MBFWJ17

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I recently attended Fashion Week at Mall of Africa this past week. It ran from the 17th to the 19th of August but I only attended the first two days and couldn’t make it for the third day.
It was my first time actually experiencing it like this and I’ll let you know what ‘like this’ actually means just now. So thanks to Trace South Africa (the music channel if yall aren’t sure what I’m talking about) my group of friends/fellow bloggers and I, got tickets to attend all the shows because we were doing a social media coverage for them. We were really excited about this as this was a big opportunity for us and of course excited about the fact that we were going to be featured on their Instagram page!!! (They even had a banner and all for us guys!)


It was a great experience overall, despite it being hella cold. The weather didn’t want us to be great but still it didn’t stop us. Day 1 and 2 shows were beautiful, these designers personally for me, pulled out all the stops. It was great to see how South African Designers are doing their thing, especially with people not believing in them and constantly comparing them to designers from overseas. My favourite shows from these days were Gavin Rajah, AFI Prive, Thula Sindi, ORAPELENG MEDUTLE (I did that on purpose by the way, just check out the red dress below which was even accompanied by an entourage of men!!) and Khosi Nkosi.


On day 2 of MBFWJ we decided to check out the AFI Xperience Side which was also at Mall of Africa, when we got there we were all wondering why hadn’t we checked it out before. The vibes there were awesome, apart from having its own fashion shows, it was still a bit different because it had vibey music, different stalls to check such as the barber place where you could actually get your hair cut right there and then, bars where of course you can get your drinks from and overall just get to hang out with your celebrities and people with a good vibe. There was dancing which also just made it the place to be! Including this section to MBFWJ was, in our opinion, the best idea that’s ever happened to Fashion Week

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The whole experience of fashion week was just amazing, if you were there we think you’d agree with us and feel free to leave a comment about how the experience went for you. MBFWJ we thank you for an awesome experience!

Till next time guys! 🙂 🙂 🙂

 

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RUNWAY 2 REALITY…

Hey guys, so today I will be doing a little feature on a fellow blogger. Her name is Samu and you’ll find out the reasons why I’ve chosen to feature her on my blog.

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Her blog is about sharing with her audience all the latest trends that are in the fashion and beauty world as well as advising them how to incorporate them in their own lives. I had a little interview with her where she shared her love of fashion and beauty as well as other things she has going on besides the blog.

During our interview – it was like a mini interview by the way – she spoke about a little difficulty balancing content from switching to beauty then fashion, saying that” the fashion industry might be popping with a lot more trends in one season” so she would have to focus more on that side but she does tries to keep the content balanced for her readers so they receive that full package she promised when launching her blog. The latest trend she talks about is the different denims that people are rocking at the moment, I say it’s a must read.

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We moved on to her style where I asked about her style icon and her style inspirations. As she herself is an edgy girl and puts edge in her styling she told me that her style icon is India Love, her own words being, “she wears whatever she wants and always adds edge to her outfits”. Her style personally, is also styling with an edgy taste to it. Her style is mixed with dressing like a school girl -high waisted skirts, long socks – with a bit of grunge to it but she does also tell me that she can move from that to a totally different style meaning that she has no set style. Its fashion after all, a girl can change her mind and she says fashion was her first love so its allowed.

Besides her blog she told me about another project she has going on, she told us about interning for CollegeFashionista. I’ll just put what she told us about this in her exact words, “CollegeFashionista is basically a large community of college students who are fashion forward, and love to produce content about not only fashion, but beauty and lifestyle as well.” Her job is to write content for them about fashion she spots at our campus, LISOF, and in return she gets guidance on writing, photography and social media skills. I have to say it’s necessary and needed for the industry we are trying to venture in.

Her blog is amazing so far guys, I advise yall to go check it out, also check her out on the gram she also posts from time to time when she has written an article for CollegeFashionista!

Her Blog: https://runway2realitysite.wordpress.com

Her insta: @samusibiya

 

Thanks for reading guys! Comments and likes would be highly appreciated 🙂  …

 

AN UNCONVENTIONAL RUNWAY

Hey Guys.

So Last week my group of girls and I attended an event by Kulture Kollective and I will be telling you guys a bit about my experience.

It was a fashion show showing collections from GALXBOY, The Threaded Man and Prime Obsession.

What a great night it was! But it started off on a rocky (yet funny) note. All I’ll say about that is that getting complimentary tickets is fun guys but attending an event where you could only get in if they found your name on a guest list and yours was surprisingly not there when you know very well it should be, is a little bit awkward. But all was well in the end and we got in 🙂

Now for a quick question? What do you call an event that comes with a complimentary drink, good food, great fashion and great company? AN AMAZING ONE! The Kulture Kollective fashion show came with all that and just a bit more and it definitely was a night to remember.

The night started off with guests mingling for some time, I have to be honest that took so long that I even thought the show was happening already and people just didn’t know it started. But eventually guests were moved into a separate ‘room’ where the fashion show started. The three collections I mentioned earlier where then showcased one after the other. The clothes were too good guys, the runway was different and the models were clearly having a great time up on it.

Unfortunately I couldn’t get enough pictures from the show, the few I got were from Kulture Kollectives instagram page (@kulturekollective).

Once again it was fun guys and if you happened to be there then you would understand what I’m talking about. I could go on and on about the entire event but I feel like this post is already just a bit too long.

So till next time guys! 🙂

K E Y A A H – M

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR BLOGGERS BLOG

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Hey Guys! The name is Keabecoe and for those of you who I know will struggle with my name you can just stick with ‘Kea’. I had some trouble writing this first post because usually when someone says “tell me about yourself”, I usually say “ask specific questions” because it’s a bit hard for me to go on and just start talking about myself. So I’d rather just go on and tell yall about my blog:

This is the place where fashion is going to meet lifestyle. Getting to know good places, good food and having a good time while looking great at it – and within budget ofcourse! I’ve always wanted to explore new places and good new vibes and with this blog I’ll be doing just that. Not forgetting the fashion side of this – by the way, the main side –which will include good outfits, great styling and the latest trends. So do join me in this fashionably lifestyled venture, give your feedback, your suggestions. Your vews will be highly appreciated!

Thanks!