Kefilwe, Siphesihle Ndaba, Shania: Best and worst dressed of the week

Who is ending the year in style and who should have been waiting for a Christmas miracle?

17 December 2022 - 16:08
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Digital strategist Kefilwe Mabote.
Digital strategist Kefilwe Mabote.
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We are moving closer to the end of the year and while it might be a time for the rest of us to take a break, our beloved stars are revving up their style game.

With the last award shows and parties held for the year, here is who absolutely slayed their respective red carpets and private events this week.



Having ruffled many feathers this week, Kefilwe might be getting flack for a dramatic outfit at someone else’s wedding, but let’s be honest, if you aren’t going to be confident about your own look as a bride then why host a party at all?

In a dazzling display of pattern play, the Gert-Johan Coetzee gown complements Kefilwe’s frame and is further accentuated by the sweeping train in the matching monochromatic print. The same print shines in her crown-style headwrap accentuated by silver heels.


While Wayman Deon and Micah McDonald have been the masterminds behind many of Jodie’s incredible looks at the Venice Film Festival this year, her ability to be a brilliant canvas for just about every stylist is quickly making her a style star to look out for.

For the recent British Fashion Awards, Jodie was styled by assistant fashion editor at British Vogue, Eniola Dare, in an ethereal Robert Wun gown. It’s a relaxed take on a high-end look with minimal accessories and an effortless glam game that doesn’t take away from the look.


A multitalented master of fashion, Tinuke showed up and showed out at Thebe Magugu’s fifth year party.

The layered accessories elevate her take on the Rich Man’s Frug theme, while still making it modern with a beauty beat reminiscent of the 1990s. There isn’t a piece or item in this look that is not enviable.


From the wig to the opera gloves, Siphesihle stands out with this laidback look. Understated styling can be overlooked, especially in this case, where Siphesihle takes on the same theme from Thebe Magugu’s event with such modern and effortless appeal. 



Not all swimwear is made for the beach. and neither are the looks people are capable of. Taking to the coldest parts of Austria, model Yannick Konan is great inspiration for those wanting a less revealing look for the summer.

The sleek outfit topped with Balenciaga slippers can be updated with Crocs and matching pleated co-ords. The length is purely up to you.



There are a number of stars who leave very little to be desired, even though they play roles where their costuming could put them on the fashion radar.

Sydney is one and it is quite hard to figure out what she brings to the table. Perhaps an issue of cementing herself as a future fashion icon, this cute look from Saint Laurent lacks the wow factor . 

Perhaps the red crepe dress from the house’s ready-to-wear 2023 show with the plunging neckline would have done the trick with her old Hollywood glamour beauty look.


The 2020s have been a great time to look back at iconic celebrity looks, and it is especially a treat when the icon is still alive. Shania has never been shy to bless us with her leopard print moment from the music video for That Don't Impress Me Much.

The outfit she chose for the People’s Choice Awards might celebrate the best parts of her body, but the design looks more like a costume than a red carpet moment. The snood, scarf and plunging waistline make her seem more like a Disney villain instead of a music icon.

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