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Suennel Original Clothing: The Afrikan Princess Edit

 

Sunnel Style: Afrikan Princess Edit

Model: @telly_nthabi

Suennel Style : Afrikan Prnces Edit

Accessories by @lebo.visagie

Too few fashion brands celebrate the curvy and big boned people. I was delighted to be invited to Suennel Style Fashion Show for the curvy women. The fashion show was in Kagiso in the west of Johannesburg and as I watched a collection of spring/summer and autumn winter outfits, I immediately developed ideas on how to style the outfits for this platform. Suennel Original is owned by Neliswa Motsuenyane, a young black woman from Kagiso. The collection had some bridal gowns which were amazing.

Suennel Style: Afrikan Princess Edit

Model: @xhosagodd

Suennel Style: Afrikan Princess Edit

Accessories by @lebo.visagie

I fell in love with how these ordinary women looked in the amazing designs and how the unconventional fashion show was inclusive of everyone. To create this Afrikan Princess Edit, I decided to create the lookbook at an art studio owned by a good friend who is housed at August House in Johannesburg.

Suennel Style : Afrikan Princess Edit

@telly_nthabi Shot by @erem_malo

Suennel Style: Afrikan Princess Edit

@xhosagodd Shot by @erem_malo

The lookbok was shot in an art studio because I wanted to merge painting and fashion design together as forms of art and show the beauty that they have separately as well as the beauty that comes out of their combination. The painter and artist Sanusi Olatunji  works mostly with paper in his painting and I loved how the outfits complemented the art work in the studio,

Suennel Style Afrikan Princess Edit

@telly_nthabi Shot by @erem_malo

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Designer: Neliswa Motsuenyane @suennel_style

Stylist: Vuyiso Tshabalala @vuyiso_afrikanprincess

Assistant Stylist: Thobeka Mbane  @thobekambane

Photographer: Vuyo Thloloe @erem_malo

Assistant to photographer:  Shana Nkosi @shana.king

Make-Up Artist : Siyabonga Motsuenyane @ceedazz

Models : Nthabi Sebota     @telly_nthabi & Nwabisa Tafane @xhosagodd

Accessories: Lebo Visagie    @lebo.visagie

Studio: Sanusi Olatunji Art @sanusiolatunjiart

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Nominees for Zimbabwe Fashion Week 2015 Awards Have Been Announced

The list of nominees for Zimbabwe Fashion Week 2015 Awards is out and it is up to the public to decide who gets to win the title. There are seven categories that need public vote and those are Blogger of the Year, Style Icon of the Year, Fashion Photographer of the Year, Stylist of the Year, Accessories Designer Of the Year, Emerging Designer of the Year, Make-Up Artist/ Range of the Year and Young Designer of the Year.

To Vote simply Email the name of the person and the category to pa@zimfashionweek.com or send an inbox to Zimbabwe Fashion Week on Facebook.

THE NOMINEES:

Accessories Designer Of The Year:

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Dee-Kaw-Zee

Shorai

Ndau Collection

Vee Hatss

Nix And Sam Accessories

Emerging Designer Of The Year

Natsai Mujuru

Mehreen Kamal

Humphrey Salimu

Tariro Muza

Crystelle Natasha Khan

O’Brien Methuselah

Kay Terera

Stylist Of The Year

Haleema Mekani

Welshman Sibanda

Craig Zoowie

Make-Up Artist / Range Of The Year

Flori Roberts Cosmetics Zimbabwe

Vault Cosmetics

Make-up By Gamu

Langa Cosmetics

Black Opal Cosmetics Zimbabwe

Blogger of The Year

That Fai Daji

Kicking It With Mimi

Zimfashionista

Signature Toscie

Concrete Jungle “Nkosikadzi”

The Harare Girl

The Royal Fashion Files

Style Archive ZW

Young Designer Of The Year

Brian Makubise

Irvine Kambodzi

Kudzaishe Bunhu

Nyaradzo Olga Pedzisai

Taonga Badza

Tawana Nyamupingidza

Tendai Mhaka

Tinashe Sockie Chikoti

Style Icon Of The Year

Welshman Sibanda

Pokello Nare

Craig Zoowie

Samantha “MisRed”Mussa

Gilmore Tee

Lorraine “Lochnation”Charlotte Bgoya

Trish Carmen

Fashion Photographer Of The Year

Michele Fortmann

Tinashe Njangu

Kudzai Chakaingesu

Mike Wall

Elton Marengedze