by Queenin Masuabi and Litaletu Zidepa
This week we are celebrating women and how they express themselves through their different styles. Women like pop star Rihanna, television personality Bonang Matheba and former ELLE magazine editor Jackie Burger have continued to influence for young women.
“Give a girl shoes and she can conquer the world”- Marilyn Monroe
Nandipha Patience Mangisana
Nandipha is wearing a black crop top, leggings and a kimono to keep her warm from the nippy Autumn breeze. Her main accessory is her black hat which has been a popular trend for both men and women. To add some colour she is wearing red and black platform shoes.
She explains her style as “sexy with a click of vintage”. When asked about going bra-less, she says that she is “embracing her nipples”
Takalani is sporting a grey woollen dress paired with a black corduroy jacket. Her olive Nike Roshe sneakers compliment her colourful socks perfectly. She accessorises with a light brown scarf and a yellow bag. Although purple braids are in trend, in her case it was simply an honest mistake (she bought the wrong colour).
This second-year BA student describes her style as “street, punky and easy-going.”