Essence Young Designer competition

Now that the 6th instalment of the annual Durban Fashion Fair is over, you have the opportunity to participate in another leading fashion event in the city and show what you’re made of!

Essence Young Designer competition

EThekwini Municipality invites all designers within the eThekwini Municipal area to be part of the Essence Young Designer competition.

Only selected designers will be required to present in front of the celebrity panel on Friday, September 29 at the Beauty & Style pavilion hosted at the ICC. Once you have met the criteria, the selected designers will be interviewed upon their story board presentation before the top two winners will be announced.

The 1st prize will be R5 000 towards a sewing machine of their choice, admission to the 2018 Durban Fashion Fair Mentorship Programme, an exhibition space allocated at the 2018 DFF Fashion Pavilion and a whole clothes rail allocated at the DFF Emporium Pop Up Shop at uMlazi Mega City.

The runner up will receive R3 000 towards a sewing machine of the choice as well as admission to the 2018 DFF Mentorship Programme and exhibition space.

Sound tempting? Contact Ms. Nondumiso Mhlongo on 031 311 4500 during office hours or e-mail nondumiso.mhlongo@durban.gov.za all before Friday, September 22 to find out if you have what it takes to become one of Durban’s top designers.