Professional Presence Apperance.jpg

Image matters, perception is reality.

- Bellona Chopera -

Professional Presence

Our mission is to help clients exercise greater control over the impressions they create and the perceptions they influence through the three key image pillars of appearance, behaviour and communication.


Image Consulting

Professional Presence Image  Consultants guide and train people on how to manage their appearance, behaviour and communication to create positive first and repeat impressions.

Beauty Academy

Professional Presence Beauty Academy provides training in Beauty Therapy, Makeup Artistry, Beauty Salon and Spa Management.  

Finishing School

Professional Presence Finishing School provides strategic development courses from grooming and etiquette to leadership and investment skills.

Why clients choose us

Find out how we can help you achieve a polished image. 

Professional Presence Image.jpg

Personal Image Consulting

Let us help you make great first and repeat impressions by working on your complete image.

Professional Image Consulting.jpg

Professional Image Consulting

From the initial interview to future promotions we impact the alignment of your personal and career goals. 

Wardrobe Auditing

We help you organise your closet to focus on your authentic style and declutter what no longer suits you.

Closet auditing.jpg

Personal Colour Analysis

We help you to identify your ideal personal colour palette which guides you when selecting clothes, accessories, and makeup.

Personal Colour Analysis.jpg

Corporate Image Consulting

We can help you train graduates, newly promoted managers, and front office staff in grooming and etiquette to reflect your corporate image.

Corporate Image Consulting.jpg


Confidence coaching and personal branding manifest themselves in increased performance for business and social success. Let us help you build your personal brand. 

Personal Shopping.jpg

Personal Shopping

Let us help you source and supply your next outfit using our local, regional, and international networks.

corporate dressing.jpg

Group Dress Code and Uniform Styling

From dress code drafting to working with uniform suppliers, we produce informed designs tailored to suit your group identity.

Are you ready to polish your professional and personal image?

Professional Presence Beauty Academy and Finishing School courses are specifically designed to empower students with skills that give them a competitive advantage and bankable skills. 

Rough Diamond To Polished Bootcamp

Learn the strategies required to be considered an attractive, affluent, and intelligent man or woman of today through your appearance, behaviour, and communication. 

Make-up Artistry

Refresh and update your current skills and get a deeper understanding of makeup as a business. 

Children's Grooming and Etiquette Workshop

Give your children a competitive advantage with this fun and interactive one-day Grooming and Etiquette workshop.

The purpose of this podcast is to provide you with valuable insights and conversations around the 3 key pillars of image management. Experts from various fields of image management will be joining us to explore topics and issues around building the best skincare routine, professional grooming and etiquette, tips to improve our health and wellbeing, how to build your digital presence, and, many more including, stimulating conversations around fashion and style trends. 

Image matters podcast cover.jpg
EP 7 - Dance your way to fitness.jpg

Latest Episode

Dance Your Way To Fitness

Dance fitness is for everyone, all ages, shapes and backgrounds.  If you have access to music of any genre and an interest in dancing, then dance fitness can help you gain and maintain fitness, improve your mental health and give you something fun to do in a virtual group, on your own, or with your family members.

Discover the latest articles and videos covering everything in fashion, grooming, beauty, and lifestyle. 

Meet our Founder

Bellona Beryl Chopera

Founder and Certified Image Consultant 

Bellona is a certified Image Consultant and Stylist. An alumna of the SA Image Academy, as well as CIDESCO (Switzerland). She is a member of the International Professional Image Association.


A wife and mother of three children, with over 15 years working experience in legal, tourism and financial sectors. Her last role was in a Banking Institution as a Human Resources Manager, where she gained experience in training, recruitment and selection. This has proven vital in her current endeavour, training individuals and understanding the needs of corporates. 

Professional Presence's three (3) business units reflect the areas Bellona is most passionate about: Image Consulting, Beauty Academy and Finishing School.

Bellona Chopera

Associations & Collaborations

signature events.png
roses b&w png.png
KRAVINGS b&w.png

Our Clients' Experiences

"Bellona’s Makeup course taught me the fundamentals I needed to progress with the artistry needed to enhance all skin tones to create great makeup for any event."

— Evelyn Rose Clemece —

Owner, Kwamaningi Spa


Let your image walk the talk.

Find out how we can help you achieve a polished image. 

Thank you for submitting! We will be in touch shortly.

Professional Presence