South African fashion travel blog Through Shaded Eyes (TSE) is a platform by fashion connoisseur Tokelo Motsepe who aims to use this platform to help promote South Africa and all its beauty.

From the vast gorgeousness of the country, which she aims to explore even more – one place at a time, to the appealing clothing and accessory brands made by dedicated artisans and the alluring cultures she hopes to continue to learn more about.


“My working as a fashion buyer has blessed me with numerous opportunities to travel the world, visiting places in Europe, Asia and the United States. These travels opened my eyes to the lack of exposure for African brands, how there isn’t enough of what is made in Africa shared out there, on social platforms and interact general, besides a lot of african printed ensembles (which often aren’t made here) and I feel there is so much more to African fashion.” – Tokelo Motsepe


The amazing craftsmanship, people and diverse cultures are just some of the things I look forward to exploring more of and sharing as I go along.


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  1. Hi, I’m not sure if men are part of your target audience or not. 😊If not, I think there is room to accommodate us somehow, eg by adding more fashionable and/or trending products crossing all gender from your educated views. Otherwise, digital world is indeed the future and u doing good job on it. Keep it up and you will never know who is watching👍🏿👌🏽👊🏾

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    • Hi there, well I haven’t really had much content for men cause I thought I’d focus on what I know best, as I wear and have worked with ladies fashion (in buying) more.. but I will look into how I can include you guys in future 🙂 ..and thanks for your feedback, much appreciated.


      • You welcome. Hopefully, next time I see you here in Jhb, eg Sandton MBFW, I will be singing praises more praises on the new section. Lol


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