Why You Should be Thinking of LISOF to Get Your Fashion Career Started

posted on February 2nd, 2018 by Kira Gimpel

What are you going to do next year? If you’re a matriculant, this has to be the most-asked question in the world. Enough already. Can someone just give you one thing to study now that will give you a hundred options later on? Done. That one thing is fashion. #truestory. via GIPHY Here’s the deal. […]

The Best of Paris Haute Couture Week

posted on February 1st, 2018 by LISOF

All things beautiful and handcrafted, Paris Haute Couture Week has come and gone, leaving us breathless and lusting after high fashion pieces. From Christian Dior to Maison Margiela, we’ve also been inspired to take our design aesthetic to a whole new level. Check out some of our top moments below… Chanel We expected all the […]

Welcome LISOF Class of 2018!

posted on January 31st, 2018 by LISOF

You know how it goes…new year, new opportunities! LISOF has opened for 2018, and already we’re been off to a great start. This year, we’re focusing on finding brilliant talent, innovative creativity and an exciting event to showcase the best local and international design (more on that soon!) After the success of our 2017 Fashion […]

Larger than life placemaking with RDI-awarded Morag Myerscough

posted on January 24th, 2018 by LISOF

She’s the first speaker announced for the Design Indaba Festival 2018. London-born designer Morag Myerscough is one of the leading UK creatives to be awarded Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) status this month. Considered the highest honour a designer in the UK can recieve, the RDI recognises creatives who have made a significant impact on society. […]

Design Indaba 2018 speakers Studio Swine on making sustainable design desirable

posted on January 17th, 2018 by LISOF

London-based duo is behind accessories made of human hair, furniture made from ocean waste, among other designs. Alexander Groves and Azusa Murakami, the husband-and-wife founders of Studio Swine, believe it’s time we question how we could achieve harmony between nature and industry. Speaking in an interview at the inaugural Design Commons, Design Indaba’s deconstructed conference on the […]

Design Indaba 2018 speaker, Peter Veenstra, on building outspoken landscapes

posted on January 16th, 2018 by LISOF

“In the end we are happiest when the structural improvement and design [thinking] come together,” says the Dutch landscape architect. Peter Veenstra is a landscape architect and co-founder of LOLA Architects, a design firm based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. They specialise in questioning the relationship between nature, man and urban spaces, producing designs that weave sprawling gardens […]

Design Indaba Conference 2018

posted on January 8th, 2018 by LISOF

Experience the world’s leading creative currency that’s driving design for a better world with Design Indaba’s iconic annual conference. The Design Indaba conference, taking place from 21-23 February 2018, is going beyond design to create a multi-sensory event where you can hear, see, learn and experience the future of creative thinking and design activism. Awarded […]

Congratulations LISOF Fashion Show 2017 Winners

posted on December 5th, 2017 by LISOF


A runway report of ‘Woman is a Word’

posted on November 26th, 2017 by LISOF

by Reneilwe Masekoameng original article: https://fiveheadfashion.wordpress.com/2017/11/26/woman-is-a-word-by-taku-dlamini/ images by Lebogang Ditibane and Taku Dlamini illustration by Taku Dlamini   “The collection is about women empowerment,” says Dlamini. Describing her collection as a labour of love, third year LISOF design student, Taku Dlamini, showcased her first ever collection “Woman Is A Word”, and the crowd was enthralled! Confidently bringing […]

The future of fashion takes to the catwalk

posted on November 25th, 2017 by LISOF

LISOF, Africa’s most progressive fashion design and retail education institution, is presenting its 23rd annual fashion show on 23 November 2017. The event also marks the 10th anniversary of the school’s Pretoria campus. “Nobody with an interest in the future of fashion can afford to miss this show,” says Shana Rosenthal, CEO and founder of […]

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