The iconic, award-winning fashion designer. David Tlale is one of the significant designers to have come out of South Africa. Notable for showcasing his collection at New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, and Cape Town Fashion Week and has also designed collections for major retailers like, Edgars. Known for his extravagant fashion shows and clothes, Opulence is his aesthetic.

David Tlale having worked with Boschendal before, they partnered again as Boschendal celebrating 40 years of pioneering Cap Classique excellence and him launching the I’M M’I (GRAY) TION spring/summer 21/22 collection, on Friday the 17th at the prestigious Boschendal wine farm | Franchoek. Guests were quite literally wined and dined with no less than eight Boschendal Cap Classique wines and a display of exquisite pieces, fabricated with silk, lace and luxury fabric sequins from Tlale’s I’M M’I (GRAY) TION Collection

Tlale welcomed guests outside the poolside area overlooking a picturesque mountain in Boschendal Wine Farm where the registration and pre-drinks took place with entertainment. Tlale upon opening the show he thanked his sponsor Boschendal Wine for supporting his vision and purpose. He also thanked his team, family, and client for the continues support.

About The Collection

The new collection reflects the beaty and diversity of Africa. You will experience it with the bold, colorful textures that echo’s the rawness of the mother land. The collection has beautiful imprints that brings together the work of Mandla Vunyaza the artist and David Tlale’s stance on the South African culture representation, influenced by the world music sounds and themes of Latin and soul, indigenous African traditions cultivated by dance, festivals, and elaborate adornments. corner stores and local green markets immerse in bold typography and ancient primary color watches.

This has inspired us to re-write our ancestors woeful history and become their wildest dreams.

With the status of the current global pandemic. We hope that this Collection will encourage everyone to have a Positive outlook to life, be inspired and know that “This too shall pass”. Says David Tlale.


The collection is available for orders on www.davidtlale.com and across the four David Tlale retails stores in Melrose Arch, Ribonville Boutique Hotel, Menlyn shopping Centre and 24 Kloof Street in Cape Town.


  • Alta Abrahams

    Sorry for spelling your name wrong I apologize enjoy your day.

  • Miss Alta Abrahams

    Mr Thale absolutely love your creativity and unique designs. I have epilepsy so to relax my brain I started to crochet with t-shirt yarn making my own handbags and selling them to family, friends, neighbour’s anyone interested in my unique bags designs not on paper but in my head as soon as I have a color in front of me I know what my next bag will be. Your are unique keep doing it and God bless. Alta from Theronsville, Albertinia

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