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Glamming it up at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Photo credit Simon Deiner / SDR Photo

Photo credit Simon Deiner / SDR Photo

Roving Martini Mandate reporter the Princess Monkey writes from Cape Town where she’s been cocktailing with Marianne Fassler,  South Africa’s pre-eminent fashion designer.

Grey Goose ‘popped up’ at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for Marianne Fassler, held at the Cape Town Convention Centre last Thursday [July 24th]. Marianne’s label, Leopard Frock is synonymous with the most creative designer in South Africa. Her use of fabric, woven, embellished, re-modelled and worked into glorious feminine shapes are both inspiring and highly desirable.

Photo credit Simon Deiner / SDR Photo

It was a capacity crowd for a rainy windswept CapeTown winters day, the show started promptly at 5pm, the first for the day. As always with a Fassler show, we had a smooth production, creative music, think Ragga Bomb/Skrillex for a raucous finale and a stunning and innovative flow of…

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