Nail the catwalk colours

Thursday, 3 May 2012

With a new partner, African Fashion International dazzled the country in March through its Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg.

Previewing the Autumn/Winter collections of South Africa’s 25 top emerging and established designers, MBFWJ showcased local fashion at its best. But you don’t have to be able to afford David Tlale’s polka dots, Thula Sindi’s shimmering textures or Leigh Schubert’s animal-inspired prints to add a piece of MBFWJ to your wardrobe.

Relive the colour trends vicariously through your nails, without burning a hole in your savings.

Nail catwalk colours
Nail catwalk colours
IMAGE: AFI/MBFWJ – SDR Photo, Simon Deiner

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Written by

Megan Kakora has helped launch the websites of, and been the online editor for, some of South Africa’s biggest glossy magazines. She believes in less-is-more, except when it comes to her collection of nail polish colours.
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  1. Cass1231

    Good article..dont really notice the nails on the catwalk, pay more attention to the hair and clothes!

    6 years ago •

  1. BeautyBloggess

    That Bloom colour looks so cute!

    7 years ago •

  1. Sam

    Loving the colours. Nail colour just adds to your wardrobe.

    7 years ago •

  1. Zu

    Revlon is the cheaper version of chanel nail polish
    Good product
    Nice color range

    7 years ago •

  1. honey_child

    I need to get a bottle of Sally Hansen’s PLUM!

    7 years ago •

  1. Rochelle Stewart

    I discovered sheer nail gloss and it just goes with everything I wear. I love it!

    7 years ago •

  1. Debsie

    O just love Revlons Fire. Love red nails

    7 years ago •

  1. vos

    Its winter day, what better way the brighten up the cold day than with bright colours on your nails:-)today I’m wearing racy red:-)and feels like a got a little sunshine on my hands:-)

    7 years ago •

  1. anisha

    I love the nail colour advice. Whats amzing is the fact that its so much easier and kind on the wallet to give your nails a makeover with a lashing of gorgeous nail polish. Thanks for keeping me on trend!

    7 years ago •

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