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2018 Sun Met fashion report

Cape Town welcomed the oldest horse racing event, the Sun Met on 27 January 2018 at the Kenilworth Racecourse.
This prestigious event, boasted a list of exciting entertainment, gourmet food, and wonderful activities leaving each guest delighted and excited about what was next!

Oh Susanna wins 2018 Sun Met

The second Sun Met with G.H.Mumm was held at the Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town on 27 January 2018.

29 Jan 2018

The theme for this year was ‘style ahead of the field’, and guests had the opportunity to explore prints, fabrics and colours inspired by Africa.

One of the main attractions were the fashion shows, which showcased various well known SA designers inclusive of Imprint ZA, Khosi Nkosi, Ri.Ch, Factory, and House of Ole.

Imprint ZA designer Mzukizi was also one of the prize sponsors and his range included relaxed sets for men in his signature prints and feminine, flowy silhouettes for women. Mzuki looked dapper in his Imprint green suit!

Mzukizi Mbane

The Sun Met also gave local designers opportunities to sell their brands in the ‘Fashion Marquee’ and owners of Dejavu Clothing, sisters Lerato Mohlala and Tuneka Sukazi enjoyed the brand exposure.

Dejavu Clothing,Lerato Mohlala and Tuneka Sukazi
Minnie Dlamini

Another highlight was the red carpet, where VIPs and celebrities travelled from all across South Africa and dazzled onlookers in their exceptional attire. They included Miss SA Ade Van Heerden, Blue Mbombo, celeb chef Siba and Brian Mtobgana, Minnie Dlamini, Usain Bolt, just to name a few.

Blue Mbombo
Zizipho Buti, Siseko Thomas

VIPs were further entertained in the Glenvliet Jazztown Marquee by saxophonist Donvino and the jazz band while enjoying fine dining.

Apart from the VIPs and celebrities, the general public certainly did not disappoint. Amongst the best-dressed guests were Zizipho Buti and Siseko Thomas dressed by Uba Collections, Leon Payne dressed in Charthu Fashions, Chanelle Le Roux, and Sesethu Nzunzu.

The day ended with an after party, and boasted live performances by Mi Casa, Vin D., Euphonik, DJ Zinhle, and DJ Kent.

Well done GH Mumm and the official Sun Met for hosting an exceptional event.

About Meagan Duckitt

Meagan is a fashion designer, stylist, writer and public speaker. She owns a small clothing business called Calista Clothing and enjoys using her knowledge to empower women.

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