Mihlali Ndamase

Mihlali Ndamase wowed at the opening event of the AFI Fashion Week Joburg on Thursday evening Image: Supplied.

Miss SA to DJ Zinhle: Celebs shine at AFI Fashion Week Joburg

SA’s crème de la crème of celebs came through for AFI Fashion Week Joburg’s opening party. Take a look at our read carpet round-up.

Mihlali Ndamase

Mihlali Ndamase wowed at the opening event of the AFI Fashion Week Joburg on Thursday evening Image: Supplied.

One of the biggest events on South Africa’s fashion calendar kicked off on Thursday evening 17 November. Some od Mzansi’s hottest celebs came through dripping at the African Fashion International (AFI) Fashion Week Joburg opening party at Daytona Motors, Melrose Arch in Johannesburg.

The event was all the rage as it was the hot ticket in Joburg, with DJ Zinhle on the decks.

Take a look at the celebs who lit up the red carpet…

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The Jozi fashion streets came to life as our local celebs, influencers and fashionistas all gathered at the AFI Fashion Week Joburg opening party to kick off the two-day fashion extravaganza.

These two days will showcase Africa’s great fashion talent from young and emerging designers Ascend Label to the more established designers like David Tlale at the Sandton City Diamond Walk.


Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri shined in a long-length, flowing blue dress showing some skin!

Miss SA 2022 Ndavi Nokeri. Image: Supplied


Influencer, beauty guru and the woman who’s always in the tabloids, Mihlali Ndamase, gave us body and black in a Taibo Bacar dress, paired with chunky statement jewellery and spiced it up with a daring red hair do.

Mihlali Ndamase in Tabo Bacar. Image: Supplied


Singer and actor Anga Makhubalo also known as Naak MusiQ represented the gents well in an ombre tuxedo jacket with black jeans created by a brand named Sutablility.

Anga Makhubalo (Naak MusiQ) dressed by Suitability. Image: Supplied


Media personality and dancer, Bontle Modiselle was pretty in pink in a layered long dress and kept it simple with accessories. Nice touch!

Bontle Modiselle. Image: Supplied

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Here are those that left us pretty underwhelmed at this fashion event.


Fashion stylist, Phupho looked like an orange aluminium foil in this outfit he was wearing. Is he about to dive in the oven?

Phupho in an orange blunder. Image: Supplied


DJ Zinhle just looked like she was going to the mall or to the night club. Why DJ Zinhle? Why? This is a fashion party. Bring it!

DJ Zinhle in a pink yawn fest outfit. Image: Supplied

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