Aspiring fashion designer, Kentse Masilo hit the road with shiny new Lexus CT 200h Hybrid Hatch as fabulous prize of Project Runway premier fashion competition, sponsored by the carmaker in partnership with Mzansi Magic and Ndalo Pictures.
Kentse is one of the 12 zealous, aspiring fashion designers who lived together for a two months where they competed in weekly challenges that stretched their creativity, resilience, design and practical skills.
Organisers aired the completion on Mzansi Magic [DSTV channel 161] from July until October.
A panel of top fashion personalities judged the hopefuls, deciding who remained in the competition until they declared the final three for the finale.
Lexus congratulates Kentse on her big win and wishes her all the best in her fashion career, which has officially kicked off on a high.
Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Lexus South Africa Glenn Crompton said the carmaker is proud to be the official transport provider for the contestants during their weekly challenges.
“We would like to congratulate Kentse on her win. She’ll go from strength to strength and make South Africa proud even on the international fashion stage,” said Crompton.
Kentse impressed judges and viewers alike and was a strong contender in the competition, winning four of the set challenges.
As part of Kentse’s prize package from various fashion and lifestyle sponsors, Lexus gave her a Lexus CT 200h to make sure she has the sleekest set of ECO-friendly wheels to get around town.
The car combines a sophisticated urban look with unique Lexus craftsmanship and the most advanced hybrid technologies.
The CT 200h boasts exclusive luxury touches, comprising exquisitely finished leather, advanced safety features and flawless paintwork in a bi-tone colour scheme – Titanium Black and a Grey roof.
It also boast exceptional driving comfort and efficient hybrid performance is in the CT 200h.
In near-silent Electric Vehicle mode, it uses no petrol, produces zero emissions and, because it’s a Lexus Hybrid, never needs plugging in to recharge.
There’s a common link between bespoke fashion design and creativity with unique craftsmanship which Lexus masters well.