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Treat Yo Self Lingerie

i blitzed through a book this past weekend (which wasn’t amazing, but has comparisons to Gone Girl – so if you’re into whodunits maybe give it a whirl) and the main character kept mentioning slipping into a “sexy black teddy” that her husband had bought for her. i couldn’t roll…

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Gift Guide No.4

i received a comment the other day from a fellow south african asking for more local gift ideas, which made me pause and reflect for a second. personally i only buy local products for christmas. i think we have amazing designers & makers and i am lucky enough to live…

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Gift Guide No.3

i traversed the deep, dark corners of Etsy to find some cool gift ideas for you. it’s one of the few places that i regularly purchase from as an international buyer. talking directly to the shop owner is convenient, and you can sometimes ask them to leave the price off…

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Gift Guide No.2

i own two of the things on this page – that Olle Eksell Eyes poster (you can also buy a the original version from his official website if you want it.) and of course Reflektor which has to be my album of the year… give the gift of music! i would also…

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Gift Guide No.1

it’s that time of year agaaaaaaaaaain! (Oprah voice) – trying something different this year, no more collages like last time (ain’t nobody got time for that). i hope this shows up in your browsers and feeds… does it? does it? well, i sure hope it does. and i hope that…

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Goodies No.13

i don’t make birthday wish lists in real life, and i don’t particularly like being asked what i want for my birthday. i’m a firm believer in giving someone a gift that you really want them to have, doesn’t matter how big or small it is… or how weird it…

Christmas Stocking

it’s a public holiday today in south africa and i’m officially on holiday! which means i now have to start doing my christmas shopping. as much as i inwardly groan thinking about the crowds, truth is i love giving people gifts. and, well, i enjoy receiving gifts too… here are…

Gift Guide: Green

row 1: class notebook / dodecahedron terrarium / leather lunch bag row 2: whisk / mint envelope / vegetables from an italian garden row 3:  handmade wallet & coin purse / fox hunt print / mint washi tape row 4: rad dad / porcelain & leather planter / read more bookmark row…

Gift Guide: Peachy Flamingo

row 1: table lamp / tan leather backpack / small peach paper bowl row 2: stella ring / stone fox issue no.1 / quartz necklace row 3: flamingo wallet / maison tea light candle holder / white chiffon undies row 4: dreamcats in peach / aubin & wills pencils / sublime: new design & architecture from japan row 5: pet tags /  snug bear cutting board / moth origami lampshade