The Miss South Africa 2020 top 35 finalists were unveiled earlier this week. We celebrate the Queens that have been selected and look forward to watching them go through the journey of becoming Miss SA.
The group of ladies are an impressive and diverse group which includes two medical doctors, a lawyer, a teacher, a film maker, a singer and a fashion designer.
Over the next few weeks, the 35 beauties will have to set out to amaze this year’s judges, amongst others, Anele Mdoda and three former Miss SA winners, Bokang Montjane
HERE ARE THE TOP 35 FINALISTS IN ALPHABETIC ORDER:
We are in awe of Rich Mnisi’s luxurious Azania Loungewear range. He recently revealed the winter collection which includes polo necks, branded tracksuits, and scarves. The collection left many envious!
A Rich Mnisi polo neck and skirt from the retails for R2,000 and R1,300. His Azania bags range from R13,000 to R32,000. Rich Mnisi has dressed several famous faces including international superstar Beyoncé.
RICH MNISI is a South African based contemporary multi-disciplinary brand founded in 2015 by Africa Fashion International Young Designer of the Year 2014, Rich Mnisi. With a global view the brand is young at heart and explores the treasures engraved within Africa and the world of modern culture and heritage to tell the unique stories of then, now and soon. All this packaged in extremist yet minimalist structures which take design and craftsmanship as the first and foremost motivation.
The brand is carved to maintain a contemporary outlook and stand firm in an aesthetic that brings worlds of artistic imagination together. RICH MNISI breeds new layers and visions inspired by sources outside of the realm of fashion, including film, music, art and nature, being immersed but measured, picking up only the fitting notes to gather as foundation.
RICH MNISI has grabbed the attention of both local and international media, appearing in the editorial pages of Marie Claire, ELLE, Financial Times, Vogue China, Vogue Russia, Bella Nigeria, Business Class, GQ, Chasseur, Dazed and Confused, Mail and Guardian, House and Leisure, Fashion Glossary UK, Fucking Young, True Africa, Dossier, i-D Vice, GQ Style, Hunger, Vogue Italia, High Snobiety, L’official Manila, Sicky, WGSN, BBC, WWD, Sunday Times and more.
The people’s favourite DJ, Black Coffee celebrated his 44th birthday on Sunday the 15th of March 2020 at an upmarket venue in Johannesburg – South Africa. The “Black Coffee Luncheon” was attended by local A-listers such as Boity Thulo, Basetsana Kumalo, Babalwa Mneno, Sarah Langa, Kefilwe Mabote, to name a few. The day was celebrated in a luxurious fashion befitting the famous DJ.
The DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards was a fashion extravaganza! The event took place on the 14th of March at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg – South Africa. Minnie Dlamini Jones stepped up to the plate and carried the host duties with great aplomb and elegance! Of course, the girls in the media and fashion industry showed up looking their best. Boity Thulo’s dress was the most talked about in all social media platforms.
It was a grand celebration of local talent. The performers and winners on the DStvMVCA stage represented the iconic past, exciting present, and innovative future of South African entertainment.
Ukhozi FM VJ Khathide ‘Tshathugodo’ Ngobe walked
away with the Favourite Radio Personality award as well as the biggest award of
the night – Ultimate Viewers’ Choice Award, an accolade reserved for the
nominee who earns the highest number of votes overall.
Moshe Ndiki (Favourite TV Presenter), Siyanda
Maphumulo (Favourite Comedian), Kabza De Small (Favourite Rising
Star; Favourite DJ), Warren Masemola (Favourite Actor), Sindi
Dlathu (Favourite Actress), King Monada (Favourite Music Artist/Group), Siya
Kholisi(Favourite Sports Personality) and Bonang Matheba (Favourite
Personality of the Year) rounded up the winners’ list.
The 7th edition of the Africa Viewers’ Choice Awards ( AMVCA) took place on the 14ht of March 2020 in Lagos – Nigeria.
Nigerian celebrities showed up in their numbers to grace the
much-sought-after awards show. The show was hosted by Nigeria’s very own media
personality, IK Osakioduwa and east African TV host, Amina Abdi Rabar.
Nigerian Fashion Icons, Toke Makinwa and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu hosted
the red carpet and what a parade it was! Big Brother Naija ex-housemates and
Nollywood stars were draped in elegant dresses.
Sunday the 1st of March 2020 saw the final sizzle of summer!
It was the crisp chill of champagne, live entertainment, delicious cuisine and
the culmination of the series showcased at the most exclusive polo event of the
The Veuve Clicquot Polo Series took place at Val de Vie
Estate in Cape Town and it was a fashion showstopper. Hosted by actress and
philanthropist Nomzamo Mbatha, the most sought-after polo experiences brought
together local celebs who looked their best in coordination with the theme;
Here’s a look at the celebs at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Series: