YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER COMPETITION

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Thapelo

"Thaps"

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Meet Thaps, our 2019 Style Squad winner

This funny and seemingly shy young designer from Germiston spends his weekends cooking and experimenting with make-up. He loves designing items that are out of the ordinary, fit for people comfortable in their own skin. For local inspiration he looks to David Tlale and he would love to meet SA rapper Nadia Nakai.

Hometown:

Germiston, Johannesburg

Age:

15

Hobbies:

Cooking & Drawing designs

Grade:

9

Style Icon:

David Tlale

Favourite Celebrity:

Khaya Dladla/Nadia Nakai

Personality Type:

The underdog

Style:

Vintage with contemporary edge

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Jorja

"Jorjie"

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Meet Jorjie, our 2019 Style Squad winner

Cape Town’s own Donnatella Versace can design with her eyes closed and one day when she's famous she wants to be a voice for the voiceless. The colour pink, David Tlale, Cat Woman and the Combyne fashion app are some of her favourite things.

Hometown:

Cape Town, Western Cape

Age:

13

Hobbies:

Designing & Sewing

Grade:

8

Style Icon:

David Tlale

Favourite Celebrity:

Katlego Maboe

Personality Type:

Hipster/Little Miss Sunshine

Style:

Retro & Trendy darling