On Sunday evening, the Diamond Walk in Sandton city flooded with the stylish people of South Africa to celebrate the South African Style Awards 2019. From designers to business moguls, celebrities from all over united to celebrate the most stylish across various categories where fashion has formed a big part in their journeys to success. SA Style Awards 2019
Written by Jean-Amé van Tonder
OUR SA STYLE AWARDS 2019 WINNERS!
Most Innovative Style – Lezanne Viviers
Spreading her wings, Lezanne debuted her solo career as a designer with her A/W 2019 collection, ‘Unfold’. This collection hopes to inspire individuals to unfold their individuality and expression.
Most Stylish Business Person – Ze Nxumalo
Entrepreneur, Ze, is best known as an advisor and negotiator for SA Taxi. He most recently became known as former Miss SA, Tamaryn Green’s new love interest, who made their first appearance as a couple at the SA Style Awards 2019.
Most Stylish Media Personality – Melody Molale
Media personality, influencer and blogger who started her career with the launch of her fashion blog ‘For Fashion Freaks’.
Most Stylish Model – Maria Borges
This Angolan beauty is best known as an international model, specifically for Victoria’s Secret and Ricardo Tisci.
Most Stylish Performing Artist in Film or TV – Pearl Modiadie
The biggest talk show in South Africa, Zaziwa, broadcasted on SABC1, is what Pearl is recognised for. She is a natural entertainer, and you can also listen to her on Metro Fm.
Most Stylish Performing Artist in Music – Nomuzi “Moozlie” Mabena
Moozlie is a jack of all trades, a model, rapper and television presenter that shares her love for entertaining with the world.
Most Stylish Designer – Interior or Fashion – Thebe Magugu
Former Lisofian, South African designer, Thebe Magugu, is the current international titleholder of the young designers LVMH prize as well as the 2019 International Fashion Showcase winner. He keeps pushing boundaries and visually communicating his African roots.
Most Stylish Couple – Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung
Somizi is a choreographer, actor, singer, radio and television presenter who recently married his sweetheart, Mohale, who is building his local career as an actor.
The Next Big Thing – Thameenah Saint and Mihlali Ndamase
Thameenah Saint is changing modest fashion as an influencer, stylist and blogger. Mihlali is another former Lisofian, makeup artist and influencer working with local designers and photographers.
Most Stylish Changemakers – Tatum Keshwar and Warren Wheatley
Tatum was Miss SA 2008 and is today, a TV Personality and psychologist, married to successful businessman, Warren Wheatley.