Fashion designer David Tlale was the first to step onto the red carpet at the State of the Nation address.

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On point as always, the Mandelas.

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his wife 

Science and Technology Deputy Minister Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi

Minister Lindiwe Zulu in proudly ANC colours

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane and his wife Natalie arrive

Home Affairs Minister Ayanda Dlodlo arrives on the red carpet

Helen Zille looking hawt

Christian Martins and Bev Abrahams in traditional attire

Min Fikile Mbalula and his wife Nozuko

Flashy as always...

Nunu Ntshingila stuns in David Tlale