We predicted what we'd like to see our politicians wear to the State of the Nation Address, suggesting that local designers such as Thula Sindi, Sindiso Khumalo, Quiteria & George and Gert-Johan Coetzee dress our political figures.

READ MORE: What we'd like to see our politicians wear on the SONA 2019 red carpet

But some of our users had alternative suggestions and sentiments...

We hear you and we're cringing with you. 

But these 10 looks spotted on the #SONA2019 red carpet do deserve a mention:

Pinky Kekana

The Deputy Minister of Communications' emerald green gown is the 'GJC canary yellow dress' of 2019. A sure win.

Desbo Mohono and Thandi Modise

MEC Desbo Mohono and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces look rather print-cess like in their chic dresses.

Adv Busisiwe Mkhwebane

The Public Protector dazzled in a B Mashilo Designs gown.

Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng

The Fab Academic lived up to her name in African print and a pretty pink hue.

Phumzile van Damme

Coordinating in gold with her sister Qiniso.

Vatiswa Bam-Mugwanya 

The ANC MP's glasses are an absolute vision. Pun intended.

Philisiwe Buthelezi

Minister Nathi Mthethwa's partner's dress in a flattering, standout orange dress. We love it.

Sizani Dlamini-Dubazana

Making a bold statement in red.


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