Last updated on Jan 28th, 2021 at 11:44 am

The Vodacom Durban July is undoubtedly one of the highlights on the fashion calendar…but this year it’s going to be a little different

For the first time ever, the event is going virtual and instead of fashionistas showing off their glam gowns on the race course, they’ll be doing so indoors, thanks to Covid-19.

Nevertheless, 2020’s ‘Butterfly’ inspired theme is going to be one for the history books, and we can’t wait to see what ‘guests’ are going to wear!

In celebration of the fabulous event, we take a look back at some of the most memorable looks from the last few years…

Zodwa Wabantu

Zodwa didn’t (and still doesn’t) need a designer dress to turn heads, just a piece of fabric here and there to (barely) cover her modesty like she did in 2018.

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Who Wore it best? I have the meat🍖 JLO/Zodwa Wabantu🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🤴❤️

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The sun rises and sets with the gorgeous Bonang, or so her dress would have us believe in this stunning number she wore in 2019.


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🥂🍾💐❤️ @houseofbng #VDJ2019

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Thando Thabethe

The media darling was the ultimate lady in red in this sexy number back in 2017.


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#Ad #OnArrival #VDJ2017 look @casperdesigner …it’s beautiful ❤️❤️❤️ thank you 😘😘 🔞

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Dineo Ranaka

The radio DJ rocked up ready to star in a Beyonce music video in this Afro-centric look in 2018.


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Threaded in Time… Ancestral time meets today’s time #VDJ2018 #ItsTime to live life by YOUR rules! ALWAYS! Camagu 🐑

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Linda Mtoba

The influencer was gorgeous in glam in this retro-inspired look in 2018.

Nomuzi Mabena

The rapper brought sexy back in this leather and lace look in 2017.

Khanyi Mbau

The social butterfly flaunted her booty and bling in this barely-there number in 2016.




What is a fashion gallery with the flamboyant Somizi? The star brought his A-game and unique flair to the event in 2019.

Denise Zimba

The actress took it back to the beach in this swimsuit-inspired look in 2015.