of a kind is a pretty unique shopping experience in that they feature an emerging designer each week who releases a limited edition item in a small batch for the public to snap up (and they do – everything that i have browsed through is sold out.) it’s a lovely way to find out about new designers, as well as learn about them & their process.
i really like the lookbooks from jumperfabriken. they have a subtle vintage feel that’s all about the styling and details – without relying on fakey photo filters & heavy photoshop tricks. i also like jumperfabriken because they make nice jerseys (sorry, jumpers) – items i am dying to wear again. currently dealing with 38°C heat in my town today.
i like their name, i like their styling and i like their goods. the goodhood store.
christmas is coming up and you need to buy a gift for your man? (or your girl, actually) BAM! forage bow ties.
YAY! an online shopping option for south africans that is actually RAD. i’m talking about spence guys. they had the launch at field office last night. spence boasts threads from sa designers like margot molyneux, missibaba, take care, christopher strong, steffany roup and many more. my credit card is going to take a beating soon.
as i type this it’s 6.4°C outside (and i’m cursing myself for leaving my fingerless gloves at home). i visited one of my best friends the other day and her gran had left her a genuine fur coat in her will (i think it was… leopard? it was some kind of hectic big cat fur). i tried it on and even though it was lovely and warm i felt really, really wrong wearing it and had to take it off after not even a minute. perhaps if i lived as an inuit wearing fur would be okay, but for now i will just admire how nice it looks and maybe look for a coat of the fake variety.
care for some aubin & wills? um, yes please. can i have one of everything?
alexandra grecco has some sexy clothing (love that cut-out heart dress)