Meet the Designer
Q & A
What is your favourite thing about being a fashion designer?
I’m free to do whatever I want and create trends.
How do you want people to feel when wearing your clothes?
Confident and sexy.
What advice would you give to young designers starting out and hoping to make it in the industry?
Be yourself and never give up. Trust and believe in your craft – it’s a dog-eat-dog industry.
Who is your design icon?
Me, myself and I.
Do you remember the first thing you ever made?
I added different patches of fabric on denims.
What makes you a unique finalist for the first season of Project Runway South Africa?
I’m wild, energetic and have a lot to say.
Catch Thokozani Mbatha in action when Project Runway South Africa airs in July 2018 on Mzansi Magic, channel 161 on DStv.