Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Big Walk- pimping shoe's for charity.

Yet again MiLi Jo was presented with an amazing opportunity to "pimp shoes for charity" all in association with THE DISCOVERY BIG WALK!

MiLi Jo reworked, recreated and redesigned 10 pairs of takkies for South African Celebrities, shooting with the likes of Bryan Habanna, Desiree Ellis, Stuart Taylor, The Joe Barber Team, Vasco da Gama and Ajax(Cape Town) Captains and Dan Platter our very own mayor just to mention a few...

Pictures of these shoots were found in the Cape Times*

MiLi Jo was found hard at work on the 14th of November at the starting point(grand parade) and end of the 10km walk...


All for good causes, proceeds went to the following charities:

Breast Cancer Foundation

Steenberg Foundation

Nazereth House

What a wonderful experience to give back, do good...


Tuesday, November 16, 2010

MiLi Jo Fashion Show 3

MiLi Jo launched her latest range on the 25th September at The Butterfly Studio's...

Yet again attended well by all devoted MiLi Jo supporters, 

An amazing line up was prepared for that evening, Simpiwe Bam (Hip Hop artist) performed and left the crowd screaming for more...

Last but not least pretty cuppie cakes were handed out by the models to all who feasted their eyes on MiLi Jo's latest creations... and then to top it off, all who attended were invited to the after party- with the likes of Cassiem Lattief, Roscoe Lotriet and Regan Human on the decks:) the crowd found themselves swaying to some sweet deep house...

needless to say...the EVENT in all sense of the word ROCKED!!!

Fringe Online Magazine Features MiLi Jo, TWICE=)

MiLi Jo featured as Fashion designer in Fringe magazine 003, August issue, WHAT AN AMAZING INTERVIEW!!!  DOWNLOAD YOUR ISSUE NOW! GET READING!

...the following month, low and behold MiLi Jo is the featured Mens Stylist in September issue 004.  

God is good=)

I've attached a few pictures of MiLi Jo's male model, who represented MiLi Jo so well in the September issue..

below a few tips for the male's:

Men’s styling tips by MiLi Jo:


“It’s all about…

Being comfortable this season, doing what you do best in what looks best!  MiLi Jo is about to take all your unnecessary stress about “WHAT’S HOT” away and make this your easiest spring shopping experience EVER!!!- something like a walk in the park: ), now hold my hand and let’s go STYLING: )”


Michel Lisa Johannessen.


  • What’s HOT right NOW???


What every male should own this spring:


Denim shirts are making an appearance again, and this time it’s a must to have one!  You might have missed it a few years back, but if its up to me, you not going to this time!  Denim shirts go perfectly with a pair of well-fitted Chino’s, DON’T even try accompanying them with jeans! You not wanting to wear Denim suit, or are you??? Chino’s could be found at Woolworths till Ackerman’s… just make sure your buttocks fits into a pair before next season… now those Chino’s have belt loops don’t they? Next step- Get yourself a Brown Leather belt and keep those pants up!


  • A Denim Shirt.
  • A pair of Chino’s.
  • A Brown Leather belt.





Who ever told you shoes don’t matter LIED!!! Boat shoe’s suit everyone, so get yourself a pair, once again found at Woolworths till Mr. Price.  Veld Skoene- Country Road has the most beautiful Brown Leather pair- interested in denting your budget??? Then do yourself a favour and get them!!! Now last but not least- NO SOCKS, show those sexy ankles- simply wear secret socks… easy!


  • Boat shoes.
  • Veld skoene.
  • NB:  NO socks OR at least keep them a secret even with smart shoe’s.



Styling tips:


Be a man and make yourself look good, just like your mommy taught you!  Get up 5 minutes earlier, it’s not going to kill you, it’s only going to make more heads turn: )

Style those harriets, tie on those bracelets, check which hat of yours suits your look best!  P.s try not to spend too much time in front of the mirror worrying about how you look, trust MiLi Jo styling, get some confidence, it’s hotter on a well dressed man!


  • Groom your hair well,
  • Accessories: chains, belts, scarves, bracelets, glasses, bags.
  • ALWAYS Roll up them hems!


Model: Michael Johannessen


Just a little example on how to pull this look off…: )


p.s I’ve attached a few so you could choose which ones work best…


As shown in pictures:



  1. Roll up them hem’s.
  2. Chino’s are the new denim’s.
  3. Tie your shirts right up to the last button, and suck, I mean tuck it in!!!
  4. Groom those harriets.
  5. Accessorize- be it bracelets (the more the merrier) accompanied by a straw hat.
  6. Leather belts, not to be left out the equation!
  7. Man bags- the BIGGER the Better!



  1. WANT a more casual look???

Throw on a printed/ patterned long sleeve top.  Accompanied with the above of course!

download your very own copies of these issues @

has found home in Jozi- MiLi Jo in Twenty Two

MiLi Jo has made new friends with store owner Vuyiswa Mutshekwane in Jozi and took the big step of moving in, she's loving her stay @ a newly opened boutique by the name of Twenty Two, the fashion lovers are so excited to have her there, and many love her sooo much, they purchase her, take her home and rock her at the coolest events=)

To all MiLi Jo supporters residing in Johannesburg, don't forget to stop by at no 01, 70 Juta Street, Braamfontein, and welcome MiLi Jo =)


MiLi Jo finds herself in ELLE once again =)


In simplicity MiLi Jo's loyal supporter Althea Wicomb was spotted at this years Cape Town Fashion Week.  

Photographed by ELLE Magazine for her  simplistic style... they say the proof is in the pudding, in this case...

...the proofs definitely in this picture;)

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

unloyal blogger VOW =)

I Michel Lisa Johannessen, do solemnly swear to BLOG more often, I sincerely apologize for the lack of communication between MiLi Jo and myself(Michel Lisa Johannessen), especially all MiLi Jo followers. I ask that you accept this apology and forgive me for all my trespassers, I promise to forgive all you who have trespassed against me... May only fashion lead us into the temptation of purchasing MiLi Jo originals...

From this day on... through thick(14) and thin(6),in sickness and in health, till death do us part. WE WILL LOVE, FOLLOW, PURCHASE AND SUPPORT MILI JO =)