In a game-changing first for South Africa, the country’s number-one luxury fashion designer David Tlale partnered with Vodacom Red during this year’s Vodacom Durban July, to set a new standard for the most anticipated social event of the year.
Tlale, who is known throughout South Africa and across the continent as a brand that represents ultimate indulgence, brought to life SA’s premier horse-racing event in true opulence and proved once again that Vodacom Red is truly for those who expect more.
It was a year of firsts at this year’s Vodacom Durban July and Tlale ensured it was a year many wouldn’t forget in a hurry, culminating in a limited collection of 10 garments, aptly named RED, by David Tlale.
The 43-year-old, widely known for his signature characteristic of only wearing black, abandoned his affinity to the colour and presented a special, once-off collection of 10 looks, each showcasing the colour RED during a private showcase at the Vodacom Red VIP Paddock for specially invited Vodacom Red guests.
Not only did Tlale create the garments using Red as inspiration, but he too was seen in public wearing Red for the first time in his 15-year career. Ditching his usual black, Tlale wowed the crowds with an elegant Red suit that left f...