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Fashion Designers Are Invited To Apply For A Mentorship Program At The Durban Fashion Fair.

Posted On : March 2, 2022

Oscar Alochi

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DURBAN – The eThekwini Municipality has invited young fashion designers to register for a mentoring program for the 2022 Durban Fashion Fair (DFF).

The DFF mentorship program, which is now in its 11th year, is part of the city’s fashion development initiative.
The DFF mentorship program focuses on technical skills, business growth, and market access, as well as giving networking opportunities, to help designers break into the fashion industry.

Msawakhe Mayisela, a municipal spokesman, indicated that applications for 2022 are currently available.

Mayisela explained that the DFF mentoring program will provide fashion designers access to the market, allowing them to sell their wares at the city-owned DFF emporiums in uMlazi Mega City, Midway Crossing, and a few pop-up stores such as the Pavilion Shopping Centre as well as online platforms.

• A storyboard displaying a clothing line you’re working on or have recently released.

• Documents proving residency and credentials.

Applications must be sent to the 7th floor of the Embassy Building, 199 Anton Lembede Street, Durban, by 3 p.m. on March 25.
Call 031 311 4497 or contact nondumiso.mthembu@durban.gov.za for more information about the DFF mentorship program.

Content Courtesy of IOL & NFH

Oscar Alochi

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