Queen Celebs That Embrace African Heritage Through Their Personal Style

The first ladies of Africa…


Heritage Day is tomorrow and we are all in full blown Fake Friday mode! As we gear up for a day of celebration and reflection, we acknowledge a few local stars who prove that you don’t need a special day to share your culture with the world.

A handful of our favourite celebrities have walked international red-carpets and events wearing outfits and accessories created by talented African designers.

Whether they are embracing their own heritage or wearing designs inspired by culture from other parts of Africa, they stand proudly African!


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The First Lady Of Africa ?

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Check Out Mzansi Stylish Stars and How Their Style Celebrates African Culture:

1 Nomzamo Mbatha

Nomzamo hosting the ANC 107 years Celebration with over 80 000 people in attendance, dressed by local designer Lindokuhle Lioness Mnguni.


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2 Nhlanhla Nciza

Rocking her own brand, NN Vintage Clothing, that celebrates African heritage with an ode to the ’40s.


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3 Thembisa Mdoda

Looking like a absolute vision in this figure hugging dress by South African favourite, Maxhosa, who recently showed his collection at New York Fashion Week!

Read: ICYMI: Zozibini Tunzi and Demi-Leigh Walked the Maxhosa Show at NYFW Spring ’20


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4 Basetsana Kumalo

We are in love with this isiXhosa-inspired fabric, specially sourced by Urban Zulu SA to give the outfit a modern twist.


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5 Nandi Madida

Representing African style at arts festival Afropunk JHB in another NN Vintage design.


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What look will you be rocking this Heritage Day? Whether you are paying tribute to your culture or rocking local designers with your style choices, we wish all of you a lekker day around the braai with your loved ones.

Read: 6 Ways African Fashion Has Inspired Big-Name Designers

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