Month: April 2012

Nice Things No.9

Nice Things no.9! porcelain by urban cartel / cosmos ring by twinklebird / bow pendant by ayakokanari / organic kitty tank by napkin / sheer blouse by andy ve eirn / planter by mudpuppy / pencil cup by fashioned by / card by quill & fox / cake plate by young alexander / paper flowers […]

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Couverture & The Garbstore Giveaway

the giveaway is now closed. winner to be announced soon. Couverture & The Garbstore is one of my fantastic sponsors, a concept store located in the heart of London’s Notting Hill that boasts three floors and is made up of two sections – Couverture which specialises in womenswear, accessories, kidswear, homeware and vintage finds; and The […]

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Jackie & JFK

since i seem to be on a wedding trip today, i thought it might be cool to share some pics from the wedding of Jackie & JFK in September 1953, which was taken by Life photographer Lisa Larsen. there were 600 guests, they had 14 ushers and 10 bridesmaids and they ate pineapple salad at their […]

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A Wedding in the Loire Valley

okay, if you are a regular reader you will know my feelings re: the wedding industry and that my overall hope is that people would have honest, real weddings without the unnecessary hoopla. …but, i had to show you this. because it’s so ridiculously fantastical i almost cannot believe it’s real. this couple had a […]

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Arts & Science

love this simple yet striking way ARTS&SCIENCE displays their s/s 2012 collection ARTS&SCIENCE, shop & brand which bases itself in Tokyo, offers a aifestyle as a whole with fashion as one important essence. -To Wear, To Dwell, and To Eat- The owner and also the creative director Sonya Park, who also works as a fashion stylist, […]

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Paris in Colour

whenever i’m daydreaming about fantasy holidays, looking through the directories of beautiful hotels or checking out cheap flights, my mind always wanders back to paris. i have visited the city a number of times, but i can’t seem to get enough of it – you can keep your tropical islands and skiing holidays, all i […]

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Bon Appétit

i’m really excited to share the first Food & Fashion Mash-Ups series i did for Bon Appétit Magazine! which is a superb publication by the way, we don’t get it in South Africa but i was lucky enough to be given copies of their two latest issues. something i really appreciated was the beautiful design & […]

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Wild Child of the Aeolian Isles

The Hellers is comprised of brother & sister duo Dania and Yoram Heller, who are based out of Tel Aviv and LA. their Spring Summer 2012 line Wild Child of the Aeolian Isles was inspired by the Brontë sisters – imagine Jane Eyre, off on a sun glazed trip to the Aeolian Islands… On a meaningful trip to Sicily Dania was […]

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I Dip, You Dip, We Dip

i really have to resist the urge to dip paint almost all of my furniture (and utensils) at the moment. every time i see something beautifully dipped online my eye slowly travels to the legs of my desk and i think… mmm. this DIY dipped coral entry table by emily at the sweet beast is […]

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Roberto Rubalcava

Roberto Rubalcava is a photographer originally from Mexico who lives and works in London. he did a series of photographs for swedish knitwear label Jumper Fabriken, which i really love (i previously blogged about them here). the mood of his work veers from light & ethereal to dark & moody… i had trouble picking my favourites […]

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