Welcome to Project Runway
Welcome to the official site for Project Runway South Africa, where 12 local fashion designers will endure the ultimate test for a big break into the fashion industry. There will be drama. There will be challenges. There will be South Africa’s finest fashion talents fighting for a chance to showcase their work at Paris Fashion Week – and much, much more. Project Runway South Africa is proudly presented by Mzansi Magic and Ndalo Pictures, in association with 4th Street Wine. Join us in our game-changing search to find South Africa’s next hottest fashion designer.
Meet the Mentor
Gert-Johan Coetzee, fashion designer to the stars, will be guiding our contestants through their gruelling challenges. Hands-on and helpful, Gert will always be present to push the contestants to create masterpieces he’d expect to see on the runway.
Meet the Judges
Style icon Noni Gasa returns to our screens as a resident judge, armed with an MBA in luxury brand management and an ongoing history of shaping fashion and trends for local consumers. Noni is set to grill contestants with a sharp eye and keen insight.
Rahim Rawjee, the creative mastermind behind made-to-measure luxury menswear brand Row-G, joins our team of industry experts as a resident judge. The fate of each contestant will be informed by Rahim’s impeccable taste, refined aesthetic and dedication to quality and skill.
Meet the Host
From walking the catwalk as a former beauty queen to covering fashion and entertainment on radio and TV, the award-winning presenter, DJ and businesswoman Lerato Kganyago takes centre stage as the host of Project Runway South Africa