Wednesday, 9 September 2015

5 Top Trends From Durban Fashion Fair 2015

Durban Fashion Fair is over and a week full of exciting shows and events went by. With their brand new collections, the designers had us in ‘awe’. Each of the designers had a unique point of view for their collections, which made each show interesting and great to watch.

The Swag Craze Team have spotted the following five biggest trends from Durban Fashion Fair:

Afrocentric
The Afrocentric trend is a key favorite for designers. The colours usually pop and the prints are bold. 

The following designers showcased the trend on the runway:  Bhekisisa Langa, Black Pepper, Abrantie The Gentleman, Clemas (Menswear); Ruutz, Afrolicious, Aimsworth Design, Mo’Creations & Couture, Ralfe (Women’s wear).






Monochrome
The simplicity of monochrome makes it a timeless classic, and once again it remained a key trend at Durban Fashion Fair.

The following designers showcased the trend on the runway: House of St Luke, Black Pepper, CSquared, Palse, Shadow by Sidumiso (Menswear); Tiba-Sheena, Zarth, Jamal Taslaq Couture, Thula Sindi, Shadow by Sidumiso (Women’s wear).





Soft Colours 
Soft tones remain in style and are always great for Spring/Summer collections. 

The following designers showed us how to wear this trend this season: CSquared, Viyella, Kuene,& Sons, Terrance Bray (Menswear); Ruutz, Bamboo Hill, Khanyi, Amos, Ralfe (Women’s wear).





Transparency
Transparency is a great trend for Spring/Summer. Designers showed see-through sleeves, skirts, shirts, etc.

The following designers showed us how to rock this trend: Lekonic, House of St Luke, Black Pepper (Menswear); Sanah Designs, Tiba-Sheena, Jamal Taslaq Couture, Nonkosi (Women’s wear).





White
White is a classic color that is always in style. 

The following designers showed us how to rock this trend: Viyella, Lekonic, Life by Andre Martin, Palse and Shadow by Sidumiso (Menswear); Zarth, Jamal Taslaq Couture, TDZ Designs, Kathrin Kidger (Women’s wear).


Image Credit: Simon Deiner / SDR Photo