Renowned for his undeniable knack for showmanship and elaborate designs, David Tlale’s work is both daring and elegant—a brand that defies convention and impenitently employs unpredictable use and understanding of fabric, color and texture. Tlale is taking his work around the world, and has partnered with a number of influential brands in South Africa i.e. Volvo, Courvoisier, Jockey and Vodacom to mention a few. In 2009, he was awarded Fashion Designer of the Year in Africa at the Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg, and later made his debut at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week with a collection entitled “Cultural Intimacy”. The brand David Tlale is gradually becoming a Powerhouse within the context of African Fashion and making a noticeable introduction of it’s signature to the Global Fashion Industry at large.