Bongiwe Walaza – ARiSE Africa Fashion Wk 2009

June 21, 2009 § 49 Comments


Bongiwe Walaza is also a staple favorite around here. She is a traditionalist both in certain aspects of her design and her frequent choice of fabric – shwe shwe…This particular piece (below) is a classic Bongiwe Walaza design and a preview of her show…



§ 49 Responses to Bongiwe Walaza – ARiSE Africa Fashion Wk 2009

  • fatou sango says:

    my name is fatou and i m in love with your designs i would like to get in touch u i m living in pretoria it will my pleasure if u can come back to me by sending an email to the same email adress.thanks and God bless you.

    • Mary says:

      Hi Bongiwe, your designs are super super and I would like to wear them, I love your designs very much. How does one get to order your designs, I have a traditional wedding coming in October and need a traditional wear for the day something as unique as your designs. Please advise.

  • Abo says:

    Hi bongiwe, i so love your designs, How does one get to order ur designs, i have my wedding coming and i need a traditional wear for my wedding. Please advise,,,,Abo (072 417 1933 or thansk

    • colorbash says:

      I think you can go to and find her contact information seeing as you’re in SA the rest should be easy 🙂

    • Regina says:


      The costs is R3600.00 purchased one for my wedding in August 2010 contcat number is 011 333 1098/ Refilwe works with Bongi 073 986 5896

      but i dont know if the prices are still the same or not

  • Thato says:

    I realy want one of your fabulous dedigns for a very special occassion.

  • gift ngobeni says:

    morning bongiwe? i would like to make a quotation for the above design, i would like to know how much it cost if you were to do it for me.

    • Regina says:


      The costs is R3600.00 purchased one for my wedding in August 2010 contcat number is 011 333 1098/ Refilwe works with Bongi 073 986 5896

  • Misozi says:


    These designs are amazing. any ideas of how i can get hold of the fashions and the cost?

  • tondii says:

    hi Bongiwe. im a fashion designer in Zim, just wanted to say You inspire me a great deal!! seeing that i also love working with seshoeshoe. thanks a span for the inspiration. from a designer to a greater designer!!

  • Buhle says:

    Lovely dress.

    Do you have any stores that sell your work in joburg? What price range are we looking at for such dresses? Me and my friends are getting married and have been discussing traditional outfits.

    Please provide more info

  • Gomotsegang says:

    I realy want one of your fabulous dedigns for my wedding, where can I get?

  • Linda says:

    Hi Bongiwe
    You are such an inspiration to African women your beautiful designs. How do I order the above design and the cost thereof. I would like to come to your offices to see more

  • moipone says:

    sisi, your designs are amazing.

  • olga says:

    this is wat a woman should wear wen going to special occasions…its so wow

  • Zandile Mtebele says:


    What an exclusive range! Currently I am in Eastern Cape and interested on one of you garments.

    What can I do Bongie?

    Zandile Mtebel

  • SIBO says:

    Bongiwe, you are the best girl! I have never seen anything like this before. Your work of art is amazing. Im interested in getting one of your designs, how can I get hold of you?

    You have my email adress,please respond girl!


  • mapula says:

    am a designer and i need a mentor.pls help


  • mapula says:

    hi bongi

    am a young designer and i would like you to be my mentor

    mapula pretoria

  • Patricia says:

    Bongiwe, Fabulous designs, where can I purchase them?

    Reply please


  • colorbash says:

    I believe that you can google Bongiwe Walaza to see how to reach her. I am simply a blogger who is a fan. I think she has a website as well but not sure if it’s still up and running.

  • liza b says:

    Hi ladies 🙂

    I will make sure that Bongiwe reads this. You can also reach her on

    If that doesnt work contact me on and I will help you reach her


  • khanyisile says:

    hi bongiwe

    i can say your designs are amazing especially when using seshoeshoe fabrics
    i really salute you.

    khanyisile from polokwane

  • Sipho says:

    Love your work. please sort out your website it is verry difficult to get contact with you. i really adore your style.

    Sipho Ngubo

  • lungiswa says:

    Hi Bongiwe, am working in the uk now and again you want the feel of home trends I really love your designs. If you could furnish me with the price ranges and maybe your latest designs so that I can pick a few pieces for myself I would be delighted.

  • Sbongile says:

    Hi Bongiwe, i would like to get a quote for the above mention designed and i am wearing size 32. I think you would like to take some measurements, but you can give an estimate. my number is 0822109986

  • Gloria Modisane says:

    Kindly send me the physical adress to visit your store.

    My number is 074 729 7704

  • Conny says:

    Hi Bongiwe

    this is stunning. could you give me an indication of how much it would cost if you have to make it for me… size 38

    kind regards

  • nhlanhla says:

    hi bongiwe, i live in pretoria and i want to find out if you have a shop that sells your outfits. i looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove them, they are fabulous girl. by the way, what is their price range.

  • hi bongiwe

    i have bought your dresses before and i looked so good in them …why did you close your shop in Beyers Naude ( World Wide Wear?) now its difficult to get your designs as i now live in newcastle . other wise i am still in touch

    i loooooooove your designs Keep it up

  • SINE SHINTA says:

    Hi sis Bongie

    Love your work so much ,be blessed .I`

  • Sine Shinta says:

    Hi sis
    I`m your biggest fan .

  • lulu says:

    Hi bongi can you plz show me the design for matric ball for i lady elikhulu.

  • NOnhlanhla MLangeni Newcastle says:

    Hey Bongiwe

    Its good to know that you are still around, please open a shop somewhere in JHB. coz its very difficult to reach you now

  • Nomalanga says:

    hi sis bongiwe

    this is amazing
    i just want to know the price for this dress and how can i get hold of you, im in durban. thanks

  • Thando says:

    Your work is indeed beautiful.

    Where can I get hold of your designs? I stay in the West Rand of Johannesburg.

  • Nandipha says:

    CC Bongy, yo work inspires me a lot, actualy i am intrested in doing designing don’t know where to start without a cent in my pocket. From Ntabankulu, Eastern cape.

  • cindy says:

    Girl, u ROCK big time!!

    Love your designs……… in Cape Town, looking for something glam for my wedding…………..where can I get one of your designs dear?

    Guys, if you can assist me with some info please drop me a line.

    Cell: 07259 44 847


  • Rosemary Octa says:

    Yo! I really like and love the dress it isso unique wow

  • Fhulufhedzani says:

    Great staff.

  • Tumi says:

    Hi Bongiwe
    Please can you advise the price on Style BW5 (Traditional dress in Blues), and availability.
    Thank you

  • mamello motaung says:

    Need to know how much do you charge for this dress nd many more I loved

  • Dumisani says:

    HI Bongie, Dumisani here, I’m planning to get married in 2 months time, wanna know if you do traditional wear yo makoti, like umakoti omtsha wase makhaya?

  • Lindiwe Ramarou says:

    Hi sisi
    Love your designs I’m going to a wedding November I want one of your seshweshwe designs.

  • Bongiwe pls give us ur email cos we wants to speak to u.

  • Annette says:




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