Gert-Johan Coetzee's spectacular feather gown creates a stir on the runway - plus, 5 more top fashion moments from #SAFW
If a documentary about SA Fashion Week were to be created, it would be titled 'The First Week of April' - a colourful, bustling week where some of South Africa's most effervescent personalities are spotted.
The SAFW calendar that is running from 3-7 April at Sandton City this year seems to be an opportune moment to take style risks, to go for the avant-garde and to even wear embellished gowns during the daytime with no questions asked.
While a lot of networking and reconnecting happens before and after the shows, local designers connect with their audiences sartorially through the collections they exhibit on the runway.
These are the highlights from days 1 & 2 of SAFW:
Amanda Laird Cherry
Models were connected in quite a literal sense through fabric.
The tailoring of this garment is testament to why this veteran designer is still respected in the fashion community.
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This designer loved by our local celebrities ruffled feathers the right way at Thursday evening's show at Sandton City.
Also, zooming in on the runway makeup...
If Jacquemus and Virgil Abloh had a baby, it would be this edgy local collection.
All images: Gallo
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