On our March 2013 Digital cover, we feature a South African beauty queen who has seen it all. From sharing the catwalk with the likes of Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell in Barcelona as part of a charity fashion show for Nelson Mandela, to being the Face of Lux, “Joining the ranks of stars like Catherine Zeta-Jones and Sarah-Jessica Parker“. She is regarded as one of South Africa’s most glamorous women and voted Most Stylish Media Personality on various occasions. Winner of Miss South Africa 2000, Jo-Ann Strauss is an African beauty queen who has travelled the world!!
During her travels as a Miss South Africa Winner, she has emceed various national and international events from the BMW Golf World Final in Phuket, Thailand to the Audi MedCup in Sardinia to Awards of Distinction in Monaco. Jo’s focus for now is on Corporate Social Investment Projects which re-invest much needed funds into deserving young people’s education and starting a new TV Show right here in Africa on African Beauty. In this issue, Jo talks to Zen about her journey as a former Miss South Africa Winner, the late nights in Europe and Asia working and we get a whole lot of detail about her new TV Show. Meanwhile, on our website this month, we have an exclusive interview with Award Winning International Model Scout Sandi Bass, Spotlights with MTVBase Africa Presenter and Actress Stephanie Coker, and CEO of MiNK London Funmi Odegbami. In addition to all these fabulous features, we present our fashion Editorial on Wusuwaah’s Diary latest collection ‘I Represent Determination SS13.14 collection – Nyame ne me hewfo’.
Photography by Denzil Jacobs
Hair Styling by Shaughn Adams
Stylist: Jo-Ann Styled her Look in this Shoot
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