#SONA2014: State of fashion

There was glitz and glamour at Parliament on Tuesday for President Jacob Zuma’s address.

Photographers waiting at the red carpet ring outside Parliament for the State of the Nation Address on 17 June 2014. Picture: Rahima Essop/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Members of Parliament, their partners and celebrities on Tuesday gathered at the National Assembly in Cape Town to hear President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address (Sona).

Eyewitness News photographers captured some of the outfits worn by those in attendance.

Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and her husband Thato. Picture: GCIS.

Mandla Mandela and Thando Mabunu arrive at the 2014 State of the Nation Address. Picture: GCIS.

DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane and wife Natalie. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN.

DA leader Helen Zille showing off a black and gold outfit a on 17 June 2014. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN.

Bheki Cele and his wife Thembeka Ngcobo. Picture: GCIS.

Musicians Arthur Mafokate and Chomee arrive at Sona 2014. Picture: GCIS.

Zizi Kodwa and his wife Zama. Picture: GCIS.

Ansie Smit showed off a henna tattoo in the shape of the continent on her back. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN.

Malusi Gigaba added a bit of flair to his suit with a red flower, while his partner wore a figure-hugging gold sequined dress. Picture: Aletta Gardner.

EFF leader Julius Malema rushed past photographers on the red carpet. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN.

ANC MP Subisiso Radebe said he liked the simplicity of his white robe. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN