The Municipality would like to congratulate and bid farewell to 10 budding fashion designers who will be jetting off to Milan, Italy, next week on a two-month internship programme.
The programme will be conducted by a fashion academy based in Milan. The city signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the fashion academy, SAE Comunicazione Integrata. The programme will consist of the intense fashion lesson, visitation of fashion related venues and hubs, exhibiting in fashion fairs and being placed in a fashion house to work there for about three weeks.
The ten designers will leave South Africa on Tuesday, 08 January 2013 and return on Sunday, 09 March 2013.
The names of the designers are as follows:
Ms Karla Lortan – Karla Lortan
Mr Mxolisi Mkhize – House of St Lukes
Mr Sandile Mlambo – House of Alfalfa
Mr Myles – Lutuleigh
Mr Jamal Nxedlana – Misshape
Ms Phumelele Mdletshe – Ello Creations
Mrs Mandy van Tonder – VTON International
Mr Shaun Majola – Nguni Shades
Mr Treasure Cindi – House of Teasure Cindi
Ms Nompumelelo Nkomo – LNK Fashion Design
For more information contact The Municipal Spokesman, Mr Thabo Mofokeng on 031 311 4820 or 0827317456 or e-mail
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Unit. To call Vuyo Gwala on 031 311 4838, 073 250 5704 or email: