Cyla Gonsolves, Winner of the 2023 Mr Price New Talent Search, Takes the Fashion Industry by Storm

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Cyla Gonsolves, Winner of the 2023 Mr Price New Talent Search, Takes the Fashion Industry by Storm

South African Fashion Week proudly announces Cyla Gonsolves as the winner of the prestigious Mr Price New Talent Search 2023. Gonsolves, a rising star in the South African scene, has captured the industry with her unique design aesthetic and commitment to sustainability. The competition, aimed at discovering and nurturing new talent in the fashion industry, saw Gonsolves rise to the top with her innovative approach to fabric design and garment construction.

The Mr Price New Talent Search provides a platform for emerging designers to showcase their creativity and vision for the future of fashion. Gonsolves impressed the judges with her collection, incorporating striking prints while focusing on sustainable practices and ethical sourcing of materials. Her ability to merge contemporary styles with timeless design elements sets her apart as a designer to watch in the coming years.

As the winner of the Mr Price New Talent Search, Gonsolves will receive a cash prize of R50,000.00 and the opportunity to design and produce a limited-edition range with Mr Price, available online and in selected stores. Additionally, she will benefit from a mentorship program at the Mr Price Head Office, gaining valuable insights into various aspects of the fashion industry. Gonsolves will also have the chance to showcase her work at the 2024 New Talent Search show, further solidifying her presence in the fashion world.

In an interview following her win, Gonsolves expressed her gratitude for the opportunity and emphasized the importance of sustainable practices in fashion design. She highlighted the need for designers to prioritize eco-friendly materials and production methods to create a positive impact on the environment. Gonsolves’ commitment to responsible fashion aligns perfectly with the goals of the Mr Price New Talent Search, showcasing her dedication to shaping the future of sustainable fashion in South Africa.

For more information on the Mr Price New Talent Search and upcoming events, please visit the South African Fashion Week website at [www.safashionweek.co.za](http://www.safashionweek.co.za). For inquiries or media contacts, please reach out to Marcelle at [content@safashionweek.co.za](mailto:content@safashionweek.co.za).

**Contact Details:**

Email: content@safashionweek.co.za

Phone: +27 (0)11 442 7812

**Key Dates for the 2024 Mr Price New Talent Search:**

– 12th of January: Online registration closes at 17h00
– 26th of January: Portfolio submission deadline
– 1st of February: Portfolio judging and semi-finalist selection
– 13th – 15th of February: Final announcement
– 9th April: Fitting date for finalists (venue to be confirmed)
– 17th April: Garment delivery at The Mall of Africa
– 18th April: SA Fashion Week New Talent Search showcase and winner announcement

Stay tuned for the next generation of talented designers at the Mr Price New Talent Search 2024!