Monthly Archives

January 2014

  • Karen Walker x Kenya
    Fashion

    Karen Walker x Kenya

    Karen Walker teamed up with the UN’S Ethical Fashion Initiative to commission Kenyan artisans to make screenprinted & beaded pouches for her Summer 2014 eyewear collection. some of the artisans involved – machinists, cutters, tailors, production…

  • Pictoresq // Miss Moss
    Fashion

    Pictoresq

    Stéphanie Delpon and Domitille Dallemagne are founders of Pictoresq, a french online magazine slash shop that sells designer and vintage clothing – all modeled by their own friends. each story features clothes…

  • Yardbird in Hong Kong
    Photography, Stuff

    Guided

    city guides are one of my favourite things to discover online (i even created my own one for Cape Town, and also a guide of sorts to places i like in NYC).…

  • Olend Backpacks
    Fashion

    Ölend

    spotted this lookbook for Barcelona based backpack makers Ölend on thisispaper, and i am particularly taken by the sweet styling of high-waist jeans and chunky knits. that’s exactly how i would imagine…

  • Lynnie Zulu
    Art

    Lynnie Zulu

    browsing the vibrant work of London based illustrator Lynnie Zulu is the perfect antidote to a Monday. growing up in Scotland, drawing was a form of escapism from an early age and…

  • natgeo2
    Stuff

    These Things No.57

    well it’s the first These Things of the new year, and also the first in over 2 months! enjoy. i actually wanted to do a post about Slim Aarons soon, but every…

  • Miso
    Art

    Miso

    Stanislava Pinchuk aka Miso is a Ukrainian born artist based in Melbourne whose prolific body of work includes paper art, illustration and tattooing (amongst others). i’m one of those people who has…

  • mrsvrs.tumblr.com
    Fashion

    Mrs Vrs

    this might surprise some of you, but i don’t consider myself a snappy dresser. i prefer comfort over trends, and i like classic things like well cut jeans, and nice simple tops,…

  • french-kiss-preview
    Film

    French Kiss

    if there is one movie that i have watched countless times, it is French Kiss. i first saw it back in 1995 when i was 12 years old, and i didn’t even…

  • Miss Moss // Drama on the Streets
    Fashion, Film

    Drama on the Streets

    i felt like these deserved a re-post! you see, i have been going through my archives and i rediscovered these Period Drama vs Street Style colour comparisons that I did way back…

  • Selfi SS14
    Fashion

    Selfi SS14

    if you’re a Capetonian (or just a South African girl, really) you’ll be more than familiar with the wonderful Selfi, whose clothing i just a-d-o-r-e. designer Celeste has done it again with…

  • Voices of Industry
    Fashion

    Voices of Industry

    Adele Stafford is the creative mind behind Voices of Industry, who create hand woven apparel and textiles from 100% domestic fiber, farmed and spun in the U.S. Adele hand weaves each piece on a…

  • Adrian De Sa Garces // Namibia
    Photography

    Adrian De Sa Garces

    one of the cool things about Instagram is seeing what other South Africans are up to on their summer holidays – a lot of people go up the coast, or spend their…

  • momo-preview
    Fashion

    MOMO

    i have been so excited to write this post because it has been weeks (months?) in the making. i first met Neira Zahirovic last year through my husband Anton (he works with…