August 2012

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Showing all posts made in the month of August 2012.
homes

10 homes

10 awesome homes where i wouldn’t mind being invited in for tea… but don’t let me stay too long or i might pitch a tent and claim squatter’s rights. / 1 / Céline Saby by Freunde von Freunden / 2 / Isabel Wilson by Brian ferry for FvF / 3…

nemadji

Nemadji Pottery

one of the things i’d like to do at home is build up my ceramics & glassware collection. i’ve been buying a few knick knacks here and there, which is always a slow process as you tend to find them sporadically (and need to resist the urge to buy an…

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New York in the 80s

i still haven’t been to new york. right now it’s a matter of saving saving saving so i can get there one day. every time i’m tempted by a beautiful piece of furniture or a new jacket i think, must save for new york. in the meantime i’m living vicariously…

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Building Block

you know that feeling you get when you’re super excited and nervous? say, before a date with someone you really like… or after you’ve just done something amazing like bunjee jumped or skinny dipped (with that someone you really like). heart palpitations might be the right word. WELL. i just…

rewardrobe

Rewardrobe

some of you may remember my last Rewardrobe post, which was exactly a year ago today. so much has changed in my life since then – i moved to a new city & into a new flat, cut down hours at my day job and took on more freelance work.…

uniqlo

Uniqlo Undercover

trust Uniqlo to come up with one of the cooooooolest lookbooks i have seen lately (this entire year even?). Uniqlo Undercover is a collaboration between Uniqlo and Jun Takahashi of Undercover. i think i am lusting after the bugs more than the clothes (except for the kids collection, which i…

nancy

Nancybird S/S 2013

the Nancybird S/S 2013 collection is probably my favourite so far. the new line is inspired by the coastal landscape of Australia – bright daisies, lobsters,  warm sand, weather ship ropes, sparkling sea and sunshine. those lobsters make me smile.

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These Things No.40

i actually started writing this post a few days ago when i was in the grips of a nasty bout of flu, which is spreading through cape town like wildfire at the moment, but i simply could not muster enough energy to get even half way through it. consequently i…

tenenbaums

The Tenenbaums & Co.

here’s a treat for all The Royal Tenenbaums fans out there – Criterion has shared the book and magazine covers that appeared in the film, including my favourites Dudley’s World and Henry Sherman’s adorable Accounting For Everything. oh man, how do you pick a favourite, even?

aubin

Aubin & Wills Autumn 2012

well i could certainly deal with a few more months of winter after gazing at the new Aubin & Wills Autumn lookbook featuring Sophie Dahl and Andre Van Noord. i would also like all their clothes, please.

gather

Gather Journal

i’ll be the first to admit that i don’t buy traditional food magazines, and i don’t even really browse food blogs (unless i’m hungry), but what i AM interested in is beautiful photography, art direction and design – and Gather Journal has these in spades. Michele Outland and Fiorella Valdesolo have pulled together…

black

Bits of Black

deborah’s instagram feed is a delight: diane keaton in looking for mr. goodbar (you can buy that first picture) boy by band of outsiders: a lovely lady on the streets of paris snapped by the sartorialist: toky0milk handcreme: the photography of Hengki Koentjoro: yeah no yeah alphabet posters: the angels of…

bona

Bona Drag Ceremonial Collection

the Bona Drag Ceremonial Collection is something else. featuring exclusive collaborative pieces by designers like Samantha Pleet (who designed the first amazing dress below), Mara Hoffman (who has never done ready to wear gowns until now) and Bona Drag buyer & stylist Hannah Bartie’s range With Hearts in My Eyes (the…

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