The Durban Fashion Fair ended with an award ceremony recognising local and international emerging and established designers.
THE Durban Fashion Fair (DFF), celebrating a seven year run, ended on a high note on Saturday, 22 September with an award ceremony recognising local and international emerging and established designers.
Themed Afrofuturism and hosted by much loved radio and television personality Anele Mdoda, the highlight of this four-day fashion extravaganza celebrated the talents of the future and recognised the maestros of the present.
The most coveted award of the evening – the Durban Designer of the Year 2018 – went to Zama Mathe, head designer of the brand Zarth. This is the second year she has clinched the award.
The Collection of the Week award went to Muzi Innocent Mhlambo who launched his brand, Mita-N Dzyns in 2010.
This year’s Best Ladieswear Collection 2018 Award went to Diva Designs, Brenda Quin for a stunning collection that perfectly encapsulates her combination of combining boldness with femininity while the Best Menswear Collection went to well-known fashion writer and award winning designer, Chu Suwannapha and his brand Chulaap.