Category Fashion

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

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


September saw SAFW's AW17 offering and with the shows having come and gone, fashion writers are tapping away at their keyboards to share their thoughts on the event. Heres my quick two cents on the experience. I haven't attended an SAFW in a while- it's pretty tough to keep up with South Africa's numerous fashion... Continue reading

Ines of Mille Collines talks brands, burnout and business in Africa

Last week in my review of #MBFWJ16, I spoke about the incredibly moving Mille Collines show. This week I'm sharing some insights from Ines Cuartecasas, one of the brand's co-founders and designers. Working alongside fellow co-founder Marc Oliver and the team's new addition Namnyak Odupoy, the brand creates understated everyday elegance for the modern African... Continue reading

#MBFWJ16 Day 3 Highlights

Today we’re recapping the third and final day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2016, looking at AKEDO’s abstract collection, the amazing Pablo Picasso inspired work of SELFI and gender fluidity from Augustine. To see highlights from Day 2 of #MBFWJ16 A/W collections, click this link! AKEDO The AKEDO girl is growing up as the brand... Continue reading

#MBFWJ16 Day 2 Highlights

When invitations to #MBFWJ16 fashion shows land in your inbox from designers you've been admiring from a far, it makes you take note. Last night I was invited to view the A/W 2016 collections of Tamara Cherie Dyson, Tuelo Nguyuza Collectiv and Mille Collines at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg. Here are my highlights of the... Continue reading