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

LISOF’s very own power couple

Today we celebrate Valentine’s Day with the love story of two fashion students. This power couple met when they were very young and fell in love at school, but they are not your ordinary student lovers. Meet power couple; Phindi and Tshepo Kgaudi. Phindi and Tshepo are married with two sons. They are both in … Continued

Tips to guide you through the first year of fashion school

We searched the internet for the some helpful tips to guide you through  the first year of fashion school. Starting the new year at a tertiary institution can be daunting. New building, new people and nerves abound. At LISOF, most first years want to make a stylish first impression especially because you are attending one … Continued

See you in the new year! Study FASHION at LISOF in 2017.

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

Fashion Show 2016 Winner: Best Ready-To-Wear Range by Faida Chikwatu

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

Fashion Show 2016: Winner Best Couture Range by Charlene van Rooyen

Last week Thursday, 24 November, LISOF showcased their 22nd annual fashion show at The Tin Factory to fashion media, retailers, bloggers and friends and family. From first year to third year, each design student showcased their own design according to a theme. During the fashion show dress rehearsals, the judges watched each outfit down the … Continued

DREAM BIG WITH A CAREER IN THE WORLD OF FASHION

Start your career in fashion at LISOF! LISOF, the most progressive Fashion Design & Retail Academy, is opening the doors to the world of fashion for South Africa’s youth by giving away four bursaries to the value of R730 000* in its #MyFashionCareer bursary competition. Cool creatives with a passion for fashion and a determination for … Continued

Fashion Photography: Student Work

Third year fashion students were tasked to shoot a LISOF advertising campaign. They needed to organise their model, clothing, lighting, mood and take the actual photographs themselves. After the shoot, students are required to retouch their images and add effects to express their version of the LISOF ad campaign brief. Herewith are several successful images … 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

Lisof Student racks up fashion awards

My name is Crystelle Natasha Khan. I was born in 1993 and my family and I lived in Mutare (Zimbabwe). We later on moved to Harare where I attended High School at Heritage Senior School. In 2013, I moved to Johannesburg, South Africa and started pursuing my formal studies in Fashion Design at LISOF (Fashion … Continued

Start your career in the business of fashion with the LISOF BCom Degree

You can stand a chance of winning a part-bursary to study the first Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Fashion from LISOF. To qualify you need: 80% in Math Lit    OR    60% in Core Math    AND    University Exemption, PLUS you need to come in and write the LISOF BCom Assessment Test and … 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

Top 10 Careers in Fashion

With the launch of the first Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Fashion in South Africa, CEO of LISOF, Shana Rosenthal, outlined the top 10 career paths pupils could consider in the fashion and retail industries:  Planner: Merchandise planning is a systematic approach aimed at maximising return on investment through planning sales and inventory to increase … Continued

Higher Certificate in Fashion

The Higher Certificate in Fashion is a fully accredited 1 year Full-Time programme that offers a wide range of subject choices relating to fashion, from the design disciplines through to business subjects. Our courses have been developed by leaders in fashion and retail with a view to giving you the most progressive and relevant education … Continued

SA’s first BCom Degree in Fashion: Apply Today!

LISOF’s newly accredited and developed BCom in Fashion is truly unique in the fashion education landscape as it recognises that the market for employment in the fashion industry has shifted towards contextualised business disciplines, such as fashion retail. In this degree, LISOF offers a balanced focus on the science, art and business of fashion. The … 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

Lisof introducing BCOM in Fashion

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SABC 3 video

LISOF featured on SABC 3  –  Expresso Show where the Future of Fashion is discussed. To learn more about each course – get in touch regarding our BA Degree and Diploma courses, Higher Certificate and Short Courses, as well as the Honours Programme. Call a councilor today: Blairgowrie, Johannesburg Campus : 0113261698 Hatfield, Pretoria Campus: … Continued

Upcycling Fashion

On Friday 29 January, Lisof, revived the outdated and discarded into contemporary style statements. First year Johannesburg and Pretoria students registered at this prestigious school were given the opportunity to demonstrate their creativity and flair for fashion at an introductory fashion show of designs made from recyclable materials. Miss Earth South Africa, Carla Viktor joined … Continued

2015 LISOF Fashion Show: Winners

The LISOF annual fashion show took place on Saturday, 28 November at The Tin Factory, Kramerville. This prestigious event has grown in leaps and bounds over the years and is now considered by A-listers as one of the most relevant on South Africa’s fashion calendar. For any fashion design student it’s a dream come true … Continued

Careers in Fashion: Trends Analyst

Trend Analysis is a vital component for the workplace today. Knowing and being able to observe, understand and translate what your customers’ needs and wants, means that you can cater to them. Your customers world changes daily and being able to translate their need and wants into tangible solutions can give your brand/label the edge. … Continued

First Year Photography Showcase

i-D magazine was one of the first arenas where the barriers between art and fashion photography were tackled. It is a British magazine that was created by Terry Jones, in punk-era London in 1980. His mission was to explore London’s exciting street culture, which was being largely ignored by mainstream fashion. i-D documented contemporary street … Continued

Life after Lisof

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

Behind the Seams of the Fashion Industry

Alexa Chung, British model and TV presenter, is on a mission to investigate the hard work behind the glitz and glamour of the fashion industry. She teamed up with British Vogue to do a docu-series, interviewing designers, lecturers and industry people. Here are the first 5 episodes that will surely offer you insight as well … Continued

Student Technical Drawing Showcase

In the world of fashion, technology is a reality. From laser fabric cutters to state-of-art sewing, printing and knitting machines – computers are vital to the innovative techniques in the fashion industry. This includes drawing. At Lisof, students are taught computer illustration skills to design their own fabric prints and patterns, create story boards for … Continued

Phillip Chen: Up & Coming Designer

Phillip Chen, an aspiring up and coming fashion designer. He has a unique view on fashion and all the behind the scene info on his adventure of trying to make it within the industry. A second year student at LISOF, Phillip has applied the knowledge he has learnt to his own work and produced trendy and … Continued

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