Phupho Gumede’s SA Fashion Week outfit gets mixed reactions: “Looks like a worthy grave”

  • Phupho Gumede made waves at SA Fashion Week in a floral bouquet-inspired ensemble by Zamaswazi, which drew both praise and criticism
  • Musa Khawula mocked Phupho for wearing the same pair of sneakers to events for years, prompting defense from fans who highlighted Musa’s own repetitive fashion choices, such as his signature black shirt
  • Despite the trolling, many supported Phupho’s bold fashion statement, applauding his understanding of the event’s theme and bold style.
  • Kort News spoke to celebrity stylist and designer at Masango, Xolisa Tony Mahlakahlaka, who shared his thoughts on Phupho’s bold look

We all know that Phupho Gumede is never one to go out in a basic outfit. The popular designer recently turned heads at SA Fashion Week with a stunning floral bouquet-inspired look.

Phupho Gumede stuns in daring outfit
Phupho Gumede’s daring outfit at SA Fashion Week is turning heads on social media. Image: @phuphogumedek
Source: Instagram

Phupho Gumede’s outfit has fans divided

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Phupho Gumede was the star of the show at SA Fashion Week. The stylist likely became the center of attention when he arrived at the event. Phupho, who is also popular because he is a former R.H.O.D Star Ayanda Ncwane’s brother rocked a stunning ensemble by Zamaswazi.

A photo of Phupho’s appearance was shared on X/Twitter by controversial blogger USA Khawula, who took shots at his shoes. Musa said the stylist had won the same pair of shoes at every event for years. The after read:

“Phupho Gumede wears his favorite pair of sneakers that he highly abuses and has been wearing since July 2022 in Durban, during the opening night of SA Fashion Week.”

Short news spoke to celebrity stylist and designer at Masango, Xolisa Tony Mahlakahlaka, who shared his thoughts on Phupho Gumede’s stunning look. Tony applauded Phupho for stepping out of his comfort zone and exploring his creative side. He said:

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“I think it’s a beautiful look. South Africa doesn’t have an events program that’s big enough or busy enough for many people to pursue their most creative visions.

“So I always think it’s admirable when people take every opportunity to play with fashion. I don’t think there’s such a thing as doing too much, because why would you want to be in the least?”

Fans defend Phupho Gumede after Musa Khawula attacked him

Surprisingly, many social media users came to Phupho’s defense. Many said that Musa Khawula should be the last person to comment on other people’s fashion because he has been wearing one black shirt since he became famous.

@DJMaverickZA said:

“At least Phupho got the brief. It’s fashion week, not a movie premiere or awards. Give us something bold and edgy. Yes, these celebrities.”

@_ThabisileM commented:

“Mara chommie nawe leya shirt yakho emnyama kade uyi abuser mos”

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@pheasand wrote:

“So what if they match all his outfits that he makes for himself”

@Sphoza_01 added:

“So it’s a competition between his sneakers and your black shirt?” May the best abuser win!”

Sannah Mchunu stuns ahead of the launch of Mpumalanga TV

In more entertainment news, Short news reported that Sannah Mchunu recently stepped out for the Mpumalanga TV launch and was an absolute stunner! The Short news awards winner was a sight to behold in a beautiful black number, and fans couldn’t resist flooding her comments section with compliments.

Ahead of the launch of Mpumalanga TV, our favorite, Sannah Mchunu, decided to give fans a glimpse into how she stepped out.

Source: Kort Nieuws