Durban Fashion Fair Program

DFF Recognition Awards

DFF will host Fashion Recognition Awards with Basetsana Kumalo and Somizi Mhlongo, awarding top achievers and honouring the longevity and ongoing contribution by our legends and business leaders. The awards will be on Friday, 03 September 2016 at ICC Arena at 18h30. For more information contact Pearl on or on 031 3226203.

Pop Up Shops

Be fashionable and visit DFF Pop Up Shops during the fashion fair weekend. Designers from across the continent will be showcasing and selling their products. The pop up shops will be open during the course of the fashion weekend. For more information please contact Pearl on or on 031 3226203.

Fashion Show

The fashion shows will feature over 40 designers including 6 from Africa and big names within the South African Fashion Industry. 16 shows will take place from Wednesday, 31 August 2016 to the Saturday, 03 September at Durban Exhibition Centre. Tickets were available on Computicket. For more information contact Pearl on or on 031 3226203.

Industry Workshops

Durban Fashion Fair Networking Session themed Fashion Beyond Threads facilitated by Jeremy Maggs will cover industry topics such as Passion for Fashion to Sustainable Business: Branding and Personal Branding within the fashion environment. Workshops are free. For more information contact Nondumiso on or 031 311 4578.

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Durban Designer of the Year

Kathrin Kidger

After completing her training at the Durban University of Technology and qualifying with the Student of the Year Award and Daphne Strut memorial prize, Kathrin Kidger went on to win the Durban Designer Collection 2004 (New Generation Category). This announced her future in the SA fashion industry by securing a coveted slot in SA Fashion…

Durban Fashion Legend

Amanda Laird Cherry