With the Vodacom Durban July representing the nexus of South African fashion, society and horse-racing, the country’s most iconic luxury designer, David Tlale, and Vodacom Red have partnered for the first time in a unique experience, culminating in a limited collection, RED by David Tlale, at this year’s event.
Abandoning his signature affinity for black, for the first time in his 15-year career, in RED by David Tlale the designer will present a special, once-off collection of 10 looks, each showcasing Tlale’s take on the colour, within his inimitable and dramatic design aesthetic.
‘Vodacom Red is for the individual who expects more and we couldn’t think of anyone better than David Tlale to collaborate with in presenting an exceptional showcase of South African design at the Vodacom Durban July. It’s a truly exciting partnership,’ says Michelle Van Eyden, head of Vodacom sponsorships.
With his legacy of lavish beauty, RED by David Tlale will, however, stay faithful to the opulent designs and enticing silhouettes that have come to define Tlale’s career, all of which will be revealed when the collection debuts at the Vodacom Durban July Main Stage, followed by a private showcase at the Paddocks for VIP Vodacom Red guests.
‘Red is shorthand for passion, strength and power, yet remains modern and feminine. In this collection I’ve played with various hues and fabrics which speak ...