Thula_Sinda-001[1]Thula Sindi matriculated from the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg 2001 and studied at LISOF (London international school of fashion).He started his first job – as head designer at Dutch textile company Vlisco- the day after he graduated. After showing at South African fashion week in 2005, Thula started developing his own range, which hit the runway at SAFW 2006 (a year in which he earned a semi-finalist spot at the Nederburg Rare fashion finds contest).

He has gone on to show his collections in Hong Kong, Beijing, New York, Lagos, Paris and many other cities across the world. The designer has gone on to win many accolades within the fashion industry, include being crowned SA Tourism’s South African Designer of the Year in 2012.

Thula now produces his effortlessly elegant women’s wear from his Illovo studio in JHB, dressing well-known clientele such as Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, Terry Pheto, Azania Ndoro, Penny Lebyane, Liezel Van der Westhuizen and Jena Dover to name a few.