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A native Witbanker who spent his career at the forefront of fashion, Johann van Rooyen’s enthusiasm for couture fashion resulted in a sweeping makeover of the bridal industry in 2003. Known for sophisticated drama, feminine detailing and a modern approach to bridal design.

Johann van Rooyen has become a popular name on the lips of those in the fashion industry, and with such a unique eye for beauty, artistic imagination, creative and glamorous design style. His enormous talent, integrity and depth of understanding have placed him as a leader of South African design where he is celebrated as one of the country’s most cerebral designers. Johann van Rooyen’s design approach is meticulously engineered and ultimately divergent, self-referential and conceptually grounded, the energy which drives the label is consistent, but the results are never the same. Innovative thinking combined with meticulous construction and attention to detail has placed JvR Couture at the forefront of South African fashion.

His enormous talent, integrity and depth of understanding have placed him as a leader of South African design where he is celebrated as one of the country’s most cerebral designer.