The Durban Fashion Legend 2017 which is based on nominations from within the local fashion industry – was awarded to Lindiwe Khuzwayo.
Lindiwe Khuzwayo is a veteran designer and couturier of 30 years. She is a successful business woman and has been a role model for many. Her creations have graced both local and international runways in Marseilles, France and Cannes.
Khuzwayo founded the Lindiwe Khuzwayo Fashion Design Studio and Lindiwe Khuzwayo Academy of Fashion in 1986. The academy was in line with her vision of supporting and actively promoting and empowering the youth which she is very passionate about.