Joburg Fashion Week is on the horizon. Local designers will be showcasing their collections in Sandton from the 4th to the 7th of October. Perhaps our favourite part is anticipating the fabulous streetstyle we are sure to see!

In honour of fashion week, the Marie Claire fashion team has rounded up all of your essentials in our guide to the season, The Little Black Book of Fashion. See the complete guide in our October 2018 issue. It’s totally shoppable. In fact, you can buy all of these items online, rn.

1. The green handbag

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Green was a colour favourite during the past international fashion weeks, and we see this continuing onto Mzansi’s most stylish, in the form of accessories. This green instax mini camera case is fashionable and practical. It comfortably holds your Instax camera (an essential within itself!).

Instax mini 8/9 case R499.99

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2. 1x stylish cover-up

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The versatile no-matter-the-weather blazer is not relegated to your winter wardrobe! Wear it over-sized or longer-length as a dress (preferably paired with above-the-knee shorts, as above). This striped Country Road blazer combines the popular print with a longer-length cut and tie sleeve detail.

Striped tie-sleeved jacket, R2 499

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3. The flirty skirt

It’s spring, and with it comes the return of the flirty skirt. Wear yours in trending mint green with frayed ends for double style points. Super stylish, it’s always a good idea.

Mango Tweed Skirt R699.00

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4. Structured sunnies

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You’ll be hard-pressed to find a streetstyle maven not rocking a pair of statement sunnies. The latest offerings are the most out there yet, and this structured and sharp shape is our favourite for fashion week.

MRP cat-eye sunglasses, R59.99

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5. The strappy heel

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Playful stilettos in bright and pastel colours add a feminine and fun feel after the boots of winters past. Wear yours with extra attitude.

Witchery Sarah Wedge R898.99

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6. Quirky earrings

The attention was all on the small and often overlooked details in the form of accessories. Quirky earrings are your perfect subtle add-on and can take your look from 0-100. We love these.

Cotton On Resin Speckle Statement Earrings R149

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7. Your cellphone!

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The ultimate must-have at any fashion event. But what use is a cellphone that is low on battery power? That’s why you should never underestimate a powerbank. Add to that a bottle of water for racing between shows, and coffee to keep up the pace, and you’re set to take on the day. Our favourite?

Volcano PowerBank Burst R399

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