The much-awaited matric-dance season is here for a lot of ladies out there and so you’re probably looking for inspo, all over the gram. Bonang Matheba, the queen of occasion-dressing, is the perfect muse. She doesn’t ever not slay in her formal evening attire, and now you can cop her head-turning gown looks for your big night out.
Keep scrolling to see 20 of our favourite Bonang-inspired matric-dance looks and shop yours.
Here are 20 Head-Turning Matric Dance Looks Inspired by Bonang Matheba:
1 Glow and Glisten
Bonang loves a sparkly moment and why wouldn’t she? It’s the ultimate occasion look. Your matric dance will be one of the very few chances you’ll have to go all out in head-to-toe bling. Go for it!
2 The Chic Black Gown
A black dress with jewel or mesh detail makes a modern-meets-classic look.
3 Rose Gold Sequin
You can never go wrong with hella gold. Need proof? Here’s Bonang slaying the hell out of it.
4 The Red Sweetheart Dress
Look like an entire flame just like Bonang does in this strapless stunner.
5 Metallic Jumpsuit
Trying to break away from the traditional matric dance gown? Bonang’s take on a metallic jumpsuit will make for a new and cool look.
6 Ethereal Tunic Dress
Bonang looks like a DREAM in this goddess-looking dress. To complete her look, accessorise with your favourite drop-earrings.
7 The Emerald Mermaid Dress
Mermaid dresses are a way to show out without doing the absolute most. Plus, this emerald green colour is seriously hypnotising.
8 Yellow Bustier Number
Yellow makes a huge statement! Strut your sunny stuff as confidently as Bonang does!
9 Red Jumpsuit
A red jumpsuit is a Bonang-approved way to look FIRE and stay comfy all night long.
10 Pretty in Pink
Blushed tones for subtle perfection. Whether it’s dolled up with lace or not, pink will always look STUNNING on any special occasion.
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11 Metallic Blue
Stray far from tradition in metallic blue. Bonang’s blue suit def sets the standard.
12 Black Tassels, Baby!
This Bonang-approved tassel look will have you doing the shimmy all night. It’s impossible not to turn heads in this trend.
13 Faux-Fur Wrap
Your night can get a little chilly. Stay warm and add some extra *glam* with a faux fur stole.
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14 Asymmetrical Necklines
A one-shoulder neckline is a great way to spice up your special occasion look. Go in with all of your fave accessories
15 Backless Beauts
Shying away from baring your back? That’s not very Bonang of you. Give this look a try – you’ll thank us later!
16 Ruched Fabrics
Ruched fabrics are 100% flattering and add some subtle body to your look. Bonang seems to agree!
17 Lavish Lace
Lace is always hella chic!
Look sorted! Now go have fun, daarling.
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