March, 2012

Ilana Kohn SS12

have a gander at the lovely new spring summer 2012 collection from Ilana Kohn, which you can pre-order at her shop.

photography: dustin fenstermacher / model, hair, make-up & jewellery: caroline ventura / shoes: no.6

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Leandro Dominguez

at the moment my thoughts are often consumed with a single line… WINTER IS COMING. and not just because Game of Thrones starts on 1 april. oh no. it’s still pretty hot here in south africa, but soon the weather is going to turn and i’ll be planning fantasy weekend getaways in log cabins with cosy fireplaces. the winter 2012 collection from Argentinian designer Leandro Dominguez makes me even more excited for my favourite season.

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Nice Things No.7

ombre tights by BZRBZR:

grasp porcelain bowls by bryce wymer:

cat pouch by fill it with diamonds:

j’adore cushion by lovemaki

circle screenprints by sandra thompsen:

textiles by knife in the water:

cat zipper clutch by leah goren:

kafka print from maison paulette:

tops by kertis:

porcelain tumblers by villarreal ceramics:

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Cardigan Giveaway

The giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Emma!


Cardigan is one of my wonderful sponsors (check out yonder sidebar) and i’m really pleased to tell you that Lynne is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a beautiful piece from their Spring collection. some of these styles aren’t even available online yet – so not only are you getting a sneak peek, but you stand the chance to own one. i have my eye on the blue breton stripe, such a classic.

all you have to do to enter is let me know in the comments which of the 4 styles is your favourite, and if you win that’s the one you’ll be gettin’ in the mail.

1. La Plage Crewneck - in linen cotton, a clever way to do a stripe… inspired by sand on a beach
2. Elysse French stripe - our signature mariners stripe in fine merino updated in an easy sweatshirt body
3. Ombre Shadow stripe - our grass green is our ode to spring made in fine line
4. Elysse Raglan Crewneck - with buttons made in fine linen, a breezy way to wear our mariner stripe

the giveaway is open to anyone anywhere in the world as Cardigan offers international shipping. readers outside the US must please note that, as with all international shipping, you may be subject to your country’s customs charges / import duties upon arrival.  the giveaway ends on Friday 23 March, and the winner will be randomly selected in a lucky draw.

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Southern Weekend

just a group of pals having what looks like a great weekend… photographed by Lisa Larsen in 1951 for Life.

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Grace Spring 2012

Alison sent me the Spring lookbook for her lovely accessories label Grace. she also carries a scarf called the Diana, which literally has my name written all over it.

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Pennyweight: These Things

i haven’t read any blogs for two weeks, so going through Elise‘s these things list when i was scheduling this post was such a pleasure for me. Elise blogs at Pennyweight and is a bit of a Pinterest superstar (who has over half a million followers on Pinterest? Elise does.)


Hi, Elise here from Pennyweight. I was so excited when Diana asked me to guest post and just knew I had to do my own version of These Things — one of my favorite features on Miss Moss. Hope you enjoy!

01. Everything at this shop - Maryam Nassir Zadeh. Definitely planning a stop here for my visit in New York this week.
02. This beautiful photo and post by Maggie at Folkloric.
03. The dapper Jacob on Handsome Roy.
04. My kind of watch.
05. Shiva’s cozy, inviting ranch.
06. The sweet My Better Half series by Amanda Jane Jones.
07. Jessica’s lovely blog - which reminds me to be present and still.
08. A geometric throw pillow.
09. Jeanette Lai Thomas on How I Met Your Style.
10. Sharon Van Etten: Loving her new record entitled Tramp.
11. Beets + goat cheese = my favorite.
12. The heartfelt story of Nestor and Gloria who work at the denim company, imogene + willie, where I also work.

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Scout & Catalogue Spring 12

i asked Anabela of the newly revamped Fieldguidednice work Kate! – if she’d care to share the lookbook that she & her partner Geoff recently shot for Scout & Catalogue. i really love Anabela’s visual aesthetic, and particularly enjoyed her behind the scenes photos from the shoot. Shop the collection here.


I first met Bre of Scout & Catalogue a few years ago when she was selling items from one of her earlier collections at a holiday market. As I mentioned on my blog, when she first asked if Geoff & I were interested in shooting her spring 2012 lookbook, I was nervous and tempted to say no, but I’m glad that I did. We shot this lookbook mostly on film, and even though it was the dead of winter, we ended up with a spring-like vibe that made me long for the blossoming of the magnolia trees. Luckily that will be happening soon enough.

This collection is so beautiful that I couldn’t help but pick up a leopard-print clutch for myself, although it took me weeks to choose just the thing that I wanted!

Photography : Anabela Carneiro + Geoff Piersol (Fieldguided) / Art Direction : Breanna Musgrove / Hair + Make-up : Elena Pacienza / Model : Monika Chelchowski

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