Congratulations LISOF Fashion Show 2017 Winners

[row xclass=”post”] [column md=”8″] Pitsi Kewana: Best Commercial 3rd year Range What was the name of your collection and why? The collection was called “Dr Jekyll & Ms Bloom”, and it was based on the idea of two personalities living in one person, but unlike Dr Jekyll & Mr Hide who were at odds with … Continued

A runway report of ‘Woman is a Word’

by Reneilwe Masekoameng original article: https://fiveheadfashion.wordpress.com/2017/11/26/woman-is-a-word-by-taku-dlamini/ images by Lebogang Ditibane and Taku Dlamini illustration by Taku Dlamini   “The collection is about women empowerment,” says Dlamini. Describing her collection as a labour of love, third year LISOF design student, Taku Dlamini, showcased her first ever collection “Woman Is A Word”, and the crowd was enthralled! Confidently bringing … Continued

The future of fashion takes to the catwalk

LISOF, Africa’s most progressive fashion design and retail education institution, is presenting its 23rd annual fashion show on 23 November 2017. The event also marks the 10th anniversary of the school’s Pretoria campus. “Nobody with an interest in the future of fashion can afford to miss this show,” says Shana Rosenthal, CEO and founder of … Continued

LISOF x Tammy Taylor MRS SA COLLABORATION – Engineered Denim

by Caileigh Jayne Davis LISOF has the reputation of being the most progressive fashion design school and retail education institution in Africa. Our alumni populate fashion and retail environments throughout the world and our degrees in fashion are well sought after in the industry. Being at the educational forefront means that LISOF doesn’t follow the … Continued

Journey of ‘The Future Consumer’

by Artho Eksteen   Fashion and trends are two totally intertwined concepts that are impossible to function without the integral link between them. Trends are repeatedly influencing the fashion industry, while the fashion industry is simultaneously creating and amplifying new trends. This is not just applicable for the fashion industry but also other creative fields … Continued

Human of LISOF: Drew Henry now working at Celine

Drew Henry graduated from LISOF in 2007 and went off to the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London where he completed his BA Honours in Fashion Design and Marketing, First in his Class in 2012. He then went on to achieve his Masters in Womenswear in 2014. He is now a Junior Designer for Celine … Continued

LISOF x EDGARS UP-CYCLING COLLAB: Reengineered Denim Project

LISOF and Edgars have joined together to up-cycle denim product into new designer garments. 2nd year Design students at LISOF, were given youth brand denim product and briefed to up-cycle, reengineer and consider sustainable fashion practices when creating their one of a kind garment. These pieces will be available to purchase at a selected Edgars … Continued

CREATING “INTRAPRENEURS” TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN EMPLOYABILITY AND EMPLOYED

The term intrapreneur was first established by Gifford Pinchot who identified a need for “intra-corporate entrepreneurship”, an environment where the principle of free market entrepreneurship is applied within an organisation so that employees are freeIy allowed to innovate.  It is believed that this type of situation creates responsible people who are able to communicate, relate … Continued

South African Fashion Week from students’ perspective

SA Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 We think it’s safe to say that SA fashion week was not at all what we expected… Honestly, the experience exceeded our expectations by far! What started off as a project we took on to furthermore promote LISOF and learn more about the South African fashion industry; turned into three … Continued

Part Time Short Courses in Fashion at LISOF

LISOF offers 5 part time short courses every 20 weeks that aim to educate, expand skills and integrate years of industry knowledge to the next generation of fashion enthusiasts. Whether you are looking for a part time short course to brush up on your skills, or to learn a new skill set from scratch in … Continued

Rich Mnisi and Thebe Magugu Collaborate with Woolworths: Style by SA

Style by SA. The name says it all, South African style offering to a South African stylish public. We are super proud of Rich Mnisi and Thebe Magugu, two LISOF 2014 graduates that are constantly making waves and progressing their businesses in the fashion industry. Woolworths’ new initiative is collaborating with South Africa design talent … Continued

LISOF’s very own power couple

Today we celebrate Valentine’s Day with the love story of two fashion students. This power couple met when they were very young and fell in love at school, but they are not your ordinary student lovers. Meet power couple; Phindi and Tshepo Kgaudi. Phindi and Tshepo are married with two sons. They are both in … Continued

Orientation Best Accessory Winners

Congrats to the Orientation Best Accessory Winners! 1st Year Fashion students are a buzzing energy that adds new life and enthusiasm on campus and this year, the first year BA Degree, BCom Degree and Diploma Orientation Fashion Show was creative, bold and interesting. The brief was to create wearable garments from recycled materials. No conventional … Continued

Tips to guide you through the first year of fashion school

We searched the internet for the some helpful tips to guide you through  the first year of fashion school. Starting the new year at a tertiary institution can be daunting. New building, new people and nerves abound. At LISOF, most first years want to make a stylish first impression especially because you are attending one … Continued

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