Have you killed a tree today?

The environmental price of being fashionable The effects of logging in an Indonesian forest Monarch Butterfly Viscose and rayon are regarded as man-made fibres; but unlike nylon, polyester, spandex and acrylic, they are not petroleum-based. Cellulosic fibres, which include viscose, rayon, acetate and lyocell (tencel), are manufactured from dissolved plant material [...]

August 28th, 2015|Fashion Blog|

Fashioning Africa

For the August edition of ELLE South Africa, editor Emilie Gambade aimed “to create a special issue that celebrates not only South African talent, but also the creativity and energy of our continent.” When people outside Africa think of the continent in terms of fashion, the image they have is of animal print and beads, [...]

Fashion Event 2015

  TICKETS NOW ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC! On Saturday 5th of September we will have two matinée shows - one at 2pm and one at 4pm and two evening shows - one at 6pm and one at 8pm. Every designer (student) will showcase in one matinée show and one evening show. The 2pm show will [...]

August 18th, 2015|Events|


Calling all HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! Are you looking for an exciting holiday activity? Would you like to learn what a fashion stylist does? From 15th to 17th July 2015, Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design will be hosting a 3-day fashion photography and styling workshop during which attendees will have the opportunity to plan, style [...]

June 24th, 2015|Events|

Let racing go to your head!

“Come on Dover! Move yer bloomin' *rse!” Eliza Doolittle cheering on her favourite. Everybody knows that scene in My Fair Lady where Eliza Doolittle, played by Audrey Hepburn, loses her newly-acquired polish and scandalizes high society in the excitement of watching a horse race. The event was The Royal Meeting at Ascot, a [...]

June 19th, 2015|Fashion Blog|

Making a difference through Luxury: Maiyet

Paul van Zyl, a South African human rights lawyer has chosen the unlikely vehicle of luxury fashion to, as he puts it, “support peace through entrepreneurship”. Van Zyl is a remarkable man, by any standards. Born and raised in apartheid South Africa, he was deeply conscious of social injustice from a young age, and went [...]

May 30th, 2015|Fashion Blog|