Where Can I Study Fashion Design?

The moment we hear the phrase ‘fashion design’ we think of beautiful clothes, interesting prints and colours, accessories, and lots of glitz and glamour!

Fashion and clothing are an extension of our personalities. A fashion designer has a keen understanding of the user’s needs. They create apparel that allow wearers to blend-in with the crowd or stand-out and make a statement.

But how often do we think about the actual process of fashion designing?

From concept development to drawings, fabric selection, pattern making, sample creation and finalisation, fashion designers go through every stage carefully to create the perfect garment that we aspire to own.

A fashion design student can specialise in designing clothes, work with renowned brands, forecast fashion trends, style celebrities, get into fashion journalism and PR and even set up their own fashion outlet! 

Here are a few places where you can study fashion design in South Africa:

The great thing about studying fashion design at any of these institutions is that you'll be learning from people who have worked in the industry for many many years. You can learn from them and bounce ideas off lecturers.

Out of all the design jobs available, fashion designing happens to be the most phenomenal and versatile one. Here you have the fine opportunity to learn about clothing, accessories and the designs which can be implemented for styling purposes. Fashion designing is quite a lucrative job and is in heavy demand these days. 


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