To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Durban Business Fair, eThekwini Mayor Zandile
2018 DFF Mentees (18:00); Markham (19:00); Mo’ Creations & Couture (Zambia); Eve-O (Zimbabwe); Modesta (20:00); Palse and Duke – Clothe Your Soul (21:00)
Emerging designers are as follows: Cherish by Carita Adams; Whimzical by Black Bear Kouture;
Emerikay; Emmanuel Titito; Indoni Fashion House; Martin John; Maurice Hozi; Messrs Basswood; VyagorLouvre; Thandeka Madikizela; (18:00) Azee Tanzi; Mita-N Dzyns; MorQ Designs by Warren Morck (19:00); Yordi Designs ( Ethiopa); Rodrig Couture (Cameroon); Jacqui Emmanuel (20:00); Amanda Laird Cherry/ALC (21:00); Diva Designs by Brenda Quin; Noice (22:00)
LT Peculiar Couture (Gaborne); Nivaldo Thierry (Mozambique) (18:00) Samma Collections (Burundi); Clemas Couture (Nigeria); House of Saint Luke (19:00); Eullue and KarenMonkKlijnstra (20:00); Quame Owusu (Ghana) and Chulaap (21:00); Treasure Cindi and Zarth (22:00)
Zaviar Fashions; Plus Supreme Collections; Black Pepper (19:00); DFF Fashion Recognition Awards (20:00)
This will feature leading industry players within the fashion related industry – Sasha Wyatt-Minter (Editor: www.all4women.co.za); Dimeji Alara (Fashion Director: ELLE South Africa); Masana Chikeka (Program Manager: Design at the National Department of Arts and Culture); Nthato Mashishi (Celebrity make-up artist) and Mandy Swart a TFG Buying Manager for Markham.
The panel discussion topic will focus on “Building a brand in the Fashion Industry” followed by a Q&A session – which will be facilitated by TV & Radio personality, Anele Mdoda.
Anele Mdoda will also be hosting the 2018 DFF Recognition Awards on Saturday, September 22.
Three rising stars – our top three 2018 mentees – will also be identified.
Tickets are R100 per person per show with students paying R50 per show (Sept 19/20/21) and for the Recognition Awards (Sept 22), tickets cost R200 per person with students paying R100.
Tickets can be purchased at