The National Arts Festival is in full swing and with it, comes street style. While 10and5 has highlighted the must-see shows at the festival, also speaking to artists about their upcoming productions, cultural enthusiast and fashion curator Jerri Mokgofe has been on the ground to snap the best looks. Best known best for his blog According to Jerri, he took to the streets of the Grahamstown to capture the inimitable dress sense of students, fans and artists around the city.
Aaron, matric student
How do you express yourself?
Through my clothes, my style is very androgynous.
Amy Mills, student
Go up the spot by the Monument to watch the sunset or sunrise.
Barbara Talbot, Babette clothing store owner
Your advice for shopping vintage clothing?
Always mix plain and print.
Jess Craig, creative brand communication student
Describe your style?
All over the place!
Kyle Holland, performance artist
Are those Gucci socks you are wearing?
Llewellyn Mnguni, performance artist
You fur coat is amazing, where did you buy it?
At a vintage shop in Paris, I bought two. One of my best purchase thus far.
Manyano Toni, model
What do you prefer most, menswear or womenwear?
Nicolas Kroese, student
What is the nicest thing about being a student in Grahamstown?
A close knit community and supportive environment.
Rue, Boho Chic co-owner & law student
If you could have dinner with anyone dead who would it be?
Michael Jackson, so he could moonwalk for me.
Sibusiso Kiniat, drama student
How do your survive varsity on the daily?
By living my life, honestly, which is by expressing my queer black identity without needing to meet other people’s expectations.
Siphokazi Mathe, law student
Where would you like to work in two years time?
Sunnishine, student and blogger
How many languages can you speak?