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CTCFD Open Day 2017

It’s CTCFD’s first open day of the year on Saturday 6 May 2017 from 10H30 to 12H00! Visit our campus at 7 Delaney Road, Plumstead in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs to find out more information on the different courses we offer, view our students’ work, and meet our dynamic team of lecturers, facilitators and admin […]


CTCFD Annual Fashion Show Trend Report

  November 2016 saw CTCFDs Annual Fashion Show take place at The Bancroft Studios in Vredehoek. With incredible third and fourth year graduate collections on show, we rounded up 5 of the most popular trends seen on the runway. With layering being a major trend on a global level, we saw a number of graduate […]


Graduate Collections: ODE

We’re two days away from our annual fashion show, and our final third year graduate feature for 2016 is Rebecca Odendaal’s brand ODE. ODE is a high fashion luxury brand which incorporates handcrafted elements and local production. ODE aims to bring you garments inspired by the latest international runway trends. The first collection from ODE, […]

Graduate Collections 2016: Facade

With 5 days to our 2016 fashion show, we are featuring the last of our third year graduates. Today, we look at Maruwaan Galant’s brand FACADE. FACADE is a luxury brand that aims to tell a narrative through its interpretation of both nostalgic elements and external impressions. FACADE’s apparel looks to set the consumer aside […]


Graduate Collections 2016: Aesiv

Today we feature third year graduate Anga Mantame’s brand AESIV, whose first collection offers street wear inspired menswear. Aesiv is a high end street wear brand developed to supply the local street wear enthusiast. The brand name is a combination of two words ‘Aesthetic’ & ‘Creativity’. Autumn Winter 17 PROHIBITED COLLECTION is inspired by the […]


Graduate Collections 2016: Oxide

Today on Graduate Collections 2016, we feature third year graduate Tara-Leigh Coetzee’s brand Oxide. Tara-Leigh Coetzee introduces Oxide, a graduate collection inspired by her grandfather’s passion for restoring old vehicles. The collection sees a colour palette and a variety of prints based on the vibrant colours and textures of rusted tools and vehicles alongside layering […]


Graduate Collections 2016: Blakey

With just three weeks before our annual fashion show, our graduates are in the finishing stages of their collections. Today, we feature third year graduate Clare Blakey-Milner’s brand, Blakey. Blakey is a Cape Town based lifestyle brand inspired by nature and the local surf scene. To promote this, Blakey incorporates elements of ocean prints, natural […]


Graduate Collections 2016: RUUD

Today on Graduate Collections 2016, we feature third year Chante Rudolph’s brand Ruud. Chante’s graduate collection, Infused is a street style collection inspired by construction sites. The collection makes use of a rustic colour palette and granny-chic styling to create clean cut oversized silhouettes. Follow Chante’s online platoforms in the run up to our end […]


CTCFD Annual Fashion Show 2016

Graduate Students Showcase Final Collections in Annual Fashion Event With an extensive reputation for creating leaders in the fashion design industry both locally and internationally, CTCFD will be showcasing the graduates of 2016 in a modern fashion event on Saturday, 26 November 2016 at the newly renovated Bancroft Studios in Vredehoek, Cape Town. Celebrating CTCFD’s […]


Graduate Collections 2016: 10.2.eight

Today on graduate collections 2016, we feature third year graduate Kulthum Simon’s athletic leisurewear brand 10.2.eight. 10.2.eight is a brand inspired by the movement of the body through dance. Kulthum’s Spring/Summer 16/17 collection is focused on clean cut, refined lines which are integrated with a mix of sporty, casual and formal designs that creates relaxed […]