SAFW front rowers. Picture: SAFW.
At the Woolworths Style by SA showcase at South African Fashion Week (SAFW) on Tuesday night, October 23, in Sandton City, Rich Mnisi sure stood out with a collection of ready-to-wear formal and streetwear garments. 

The star-studded show was attended by the A-listers of the industry, the likes of Sara Langa, Kwena Baloyi, Melody Molale, K Naomi, Jo-Ann Strauss, Ayanda Nhlapo, Menzi Mchunu and Nomzamo Mbatha- who all shone brightly at the front row, while models strutted the runway. 

Menzi Mchunu with Ayanda Nhlapo. Picture: SAFW.

Mnisi presented colourful applique tops paired with knife pleated skirts, see-through bold printed shirts, fur-collar jackets and colourful knee high socks. 

He presented colour blocking, pairing red, yellow and purple together to create a striking look. 

Other designers who showcased were Thebe Magugu, whose collection included bold accessories of bandanas and tassel earrings. Wanda Lephoto kept it cool and simple with his men’s two-piece of cotton trousers, and shorts, paired with matching collar jackets. 

The Thebe Magugu collection.  Picture: SAFW.

Mmuso Maxwell’s collection included trench coats, iridescent dresses, applique pleated skirts paired with pinstripe shirts. 

The Watermelon Social Club presented a simple collection of sweatpants, puffy jackets and sweaters. 

Mmuso Maxwell AW 19. Picture: SAFW. 

SAFW takes place at Sandton City until October 27, visit