On July 27-29, the Ethekwini Municipality hosted the South Regional Business Fair at the KwaMnyandu Shopping Centre, Umlazi.
To celebrate 20 years of the Durban Business Fair, an exhibition was hosted and on day three, where there was a fashion show as well as a panel discussion.
The discussion panel held talks on the ‘Business of Fashion and opportunities within the industry’. Panelists were fashion designer & owner of DUKE ‘Clothe Your Soul’ Sandile Mngadi, Thembeka Vilange, content producer & owner of 8705 Media, DFF Emporium Retail Manager, Percy Ngcongo, Fashion designer & owner of Emerikay, Claudia Novuka, as well as the founder of LillyBelle beauty products and fashion, Futhi Mkhize.
Some of the key points highlighted by the guest speakers are misconceptions about the fashion industry.
DFF 2018 new faces were given an opportunity to walk for the first before the main event, the Durban Fashion Fair which will take place at Durban ICC from September 19-22.