High-end fashion at Durban Fashion Fair launch

eThekwini speaker, Logie Naidoo, with eThekwini Deputy mayor, Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala at the DFF launch.

Big names in fashion, socialites, fashionistas, politicians, up and coming local designers gathered at the luxurious Suncoast Towers on Thursday night for the Durban Fashion Fair official launch.

Durban’s glitterati all featured on the city’s guest list. Everyone should be proud to wear something designed in Durban, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Nomvuzo Shabalala, told the vibrant patrons who attended the DFF launch.

The glitz and glamour was a perfect accessory to a vibrant fashion show featuring the creations of some of the city’s finest designers that was introduced by synchronised swimmers. Words of wisdom and encouragement were given from Zama Mathe the creator of Zarth Designs, as well as the PR Manager for Woolworths, Noni Gaza, local footwear designer, Reggie Xaba and lastly the DFF programme manager, Sindi Shangase.

Actress, model and bubbly master of ceremonies, Pearl Thusi, set the scene for the upcoming four-day event and an amazing mentorship for 10 new and emerging local designers who can expect a trip to Durban’s sister city, Milan.


Zola Phoswa

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