Backstage at the South African Fashion Week. Picture: Thobile Mazibuko
Being at backstage at South African Fashion Week has taught me many things, but one that stood out the most with the amount of preparation that goes into preparing models for the their runway strut. —what you see on the ramp is nothing compared to what goes down backstage.

It’s a busy as bees backstage as models move from hair to makeup to fitting their clothes.


Before models can don the designer garments, stylist have to make sure that the hair and makeup is on point.

This year, the fashion week style team is made up by WBEAUTY and Carlton Hair.

WATCH: Model getting ready for the ramp:

SA Fashion week is underway at Sandton City Rooftop — the first show on Day 2 starts at 6pm with collectons from Liz Ogumbo, Loayo Art & Creations, Sies! Isabelle and Sun Goddess.

* For more information, visit www.safashionweek.co.za