Rich Mnisi trended on social media recently when he revealed that his Xibelani skirt is selling for a whopping R59 000. The talented clothing designer took to social media a few days ago to announce the launch of his Hiya Kaya collection and many people shared that they were not his target market because of his "exorbitant" prices.
Mzansi celebrities, who are his customers, took to Twitter to defend the celebrity fashion designer after some tweeps slammed him for his "ridiculous" prices. Briefly.co.za takes a look at 4 Mzansi stars who are proud customers of the designer.
1. Black Coffee
Black Coffee is one of the richest DJs in Africa and there's no doubt that he can afford Rich Mnisi's brand. The world-renowned music producer took to Twitter when Rich Mnisi's name was trending and shared that the clothes are worth every cent.
The larger-than-life media personality has always been Rich Mnisi's customer. He has in the past posted a few snaps of himself and his hubby Mohale Motaung-Mhlongo rocking matching Rich Mnisi outfits.
The radio and club DJ also shared that he couldn't wait to wear Rich Mnisi's clothes. The star immediately bought a Black Moon Hoodie that was going for R2 199. He shared the screenshot of the black jacket he bought online on his timeline.
The reality TV star and rapper has a close relationship with Rich Mnisi. She usually posts his snaps on her Instagram. She also took to his comment section when he dropped the Hiya Kaya collection. Boity shared that she wanted everything from the expensive collection.
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Rich Mnisi, a South African designer making waves on the international fashion scene, has been trending online because of a piece in his new collection.
The garment is a Tsonga skirt called a Xibelani and traditionally worn for dance performances. Many might recognise the skirt as the style is a favourite of Sho Madjozi's for when she performs. The Xibelani that forms part of Rich Mnisi's collection is retailing for R59 999 which is what got the designer trending on social media.
The skirt is part of the luxury designer's Hiya Kaya collection and Mnisi paired it with a blouse that complements the colour scheme. Social media users had mixed reactions to the price of the skirt. Some could not quite believe that the price tag was almost R60 000 when they were used to purchasing the garments for much less.
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