Bonang versus Minnie: Who wore it better?

2014-07-13 13:20

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On the sidelines of the Durban July, fashionistas were taking bets on who rocked the embellished minidress better. Minnie Dlamini in a striking David Tlale number took us back to February’s J&B Met in Cape Town, where Bonang Matheba glittered in a Gert-Johan Coetzee mini.

Bonang Matheba. Picture: Denvor de Wee/City Press

Lesley: When Dlamini rocked up at the July in what appeared to be a version of Matheba’s February dress, the murmurs started. It was tweaked with peacock feathers and two-toned sequins, but she couldn’t escape the beady eyes of those eager to compare looks. I like a bit of both. Dlamini’s peacock feathers are interesting and the crown on Matheba’s head is a statement.

Sdu: Dlamini should fire her stylist and designers. They’ve disappointed her on many occasions. She has the body, killer smile and great personality but fails dismally when it comes to clothes. Here she looks like a copycat in a hideous outfit. Queen B’s avant-garde dress looked absolutely sublime, even though she bared too much of the décolletage and the twins were a bit far apart.

Minnie Dlamini. Picture: Lucky Nxumalo/City Press

Mahlatse: Queen B leads the style pack. Her gold and abundantly festooned halter-neck dress was a breath of fresh air. Minnie followed her cue with this dress, minus the crown. I would have loved to see her working with a less-festive hairstyle and maybe an injection of colour on the shoe front for an updated approach. This round goes to Bonang.

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