Rubicon revelry was a blessing for fashion

16 July 2017 - 00:00 By Craig Jacobs

While many local fashion houses make waves with their attention-grabbing catwalk designs, Hangwani Nengovhela's Rubicon Clothing is one local label known for making elegant clothing that women actually wear.
Last Saturday, the label launched its bespoke Privé range to a select crowd of ladies who lunch at Jenna Clifford's Morningside studios.
MC Rami Chuene, of hit TV show The Queen, relished the chance to show off the rocks accessorising her red Rubicon silk satin dress.
This being a few hours before Bonang Matheba's birthday fest down the road at Summer Place, some guests were probably too busy to pitch, but I am sure many would have appreciated the day's musical interlude courtesy of a former medical doctor. Jerusha Naidoo says her song Blesser is meant to "inspire" women to "bless themselves".
World's smallest skirt
One lady too fabulous to need a blesser was iGazi actress Zikhona Sodlaka, who turned up in what looked like a fetching striped Rubicon blouse and nothing else. "No," she pointed out, lifting the blouse to show me the world's smallest skirt.
Elsewhere I spotted sports presenter Vaylen Kirtley, Tobeka Lwana (co-owner of a niche perfume bar) and Masana Chikeka from the Department of Arts and Culture...

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