Gavin Rajah fairytale. Picture: Thobile Mathonsi.
Gavin Rajah fairytale. Picture: Thobile Mathonsi.
Gavin Rajah swimwear. Picture: SDR.
Gavin Rajah swimwear. Picture: SDR.
Gavin Rajah dress. Picture: SDR.
Gavin Rajah dress. Picture: SDR.
AFI Prive dress. Picture: SDR.
AFI Prive dress. Picture: SDR.
Thula Sindi dress. Picture: SDR.
Thula Sindi dress. Picture: SDR.

It’s the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ17), where everything glamours and fashion meets. 

Two piece by AFI Prive. Picture: SDR. 

Despite the cold weather, fashionistas, designers, models, and everyone who loves fashion made their way to the Mall of Africa for the prestigious #MBFWJ. 

Spero Villioti collection. Picture: SDR.

Held for the first time at the Mall of Africa, the MBFWJ kicked off on Thursday night with Gavin Rajah opening the show with his fairytale spring/summer collection.  Swimwear, summer dresses and evening gowns are what’s in on Gavin Rajah this coming season. 

WATCH: Gavin Rajah fairytale collection


Spero Villioti followed with a very colourful collection, from bright hair and amazing summer dresses. 

Spero Villioti dress. Picture: SDR. 
Colourful Spero Villioti dress. Picture: SDR. 

Dress by Spero Villioti. Picture: SDR. 

AFI Prive, also part of last night’s lineup showcased some elegant garments, with sweet summer colours.

WATCH: AFI Prive elegant collection 


And to seal the night, Thula Sindi came in with his classic pieces, which are proudly South African. Dominating of SA colours, red, black and green. 

Thula Sindi dress. Picture: SDR. 

Beautiful garments by Thula Sindi. Picture: Thobile Mathonsi. 

White dress by Thula Sindi. Picture: SDR. 

The MBFWJ will continue tonight until August 19. Khosi Nkosi, Adama Paris and Orapeleng Modutle are part of tonight’s line up just to name the few. For all updates on the #MBFW, follow @IOL_Lifestyle.