The #VDJ2019 Young Designer Award presented by Durban Fashion Fair semi-finalists were chosen recently at Greyville Racecourse, after a day of presentations and a tough round of judging.
The following designers creations will be walking the runway at the Vodacom Durban July pre-race day Fashion Showcase at Gateway Shopping Centre on Friday, June 21st :
From Pietermaritzburg School of Fashion: Nontokozo Mpangase, Nandi Gwala, Sibuyiselwa Sithole, Mamello Putsoane, Nosipho Ngcobo, Noxolo Ngabane, Nonjabulo Mfuphi, Nelile Mzobe, Ayanda Ndlovu, Esme Tibinyane, Mthobisi Hlongwane, Thandeka Radebe, Siyabonga Phakathi. From DUT: Fumane Moshesh, Tanyaradzwa Tirivanhu, Wandile Mbhele, Slungile Dlamini, Siphiwo Buthelezi, Nomasonto Nkosi. From Lindiwe Khuzwayo Academy of Fashion Design: Nompumelelo Mjadu, Makhosazane Ntshangase, Nonsikelelo Mbeje, Lushaba Sipho, Bongekile Funeka, Thobile Dlamini.
Seen at the judging were: