The People Behind Fashion Week: Edith Venter, The Hostess with the Mostest


The ever elegant and well-known socialite, Edith Venter has evolved into a dedicated business woman, with a major involvement in charity work with organisations such as Red Cross, Reach for a Dream, Cotlands Baby Sanctuary and the Cancer Foundation.

We are excited to have Edith Unlimited, Edith’s event management company, to collaborate with AFI for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg Spring/Summer 2016.

“I love what I do because many of the events we do help to raise money and awareness for charity organisations.    This makes it very worthwhile.    We enjoy the creativity and making sure that no two events are ever alike, this makes it very exciting.” 

Upon arriving at Fashion Week, you will be met by a beautiful garden of flowers centred around the spring and summer theme.

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As an expert in the art of creating a memorable experience, Edith Venter and her team organised a series of exciting experiential stations to be enjoyed throughout Fashion Week.

Delicious ice cream treats with Haagen Daz:

Haagen Daz treats, image courtesy of Kgali Molefe

A perfume station with Balmain being the fashion fragrance of the week:

Balmain Perfum Bar, Courtesy of Kgali Molefe
Balmain Perfum Bar, image courtesy of Kgali Molefe


The guests will be treated to a SOHO nail bar:


Soho Nail Bar, Courtesy of Kgali Molefe
Soho Nail Bar, image courtesy of Kgali Molefe


Grey Goose will be our official drink sponsored by the DGB group and Thirst for Life:

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MAC and GHD will also be pampering the ladies with touch ups in between shows:

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The VIP and Media Lounges are also stocked with charging stations supplied by Cell C. With all the selfies, Snapchatting and Instagramming, ensuring that our guests keep snapping is a top priority.

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