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summer 2011

Summer’s back with a

neon hues and

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pop art inspired pieces

Face of leGit star Minnie dlaMini or

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min the

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belted colour-washed denims

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fashion earrings

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cuffed sandals

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Time flies when you’re the Face of LEGiT. View our timeline to follow style star Minnie Dlamini’s amazing journey.

RANGE CHATTER: Bongiwe Matshikiza: I’m going GAGA over the clothes!!!! love this range :) Michelle Chellkies: I just love this new range, its so sexi and vibrant!!

BEHIND THE SCENES Jet Club editor linda mali chats to face of leGiT star minnie about her career, her new leGiT range and what she gets up to on her days off. Check out the interview online.

MOVIE NIGHT WITH MINNIE

FACE OF LEGiT 2011

Her style icon: rihanna

WHO’S THAT GIRL? LGT_COVER_Spring.indd 2

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2011/08/15 10:40 AM

Bongi Matshikiza: some1 who epitomises the brand, who’s young, funky, stylish and fashion forward – that’s the face!

FACE OF LEGiT 2011 ...is none other than the fabulous Minenhle Dlamini!

GETTING TO KNOW MINNIE...

Launch party: ocean: @ legitfashion ladies get yo hair/nails/ makeup ready and bring yo dancing shoes! #faceoflegit

Cleo_sA Cleo_sA so amped! rT

Zinhle Ntanzi: Face of @legitfashion will be off the hook can’t wait! Can’t wait to see what you’ve been cooking @LEGITEdOcean.

Talitha Zanele Dhlamini: Congrats doll. You’re beautiful and make me proud to be a young woman from mzansi.

Would you like to attend movie night with Minnie Dlamini at Cresta Mall? Dorkie Houza: I would love to!!!

she has a very interesting way of keeping it funky and edgy but still really beautiful.

Amy Saville: Aaahaha minnie! Any of you guys will be super lucky to go to a movie with her :) she’s awesome. Perpetua Joy: I had a great time at movie night with minnie. Can’t wait to go shopping with my voucher ;-)

Her celeb crush: @legitfashion lol the guy that played Dr Avery One Of My Pics Are On on Gray’s The Window With @ Anatomy!!! MinnieDlamini @ HoT HoT legitfashion Store In Alex #lovelegit #blessed!


face of LEGiT Minnie Dlamini: rocking the minnie series today, I’m so in love with my range it’s a joke!

MINNIE TWITTERVIEW

Face of LEGiT Roadshow @ MinnieDlamini LEGiT Durban West Street is on fire... Lady Sam on the ones & twos #loveitlegit

THE NEW STUFF

Minnie’s fun colourblock range hits stores on 1 November!

UPCOMING DATES: LEGiT Eastgate 12 November 2011

My fave part of the Face of LEGiT campaign? seeing my face on billboards and popcorn boxes. But the BesT has to be seeing ppl in the minnie series #lovelegit

LEGiT Potchefstroom 19 November 2011 LEGiT Gaborone, Botswana 26 November 2011

ADRENALINE JUNKIE: minnie abseils on Top Billing.

@legitfashion I don’t have a favourite item as they all represent a part of me. #lovelegit

COMING SOON! The limelight’s on Minnie as she hits the town in the Minnie Series nightlife collection.


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Wardrobes are radiant with bold brights and colours that pop! Colour rocks this season, and no one’s complaining.

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platform heels

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woven sandals

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pure

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use washes & creasing to express attitude

distressed

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more is more... cuffs, zips, pockets, STYLE!

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retro is rocking, faded is fabulous

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bright & bold is the way to stay on trend

denims

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&

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ankle-strap pumps

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lace-up cuff sandals

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SkIRtS

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wedges

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platform heels

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summer chic

woven wide-brim hat

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necklace

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Stephanie Scott rocks the floral-print, graphic vest combo.

gem-detailed ring

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printed t-shirt

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vest

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belted denim skirt

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floral-print skirt

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beaded cuff sandals

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cut-out cuff sandals

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Mandy: student by day/ DJ by night, Johannesburg Last thing I splurged on new shades – vintage sunglasses I live in my jeans On my iPod kent, euphonik and some Drake Right now, I’m into vintage wear – there’s some good old stuff out there I can’t live without my sunglasses

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Leseli Moleko: student, soweto Last thing I splurged on a denim jacket I live in my T-shirts On my iPod lira Right now, I’m into leopard prints and more animal prints I can’t live without my leopard-print wedges

Sibongile: student, Johannesburg Last thing I splurged on a straw hat I live in my tailored pants On my iPod Drake, Charles Webster and DJ Clock Right now, I’m into I’m not much into trends, but vintage wear is nice I can’t live without sunglasses this summer

street WoRd oN the

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Latifah: student, Johannesburg Last thing I splurged on blue espadrilles I live in my denim shorts in a variety of colours. On my iPod rihanna, lil Wayne and Nicki minaj Right now, I’m into chic wear – loose clothes; not too fussy I can’t live without my feather necklace


streetscene Sithabile: entrepreneur, Johannesburg Last thing I splurged on a turquoise-stone ring I live in my tortoiseshell glasses – does that count as a livein item? On my iPod The roots, mos Def and spazashop boys Right now, I’m into I make my own style I can’t live without shoes!

Lerato: student, Johannesburg Last thing I splurged on skull Candy earphones I live in my shoes On my iPod The layabouts and Vikter Duplaix Right now, I’m into prints and patterns I can’t live without my sunglasses and jewellery

PhotograPher: Yves Paris/aFterDeF MuseuM

BLUE and earthy brown. Jewellery with an ethnic flavour is the way


strapless mini dress

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Chic easy-to-wear ensembles that work from 9 - 5 and beyond.

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hooped earrings

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fashion bangles

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asymmetrical blouse

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light-weight blouse

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gem-studded bracelet

ra-ra skirt

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Mix & match these monochrome staples for versatile day-to-night style. Frills, feminine lines & splashes of colour keep this look fun.

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high-waisted pants

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platform heels

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platform heels

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multi-hoop earrings

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