Fashion News: MBFWJHB starts 5 March 2015

Today is the first day of MBFWJHB and as I type this, I am literally marveling at how every time its fashion week, Mercedes Benz or SAFW, I have about a hundred things going on all at the same time. It always feels like I am on Survivor.  Full days filled with meetings and shoots followed by evenings of back to back shows by some of the best designers in South Africa and Africa.

To stay sane, my ROWDY bag will be filled with:

  1. 1.4 50mm Canon Lens because its my favourite lens to shoot with.
  2. Chargers of all types. I have a battery pack and Fashion Week is the only time I travel with 2 phones. From Snapchat, to Instagram, to Twitter and taking down notes to put together a review, my iPhones are basically my everything during Fashion Week
  3. Esteé Lauder’s Matte Perfecting Primer – which I just started using the other day and almost rivals my favourite primer from Smashbox
  4. Red Bull Sugar Free
  5. Sunglasses because there is nothing worse than being caught on camera squinting because of the bright lights 

See my full Fashion Week Survival Kit on Elle.co.za

MBFWJHB

Trevor Stuurman, Aqeelah Harron of Fashionbreed, Raya Rossi of A Fashion Friend and I will be keeping you updated on all the shows on Sunglass Hut Inner Circle and I will be Snapchatting the entire thing, so follow me on Snapchat @teeteenteta to see what happens in the front row and backstage at fashion week. 

Images by Thithi Nteta

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