SA Fashion Week 2016 kicked off on Monday night in Johannesburg with a star-studded and swanky opening party

The annual showcase by some of the country’s finest designers got off to a glamorous start, with Mzansi’s fashion-forward celebs pulling out all the stops on the red carpet.

The launch party, hosted by Cruz Vodka has become one of the highly-anticipated events on the entertainment calendar.

Dressed in an array of sexy yet sophisticated evening gowns, the celebs in attendance brought their A-game.

From sheer black dresses to figure-hugging and glitzy evening gowns these celebs oozed sex appeal and sophistication

SA Fashion Week will run from 5 April until 9 April 2016.

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Here’s a glimpse of what went down:

Blue Mbombo

#SAFWPreParty #SAFWOpening dressed by the boss himself @scalodesigner

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