Monthly Archives

February 2013

  • Fashion

    Love ZA Buy ZA

    if you’ve perused my Cape Town City Guide you’d have noticed the plethora of local fashion boutiques that we are lucky enough to have in our fair city. they stock mostly local…

  • Living

    10 Homes

    another installment of Ten Homes. man, what a day. moving sucks! but what sucks even more is when your furniture removal guys don’t even show up when they’re supposed to. needless to…

  • Fashion

    Aritzia

    despite the kinda ritzy name, Canadian retailer Aritzia has very beautiful wearable pieces, and some snazzy floral numbers too. i’ve always loved the idea of floral pants, but can’t pull them off…

  • Music

    London Grammar

    well i promised that i would be sharing more music on this here blog (still contemplating those music mixes…) so let me introduce you to London Grammar, if you haven’t heard of…

  • Design

    Windows of New York

    ooooooooh i LOVE projects like this!! graphic designer José Guizar illustrates and shares one window a week for his Windows of New York project. did i tell you we’re going to NYC for our…

  • Stuff

    Nice Things No.15

    here are 15 nice things for Nice Things No.15 – it’s an Etsy edition! porcelain jewellery by Loumi: the daschund league tote bag by giulia sagramola: moonstone deco silver ring by Datter:…

  • Fashion

    Margaret Howell SS13

    there are two things that made me happy this morning. first was watching that goats video again. i think i may just start every single morning by having a quick glimpse of…

  • Living

    Wonderdeco

    i’m actually moving out of my lovely flat this month (sad face), so right now my mind is on the crappy business of packing up. it does make me feel a bit…

  • Fashion

    Toast

    i really love the aesthetic of UK brand Toast. they have a wonderful collection of basics like breton tees, denim, classic leather items and menswear inspired pieces named after Diane Keaton (of…

  • Fashion

    Candela S/S 13

    Gabriela Perezutti is the designer behind Candela, based in NYC. her identity is deeply rooted in her Uruguayan ranching upbringing, and these equestrian and traditional gaucho influences are reflected in her designs. the…

  • Living

    Oyyo

    Oyyo is a studio based in Sweden founded by creative duo Lina Zedig and Marcus Åhrén, who marry Swedish design sensibilities with their nomadic moods and travelling adventures. the studio releases one to two new products…

  • Le Sac by Miss Moss
    Fashion

    Le Sac

    i only have one handbag that i use for everything – day to day, going out, travelling etc. i’m just too comfortable & lazy to transfer things from bag to bag. BUT.…

  • Art, Design

    Daily Dishonesty

    Lauren Hom contacted me about her Daily Dishonesty project which is simply super rad. she’s a graphic designer based in NYC who started a series of hand lettered posters that document the little lies…

  • Photography

    A Wedding at Babylonstoren

    weddings at Babylonstoren never fail to wow me. the setting is so spectacular that you don’t need any frills when it comes to decor and the usual wedding jazz (a blessing, really).…