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Annual race in Durban sees visitors mixing African tradition with high fashion in outfits

AFP

Published : Jul 11, 2018, 12:50 pm IST
Updated : Sep 10, 2018, 12:11 pm IST
The 2018 edition had a horology theme that saw revellers incorporate timepiece designs into their outfits (Photo: AFP)
The 2018 edition had a horology theme that saw revellers incorporate timepiece designs into their outfits (Photo: AFP)
Mmamello Motloung (right) and Zolani Mguzulwa brought traditional design to what they described as a time of funky people (Photo: AFP)
Mmamello Motloung (right) and Zolani Mguzulwa brought traditional design to what they described as a time of funky people (Photo: AFP)
Nozipho Zuma wore an eye-catching outfit that mixed traditional African influences with high fashion and emphasised the need to return to African roots (Photo: AFP)
Nozipho Zuma wore an eye-catching outfit that mixed traditional African influences with high fashion and emphasised the need to return to African roots (Photo: AFP)
Former president Jacob Zuma, who is Zulu and comes from the KwaZulu-Natal region where Durban is the largest city, was a regular at the Durban July meeting as head of state (Photo: AFP)
Former president Jacob Zuma, who is Zulu and comes from the KwaZulu-Natal region where Durban is the largest city, was a regular at the Durban July meeting as head of state (Photo: AFP)
Stylish racegoers Mike and Win Wheeler don their finery for the Durban July (Photo: AFP)
Stylish racegoers Mike and Win Wheeler don their finery for the Durban July (Photo: AFP)
For a number of fashionistas the event was an opportunity to showcase their individual style (Photo: AFP)
For a number of fashionistas the event was an opportunity to showcase their individual style (Photo: AFP)
Mandla Mvubu poses for a portrait during the 2018 edition of the Vodacom Durban July horse races in Durban (Photo: AFP)
Mandla Mvubu poses for a portrait during the 2018 edition of the Vodacom Durban July horse races in Durban (Photo: AFP)

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