It's the biggest pre-party in build up to Durban's prestigious horse racing event, the Gateway Vodacom Durban July Preview Fashion Show and Concert takes place this Saturday at the Wavepark in Gateway Theatre of Shopping! The main event being the fashion show starts at 7pm and offers local designers a chance to showcase their garments for the Vodacom Durban July, starting off owith the Timeless Collection which features pieces by Brenda Quin, Hanrie Lues, Katekani Moreku, Leona Magdelene Pillay, Madelain Clark, Martin Steenkamp, Racine Lyle, Meredith Denny, Sadie Bostworth Smith, Sibusiswe Msimang and Skye Pengelly. Following that will be an Invited Designers showcase with capsule pieces from Paledi Segapo, JJ Schoeman, Zama Mathe, Vino Moodley, Sandile Duke Mngadi, Kathrin Kidger, Casey Jeanne and Leigh Schubert, who is proud to be amongst African designers who aren't afraid to stand out or make a statement as they remain accessible and approachable. The Vodacom Durban July's Young Designers competition winners will also have the opportunity to showcase their collections as well as key Gateway retailers revealing their interpretation of this years theme, it's Time. The fashion show is brought you by Gateway and Vodacom RED.
Once the fashion frenzy is over, it's time to let your hair down and party the night away to some of the best South African talent there is who take over the stage in the official concert. This years line-up includes award winning artists such as Kwesta, DJ Funky B, Deon G, Locnville, DJ Carly O and Okmalumkoolkat. If reputation has anything to do with it, you won't want to miss this one as the past years events have been nothing short of spectacular.
Tickets for the concert are on sale via Webticket for R120, tickets can be purchased at the venue on the day for R140. Limited number of VIP Marquee tickets are on sale for R1000 per person. Seating for the Fashion Show is limited and on a first come, first serve basis. Doors open at 6pm and the event ends at 11h45pm.