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Runway highlights from South African Fashion Week

By Reuters
07 November 2018   |   5:32 am
South African Fashion Week presents tightly curated and technically stunning Fall 2019 collections from designers including knitwear expert Helen Roedel and Gert-Johan Coetzee of Project Runway South Africa.

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