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New York Stories

you know i’m a tart for anything inspired by colour, so i was really happy to discover a collaboration between stylist Marcus Hay & photographer Kat Teutsch on a wonderful series called New York Stories: self styled shoots inspired by the lives of fictional ladies in New York City. says Marcus, I have for a long…

Matisse & Me

“I wouldn’t mind turning into a vermilion goldfish.” – Henri Matisse my top 10 lists are always changing – top 10 bands i want to see live (daft punk & arcade fire are usually in there), top 10 hottie actors (hello jon hamm, hello javier bardem), top 10 foods i…

Paris in Colour

whenever i’m daydreaming about fantasy holidays, looking through the directories of beautiful hotels or checking out cheap flights, my mind always wanders back to paris. i have visited the city a number of times, but i can’t seem to get enough of it – you can keep your tropical islands…

Dark Horse

top to bottom, left to right: toujours toi ; dam style ; the sartorialist ; the sartorialist ; the sartorialist ; the locals ; vanessa jackman ; les mads ; jak & jil ; paris x 3 ; refinery 29 ; the locals ; stockholm streetstyle ; stockholm streetstyle

Sherbert

have been quietly obsessing over this colour scheme for a while. decided to call it sherbert. yes, i know the correct spelling is sherbet – but i pronounce it sherbert. and since i am making up a colour scheme i may as well make up a word, too. it’s somewhere…

This Palette

i would like my entire life to look like this colour palette right now. 01: nickey kehoe / 02: thank you, ok / 03: theodore robinson / 04: sasha van aalst / 05: claes källarsson / 06: doublem2 all from la garconne

Busypants

finally got my hands on a copy of bossypants yesterday (i had to wait for the ipad kindle edition since the actual book isn’t available in south africa yet. like most good things i anticipate it won’t be for a while.) i got home from work, made myself comfortable on…

NORTH / SOUTH

thought i’d highlight the best of both worlds – since you notherners are slowly skipping into spring, and us southerners are steadily creeping into autumn. i’m sure we are both eager for a change … i know i am. NORTH: spring flowers / beating the heat / the beach /…