Durban Fashion Fair Program

DFF Emporium

The DFF Emporium is an eThekwini initiative with the goal of providing local designers with an opportunity to sell their creations. 

Support local designers and visit the DFF Emporium Shop S 150A Umlazi Mega City, (50 Griffiths Mxenge Highway, Umlazi). 


DFF 2018

The Durban Fashion Fair 2018 will take place from 19-22 September 2018 at the Durban ICC. 

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EMERGING DESIGNERS TELLING THEIR FASHIONABLE STORY – After the recent call for all local emerging designers to submit a storyboard for the opportunity to participate in the 2018 Durban Fashion Fair, the eThekwini Municipality’s Business Support, Tourism and Markets Unit office were inundated with 100’s of entries but only 10 can be selected. The judging panel going through the storyboards received were: Sandile Duke Mngadi (Duke – “Clothe Your Soul”); Tiffany Prior (Ice Models); Sindi Shangase (BSTMU); Zama Mathe (Zarth) and Greg Wallis (Founder of G&D Apparel). To find out more on who will be selected – go to  or @Dbnfashion_fair.

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