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


“The best thing is to look natural, but it takes make-up to look natural” – Calvin Klein The two-year make-up course at within the LISOF Fashion Degree, enables you to master the art of Fashion Make-up. You may also opt for the 6 Month Short Course which teaches the basics, including bridal and catwalk fashion. … Continued

Pursue Your Dream: Complete a BA in Fashion Honours

If you already have your undergraduate degree, a BA in Fashion Honours would take your fashion design skills to a whole new level! Innovative, detailed and fulfilling, LISOF’s one-year full time learning program is ideal for those who are looking for something that will challenge them through intensive and focused specialization.   The BA in … Continued


POINTURE is an exhibition and accompanying colloquium organised by the Research Centre, Visual Identities in Art and Design (VIAD), Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, in association with the curators Ann-Marie Tully (lecturer in Fashion Theory at LISOF) and Jennifer Kopping. The exhibition and colloquium investigates notions of POINTING, PUNCTURING, WEAVING AND … Continued

Textiles and Fashion Up-Cycle project 2012: students create up-cycled blankets and scarves for a winter charity drive project.

The LISOF Textiles and Fashion students, briefed to construct functional and beautiful scarves or blankets from off-cut, end-of-roll and other textile waste, were challenged to consider ways of constructing fabrics through weaving, knitting, felting, patching, knotting and other creative possibilities. The winter warmer products were created from these limited resources (and at no cost, other … Continued

Meet the team behind Protégé Vol. 2

Last year saw the much-lauded inaugural issue of Protégé magazine come to life. A student publication – run and conceptualized by LISOF students from both Pretoria and Johannesburg campuses, Protégé Vol. 1 broke new ground by becoming the first student-run and institutional fashion publication on the continent. Introducing – the new team behind Africa’s glossiest … Continued

Wendy Schultz. Designing with a Green Thumb.

New LISOF Lecturer, Wendy Schultz is a fashion designer specialising in environmentally-aware fashion & textiles with a focus on evening wear and bridal attire. Having graduated cum laude from the Durban University of technology’s fashion & textiles department, with a Dean’s merit award for academic excellence, and two awards for her 2005 graduate collection, Wendy … Continued

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