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MC: A LBD is simple, elegant and always fashionable, but it is the way you wear it and accessorize it that truly shows your unique style. How do you untamed your LBD?

DI: A LBD that fits you perfectly is a wardrobe essential! I always look for one with a simple, structured style that can be dressed up with cute accessories for the occasion. If I’m going to a smart event, I love to draw detail to the waist by adding a statement belt, and of course a pair of killer heels and a bold lip! If it’s a less dressy occasion, I like to add a bit of fun with statement accessories, like cute arm candy and layered necklaces.

MC: Have you got any tips for our readers on what is trending at the moment and how they too can get the #EleganceUntamed look?

DI: ‘Elegance Untamed’ is about taking a trend and wearing it with your unique style, to give your look that bit of edge and personality. One of the biggest trends this summer is the crop top. But, don’t think ’90’s show-off-your-belly-ring crop tops. You can still rock this trend without revealing too much skin! Just remember that it’s all about proportion. So, think about balancing your crop top with a high-waisted skirt. Then, to add an extra bit of edge, look out for crop tops with cute slogans, band names or bold graphics. Wear them with a pastel pretty, flowy or pleated maxi skirt and you’ve got the Elegance Untamed look down to a tee.

MC: You have been chosen as a brand influencer for Wild Africa Cream.  What is special about this product?

DI: I am thrilled to have been chosen as one of the brand influencers for Wild Africa Cream. Like me, Wild Africa Cream was born in South Africa and we both share a passion for Africa’s exotic, wild nature! Plus, it totally speaks to my obsession with animal print! Besides the gorgeous bottle, I really enjoy the taste of this liqueur. I’m not much of an alcohol drinker, but I do enjoy a little decadent indulgence every now and then. For me, Wild Africa Cream is the perfect drink to have in my home-bar, ideal to entertain friends in style and keep it classy!

MC: What’s your perfect setting for enjoying Wild Africa Cream – an elegant city hotspot or a rustic safari lodge?

DI In a perfect world, I’d be sipping on Wild Africa Cream, sitting on the back of an open air Land Rover out in the African Bush, with nothing but the sounds of glorious wild Africa all around me. It’s the perfect way to indulge all the senses – sight, sound, smell and taste all at once.

Join us for the launch of Wild Africa Cream’s sleek new look at our exclusive ‘Elegance Untamed’ party. Buy tickets to the Joburg event here and the Cape Town event here.

For more tips from Thiti, follow her on Twitter @StyleScoop or read her blog stylescoop.co.za