Film and Fashion trends

The “Long walk to Freedom” movie is finally ready to show in the cinema’s this summer season. The much anticipated film has people talking whether the actors did a good job interpreting Mandela’s struggle and history. The film is about the autobiography of the former President of South Africa,  Nelson Mandela. The movie is said to be released in the cinemas on the 28th of November. 2nd Take is here to keep you up to date with the local and internationals news on the film release and the amazing Fashion seen at the grand occasion.

Idris Elba 41 year old British film star plays Nelson Mandela in the film and 37 year old Naomie Harris plays Winnie Mandela. The talented South African Terry Pheto plays Evelyn in the film. It is encouraging to see South African actors become regconised internationally. The cast have been travelling around the world attending the premieres for the movie; always looking chic and displaying amazing Fashion sense. And for premiere event they attend the designers they wear must be on point.

Fashion focus – Naomie Harries graced the Red Carpet at the Johannesburg premiere in  gorgeous gold and cream  Donna Karan Atelier designer gown. And the beautiful Terry Pheto looked amazing in a black printed Marianne Fassler dress at the Toronto Film Festival. And how can we forget the handsome Idris Elba who wore a fitted black suit with sneakers at the Toronto Film Festival, proving to us that smart casual Fashion can look sexy on the Red Carpet too.

Terry Pheto designer dress

Terry Pheto looks stunning in a Marianne Fassler creation

Idris Elba black designer suit

Idris Elba looks handsome in a designer black suit – great men’s Fashion

Naomie Harris designer dress

Naomie Harris in a Donna Karan Atelier designer gown

South Africa is doing a great job putting emphasis on the film industry; the country is now being recognized globally with the movies that are being produced. This country has a lot talent and slowly but surely the world will see this talent in no time.

Make sure to check out the film from the 28th of November and lets support the South African talent. Also visit the online store or come visit our 2nd Take Sea Point store for the Red Carpet designer inspired gowns. If your looking for something more casual we are also sure to have it.  For up to 70% less on designer brands your sure to  look great at your next evening event.

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