South Africa is a melting pot of cultures and traditions, inspiring countless fashion designers and bloggers across the country.
For the best style advice and inspiration, look no further than these top South African fashion bloggers.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.