The French Institute of South Africa and the Goethe-Institut South Africa have joined forces on the ‘True Fashion, Try on Green’ programme. It champions five emerging designers shaping the future of sustainable South African fashion with the support of the Franco-German Cultural Fund.
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“I applied after I saw the programme promoted on Lukhanyo Mdingi’s Instagram. It tackles prevalent issues in the fashion industry and our everyday lives.”
“I’ve learnt new skills and crafts. It’s helped me solidify what I want to do following university, and I’m grateful for that.”
“This workshop empowers creative minds by instilling sustainable, ethical behaviours that benefit the fashion industry and the world.”
“The future of sustainable fashion is Black, attentive, considered, empathetic, transparent, and centred around process, not output.”
“I learnt so much about the industry, here and abroad, but also about myself. I finished the programme confident in my craft, ready to take on a fashion career.”
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