SA style award winner, Kefilwe Mabote or Kefiboo, is one of the country’s most stylish women. Here’s how to dress like her…

Kefilwe’s style is defined by its luxury and expense, but you can recreate her look at half the price with these pieces.

SA style award winner, Kefilwe Mabote or Kefiboo, as she is affectionately known by her fans, is one of the country’s most stylish women. If you don’t know the name, you probably know the outfits from your Instagram feed or maybe you’ve spotted her on the covers of Essays and Cosmo.

With over half a million followers, Kefilwe has made dressing to the nines on social media a lucrative business.

Everybody who likes her page wants to dress just like her, so we picked up a few pieces to help us copy her chic style.

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Front row fashion

Kefilwe has places to go and people to see and she does it in style. For her black tie events, she likes classic but sexy pieces usually in muted colours with minimal details like lace.

Lace Bodice Jumpsuit R1,499, Forever New

Charlotte Drape Maxi Dress R1,699, Forever New

Blazer R1,199, Forever New

Fluffy stiletto R139,99, MRP

Monochrome madness

Like every fashion girl, Kefiboo loves a good black and white combo. She switches it up and surprises us by ditching her heels for sneakers and rocking nerdy glasses.

Glasses R59.99, MRP

Striped Sneaker R179.99, MRP

Crew Neck Sweater R222, Next

Eliza Corset Pencil Skirt R799, Forever New

Signature coat

Kefilwe loves a great coat – it’s her signature. She doesn’t go big on accessories – simplicity is her not-so-secret weapon. A coat styled with just a great bag and shoes is a style win.

Pink double-breasted jacket R629, H&M

Ankle Boot R249.99, MRP

Shoulder bag R329, H&M

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The new classic

High waisted pants always look sophisticated, fashionable and flattering. Kefilwe makes a statement in elegant trousers, paired with formal tops and luxury bags.

Rachel Key Hole Front Blouse R799, Forever New

Belted Taper Trousers R395, Next

Tori Midi Tote R599, Forever New

Red multi-strap block heel R179.99, MRP

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Mix it up

Ms Mabote keeps us on our toes by mixing and matching different styles and textures of garments. Her favourite accessory right now are early nineties style half lens sunglasses.


Revere Coat R740, Next

Rib-knit skirt R799, H&M

Half Lens Sunglasses R49.99, MRP

Glitter Slip On R149.99, MRP