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South African Fashion Bloggers You Should Know

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Updated: 19 December 2016
South Africa is a melting pot of cultures and traditions, inspiring countless fashion designers and bloggers across the country. More and more South African design talent is being recognized overseas, but designers are not the only ones placing South Africa firmly on the international scene — local fashion bloggers are playing their part too. For the best style advice and inspiration, look no further than these top South African fashion bloggers.

Thithi Nteta

Thithi Nteta is a freelance stylist, wardrobe consultant and founder of fashion and beauty blog, Teetee is with Me. Thithi’s obsession with everything fashion-related comes across strongly through her bold outfit posts at various city locations, music festivals and foreign destinations. She also offers her 7,000+ readers tips on how to wear specific items of clothing and shares insight into her favorite beauty brands. Thithi is regularly seen at fashion shows and brand parties across Johannesburg, so she’s definitely one to rely on for insider knowledge on upcoming trends and product launches.

Tamlyn Jacobus

Awarded Best South African Fashion Blog in 2015, Tamlyn Jacobus is a Jane of all trades, juggling her time between being a mother, wife, developer, clothing designer, photographer and author of Painting in Pink. Her clean and stylish blog features everything from outfit posts and beauty product reviews to recipes and DIY articles. Based in Cape Town, Tamlyn started her blog a few years ago to document her newfound motherhood and everything that came with it. Since then she’s built up a sizable fanbase and continues to appeal to fashion aficionados everywhere.

Dimi Ingle

South African-Greek blogger Dimi Ingle is the founder and editor of Style Scoop, a fashion, beauty and lifestyle blog. Based in Johannesburg, Dimi started her blog back in 2008 to share her love of fabulous things and living life stylishly. Between posting about fashion and beauty, Dimi is an avid traveler and loves sharing her adventures around the world with her 6,000+ readers. Her ‘Tips and Tricks’ on everything from ‘how to create the perfect bun’ to storing and organizing make-up is especially useful for all style mavens out there.

Happy Friday stylish people! There's a new look on the blog featuring my Classic Winter Style 🍁🍂

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Brett Robson

Hailing from Durban, Brett Robson is a fashion designer by profession and enthusiastic publisher of her eponymous fashion and beauty blog. Brett started her blogging career in 2010 as a pastime while she searched for a job after graduating from fashion school. Six years later her blog has racked up a loyal fanbase and has been featured in multiple publications. Visit Brett’s blog for style inspiration, beauty tips and tricks and product reviews on her Youtube page. There’s even a section on Blogging 101 for those who wish to enter the blogosphere.

Jerri Mokgofe

Jerri Mokgofe is a Johannesburg fashion photographer, consultant and publisher of According to Jerri. Jerri’s love of fashion shines through his photography of fashion events around Johannesburg and abroad. His eclectic personal style and unique approach to fashion is valued throughout the local fashion industry, which has seen him collaborate with many fashion houses, magazines, celebrities and advertising agencies. Life According to Jerri is just that — a fashion adventure with no end in sight.

Amy Scheepers

Amy Scheepers is the founder of Fancy Pants — a personal blog about style and beauty. Amy’s musings about life are accompanied by beautiful photographs of her outfits snapped around Cape Town, the city she calls home. She also shares her beauty routines and favorite beauty products with her loyal fanbase. Amy’s eloquent writing is endearing while her bohemian-inspired looks are bang on trend.

Patch of sun ft. very pale girl 🌞

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Palesa Mahlaba

After working as a fashion editor for two South African magazines, Palesa left the publishing industry to ‘spread her fashion wings’. Through her blog Simply Palesa’s Edit, the Johannesburg fashion blogger and stylist shares her personal style journey and fashion knowledge with her readers. Palesa’s blog is filled with style inspiration, beauty product reviews and fashion posts in collaboration with top fashion brands like Witchery, Nike and Sunglass Hut.