Young fashion designers jet off to Italy to hone their craft

Ten local fashion designers hope to learn a lot and come back to revive the local industry as they prepare to jet off to the fashion capitals of Italy next year.

This comes after the eThekwini municipality signed a one year memorandum of understanding with the fashion academy for the purposes of a fashion internship programme. It is part of the municipality’s bid to revive and boost the fashion and designing industry has seen it financing 10 provincial stylists to go and do internship at style and design capital, Italy next year.

Standing in for the deputy mayor, speaker Logie Naidoo said fashion design had become the backbone of the country and the city’s economy hence they had decided to boost it by financing local designers to learn from the best in Italy. “This is an investment we have made in the back of our believing that the 10 will come back with solutions for the problems faced by the local industry.”Read more
Courtesy : www.thenewage.co.za

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