Photos: Local talent shines on catwalks at Paris Fashion Week


Natasha Joubert, Ms. South Africa 2023, was among three well-known, local faces who held South Africa’s name high during the L’Oréal Paris’s Le Défilé fashion show, which was presented this week as part of Paris Fashion Week.

Natasha attended the event as guest of honor while Bonang Matheba, businesswoman and radio and TV personality, and Thuso Mbedu, who this year opposite Viola Davis in The Woman King was to be seen, their bodies modeled on the catwalk.

Thuso was named L’Oréal Paris’ first sub-Saharan African ambassador in August this year.

RNews reported earlier that Natasha was invited to be the face of L’Oréal Paris this year at the Paris fashion week in France after this brand became an official sponsor for the Miss. SA competition was.

However, these three women were not the only local representatives on Paris’ catwalks.

House of Decorum, a South African fashion brand, made its debut appearance on the international fashion stage during Paris fashion week with an exclusive preview of their first collection, entitled “Afrika Borwa ya Rona”.

The couple Mphahlela and Rethabile Mokgatle are the creative collaborators behind this brand that fuses African ingenuity with global fashion trends in their designs.

Other highlights of the week:

Pamela Anderson shines with a clean face

Pamela Anderson, blonde actress and 1990s fashion icon, turned heads at Paris Fashion Week thanks to her decision to leave her makeup bag at home.

The 56-year-old attended fashion shows from brands such as Vivienne Westwood and Victoria Beckham without an ounce of make-up and received praise from celebrities such as Jamie Lee Curtis.

“The natural beauty revolution has officially begun!” Curtis wrote in an Instagram post on October 1.

“Pamela Anderson is in the middle of fashion week with so much pressure, and this woman showed up and claimed her seat at the table with nothing on her face. I am so impressed by this act, courage and rebellion.”

Paris Hilton flaunts in pink

American socialite Paris Hilton presented her pinkest foot during the Italian fashion house Valentino’s fashion show. Her younger sister, Nicky Hilton, decided on a red outfit for the occasion.

Paris also later joined supermodel Naomi Campbell on the catwalk at the Thierry Mugler fashion show.

Designer of Princess Kate’s wedding dress takes her final bow

Fashion designer Sarah Burton presented her final collection for the fashion house Alexander McQueen during Paris Fashion Week.

Burton has been part of this iconic British brand for the past 26 years and took over the reins as head of the fashion house in 2013, three years after founder Lee McQueen took his own life.

One of her most famous creations was Catherine, the Princess of Wales’s now world famous wedding dress which she wore at her 2011 wedding to Prince William.

Princess Kate has remained a loyal supporter over the years and regularly wears classy Alexander McQueen suits during royal engagements.

Sources: People, The Guardian, Vogue.