After the show is the after-party! While the 2020 Oscars red
carpet brought out more than a few fabulous looks, but the after party was only
the beginning to a fashionable night out.
For many Hollywood stars, their Sunday night plans included
a trip to the Vanity Fair Oscars After-Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif.
While Oscar attendees are expected to attend after the
telecast airs, more than a few familiar faces decided to get a head start and
stop by the party early.
Academy Awards ended the awards season on a high note! The anticipation
surrounding the winners was matched by the fabulous red carpet where stars brought
elegant fashion to life as the whole world watched with envy.
This year, attendees dared to delight in haute couture garments. The themes which ran throughout the season were carried forward with grace. Scarlett Johansson was one of our best dressed in transparent corseted Oscar de la Renta.
South African media personality Anele Mdoda hosted the red
carpet for M-NET. She shared a series of pictures with several celebrities
including singer Janelle Monáe, Late Night Show host James Corden, and
actress Regina King.
The Cotton Fest returned on Saturday the 1st of February
2020 and brought more music and creative
fashion. Hosted by Riky Rick, the festival took place in central Johannesburg
and delivered music and fashion even
bigger and better!
The Cotton Fest showcases the diversities in hip-hop while fusing the gaps within the different local movements. This festival is for the young, creative and fashionable generation. Over 100 artists from various genres performed across different stages.
On 1 February 2020, the horses and celebrities graced the Kenilworth
Racecourse for The Sun Met. The day’s theme was ‘African Luxury: Visionaries’ and it
inspired a varied display of looks. Media personality Bonang Matheba, actress
Nandi Mbatha, and Miss South Africa 2019 Sasha-Lee Olivier were among the
celebrities that dazzled on the red carpet.
Bonang, who was one of the official
faces of the event unveiling a new
Prestige Reserve from her bubbly brand, House of BNG, wearing a gold gown heavily encrusted with bling.
A-list racegoers included TV presenter Roxy Burger, celebrity chef Lorna
Maseko, as well as social media
influencers Kefilwe Mabote and Sarah Langa, who twinned in co-ordinating looks
from House Of Fabrosanz.
The much awaited
‘Somhale’ white wedding took place on Thursday, 30 January 2020 and it was a
glamorous affair! Celebrities honoured the theme and wore white with red
bottoms. Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung walked down the aisle and exchanged
their vows in front of many friends and loved ones at a venue in Muldersdrift,
north of Johannesburg. The white wedding follows their traditional wedding in
Kibler Park, Johannesburg, last September.
invitation read, “White is the colour of perfection, purity and a symbol of
wholeness and completion and for our wedding, we ask that you honour the colour
and all it represents.”
four-part wedding special will be aired exclusively on Showmax Online.