Ethekwini Municipality Presents #DFF2020 Mentees Fashion Showcase

In living up to its slogan of ‘The Show Goes On’, the much-anticipated Durban Fashion Fair (#DFF2020) Class of 2020 show is ready to showcase the work of designer mentees and new face models next month. The show will be hosted simultaneously with the Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) Recognition Awards that rewards excellence in the industry on Friday evening, 11 December at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.

This event will not only celebrate the fascination of fashion but also introduce newcomers (models and designers) to the world of fashion – a move that could prove central to growing Durban’s clothing and textile industries and boosting the city’s economy.

Showcasing their creations on the catwalk are the following #DFF2020 designer mentees: Akhona Dlamini, Bongekile Cele, Bayanda Motunane, Judaine Naidoo, Londiwe Ndlovu, Mbali Zulu, Nompumelelo Mjadu, Nongcebo Mchunu, Nonhlanhla Shange, Phiwo Sithole, Sandile Sikhakhane, Sipho Lushaba, Sithembile Mncwango, Slindile Msa, Terrence Luthuli, Thoba Mbelu, Thokozile Zwane, Waalid Mohammed, Yolanda Samson and Zodwa Makhado.

Their garments will be modelled by the #DFF2020 new face female models: Mbali Buthelezi, Minenhle Shinga, Nokukhanya Bulose, Nokwethemba Zondo, Nombulelo Mthembu, Sanelisiwe Mngoma, Sebolelo Hlabi, Sinenhlanhla Mthethwa, Thobekile Mzila, Uviwe Tonga, Zandile Sikhakhane, Zobaphi Hlongwa – not to forget our new face male models: Malik Ibrahim, Melusi Ngcobo, Mluleki Hlophe, Ndabezinhle Msomi, Simphiwe Zulu, Siyabonga Jompolo, Sizwe Mchunu and Vukile Magwaza.

All Covid 19 protocols will be in place to ensure the safety of both our new talents and visitors to the show. Tickets for the evening are on sale via or at Pick ‘n Pay outlets. They are priced at R150 per person. We are looking forward to seeing you all as we celebrate the best that local fashion has to offer on Friday, December 11th from 18h30 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.

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