Clothing designers and craft enthusiasts who make fashion accessories will be interested to know that the Cape Town Fashion Council (CTFC) is co-located with the Cape Craft and Design Institute in
The Fringe District in Cape Town.
Housed alongside the Fashion Council, is the Fashion Technology and Innovation Centre (FTIC) which has equipment to assist aspiring fashion designers with prototyping and sampling.
The FTIC is a collaboration between the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and the CTFC and offers advanced fashion technology and specialised mentoring to members.
The CTFC is the first fashion body in South Africa as well as a registered Non Profit Organisation and their purpose is to represent, develop, support and grow the Western Cape’s fashion sector.