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Local brands will be part of the line-up at this year’s event

PICS | Soweto Fashion Week to showcase autumn, winter collection

Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Image: Veli Nhlapo

Since its inception in 2011, Soweto Fashion Week has showcased over 120 upcoming and established African designers and 1,000 runway models. This year the four-day-long event, which started on Wednesday and will run until tomorrow, takes place at the Soweto Theatre in Jabulani, Soweto.

Among those who will be showcasing their autumn/winter themed collections are local brands such as MacGale, FDB, Dejavu Not A Secret and Bogarts Man.

Sowetan attended day one of the prestigious runway show. Here’s a look inside. 

Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Image: Veli Nhlapo
Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Image: Veli Nhlapo
Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Image: Veli Nhlapo
Model get their make up done at backstage on the opening night of the Soweto Fashion Week.
Model get their make up done at backstage on the opening night of the Soweto Fashion Week.
Image: Veli Nhlapo
Model get their make up done at backstage on the opening night of the Soweto Fashion Week.
Model get their make up done at backstage on the opening night of the Soweto Fashion Week.
Image: Veli Nhlapo
Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Models showcasing latest trends during day 01 of the Soweto Fashion Week at Soweto Theatre.
Image: Veli Nhlapo

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