Dressing Up with a Difference

Dressing Up with a Difference

Who doesn’t love dressing up? Setting your mind free and putting together outfits to resemble your favourite character is the epitome of fun. But, why don’t we take it a step further?

Instead of opting for the princess, cowboy, ghost or fairy, try out some characters with a bit of history to them! It is becoming more and mor940e popular to dress as famous scientists, literary characters, political figures and inspirational people. Being able to go wild and dress up and learn something at the same time is what we call fun!

So we thought of some awesome South African-inspired dress-up ideas for you to try out!

Steve Biko

The founding father of the Black Consciousness Movement and the start of the fall of apartheid. Commemorate his memory by dressing like his dapper self.

Kahn Morbee

If you’re looking for a more spooky look, try dressing as the frontman of The Parlotones. His dark, black make-up will definitely turn some heads!

For the Girls: Women’s Day Inspired

This one is for the girls. Gather your friends and recreate the iconic image of Lilian Ngoyi, Helen Joseph, Rahima Moosa and Sophy Williams walking on parliament in 1956.


We have so many iconic sports figures to imitate – have your pick of the lot!