Guess who got to go to Fashion Week SA as a guest of Rimmel London?

Anyone attend SA Fashion in Week in Jozi the other day? I got to attend as a guest of Rimmel London (thanks Roxanne!) and it was quite the jol. Rimmel spoiled us with tickets to every show on the Thursday and one of them was a front row seat. They’d also set up these super cute glamour booths that looked like London’s iconic red telephone boxes.

Cute, right?
Cute, right?

And let’s not forget about the mani station!

Those aren't my hands, just so you know. I was wearing Rimmel Glaston-Berry.
Those aren’t my hands, just so you know. I was wearing Rimmel 60 Seconds Super Shine by Rita Ora nail colour in Glaston-Berry, a zexy coral.

I’d love to have shown you a pic of it but my phone got nicked a few days later. Arrrrgh! (Thank God, I took a bunch of Instagram shots as I still have access to those.)

In between the shows, we got to hang out in a specially cordoned off VIP area where the vodka and cranberry juice was pretty much on tap. (Obviously, because I take the health of my bladder very seriously, it was vital that I drank a lot of it.)

Cheers!
Cheers!

Of all the shows I saw, I most enjoyed Somerset Jane from the upcoming young designers show and Colleen Eitzen as the clothes were the most ready to wear.

A little Somertset Jane A/W 2016 for you.
A little Somertset Jane A/W 2016 for you.

Then there was this magic moment when Sies!Isabelle (nope, that’s not a typo) sent her models down the runway holding #feesmustfall posters and the crowd went absolutely mal.

Love, love, love!
Love, love, love!

I was thrilled that this particular show was the one in which I got to ‘Anna Wintour’ it up front and scored a Rimmel goodie bag too.Β Towards the end, I also got to slip backstage where the girls were getting done up for the Urban Zulu show and good Lord was the hair on fleek!

This chick is like, The Definition of FIERCE.
This gorgeous creature is, like, The Definition of FIERCE.

I also loved this long, Frozen-style braid.

Let it goooo!
Let it goooo!

All the make-up artists I chatted to reckoned Rimmel’s Scandaleyes jumbo liquid liner was the hardest working product of the night.

Scandaleyes
It looks like a giant felt tip pen but creates a bold jet black line that sits tight.

Other goodies?

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All the artists agreed Day2Night was the best mascara of the bunch and that Colour Rush balms were pigment packed and made for a great lippie and blush.

Rimmel have also launched a new primer with an SPF of 25 – Fix & Protect – that I’m yet to try but it’s on my list so watch this space.

A big thank you Rimmel for a fun, fashion-alicious night out!

Love, love

Leigh

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Editor of South African beauty blog Lipgloss is my Life.

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