Money cannot buy style, so making it onto the best dressed list is an achievement on its own. The best style does not simply come through what you are able to afford, but instead it is a rare ability to express and effectively communicate your personal style to the world.
With our Zimbabwean celebrities, it is part of their ‘brands’. When it comes to style and dress etiquette there are names that stand out. In a nation so endowed with beauty, there are those who have propelled and maintained glamorously high standards.
Here we look at the best looks of the top 8 female celebrities:
Vimbai Mutinhiri is a Zimbabwean actress, model, and TV personality. She was born in Harare on the 18th February 1987. She studied at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and earned her honours degree in politics, philosophy and economics. In 2011 Vimbai participated in Big Brother Africa Amplified.
Vimbai’s look, along with almost everything else about her, is rather unique. Her style has evolved into chic, elegant, playful and quirky.
Lochnation was born, Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya on 5th August 1986. She is a 33 year old Radio Personality. She studied for and earned her Masters in Intellectual Property. She was hired by ZIFM Stereo in 2015 and hosted the show, Off the Wall.
Aside from her career in radio, Lochnation is involved in many creative projects including her blogs, The Fest Gurus, which is a show taking you on a tour of festivals across Africa.
Lochnation pleases with more than just her red carpet class, she has taken street style swag to a whole new level in fashion. Evocative of a ‘Sienna Miller’ her red carpet fashion is always complimented by impressive hairstyles and flawless make-up.
Pokello is a Zimbabwean media personality, entrepreneur and socialite. She was a housemate in Big Brother Africa (Season 8) the Chase in 2013. She is the stepdaughter of Ignatius Chombo and is one of the most influential Zimbabweans at present.
Pokello is well known for her expensive and tailored clothing, earning her the name Queen of Swagger. Blessed with a well toned body, she rocks any outfit glamorously. She has her own shoe line called Pokello Pink Bottoms. Whether Pokello struts her stuff in European or African designs, she is always stylish and thoroughly versatile. She plays around with her dress sense, making a statement each time and dressing to suit her signature hairstyle.
Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa was born on the 15th September 1988 in Zimbabwe. She is 31 years old and has Bachelors of Arts in Media, writing and political science and a Diploma in Marketing. She is a Radio Presenter and Master of Ceremony (MC). She is a former ZiFM Programming Manager. She also currently hosts her own self-titled show on Youtube.
Her style is an extention of her personality. She wears warm, comforting colours, with textures and cuts that work with her body. Ruvhi never fails to add a modern touch though and with her natural crown of hair that we adore, she sets herself apart when it comes to fashion and style.
Mbo Mahocs was born Mbonisi Mahonondo and is a Zimbabwean socialite, television personality and architect. She studied architectural studies at Bulawayo Polytechnic. She co-hosts the TV show Thatha Wena with Gilmore Tee. She also co-hosted the Zimbabwe Music Awards red carpet with Gilmore Tee in 2016.
She has a youthful yet elegant style filled with bright multi-colors, various and unique designs and dynamic cuts. Her style is definitely edgy and her multiple layers shows off her unique personality.
Makosi Musambasi was born on 23rd September 1980. She is 39 years old and is a Zimbabwean actress, television personality and socialite. She attended Belvedere Junior School and Roosevelt Girls High for her schooling career. She then gained her nursing degree at the University of Luton.
She rose to fame when she entered the UK Big Brother Series in 2005 as the first Zimbabwean and African to ever have been in a Big Brother show. Makosi is surely a fashionista that pulls off a head wrap and African wear like no other. Always classy and stylish, she also rocks many different clothing styles.
She has been been pictured in full length stripes, black sunglasses and a black patent leather bag; bright red ankle gym tights and red crop top; and like we mentioned, that signature head wrap in a light lemon shade and a multicolored floral african pattern dress.
Cindy Munyavi was born on the 24th November 1984. She is a Zimbabwean singer/songwriter known for her songs Parere Moyo Ndidzorere Moyo Wangu. Cindy is also a businesswoman.
She has won the Best Female in Southern Africa AFRIMA award at a ceremony that was held in Nigeria. On recieving the award, she said, “Mwari vakanaka hamawe…Mukombe…thank you for all your support…we brought the afrima (All Africa Music Award) for the best female artiste for Southern Africa…I can’t contain my joy.”
When it comes to her fashion, Cindy is a big name in the industry. She merges old school styles with modern trends and is certainly a trendsetter. She has also stirred a bit of controversy with some of her choices in attire, one of which was her plastic ensemble that she wore to the NAMA awards.
Thamsanqa Moyo was born on the 5th January 1998, is 21 years old and was raised in Harare by her grandparents. She is a Zimbabwean singer/songwriter and guitarist known mostly for her 2016 song Ndibereke. She is one of the youngest musicians in Zimbabwe and the daughter of Star FM Presenter Richard Kohola, known as RK The Music Doctor.
Tamy Moyo is a fashion inspiration for young people. Her fashion is stylish and modern and always suited for the occasion. Evident by her videos, her clothes are edgy, trendy and colorful. She is never shy to experiment with bold colors.
These celebs are the true definition of our fave looks and they get a thumbs up.