“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
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
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
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
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
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
Hey fashionistas, thank-you for another amazing year in fashion. Twenty sixteen has been an interesting one for everyone. Study fashion at LISOF in 2017! Please note that LISOF campuses are closed from 15 December 2016 until 3rd January 2017. Any inquiries will only be answered next year. During the break consider which Fashion Course you … Continued
Q&A with Faida Chikwatu, Winner of the Best Graduate Ready-to-Wear collection at this years Fashion Show. What was your inspiration? Even though I’m Muslim, I was still curious and intrigued by the culture and ethnicity of the Arab lifestyle. Through my research I had gathered a look and feel for my range at the 2016 … Continued
Miroslava Duma was born in 1985, in Surgut, the oil-rich Tyumen region in Russia. She started her career in fashion as a contributing editor at Russian Harper’s Bazaar magazine, but quickly decided that web journalism was her forte, becoming a freelance writer and co-founder of Buro 24/7 . She started the site with a friend. Buro 24/7 … Continued
“I’ll stop wearing black when they invent a darker colour” Nhlanhla Masemola, 3rd year student Nhlanhla Masemola is a young dynamic Fashion Design student at LISOF. He has had a passion for designing since he was 12 years old. He views fashion as an art form and in particularly, designing to him is creating art. He is … Continued
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.
What does it take to be a stylist in the fashion industry? For one, a natural ability to understand proportion, colour combinations and an eye for detail. However, that can take you only so far, having a technical understanding of fabric drape, textures and fashion cycles and trends is something that can be learned.
2014 was a fantastic year. LISOF turned 20 years old and we celebrated this anniversary with our biggest fashion show to date – a collaboration with Opel to launch their Adam range.
If these designs are anything to go by, our fashion design students are going to blow everyone away at our year end fashion show!
Joel Janse Van Vuuren seems like a shy face, patient soul and a simple guy. These may be the surface characteristics to this incredible individual but this young designer is far from being just a pretty face. Durban was the backdrop for this young adventurer, who loved spending hours creating fantasy worlds by ‘making things’ … Continued