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

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

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 Grad shows at South African Menswear SS16

LISOF graduate, Nao Serati, featured his collection at South African Menswear Week SS16/17  in Cape Town this week. On the collection: “The collection actually doesn’t have a name. It’s inspired by girl groups – SWV, Destiny’s Child – and the unity that they have even though the groups were made up by individuals. I feel … Continued

Class of 2015 Graduation

Student Representative Council student, Samantha Mathews shares her review regarding the Graduation of Class 2015. On the 12th May 2016 the Class of 2015 from the LISOF Blairgowrie and Pretoria Campus successfully graduated. The ceremony was held at the Dimension Data Office Park in the Wanderers Building. Students and parents were smartly dressed, walking around with … Continued

15 LISOF BCom Degree in Fashion Bursaries on offer!

Lisof, Africa’s most progressive fashion design school and retail education institution, is thrilled to announce its newly accredited BCom Fashion Degree. As the pioneer in fashion education, Lisof will start its new Bcom Fashion Degree in January 2017. This addition to Lisof’s course offerings is truly unique in the fashion education landscape, as it recognises … Continued

Day 2: SA Fashion Week Spring Summer 2016

Herewith are highlights that #LISOFloves of Day 2 at SA Fashion Week SS16 Collections: WITH By Dean Hauptfleisch (LISOF Alumnus) Keys Fashion Rubicon Images courtesy of: safashionweek.co.za

DAY 1: SA Fashion Week Spring Summer 2016

Herewith are highlights that #LISOFloves of Day 1 at SA Fashion Week SS16 Collections: Gert-Johan Coetzee We see a confident, feminine quite flamboyant woman wearing these designs. They are curve conscious and textural too, with black pleats to an orange soft puff ball. The finale dress was truly a showstopper! Clive Rundle The volume of … Continued

LISOF Alumni LUMIN-ating the way

“LUMIN is a contemporary South African women’s wear brand that defines its aesthetic by capturing the presence of light and the cover of darkness, and the way shadows bend over surfaces and sunlight illuminates dark corners. Easy-to-wear and urban, LUMIN’s design philosophy embodies varying degrees of soft and hard, light and dark, symmetry and asymmetry.” … Continued

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Tips to surviving 1st year at LISOF

“First year was a very exciting and apprehensive at the same time, these 5 tips helped me to get into the mix and transcend through the year.” – Lauren, Lisof 2015 Graduate TIP 1. Contrary to what most believe, fashion students don’t go into class with full hair and make-up, but having a matte lipstick  … Continued

Life after Lisof

From studying fashion then off to the real world, listen to these Lisof Alumni talk the business of fashion.

Lisof Alumnus Kyle Henderson, Liquid Salt Active Wear Designer, opens stand alone store

Who is Kyle Henderson? Kyle is an entrepreneur and he has a passion for living an active life. These two …. came together to form Liquid Salt. A range of unique active wear designed and manufactured in South Africa. Lisof and Liquid Salt? Kyle studied at Lisof choosing to complete the Design, Garment and Pattern … Continued

#SAMW SS16

South African Menswear Week is Africa’s only stand-alone platform dedicated to the growth and promotion of menswear within the African continent. The designer line-up was stronger than ever before. A number of new and emerging menswear designers have been identified, and established designers have also joined the line-up. The venue to showcase the July SS16 collection was … Continued

Thula Sindi opens stand alone store

After showing at South Africa Fashion Week in 2005, Thula Sindi (Lisof graduate 2004) started developing his own range, which hit the runway at SAFW 2006, that year he earned a semi-finalist spot at the Nederburg Rare Fashion Finds competition. He has gone on to show his collections in Hong Kong, Beijing, New York, Lagos, Paris … Continued

Ashley Willows: Lisof student & Miss SA TEEN

  Lisof students come from all walks of life. They bring with them their experiences, perceptions and world views. From first year they open themselves to expression of the self and bring their twist to their work. When one thinks beauty queen, many stereotypes fly up into the air. Crowns, glitter dresses and bling bling … Continued

Why Lisof

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.

LISOF Open Evening 2015 Speaker Profile: Roman Handt

As we’re preparing for the first Open Evening in Blairgowrie, we’ll be profiling the guest speakers for our Industry Talks. Learn more about Roman Handt: What does he do: Roman specializes in menswear redefining the traditional scope of the genre by emphasizing fit and tailoring of garments,

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