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13 Jan

Follow from afar: Pitti Uomo Street Style Highlights

The start to 2016 is no less a start to the fashion year. With the golden globes having dealt out its fair share of glamorous red carpet looks, all eyes now turn to Pitti Uomo. The platform is one of the world's most important when it comes to menswear fashion and launching new mens brands. No fashion show, exhibition or event would be complete without featuring some great street style - here's a peak at some looks captured on the streets of...
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31 Dec

Summertime Booty Call

Summer is in full swing in the southern regions of the world and especially so in the Mother City! With almost daily heat waves, it seems as though less is more when it comes to dressing for the weather - and footwear is no exception! Stores are packed with every kind of sandal imaginable so finding something appealing should be a breeze right? Wrong! Not for me anyway!Although I’m a summer baby (born in the hottest month of the year)...
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29 Dec

Allow me to (re)introduce myself.

The relaunch of my blog came about as a sort of natural step in the progression of my career. I initially started this blog as a place I could share the fashion writing I was doing for an online magazine based in London. It was this journalistic internship that led me to further my writing, concentrating on young designers predominantly in South Africa as well as the collaborations taking place in the local fashion industry. Although I believed that my...
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21 Dec

Summer x

Ive had my eye on Superbalist for a while. This trendy, edgy company with a certain something that sets it apart from what I expect from a typical South African retailer. Perhaps this ‘something’ I was feeling, were the effects of having access to some of the world most popular and coveted brands at my finger tips.I must admit (and I don't think Im alone on this) online shopping can be scary. The thought that I enter my credit card...
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7 Oct

Truth Coffee Roast Vintage Night Market

About the market.On the first Wednesday of each month, hipsters, fashionistas and vintage seekers assemble in one of Cape Town’s trendiest spots for a night of good wine, great music and an impressive selection of local traders showing off some of the best curated vintage finds on offer. The market is held predominantly on the first floor of the establishment, with but a few stalls on the ground floor where the restaurants patrons are treated not only to the sumptuous servings...
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4 Nov

Elle Rising Star Design Awards

Elle Rising Star Design Awards in association with Mr Price is one of the most highly anticipated events on the South African fashion calendar! It affords young designers the opportunity to showcase their collections and gives fashion fundis the chance to oogle at SA's future fashion stars!The awards started back in 2000, and has since expanded into accepting entries from the entire African continent. The competition has been a launching pad for many famous designers in Mzansi. The likes of...
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22 Sep

MaXhosa by Laduma

Laduma Ngxokolo is the creative mastermind behind up and coming knitwear brand, MaXhosa. He aims to incorporate his own Xhosa culture in his designs, truly capturing the essence of his rich African heritage.Growing up in Port Elizabeth, Laduma's mother was the one who introduced him to the world of knitwear. She was the one who taught him the skills he still uses today in creating his one of a kind patterned pieces. Laduma then went on to attend the Nelson...
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