Get to know Project Runway SA winner – Kentse Masilo.
She is a young, talented and futuristic designer from the North West province.
She fed the fashion calling by studying Fashion Design at the Tshwane University of Technology and in 2017 she won the South African Fashion Week Sunglass Hut New Talent Search.
2018 has been a golden year for he so far as she won the first Project Runway South Africa competition.
I truly can’t explain the feeling of winning the First Project Runway South Africa, it’s still so surreal. It’s been an incredible journey and it’s only about to get better.
During the competition, Kentse dedicated her work by creating edgy and quality pieces that wowed viewers and the judges, and because of this she scoped four competitions and remained consistent.
However, her journey in fashion has been a demanding,
Pursuing a career in design isn’t for the faint-hearted. My journey has been a remarkable one and if it wasn’t for my resilience and supportive family, I wouldn’t be here. Trust your struggle.
The 26-year-old is the founder of the Bespoke Kentse fashion label which makes tailored and ready to wear women’s clothing.
Bespoke Kentse provides a permanent representation of aesthetic glamour for women who want to look their best. It also offers dynamic designs and textile innovations to satisfy the needs of it’s clients.
Kentse strives to alter African fashion as we know it by ultimately creating a lifestyle of its own. Her brands core competence is high quality and precision in craftsmanship and online operations. And as for Project Runway, Kenste will be heading to Paris Fashion Week next year, where she’ll have a pop-up store to showcase her creative designs.
How do you feel about her work?
PHOTOS – Our Top Five Favourite Looks By Vanessa Matsena
Pics – Top Five Favourite Looks By Vanessa Matsena.
She can wear anything and make it look chic and stylish and with a huge social media following, the dimpled stunner’s love for fashion is to die for.
We check out our top five looks that made a lasting impression:
Orange is definitely the new black! The fresh-faced influencer struts down in this body hugging number. We are also loving the transparent heels she is rocking!
This look has everyone’s eyes on her and you can tell how comfortable she is as she embraces her skin. The white lace up two-piece compliments her figure and the animal print designer stiletto is a summer fashion essential.
That off-the shoulder leather dress is bold and makes a statement! We’ve hardly spotted any local beaut brave it out like Vanessa, this attire can be worn during all seasons and you can pair it with heels, stilettos or ankle boots.
Lady in red! When most women tend to get this look wrong, rest assure you can get tips from Vanessa’s style books. She’s making this intimate piece look classy and sexy.
Vanessa is channeling an 80’s inspired look from head to toe! Copy this style by stealing your boyfriend’s sweater and smoking hot shoes. For a chilly day, you can opt for black leggings or jeans.
For more fashion inspiration, follow Vanessa Matsena on social media.