Category Fashion & Beauty

Revolt- Clothes for Badass Babes

This dress by Revolt was made for twirling, dancing, playing in the sunshine and staring up and the night skies. I'm not usually drawn to florals, but this dark, gypsy print had me at 'hello'. Especially with the lace and ribbons around the straps, neck and hemline. And while it's peak festive season the need... Continue reading

Clique Boutique Giveaway

It's been a long time and I'm very sorry for going MIA, but to make up for it I've got a little something-something for you! I'm running an insta giveaway with Clique Boutique, Cape Town based online store with the cutest clothes! I've followed Clique Boutique's Instagram account for a while so when they approached... Continue reading

Win with Lou Harvey!

I'm very excited to present the first ever giveaway on The Stylist's Notebook, thanks to Lou Harvey. Lou Harvey is all about myriad prints and colours, and products that really add value to different people and their lifestyles. For me, that means super functional stationery and tech accessories that make chaotic days of working-on-the-go and... Continue reading

Get Instant Cool with Raya Rossi’s Minimal Boho Accessories

If you're looking for the kind of elegant and enduring suede chokers that get featured in international street style snaps, Raya Rossi Luxury Accessories has you covered. Raya is the blogger behind The Visual Journal, the Creative Director of A Fashion Friend and recently an entrepreneur. Her line of locally produced, hand-made chokers launched last year... Continue reading

Feeling Lush

I just got out of possibly the most luxurious bath I've ever taken, thanks to Lush. The worldwide phenomenon and cult following behind Lush, isn't just about beautiful products, delicious scents and in-store experience, it's the values behind the brand too. But more about that after I tell you about my recent Lush haul and this... Continue reading


A couple of weeks ago, I was over the moon to find this slightly gothic, glittering dress with gauzy black layers in Zara and being the person I am- I couldn't wait to wear it. But it was cold and rainy at the time thanks to Cyclone Dineo, which gifted us two things; 1. fuller damns... Continue reading

Summer’s Fortune

Easily my current favourite dress at the moment, Fortune's Antifit Wrap Dress has been getting compliments whenever I've worn it this summer. Something about the collar reminds me of a beautiful dress with a similar shape that my mom used to wear when I was really young. Part of that memory drew me to the Antifit... Continue reading


Continuing my series on switching to Cruelty Free products I thought I'd show you my basic makeup kit. It's taken a while to rehaul my cosmetics bag but I've now got (almost) everything I need. I decided to strategically buy nudes and peachy hues across skin, eyes and lips as a starter beauty kit because... Continue reading