One week he’s opening up a store in Sandton, the next he’s in New York taking advantage of NY Fashion Week and showing off all that makes David Tlale a unique figure on the fashion circuit, both in South Africa and internationally.
Friday night at the gorgeous Pierre Hotel, David, together with four other emerging designers came together to raise awareness about the United Colors of Fashion benefit, which helps two charities, one of them being a hospice in Soweto. David’s building on the foundation he established here in 2009, when he showed at NYFW in the Arise Magazine showcase. This is the mix of collections he showed this weekend:
Here he talks to me about the Tlale touch, Lady Gaga and why he feels like he’s just gotten married.[audio:http://missntertainment.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/TLALE-interview.mp3|titles=TLALE interview]
Now, let’s talk some more about those Tlale robes…