Celebrities don’t need much persuasion to come out in their best designer duds and the Nedbank International Polo was this past weekend’s most fitting reason for it.

The horses – and jockeys – unfortunately took a back seat to the displays of style that wouldn’t have looked out of place on the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runway.

Media personalities filled the Inanda Club in Sandton on Saturday to strut their stuff – and of course, to watch the polo.

For those who are actually interested in the game, Australia won and the MVP of the day was Glen Gilmore.

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Media mogul Basetsana Kumalo took a different route, choosing to wear pants instead of the dresses the other female celebrities wore.
TV presenter-turned-rapper Boity Thulo stunned in a monochrome dress and had fun with the tassels.
Dr Nokukhanya Khanyile looked pretty in pink at the polo.
Influencer Kefilwe Mabote chose an all-white ensemble, topped with an oversized white hat and completed the look with matching shades.
Media personality Khanya Mkangisa pulled off the notoriously difficult horizontal stripes and added a touch of va-va-voom to her look with ruffled sleeves.
K Naomi’s black and white polka dot two-piece ensemble hit the right note for the polo.
TV presenter Lalla Hirayama’s peplum-inspired dress showed she knew exactly why she was at the polo.
Model and influencer Sarah Langa paired her blue and white checked outfit with a straw hat and white shades.