April 2012

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Showing all posts made in the month of April 2012.

Goodies 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Stuff Lately

edit & update: i have changed my image hosting to Amazon S3, which is working out great so far. i decided to put my whining about Flickr to rest, after hearing many compelling arguments for the privacy / pinterest issue from Flickr users and bloggers alike. here are some of…

The Forest Feast

i think about food all the time. and i don’t mean just eating it (of course) but always trying to answer the same questions – what am i going to eat for dinner? how can i NOT spend a crapload of cash on food? how can i not waste my…

Charlotte Linton A/W 2012

Charlotte Linton hits it straight out of the park again with her A/W 2012 collection The travel diaries of early 20th century artist Rockwell Kent provide a starting point for designer Charlotte Linton’s Greenland Collection. Taking inspiration from the paintings and drawings Kent created whilst living amongst Inuit communities, Charlotte…

These Things No.37

These Things No.37 [1] mini cheetah oxford [2] black cat bag [3] ceramic clay houses [4] need supply co spring 2012 [5] teeth & hair by eirian chapman [6] carpe diem journal [7] quince & co [8] dina oxford [9] light as a feather by fieldguided

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