The Build Up to #SAFW – My Style Evolution from Blogger to Mtv Base VJ!

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#SAFW

It’s probably one of my favourite times of the year – ladies and gentlemen, South Africa Fashion Week is upon us! With three days to go until the kick off of #SAFW, I thought I’d share with you my most nervous, exciting memories as a newbie presenter, my “whoops moment” and the showstopping looks I have planned to SLAY this year’s red carpet!

MY FIRST FASHION WEEK : A Nervous,Inexperienced TV Presenter

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Photo cred : @Simzphoto

My first taste of #SAFW was last year when I was freelancing for Spice TV – All Access. We interviewed celebs, designers, models and fashion lovers alike. I cannot begin to describe how nervous I was being a Cape Townian travelling to the ‘big city’of glitz and glam! Plus, I had no clue how the people would dress, and I would be on camera the entire time, the pressure was truly on! I reached out to local designers who styled me for each night and could only afford a make up artist for two of the nights, so off I went, hoping and praying for the best!

Opening Night: Day 1 of SAFW – Dress by Michael Burt: 

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Make up by  @MakeUpByCleo

Day 2 – Dress by Michael Burt

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Make up by @MakeUpByCleo
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#FrontRow

Day 3 – Dress by Ferial FCM

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Final Night : Dress by Kobus Dieppenaar Atelier Collection

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Photo cred : @simzphoto

I survived! My first taste of SA Fashion week was a success!

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FROM PRESENTER TO BLOGGER : SAFW

September 2016

My return to SAFW saw me wearing a different hat – this time I had no Tv crew with me, by now I could afford a PR Company who got me invited to incredible events like thiS.

I was still living in Cape Town and reached out to Mishah & Zah at INFIN8TI who dressed me in sexy, yet sophisticated dressed. This time I had the freedom to be a bit more low-key as I was going as a ‘fashion blogger’, not a presenter.

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DAY 1 – Dress by Infin8ti – My ‘Whoops’ Moment 

I bet you’re wondering what a ‘whoops moment’ is – well, apparently the dress code was ‘No Colour’ – I never got that memo…. Instead I arrived in a bright red bodycon – I stood out like a sore thumb (cringe). Called my mum in a panic when I realised I was the dumbo that never got the memo – she told me to just own it, I was already there so I may as well act as if it was intentional-so that’s exactly what I did! LOL!

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Day 2 : Dress by Infin8ti

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Day 3 : Dress by Infin8ti

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WHERE TO NEXT?

This year I will have the honour as an MTV Base Africa Tv Presenter to be shooting a Fashion Week Special at #SAFW. I have an amazing crew coming with me, and this year I’ll be able to afford a real ‘GLAM TEAM’. I don’t want to spoil the surprise of exactly what I shall be wearing – but I will give you a clue;

The Local designer I’m working with this year (@QuiteriaLuk) is responsible  for creating my most memorable fashion moments of 2017! All I can say is Y’ALL AINT READY!

Keep up with me on 24 and 25 October 2017 as I take on #SAFW  with a front row seat to the hottest shows, fresh new designers and chat to local taste makers! Follow the fun on any of my social media platforms – INSTAGRAM :  TWITTER  :  FACEBOOK

Stay blessed My Lovelies

xxx

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The Build Up to #SAFW – My Style Evolution from Blogger to Mtv Base VJ!

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MAC Instant Artistry Invitation

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Hyde Park Corner in Sandton, Johannesburg is where the glamourous, fashionable and famous gathered to appreciate African Fashion at its finest! I covered SA Fashion Week for Spice TV and the first three days were all about the ladies. The last two days, the men’s fashion took centre stage and Terri, Loren and I were there to cover all the action.

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Terri, Loren and I for SPICE TV at #SAFW

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Front row with Chu Suwannapha

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Hyde Park Corner in Sandton, Johannesburg is where the glamourous, fashionable and famous gathered to appreciate African Fashion at its finest! I was lucky enough to be covering SA Fashion Week for Spice TV with unrestricted access to all the action! This blog is part one of four, covering Day 2 (Wednesday, 6 April 2016) of SA Fashion Week. The shows, the models, the red carpet and all that’s in between.

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Front Row at SA Fashion Week

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