Tshepi Vundla Biography
Tshepi Vundla is a South African model, fashion stylist, personal shopper and wardrobe organizer. She has been featured in several media outlets for her success in the fashion industry, including Woolworth’s for winning their Style by SA’s grand prize. She studied marketing at IMM.
Tshepi Vundla Age
She was born on December 1990 in Johannesburg in South Africa. She is 27 years old as of 2017.
Tshepi Vundla Father – Tshepi Vundla Parents
Although she has never disclosed her parents name, Tshepi said her passion for style comes from her parents’ love for fashion.
“My parents. They love fashion and clothes and they’re always shopping. they used to have the biggest walk-in closet in the home I grew up in. I used to chill there and dress up with Mawe (her sister)…I’m constantly online and reading magazines. I’m inspired so much…” she posted on Instagram.
Tshepi Vundla Boyfriend – Tshepi Vundla Baby
Her boyfriend is rapper JR (Tabure Thabo Bogopa Junior). The two have a baby boy named Sibabalwe Lehakwe Bogopa who was born in September 2017. When the couple was at an interview, speaking about how they met, Tshepi said: “We met at a house party seven years ago. And then we were just friends, and then we met up again…”
Jr threw a baby shower for Tshepi at an intimate ceremony in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Tshepi wrote a thank you message to JR on her Instagram page saying.
“I couldn’t have picked a better partner. Our baby is the luckiest to have you as father. Thank you for throwing me the most amazing baby shower. It is more than I expected. I love you more than you’ll ever know”
Tshepi Vundla Career
Tshepi started off studying fashion design at Lisof, unfortunately, this didn’t seem to be her path. She found it hard and was terrible at the sewing machine. 2nd stop was at Vega where she studied creative brand communications for a while and eventually dropped out. She noticed the importance of marketing around fashion and signed-up to do a correspondence degree through IMM on the subject of marketing.
Shortly following her enrollment at IMM, Tshepi started working the awards. Tshepi started putting outfits together and things started to move in her career. Tshepi actually started close to home by dressing her parents and sisters for awards and events. Gradually people started to pick up on her style and especially on Instagram, Tshepi’s account started to really get noticed.
Starting out she would work a lot for TV shoots, with long hours and long drives. Eventually, through acquired experience and continually improving herself. Tshepi was able to fully support herself and bought her first car herself. She registered the business Twelve Consultancy and started picking up clients.
She is the founder of 1212, a non public shopping and closet organizing company. She did the styling for the “No Rest” and “MEMORIES Back again” music video.
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Tshepi Vundla Interview
Interviewer: Who Is Matshepang Vundla?
Tshepi Vundla: I am 22 year old. I can be really sensitive, crazy, fun, loving, caring, over protective over whats mine & who I care about & I sometimes can be shy.
Interviewer: What Do You Do For A Living?
Tshepi Vundla: I’m studying Marketing through IMM, been doing some modelling & trying myself at styling.
Interviewer: You Into Fashion, Tell Me A Bit About That.
Tshepi Vundla: I’ve always been into fashion, since I was 8 years old. I actually tried studying Fashion in 2010 but I wasn’t great with a sewing machine & pattern making. I also didn’t like how the school was run too, so was really upset to drop out. I’ve always enjoyed putting outfits together for myself & family. Decided to try myself at styling & was given the chance to style ‘No Sleep’ & ‘Good Times Back’ music videos.
Interviewer: Who Inspires You?
Tshepi Vundla: My father’s business mind, how he provides for his family & how hard his worked for everything he owns. Seeing my friends & loved ones do well in what they love. My mother’s warm loving & caring heart.
Interviewer: How Would You Describe Your Personal Style And How Has It Evolved Over The Years?
Tshepi Vundla: I don’t have a certain style, literally dress according to my mood. I love pretty things, heels & all but i love my All Stars, Jordans & sweats too. The way I dress has defiantly changed over the years, my mother no longer dresses me in boy’s clothing or alike my sister as if we twins.
Interviewer: Where Do You Enjoy Shopping For Clothing?
Tshepi Vundla: Overseas but it has been a while since I’ve travelled. I am obsessed with Zara & Topshop right now. Mr Price is awesome too.
Interviewer: What Is Always In Your Handbag?
Tshepi Vundla: Make-up bag, iPhone, sweets, hair pins, deodorant, water, sunglasses & gum.
Interviewer: When You Think Of Fashion And Style, Who Is The First Person That Comes To Mind?
Tshepi Vundla: Blake Lively & Victoria Beckham.
Interviewer: Style Icons?
Tshepi Vundla: Blake Lively, Victoria Beckham, Rachel Zoe, Bonang Matheba, Solange Knowles, Chanel Iman, Alexa Chung, Palesa (@simplypalesa. True Love Fashion Editor).
Source: Berry Things