Port Elizabeth-born designer Laduma Ngxokolo beat out 10 other African designers to win the inaugural Vogue Scouting for Africa prize.
Eastern Cape fashion designer wins prestigious international talent scouting competition beating designers from Ghana, Nigeria and the Ivory Coast. He became a staple in the South African fashion circles after he launched his fashion label Maxhosa by Laduma in 2011.
Ngxokolo told Vogue Italia that “he feels extremely honoured to have been chosen as the winner who will be an ambassador for African fashion and he is also privileged to be a proud to be South African who utilises the resources and inspiration the country possess to create a unique voice”
Among the best designers selected, the one who will present his creations in the international showcase of Palazzo Morando, in Milan in September 2015 and at the Africa International Fashion Week in December 2015 In Lagos.
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