Mama Bird

Mama Bird

gonna have to get myself one of these tees by The Bee and the Fox when the little guy is born. and he will have to wear this one, sorry son – i’m already embarrassing you with matching tees. shop the entire range here.

Marilyn

Thank you

it’s the blog’s 7th birthday today! i already did a post about all that jazz last week, here it is. the one reason this dear old bunch of code and jpgs is still in existence is because of my cool sponsors, without which i would not be able to keep running it. so…

Polder

Polder + April Showers

polder is a boutique in Paris that also has a girls line called april showers. originally i was just going to share the new polder spring 2016 collection, but was totally seduced by the kids line, too. The Parisian brand polder was created in 2000 by two sisters of Dutch origin, Madelon Lanteri-Laura and Natalie Vodegel.…

Magnolia Antic

Magnolia Antic

i’m quite looking forward to wearing normal clothes again soon, maybe even something a bit fancy. wouldn’t mind being invited to a wedding or some event that required me to dress up – not something i would usually look forward to. or perhaps just don a fancy dress and swan around in…

shoes by Mari Giudicelli

Mari Giudicelli

Mari Giudicelli is the gorgeous brazilian who you have seen modelling for cool brands like Maryam Nassir Zadeh and Erin Considine (amongst many others). she is, naturally, very stylish herself and is launching an eponymous shoe brand – debuting this Friday. you can read all about it at T Magazine. Giudicelli cites nature as her primary…

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Future Glory

i like these bags by Future Glory very much. Future Glory Co. locally handcrafts bags and accessories that support social causes. We believe that business is a means to support social change, so with every purchase, a portion of proceeds is donated to local organizations dedicated to rebuilding the lives…

Tinker

Tinker

Tinker is a sort of a choose your own adventure watch brand. you pick the size, strap colour and finish you want – and that’s the watch you get. it’s fun building your own watch… i think i would pick the smallest face, in gold, with a blush pink strap. or black! or…

Club Petanque

Club Petanque

oh what i would give to wear a cosy sweatshirt right now. this week in Cape Town it would be more of a SWEAT shirt, know what i’m saying? Club Petanque is, as you may already have guessed, very French – selling cool sweats and tees for men and women,…

Pajamas, Pyjamas (Potatoes, Potahtoes)

Jim Jams

i decided to title this post Jim Jams because that’s what i call pyjamas. no, i’m not five. but it’s easier than trying to decide if i should go with the British spelling of pyjamas or the wholly more sensible American spelling of pajamas. PJs, jim jams, pyjamas, pajamas, sleepwear – whatever…

Plante SS16

Plante SS16

you may remember Plante from when i first posted about the brand in 2014. sisters Leah & Rebecca Plante have just launched their Spring 2016 collection – i love that classic green skirt, there’s almost nothing more beautiful to me than the combination of a blouse tucked into a long skirt. Plante…

Über den Wolken

Über den Wolken

i first visited Barcelona on vacation back in 2007 – pre-social media days. i was so excited by what a cool city it was, but also overwhelmed because i didn’t know how to tap into and find the real coolness of the city beyond the touristy stuff. there was no twitter…

Paloma Wool: Collection No. 5

Paloma Wool: Collection No. 5

it’s not often that i post about every collection of a brand, but so is the case with Paloma Wool. the latest collection from Barcelona based designer Paloma Lanna might be the most interesting yet, featuring collaborations with an illustrator and eight ceramic artists. Collection No. 5 revolves around a series…

Miss Moss + Jane Sews Giveaway. Enter to win a $100 voucher to spend at the Jane Sews online shop!

Jane Sews Giveaway

Hello! (said in Adele voice) i haven’t done a giveaway in such a long time, so i am very excited for this one – not least because Jane Sews is one of our proudest South African exports. i have seen Amy Venter grow her label from a young fashion range to…

Annie Costello Brown

Annie Costello Brown

Annie Costello Brown’s jewellery line ACB is full of dramatic & oversized hand cut hammered pieces; made from silver, brass and gold, fit for Frida Kahlo or an Egyptian queen. Annie has an interesting back story: growing up on a houseboat in the San Francisco Bay area in the seventies, surrounded by artists,…

Heinui FW15

Heinui FW15

if there’s one thing i can count on every year it’s that designer Claire Pignot is going to release a lovely new collection for her label Heinui. yep, just take a look at the FW15 collection. the Lenny dress is a particular favourite, and love the embroidery on the Luisa…