The Platinum Fashion Festival is a show which provides a platform for emerging designers to showcase their talent, and express their creativity, by developing collections that are based on market and trend research.

The November Issue – This the theme for the 2019 Platinum Fashion Festival, in which designers will be showcasing fashion looks, and styles illustrated in fashion magazines, more specifically Vogue. The Platinum Fashion Festival includes two fashion shows. The Fashion Installation which starts at 15h00 as well as The Gala Show which begins at 18:30.

Our show’s biggest sponsor is Gert-Johan Coetzee, a top South African fashion designer who specialises in couture red carpet gowns. He also designs ready-to-wear and is well known for dressing South African and international celebrities at red-carpet events. As an NWSD Alumni, Gert gives back to the industry by sponsoring fashion bursaries valued at R170 000 each, to two entrants every year, which will be announced at our annual fashion festival.

Tickets for this exclusive event are now available for purchase online at, as well as on campus. Prices for normal seating is R80, and front row seating is R120 per person, per show. A limited amount of VIP tickets are available for R280, per person, per show.

This year’s Platinum Fashion Festival is on the 9th of November at the Portuguese Hall, Klerksdorp.

For more information, please contact our campus on, 018 462 5149