SA’s most stylish peo­ple to be hon­oured

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT CTIJF - THERESE OWEN

THE 10 win­ners of the an­nual South African Style Awards have been an­nounced. This year’s awards will take place at a daz­zling red-car­pet event in the new fash­ion court in Hyde Park Cor­ner in Joburg on Sun­day night.

The Most In­no­va­tive Style award goes to fash­ion stylist Chu Suwan­napha, while in­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed Al­ber­tus Swanepoel wins Best Fash­ion De­signer.

In the arts there are three cat­e­gories. For­mer KTV pre­sen­ter turned ac­tress and so­cialite, Roxy Burger, re­ceives the award for Most Stylish Per­form­ing Artist in Tele­vi­sion. More re­cently she was the host of Strictly Come Danc­ing and at the end of last month joined the other smug pre­sen­ters on Top Billing, both of which are on SABC3.

For­mer Isidingo ac­tress, Jay An­stey, who joined Scan­dal, wins Most Stylish Per­form­ing Artist in Film. The Most Stylish Per­form­ers in Mu­sic win­ners are Mafik­i­zolo, who al­ways strive to up the fash­ion stakes at ev­ery per­for­mance and ap­pear­ance on the red car­pet. They are syn­ony­mous with great style.

Joelle Kayembe wins Most Stylish Model with those eyes and that body, while Most Stylish Me­dia Per­son­al­ity goes to for­mer Miss South Africa, Melinda Bam.

A blast from the past is Most Stylish Cou­ple win­ners for 2014, Zuraida Jar­dine and hubby, Josh Lind­berg. On the more se­ri­ous side of the world, Most Stylish Business Per­son­al­ity goes to Natasha Sideris, owner of the Tasha’s restau­rant chain. She’s taken th­ese restau­rants to another level of good food with 12 in South Africa and one in Dubai.

Then South Africa’s cur­rent favourite lady, Thuli Madon­sela, de­servedly wins Most Stylish South African Icon.

After the cer­e­mony on Sun­day, VIP guests will be in­vited to dine at the South­ern Sun Hyde Park Ho­tel. They will also get to see the YSL Beaute In­stal­la­tion.

This is the 17th an­nual SA Style Awards. Judges are hand­picked from around the coun­try and asked to nom­i­nate two peo­ple they be­lieve to be out­stand­ingly stylish, from to­mor­row’s stars to last year’s trendsetters.


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