Fashion and beauty event of the year at Canal Walk this weekend

Fashion and beauty event of the year at Canal Walk this weekend

The two-day fashion and beauty event, #COSMOFest2018, will be taking place on Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28, at Canal Walk Shopping Centre.

#COSMOFashionFest on Friday evening from 7pm to 10pm, will feature a live runway show, showcasing the latest fashion and accessory trends by the Cosmopolitan fashion team, local designers and partner brands including Foschini, GUESS and many more.

The show will include exclusive live performances by South African music acts and award-winning choreographers. Headline sponsor, Bernini, will treat all guests to a welcome drink to kick-start this highly anticipated event.

“Always ready to sparkle, Bernini is looking forward to treating all you glow getters at #COSMOFEST2018,” says Tania Kotze, Bernini Brand Manager. “Be sure to bring your bestie and don’t miss the Bernini masterclass at #COSMOBeautyFest for tips to perfect a metallic manicure.”

(Tickets for #COSMOFashionFest are R270 and are available for purchase at

The following day, on Saturday, #COSMOBeautyFest will set forth to captivate the crowds from 8am to 4pm. Guests can look forward to a full-day mega masterclass on everything beauty from nails and hair, to fragrance, makeup and skin.

The event space will be filled with hands-on workshop stations manned by DIY beauty specialists as well as live beauty activations. All attendees will walk away with a goodie bag worth over R800, courtesy of COSMO’s partner brands.

The event will be hosted by the Cosmopolitan beauty team, expert makeup artists and influencers including Cynthia Gwebu and Nadia Jaftha.

(Tickets for #COSMOBeautyFest are R450 and are available via Quicket.)

“#COSMOFest is an exciting new two-day event, hosted by MTV Base Presenter Nomalanga Shozi,” says Holly Meadows, Cosmopolitan Editor. “Expect a fun, fabulous fashion show, with the latest winter trends you’ll want to wear now.”

She continues: “Entertainment is guaranteed with a line-up of acts like award-winning choreographer Rudi Smit and his fierce dance crew. For the first time ever we’ll be hosting a beauty master class on day two, filled with instagrammable moments and a live panel discussion with influencers, artists and the Cosmopolitan beauty team.”

COSMO is calling this two-day event the biggest fashion and beauty event of the year.

“A number of top-tier brands from both industries are set to provide an unmatched experience of the most coveted style and beauty trends on local and international runways,” Meadows adds.

* The entire two-day #COSMOFest2018 experience is available at a reduced price of R650 via Quicket. The combined ticket will allow guests access to both the fashion and beauty event spaces.