Everyone should be proud to wear something designed in Durban, Deputy Mayor,
Councillor Nomvuzo Shabalala, told the vibrant gathering that was toasting
the official launch of the Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) 2015 at the Suncoast
Big names in fashion, socialites and fashionistas, politicians, up and
coming local designers who have benefitted from previous DFF’s and Durban’s
glitterati all featured on the city’s guest list.
The glitz and glamour was a perfect accessory to a vibrant fashion show
featuring the creations of some of the city’s finest designers that was
introduced by synchronised swimmers.
Words of wisdom and encouragement were given from Zama Mathe the creator of
Zarth Designs, as well as the PR Manager for Woolworths, Noni Gaza, local
footwear designer, Reggie Xaba and lastly the DFF programme manager, Sindi
Shangase. Actress, model and bubbly master of ceremonies, Pearl Thusi, set
the scene for the upcoming four day event and an amazing mentorship for 10
new, emerging local designers who can expect a trip to Durban’s sister city,
The Durban Fashion Fair will take place on the SUNdeck at Suncoast between
August 26 and 29. Tickets available at Computicket from July 24.
For more information go to www.durbanfashionfair.com
Seen at the launch were:
Aldytha da Silva, Jula Mtambo, Karen Monk-Klijnstra
Lungani Nkonyeni, Pearl Thusi, Kathrin Kidger, Terence Pillay
Noni Gaza, Njabulo Mthethwa, Pearl Thusi
Sindi Shangase, Philip Sithole, Lindiwe Khuzwayo
Thokazani Mbatha, Mxolisi Luke, Trevor Ntombela