With a key focus on engaging critical and original thinking and writing, research plays a vital role in the broader fashion discourse, contributing to advanced scholarship, academic & professional development and entrepreneurial achievements.
The work published here includes research completed by our undergraduates (Bachelor of Arts in Fashion), postgraduates (Bachelor of Arts Honours in Fashion), lecturers and institutional managers.
- Nataly Cardosa – LISOF – 2008 – Do Work Environments have an Effect on Productivity and Creativity
- Sarah Badat – LISOF – 2010 – The Impact of Educational Interventions on Consumer Behaviour
- Mike Thoms – University of Cape Town – 2010 – An Analysis of the Contestation over the Pedagogic Device in an Applied Design Curriculum
- Catinka Turner – LISOF – 2011- Exploring Theories and Principles Linked to Learning Styles and their Application to Fashion Education
- de Greef – WITS University – 2010 – Yinka Shonibare amd Junya Watanabe fashioned commentaries on Postcolonial Africa, dress and Dutch wax
- de Greef – WITS University – 2010 – When fashion turns back as Spectres Malign Muses
- de Greef – WITS University – 2010 – South African Heritage served with Black Coffee
- de Greef – WITS University – 2010 – Malign Muses becomes Spectres
- de Greef – WITS University – 2011- An Exhibition and Catalogue Proposal
- Honours in Fashion Group – LISOF – 2012 – In Search of the Punctum in Fashion Film
- de-Greef – WITS university – 2009 – Fashions Rundle And Return Hybrid Tiger
- de-Greef – WITS University – 2010 – Unkotting Place And Space Considering The Signs Of Africa In The Work Of Shonibare Watanabe Black Coffee And Hlobo
- de-Greef – LISOF – 2010 – What Is Your Dress Heritage A Project Exhibiting Diversity In Dress
- de-Greef – LISOF – 2010 – The Politics Of Craft And Aesthetics In SA Fashion