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THE UNPLUGGED CELEBRITY CRUSH – Phenyo Oaitse!

She’s an all-round creative entrepreneur and her achievements surpass her mere 22 years age.  She’s a Stylist, Social Media Influencer and catalogue model. She’s had a stint as a Fashion Writer at Echo Newspaper and she’s also a Dancer at Mophato Dance Theatre, although she couldn’t accompany the I Love Ensemble to New York last year, she played an integral part during the preparation and rehearsals in what the world has lauded as a world class performance, making them the only Batswana group to have graced the Broadway PlayStation theatre stage.

Away from becoming a socialite, she’s also a graduate of Business Management doing final year with Botswana Accountancy College. Her brand identity was founded firmly in 2015 dubbed March Couture which is an androgynous fashion label all about boldness, elegance and sophistication.

“We produce casual couture and ready-to-wear clothing for our stylish customers.” She is this week’s crush…

Phenyo Oaitse

What do you like doing in your spare time?
I love having solo rehearsals creating dance content, either that or binge watch on Netflix.

Who is your celebrity crush?
Keith Powers

Are you single?
Yes I am.

How would someone get your special attention?
I love funny people, I laugh a lot so you have to make me laugh.

What has been your best/worst date?
I don’t know if it was a date, this guy had us walking around his hood with dull conversations in the hot gabs weather.

Would you date a fan?
I cringe at the word ‘fan’ cause I think I don’t have them. I’d date anyone who I’m attracted to.

Phenyo Oaitse

What would you change your name to?
I wouldn’t, I was named after my great grandmother. I love it.

What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Being called Miss P. And people misspelling my names.

What’s your annoying habit?
I do the ‘nkum nkum’ sound cause, sinuses. Ha-ha

Do you ever get used to being a celebrity?

I just cringed at ‘celebrity’. i just love showing people my work.

Who is your inspiration?
Sne Mbatha, Trevor Stuurman and of course, Beyoncé.

What languages do you speak?
Only Setswana & English

Phenyo Oaitse

Where would like to visit?
I always wanted to go to Barcelona

If you were not famous. What would you be up to?
If I wasn’t a dance artist nor a style enthusiast I would’ve maybe been an economist.

Who is the messiest person you know?

My best friend’s bedroom is always upside down lmao. But also me, I’m quite messy

What’s the most interesting thing you have read or seen this week?
An Affirmation Ted Talk video on YouTube about “Releasing the fear of being alone” by Chidera Eggeruel.

What would you like to be remembered about you?
My craft in dance & my creativity in fashion.

What message would you like to give to your fans??

For who I inspire & motivate, I’d like remind them that never seek validation from anyone. I’m a Self-love enthusiast & there’s no better love than that kind of love. Focus on you, be happy with who you are & I swear whatever anyone says about you will not shake you a bit.

Phenyo Oaitse

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