African Fashion Design

Feb 2


Marianne Fassler is in the fashion business for all must two decades.

Her work is always superbly crafted, interesting and comfortable.

Therefore, some people describe her work as “inspiring and a visual delight-everything that fashion should be”.

She received a lot of award such as the Fair Lady Fashion Award.

From her creative workshop in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, “Leopard Frock”, she sells garments off the peg and also consults with individual clients by appointment. 

Her workshop Leopard Frock is a comfortable and relaxed place where everybody is welcomed and made to feel like home.

With her team help, her work is diverse and includes garments to suit a busy lifestyle as well as custom made special occasion wear and highly crafted wedding dresses.

Beside her own work, Marianne Fassler mentors many under graduated students throughout the year, and she selects between those students the best who becomes her personal design assistant and she is currently working happily and productively with Amnari Honiballand Lezanne Viviers who both graduated from the Elizabeth Galloway Design Academy in Stellenbosch.

Our review will start from 2005. But she has presented her fashion work since 1998.