The Intern by David Tlale is a program developed to focus on skills transfer and (finishing school) for post-graduates fashion design students, who are looking to improve their skills, finished products and to be ready for the market place on a local and later to the international stage.



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The curriculum focuses on:

  •       Experiential learning
  •       Advanced design process
  •       Advanced pattern engineering
  •       Hi-tech garment construction and finish
  •       Fabric, cohesive collection development and trends
  •       Advanced line-sheet and look book compilation techniques
  •       Sales
  •       Customer care
  •       Branding

From left to right: Ntando Maphanga, Mbali Buthelezi, Mmuso Potsane, Winnie Mokwena, Siphosihle Masango and Angeline Mafemo.

"The Intern" by David Tlale Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2016


                                                                  Mbali Buthelezi - ASSY -PLY capsule collection



                                                        Maxwell Boko - ROTHKO-BLUE DIVIDED BY BLUE capsule collection



                                                          Siphosihle Masango - GROUND BREAKING FLORAL capsule collection



                                                                        Ntando Maphanga - THE VIVILE capsule collection 



                                                                              Cindy Mfobe - REHAB capsule collection



40 YEARS CELEBRATION OF JUNE 16 and MAY DAY showcase 2016


                                                                                              Mmuso Potsane




The Show Case "The Intern by David Tlale" at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2014

                                                                                    Nokwanda Ngcobo


                                                                                            Ruth Rankin

                                                                                       Duke Mngadi

                                                                                    Ayanda Mthembu

Photo Credit: SDR Photos by Simon Deiner

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