You Know the Drill: New Year, New Wardrobe

This year, let’s add a twist!

Every year there are new trends to follow and new bloggers to get inspiration from, so it kinda feels like you keep getting the same story over and over. To change things up, local girls with killer style are the ones showing us what true everyday style should look like. Whip out that pen and paper because it’s time to pay attention, take some notes and get schooled. You need to be prepared to up your wardrobe game for the new year.

We’re not going be the ones styling this time – so let’s take a stroll to see who knows how to dress to impress on their own. These are 10 Cape Town ladies who qualify for the best-dressed list:

1 Tracy Mwazha


Instagram: @tracymwazha
Age: 25

Occupation: Waitress
Tracy looks stunning in the monochromatic look. See how she wears it head-to-toe while keeping it interesting with a touch of detailed print.

2 Mariesia van Wyk


Instagram: @Ries_vw
Age: 21

Occupation: Student

Mariesia is sporting a bohemian-styled ensemble, but tones it down for a more casual everyday look.

3 Ziyanda Mngqithi


Instagram: @zierazee
Age: 23
Occupation: Store manager at The Lot

Ziyanda pulls off this look flawlessly. Take note of how she wears a simple, high-waisted denim skirt and cropped top, but adds extra flair with a sheer lace kimono.

4 Beatrice Gilbo


Instagram: @beatricegilbo
Age: 22
Occupation: Yoga instructor
Beatrice wears a gorgeous lace-up bodysuit with frayed denims that feature a stunning statement belt. See how she makes a simple outfit pop with the perfect accessories?

5 Sarah-Monya


Age: 24
Occupation: Student
Sarah is proof that you don’t need an excuse to wear heels erryday. She also knows that you can’t go wrong with a twinset! #OnPoint

6 Nabilah


Age: 28
Nabilah wears a simple black and khaki outfit – but note how she adds detail with a touch of gold on every item she wears.

7+8 Pholda & Zethu


Age: 18
Occupation: Student

Age: 19
Occupation: Student

These besties are on fleek: while Pholda wears a cute collared shirt with a peekaboo bra and strappy sandals, Zethu goes for an army-inspired ensemble with some bad-ass hoops and sneaks.

9 Natalie Williams


Instagram: @nats_williams
Age: 23
Occupation: Acer account manager
Natalie is wearing a tight-fitting cropped top and ripped jeans – a simple look that’s made gorgeous with killer accessories and an adorable phone case.

10 Jessica Clark


Instagram: @jessicajenniferclark
Age: 25
Occupation: Sales assistant
Jessica shows that you can be comfortable and cute at once by wearing a sweet pair of pumps, light-wash jeans and a loose shirt.

Take some time to figure out which look you could totally dominate. Whatever it is, DO NOT dress like someone you’re not – otherwise the clothes wear you and you never end up wearing the clothes. #DoYou

Aren’t you just super-proud of our SA women making us look this fabulous? Tweet us @CosmopolitanSA #COSMOFashion

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