NWSD SHORT COURSES FOR 2021

NWSD offers a variety of short courses, such as Part-time Fashion Design, Sewing, Runway Modelling, etc. In the efforts to make our short courses more affordable, the NWSD short courses are offered as non-credit bearing courses, as these courses are not unit-standard... read more

OPULENCE EPITOMIZED

Images: Provided / “Opulence Epitomized” by Khumo Dire  Khumo Dire is an aspiring fashion designer; 2nd year Student at North West School of Design.  Khumo is highly ambitious and hard-working. The key component to all her garments is ensuring it captures... read more

IMPACT

IMPACT by Patrick Ferguson   This collection was inspired by the 1920s and the idea of reinventing the classic looks of the era. Looking at classic styles, silhouettes and designs of the era as well as incorporating the biggest news events of the time, such as... read more

BERMUDA

2020 Spring/Summer graduate collection by Lune Kruger For those of you who don’t know me “yet”, I am Lune Kruger. I am currently a Fashion Communication and Buying graduate at the North West School of Design. Being a student at the North West School of Design you... read more

‘NEW MYTHOLOGIES’

Yaaseen Pinetown is a contemporary fashion designer who designs for a younger demographic and experiments with the concepts of human evolution, delving into the id of human behaviour, superficiality and archaic mythos. His 2020 capsule collection, ‘New... read more

NEW FACE OF NWSD

NWSD has been following and watching the social media activeness and content of all students, in search of the FACE OF NWSD, and so we are proud to announce Milan Tanneth Jordan as the new Face of NWSD 2020. The Face of NWSD will be promoting the “2021 Full-Time... read more

INTRODUCING THE GERT- JOHAN COETZEE BURSARY WINNERS FOR 2020

For the past 10 years, the Gert-Johan Coetzee bursaries are presented annually to potential students who want to pursue their future in the fashion industry. The bursaries include national sponsors such as Bernina South Africa and Acer Africa as well as internships at... read more

GERT-JOHAN COETZEE VISITS NWSD

Gert Johan Coetzee is no stranger to NWSD as he is a proud alumni of this fashion school.  On Monday 19 October 2020, Gert Johan visited the students of NWSD and mentored them on their production techniques of their 2020 Platinum Fashion Festival Collections. The... read more

Gert-Johan Coetzee Fashion Bursary – 2020

Applications for the 2020 R 170 000.00 Fashion Design bursary is now open and extended to Wednesday, 14 October 2020. Celebrity fashion designer Gert-Johan Coetzee plans to grow the South African fashion industry through the Gert-Johan Coetzee bursary programme.... read more

THE DESIGN PROCESS: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Photographer: Helena Van Der Westhuizen There are many people with different ideas of what a fashion collection is. Most people often think we designers wake up, go onto our machine and sew something. That’s not the case, in this article I will be teaching you how a... read more

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