menswear Fashion Week was held in Cape Town from 5 - 7 February 2015, showcasing the Autumn/Winter collections of 24 designers. The question has been raised whether the relatively small South African fashion industry really warrants a separate week devoted to men, but considering the significant rise in interest in male grooming [...]

February 13th, 2015|Fashion Blog, Fashion Weeks|

It’s Fright Night!

The 31st of October is All Hallows’ Eve, the one night of the year when people actually expect to be afraid. It is time to go guising and trick-or-treating, and generally scare the living daylights out of as many others as possible. But what is Halloween, and how did its traditions originate? The ancient Celtic [...]

October 29th, 2014|Fashion Blog|

The Art of Display

With the academic year well into the final quarter, EGAFD’s class of 2014 are planning for the Graduate Exhibition which is to open on the 5th of December. Students will be putting their portfolios on display for external moderation, after which the exhibition will be open to the public. This is the Academy’s showcase, allowing [...]

Oh Boy! Menswear goes Funky for Summer

When fashion is discussed, the focus tends to be on women’s wear. But hey, men are people too! Guys also want to look good and dress on trend, even though they tend to be slightly less concerned with having the hottest new attire than girls. For the South African male, comfort is a key deciding factor [...]

October 24th, 2014|Fashion Blog|