Getting to know Kefilwe Mabote

By Temba Msiza

Kefilwe Mabote

Social Media is a big part of our lives and people such as Kefilwe Mabote (KefiBoo) have found a way to make a business out of it. Stylist to the stars, fashion blogger and social media influencer KefiBoo is living proof that one can make money from social media and make a business from it. Here the forever-so-stylish Kefilwe chats to us about her rise to fashion stardom, style and being a business woman in the digital space.


Who is Kefilwe?
Kefilwe is a lover of life! She lives in the moment and embraces every aspect of life. I always aspire to live my life positively & believe that the glass is always half full no matter how you look at it.

How do you define style?
Style is an external expression of your (inner) self.

Who is your favourite local and international style influencer and why?
My favourite local influencer is Trevor Stuurman, internationally I really like Camila Coelho’s style.

What is your go to outfit when going on vacation?
Definitely Kimono sundresses, beach cover-ups, sarongs or high-waisted shorts, & whatever else I feel most comfortable in.

Kefilwe Mabote

Your favourite beauty and make up product?
Urban Decay De-Slick Oil Control Setting Spray: I love how it makes my skin matte and my make- up stays on for longer.

What is your secret to social media success?
Being consistent, original & always staying true to myself & maintaining individuality.

How have we come as a country with regards to capitalising on social media?
I think we are slowly getting there as the country, brands are now recognising the value of local influencers.

Kefilwe Mabote

How important is it for all media personalities to have a social media presence, be it on Instagram, twitter or Facebook?
It’s important for media personalities to have a social media presence because it helps you connect with your market more & attract the right opportunities.

How can people get style assistance from you?
They can setup an appointment by email: [email protected]