Vanes-Mari Du Toit, Professional netball player, passionate dancer and all round beauty!
Netball player, DWTS SA semi finalist and new wife, ladies and gentlemen say hello to sporting sensation, Vanes-Mari Du Toit. KDT Comms sat down with the gorgeous hardworking, dedicated boxing beauty and got down to the nitty gritty's of life. Have a read about what this talented sportswoman had to say......
What is the one thing you wish you could tell your 16-year-old self?
Tough times never last, tough people do. Stay focussed on your dreams and what you want to achieve in life, and stop at nothing to go get it.
What is the most-read book on your book shelf?
The Purpose Driven Life, The Alchemist & The Power of Now.
How would you define your style?
Stylish sporty & quirky.
Has it changed since you have been in the entertainment industry?
It might have added a little more bling to my style…
What are 2 of your favourite must-have brands?
Big Blue clothing & Smashbox make-up.
Who is your style icon and why?
I love Kiera Knightly & Cameron Diaz, they’re both tall ladies (just like me) and their style compliments their height so well.
What’s your guiltiest pleasure?
Listening to Opera & Classical music, also the odd Donut.
Who would play you in the film biopic of your life?
Sophia Vergara please… She’s my spirit animal.
What would the title of your autobiography be and why?
The Best of Vanes.
If you could raid anyone’s wardrobe, whose would it be?
Where is your favourite place in the world and what makes it so special?
Paternoster, Western Cape. It’s where I got married.
Where is your go-to eating spot in JHB?
Churchills in Melrose Arch, and also any Tashas.
What do you love most about JHB?
The thunderstorms at night, also the people are all so stylish.
Which artists/actors/personalities have influenced you the most?
I love authenticity, there are Afrikaans people like Karen Zoid and Christi Pangio who has been so inspirational.
What makes JHB ‘home’?
Definitely my friends and family living here, also Woolworths ;)