It was a red rug that bore few fashion disasters but it was definitely.
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Several MPs coming in vivid contemporary prints was seen by South Africa’s premier carpet affair.
ANC MP Masesako Dikgale wore a vibrant printed dress and head wrapping‚ while Helen Kekana‚ who followed her‚ arrived in a purple floral outfit.
Married this month‚ looked cool at a navy chicken published outfit with matching head wrapping.
Some of the DA colleagues chosen for evening gowns – the DA’s Natasha Mazzone in a crimson frock and Juanita Terblanche who wore a black velvet backless gown adorned with pearls.
Ntombethemba and Dumisani Ximbi. Picture: Esa Alexander
ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe meanwhile wore a pale gold coat while his wife Lydia arrived at a flamingo pink floor length jacket dress.
Dressed in black that is sober was ANC MP Makhosi Khoza who has won himself a cult following after her stints on the Public Protector and SABC comittees. She arrived in floor length black lace while DA pioneer Mmusi Maimane and his wife Natalie also arrived in matching black.
Natalie Maimane said her designer friend Natalia Trisolino had produced her dress.
Mmusi and Natalie Maimane. Picture: Esa Alexander
When asked about who had left the dress‚ her husband “I am not wearing a gown” to which she responded “if he did‚ he had probably rock it”.
This year, ANC MP Mandla Mandela ‚ who wears traditional dress in the rug ‚ maintained with the convention. He was accompanied by his wife Rabia Clarke who wore a certain pregnancy and a lotion empire waist gown glow.
His pregnant wife Rabia and Mandla Mandela Clarke. Picture: Esa Alexander
“Our outfits are inspired by the community we come in‚” Mandela said.
Members of the EFF‚ who have traditionally avoided the crimson rug‚ wore their regular red overalls but several of their members rocked t-shirts that bore the term “fear nothing” with their red pants.
MP Fana Mokoena was also sporting a set of goggles.
– TMG Parliament