LISOF lecturers always learning

“Staff are engaging with the concept of teaching and learning and sharing methods to enable them to think out the box. The concept of being able to extend ourselves and be constantly up skilled by our academic head and assistant head. Encouraged to share and enjoy in developing ways to improve the experience for the … Continued

Fashion design graduate spotlight

We shine the spotlight on fashion design graduate: Shanae Van Loggerenberg. This Human of LISOF graduated in 2017 with a BA Degree Fashion in Design. She knew that fashion was for her literally a month before class started and grew through the years to develop her graduate range: ‘Distressed Perfection’. She chose to study fashion … Continued

Get your fashion career started!

Fashion is not all about drawing sketches and  being famous for mingling with models. Being in the fashion industry has more depth than merely what is featured on fashion TV and magazines. Careers in fashion vary from retail to design to production and styling. The world of fashion is a multi-million dollar industry; just look … Continued

Careers in Fashion and design: Where to next?

Ever wondered about careers in fashion and design? The world of fashion and design is a beautiful place- from street wear to haut couture; there is a style to suit everyone. However, there are those who do not particularly aspire to create these garments yet still love the glamour of working within the fashion industry. … Continued

Mister Effortless

What does it take, to be Mister Effortless? We have composed 5 easy steps to being the ultimate Mister Effortless- He woke up like this!                                                              … Continued

The SAFW A/W 18 Countdown

Our countdown to SA Fashion week 2018 Autumn/Winter has begun, and the excitement is REAL! To get into the fashion festivities, let’s take a look back to what the designers of SA Fashion week brought to the runway in the last three years. ‘SA Fashion week is committed to developing excellence and growth in a … Continued

Top 5 Best Dressed at The iHeartRadio Music Awards

From bold and metallic, to chic and lace, the stars definitely brought their fire at The iHeartRadio Music Awards, held in Inglewood, California on 11 March 2018. The iHeartRadio Music Awards’ annual event celebrates the biggest names in the business. Nominees are based on the music heard throughout the year on the iHeartRadio Station. Hosted By … Continued

Drones, The Queen and A Whole Lot of Pride

With fashion month coming to a close for it’s Autumn Winter 2018 showcases, it’s a great time to reflect on all that happened. New York Fashion Week held the usual suspects such as Alexander Wang and his Matrix inspirations of black leather and the very on-trend barely there sunglasses. Tom Ford held a 1980’s revival … Continued

Turn Your Higher Certificate Into a Degree: Here’s How

It’s pretty easy to see how fashion changes lives. From groundbreaking designs which inspire people throughout the world, to fashion aimed at making statements, politically, socially or otherwise. At LISOF, it’s entirely possible you’ve had your life change through the education you’ve received, and the network you’ve built. You’ve also put blood, sweat and tears … Continued

Design Indaba 2018: The Magic Moments

The week of the Design Indaba 2018 felt like stuff out of the movies – you know, the kind that leaves you at the edge of your seat, star-struck-type vibes, gushing, groupie-like pandering? Yes, that type of insane admiration! Hosted at the LISOF Johannesburg campus, there was a true feeling of wonderment in every attendee … Continued

Design Indaba 2018: The role of innovative design for social change

Hard times require us to dig deep – sometimes it means digging into our creative minds, imagining the impossible. This is what we experience in the innovations of designers on the second day of the Design Indaba 2018. Kenyan user experience designer, Mark Kamau and Renata Souza, a product designer and healthcare innovator from Mexico, … Continued

Africa’s time to shine at the Design Indaba 2018

The first day of the Design Indaba Simulcast held at LISOF, Blairgworie kicked off its first speaker slot with the intriguing, Zimbabwean-born Sunu Gonera, a filmmaker who draws many of his influences from the dusty townships streets where he grew up. When Gonera was a child, the War of Independence in Zimbabwe was at its … Continued

The Top 10 Fashion Careers You Should Look Into

For some, fashion is the final frontier of popular culture, and for others, the overly pampered lapdog of the fine arts. Fact is, too many people perceive the business to be what they see in a shopping mall or as blazoned on Instagram. Few people truly understand the real world of fashion, and its big … Continued

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