Alumni Update – Jose De Canha

For the month of June, we have decided to feature NWSD graduate, Jose De Canha as our Alumni update! Jose’s style speaks for itself!

Check out the PHOTOS.


Our Annual Graduation Fashion show will be hosted on the 2nd of November 2013.

Fashion Management and Communications students had the task of conceptualizing and presenting this theme to the Fashion Design students.

We share with you the story behind this theme. Click Here

Calling ALL Model Portfolios

If you are interested in becoming part of the NWSD Model Data Base, send in your professional portfolio with link or submit cd or Z-card, with your measurements and resume at NWSD.

If you don't have a portfolio contact Donovan Roets at NWSD is also hosting Open Model Castings on the 24th of August 2013. For more info on the castings mail

Fashion Paths – iFashion

The global world of fashion has two distinct fashion paths, which run parallel, alongside of each other, but at some stage these paths cross at certain intervals.

During the last two years, North West School of Design together with global industry leaders have used this model in the restructuring of its fashion education.

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NWSD Career (Open) Day

Registrations are now open for the North West School of Design Open Day. If you are considering studying Fashion, you are welcome to attend our career day.

Our open day is an excellent opportunity to meet the teachers, chat with the students and see their work, and be given a tour of our facilities.

You will also meet top fashion leaders who have graduated from North West School of Design, such as Gert Johan Coetzee, Anel Botha, Ofelia Andrade, Sylvester Falata, and many more.

Come and meet the NWSD Alumni who will be here to assist and guide you in choosing the fashion course that will shape your future. To register and book your seat visit


NWSD Fashion Makeup Course

Course Content:

The use of specialised lighting of Media and Commercials
Make-up for black & white and colour for Photographic shoots
Make-up for Avant Garde for T.V. and Ramp Shows
Make-up for mannequins and cabaret
Fantasia make-up for Fashion and T.V.
Glamour make-up for Fashion, Ramp and T.V.
Application of false eyelashes for top and bottom

For more info contact