Category Fashion & Beauty

THIS & THAT

This & That is a look into my current favourites, made up of recent purchases and repeat favourites that you may have seen on the blog before.  Today’s focus is on geometric semi-precious jewellery, summery accessories that go with just about everything and my local skincare heroes.     I’ve become slightly obsessed with semi-precious… Continue reading

THE LIST Back to the Beach

      Just a few weeks until work is wrapped up for the year and holidays begin. Whether you’re headed back to the beach or hanging at home this December, here are a few beach (or poolside) essentials. Witchery has taken the classic black bikini and updated proportions and details- I love that this… Continue reading

LAST MINUTE HALLOWEEN LOOKS

It’s nearly Halloween! If you love the opportunity to play dress up, but leave it to the last minute like I do, try one of these last minute Halloween looks. I’ve shopped the internet for last minute Halloween looks that are made of items that you’ll wear again and again, instead of a once off… Continue reading

THE LIST CHROMATIC

    This month’s chromatic list is about black and white separates with a touch of gold. I’m increasingly drawn to classic and enduring items that are well made with design that will stand the test of time- call it a shift towards slow living if you will. Each of these pieces still has an… Continue reading

SUPER by RETROSUPERFUTURE FALL 2015 NWO

NWO is based on Dieter Rams’ ten point manifesto for design, the collection is defined by formal harmony, rationality and technological innovation. From pure lines to the absence of colour, from state-of-the-art lens technologies, the NWO Super collection looks into the future of eyewear.     Dieter Rams Ten Principles for Good Design   Good… Continue reading

Superga x CHULAAP

  Earlier this year I heard that Chu Swunnapha, Fashion Director, designer, street style star and locally crowned “Prince of Prints” would be collaborating with Superga. And with the images having just hit my inbox, the Superga x CHULAAP range does not disappoint!     Chu’s sense of style has wowed industry insides and local… Continue reading

LOOKS: HOUNDSTOOTH

  All about a bag today- a bag from a very special friend who knows me better than I know myself sometimes. Without having seen any houndstooth in my current wardrobe, or hearing the story of myself and two friends buy matching houndstooth everything as teenagers, without any reminiscing at all and simply being nuanced… Continue reading

Missibaba’s Iconic New Belt Collection

    Meet the Iconic Belt Collection by Missibaba! The collection including styles revisited by the design team and the new Le Left Bank, inspired by the Hamsa Hand, a protective symbol to counter the evil eye. From the fittingly named Simple, to the waist cinching Viper Cleopatra and the fun Swan Belt, this collection has tons of… Continue reading

A1 STORE OPENS

  A1 is a new pop-up store made for local designers, by local designers. The shipping container store launched last week in Melville’s 27 Boxes and the small space is bright and airy, showcasing some of South Africa’s more experimental young and upcoming designers. A1 is a collaboration between James Barrett-Poulsen and Amy Liu of… Continue reading