School of Fashion Design

2017 ACHIEVEMENTS
Designers in top 10: Sbonelo Sosibo, Sinenthemba Hlela, Sinenthemba Portia Nduli
Sbonelo Sosibo - Top 5 Vodacom Young Designer Award
Winners of the DFF (Durban Fashion Fair) (from left to right Leona Pillay, Athenkosi Mafungula, Greg Wallis -
mentor for these designers, Martin John Steenkamp and Claudia Novuka) a prestigious event
which took place at the ICC on 26 August 2017 –
THE JUNIOR WINNERS. 4 OUT OF 11 AWARDS were from the Bhika’s School of Fashion Design

2016 ACHIEVEMENTS

DESIGN STUDENTS PUT THE CITY OF CHOICE
ON THE FASHION MAP ONCE AGAIN

Durban Fashion Fair (DFF)
Three students from the fully accredited (registered) Bhika's School of Fashion Design in Pietermaritzburg have been chosen for the Prestigious Durban Fashion Fair (DFF).
A 10 month program that focuses on establishing emerging designers talent into the co-operative world of the Fashion Industry
10 of the best designers are also given the opportunity to go abroad to experience fashion week in Milan.
The 3 chosen students are:- Martin John Steenkamp, Kimberly Naidoo & Ceri Williams


MRP Foundation (Mr Price)

Five Designers from our college have been chosen for this much sort after Mr Price Program and will start their internship from 1 February 2016. They are : Martin John Steenkamp, Kimberly Naidoo, Zothani Gwala, Lutfiyya Gafoor & Phiwokhule Sithole

Nonsikelelo Ninela from the Bhika's School of Fashion Design has been in this program (MRP) since last year (2014), and has been selected to go abroad to be mentored by an international designer - a fully paid for trip.

The Principal (Priscilla Bhika), Staff & designers are overwelmed with the results and wishes the above designers everything of the best - the sky is the limit.