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Durban University of Technology Fashion Show: After Earth

Fashion students at Durban University of Technology are at it again.

The Fashion and Textiles Department at Durban University of Technology (DUT) will hold its annual Fashion Show from Wednesday, September 28 to Friday, September 30 at the Fred Crookes Sports Centre, Steve Biko Campus, Durban.

After Earth will embody a vision of the unknown future. Credit: Keith Kenneth

The 35 third-year Pattern and Garment Technology students worked with the theme: After Earth which will embody a vision of the unknown future", says Sunthra Moodley, DUT Fashion and Textiles Head of Department.

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After Earth will embody a vision of the unknown future. Credit: Keith Kenneth 

"Students were asked to explore their own vision of our next world for this year's show. With this broad theme, they have to look at what their beliefs in fashion are, and what they wish to portray to the outside world.

After Earth will embody a vision of the unknown future. Credit: Keith Kenneth 

Prizes will be awarded to the best designers in the categories of Most Innovative Range, Best Range on Show, Most Commercial Range, Best Menswear Range and Best Technical Student.

After Earth will embody a vision of the unknown future. Credit: Keith Kenneth

Lecturer Meena Bagwandin said the class of 2016 have extended themselves by incorporating fabric printing and fabric manipulation techniques, such as wet felting, tufting, beading and macramé, to enhance their designs.

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After Earth will embody a vision of the unknown future. Credit: Keith Kenneth

She said," The show affords them a platform to expose their current talent by meeting and fulfilling the theme of the show, with a strong focus on quality.

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After Earth will embody a vision of the unknown future. Credit: Keith Kenneth

Tickets for the show cost R50 for Wednesday and Thursday, and R60 for Friday and will be available at Computicket and at the door.

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After Earth will embody a vision of the unknown future. Credit: Keith Kenneth

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