Design School of SA dresses students for success

By Faeza
20 July 2015

Young emerging designers want to enter the fashion industry well equipped and in the know about garment construction skills. The skills they want to attain will aid them in creating custom-made clothing that is different from what we are used to seeing.

Design School Southern Africa (DSSA) has students who left the crowd at Crawford College Lonehill fashion show in awe of their men and women’s garments.

Nicolette van der Merwe, DSSA’s Programme Manager for Fashion Design says, “Garment construction is an integral part of the fashion design process and to be well grounded as young designers, our students need to be equipped with the basic techniques of sewing that can be applied to all aspects of production.”

The Design School Southern Africa is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). The IIE is the leading registered provide of higher education in South Africa.

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