Doors Open at 17h30
Dress code: Fashionably
Formal, No Colour
Hosted at the New Home of
SA Fashion Week
Sandton City Rooftop |
Established by SA Fashion Week in 1998, the New Talent Search is one of the most recognised talent identification initiatives in South Africa. It continues to showcase and market new designer businesses today. This premium competition success stories, includes: Jacques van der Watt of Black Coffee, Terrence Bray, Maya Prass, Roman Handt, Athi Patra Ruga, David Tlale and more recently Take Care, Anmari Honiball and Jenevieve Lyons
- Representation by The Fashion Agent for 1 year valued
at R11, 400.00.
- The opportunity to show a satellite collection as part of the SA Fashion Week New Talent Search AW18 valued at R12, 500.00.
- A free stand at the SA Fashion Week Pop Up Shop 2018 in Brooklyn Mall to the value of R6,000.00
- A trip to the London Fashion Week, all expenses paid, in February 2018 valued at R50 000.
â€˜It is a fact that South Africa has undoubted Raw talent that needs nurturing and mentorship to blossom. SA Fashion Week has that agenda at its core and Sunglass Hut is privileged to come along on the ride.â€™ Earl Kopeledi, Marketing Manager Sunglass Hut SA.
All finalists are granted free access to the SA Fashion Week Trade Event â€“ AW17.
The 2016 winner of this prestigious designer search was Lumin, a newcomer in the fashion industry founded in June 2014. The design team behind the brand, Amy Lui and James Barrett-Poulsen partnered up to form Lumin. Winning the competition gave Lumin the visibility and exposure that resulted in them supplying two stores in South Africa and opening their own online store.
The 2018 Winners will be announced at the SAFW Sunglass Hut New Talent Search Show on the 24th October at 18H00.
The 2017 semi-finalists are: