#DTBY: Thato Mokgadi of Thato Whis launches her winter collection

Last week Thursday, I along with local fashion lovers, was treated to a small show debuting Thato@Whis’s 2014 Winter collection. Instead of relying on other local fashion shows to publicize her work, Thato Mokgadi decided to take matters into her own hands and put on two biannual shows to bring her collection directly to her…

Back to the future: 90s Kosher edition

So I’ve been out of the blogging routine for a minute but I’m easing my way back into it now. I thought I’d start with something fun; a look back at the awesome 90s themed Kosher session that I attended a couple weeks ago. The 90s are coming back fashion wise, with a few adjustments…

A moment with Fashion designer Rumbi C of RumbiRumbi…

It’s time for us to chat with someone in the design field that I met very early on during my University years. She was actually my room mate for 1 and a half years and we became good friends in no time! She inspires me because she did what most people do not have the guts…

Model Stalking: Carol M

It’s time to touch base with another local model, one that I have known for a while now. Blessed with lean legs, an enviable pout and a striking catwalk, Carol is ever smiling, energetic and often entertains us with her playful dancing during castings. Her love for modelling is apparent in conversations she and I…

Lansmore Wedding Expo

Lansmore Hotel, a recent 5 star addition to the small group of high class hotels located in Gaborone, held a wedding expo on the 20th of April. The aim of the expo was to market the hotel as a wedding venue and to also expose future husbands and wives to the many wedding services available…

iZaura by Mothusi Lesolle shows at Picnic in the sky

Gaborone’s fashion conscious are becoming spoilt for choice these days with the gradual growth of the local fashion scene. Thank you to Gaborone’s 2 annual fashion shows, Color in the Desert Fashion Week and Lapologa Gaborone Fashion Week, local designers now have a platform to showcase their work to the local market. With so many budding designers…

Model Stalking: Peggy Grynberg

Meet young, fresh faced, tall and stunning Peggy. A local model with international dreams. I met Peggy at Gaborone Fashion night years ago and from one look at her you can see “model” written all over her. And that runway walk doesn’t lie! Get to know the vibrant Miss Grynberg below! When did you start…

Colour in the Desert Fashion Week 2012 : Recap

This past weekend (31st and 1st August) the second annual Colour in the Desert Fashion Week took place at Phakalane Golf Estate in Gaborone. The brain child of Mpho Kuaho and Tsoseletso Magang, the event aims to bring together the talents of both local designers and Pan African designers. Aside from providing some exquisite visuals for fashion lovers,…

Model stalking: Natora K Inger

If you’ve been to any modelling event in Botswana you have probably seen this face before, Nature is someone you don’t forget easily. Known for her ever morphing hair styles and her runway walk, Nature is one of the most recognizable local models in Botswana. I first met her at shoot for local designers which was incidentally one…

Gaborone Fashion Weekend quick review (With updated links)

So the Fashion weekend came and went and though I wasn’t in it this year or got to watch it I was busy because of it. I got a promotional job as a Redds girl and as Redds were one of the sponsors of the show we were working at the event too. We basically gave…

Lapologa Gaborone Fashion Weekend: 1 day to go!

1 day to go till this month’s first Fashion event! Are you ready?   Unfortunately I am not modelling in the show this year and might not be able to attend it-quite upsetting for this fashion fan, however I will try to do a review as best as I can. For those going, it promises…

Colour in the desert fashion week promo pictures

Another two photos have been released as the dates for both the Gaborone Fashion Weekend (9 days away) and Colour in the desert fashion week (3 weeks away) draw closer. Tickets for both shows are already on sale so empty that account and get yourself a seat. If you love fashion, you will not want…