The dress code at last week’s State of the Nation address ran the usual gamut between red carpet and traditional.

Here are some of the dignitaries on their arrival at Parliament. You may decide for yourself which is your favourite look.

Lindiwe Zulu and her daughter Phindile

Malusi Gigaba and his wife Norma

Fikile Mbalula and his wife Nozuko

Mandla Mandela and his wife Nodiyala

Kenneth Meshoe and wife Lydia

Siphosezwe Masango and wife Ninini

Helen Zille and Terri Noxolo Stander

Naledi Maponopono

Nomvula Mokonyane

Thuli Madonsela