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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…

Good Guys SS14 // Miss Moss

Good Guys

remember rad vegan shoe brand Good Guys? well here’s their new Summer 14 lookbook, and the shoes are still as rad as ever. you can buy a pair of Good Guys online here.

Native Shoes SS14 / Miss Moss

Native Shoes

love this bright, fruity campaign for the SS14 collection of Native Shoes shot by photographer Stephanie Gonot and art directed by Adi Goodrich. i don’t know anything about Native Shoes, but they seem to be some kind of… dare i say it? crocs and sneaker hybrid? except, cooler. Inspired by…

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Larsson & Jennings

Larsson & Jennings is a watch company that combines a classic British aesthetic with Swedish minimalist design. i rather fancy their chain metal watches. STHLM means Stockholm, by the way… in case you’re not down with the lingo. We don’t care about class, we care about style. Our ambition is…

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2014

last year i did a post on 2013 calendars and, well, the time has come. 2014 to be exact… so here are 14 calendars for 2014. there are only 5 Mondays left and then it’s Christmas!! Snug Studio: Marimekko: minerals by Lindsay Jones: Linda & Harriett: Scandinavian florals by…

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Penny Sage

it’s always nice seeing new fashion from our neighbours across the ocean, mostly because we share the same season – so the clothing at least makes sense. as much as i love seeing beautiful fall coats and boots coming out of the northern hemisphere it’s just kinda depressing for those of…

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Madesmith

Brooklyn & LA based Madesmith is an online shop that features artisans who make limited edition textiles, jewellery, accessories, homeware and other goods with a focus on supporting local makers & craftmanship. they also feature stories on all the producers, sharing their workspaces, what inspires them, keeps them motivated, and their…

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Of A Kind giveaway!

* the giveaway is now closed * perhaps you can tell that i kind of have a thing for the awesome Of a Kind, this is our fourth giveaway together! i’m always excited to see what amazing new edition they are going to release next (currently eyeballing these earrings). and…

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Hannah Hoffman

Hannah Hoffman is a jeweller from Columbus, Ohio who has a background in glass art & metalsmithing. she recently launched her website sporting a lovely line of jewellery, with a rad lookbook styled by Sally Mcleod and photographed by Michelle Maguire. My metal work demonstrates a balance between the industrial…

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Goodies No.18

1. marble print bag by hokoda 2. bloggers love cats calender 3. custom pet portraits by Faye Moorhouse 4. pastel tassel necklace by DDSLL Girls 5. knitted baby mobile by Patricija 6. nani iro japanese woodblock fabric 7. yellow sailor top 8. jewellery by cursive design (note the cat!) 9. falling…

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Bon

you may remember this rad lookbook for Tucson based mom-and-daughter owned shop Bon Boutique. they released their new lookbook a while back – they only do one a year – and it’s lovely. photography by Kate Edmonson. Bon is a shop in Tucson, Arizona where we- mother and daughter- Bonnie and Crystal…

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Egretta Garzetta

i must confess that underwear is pretty much at the bottom of my list of priorities when it comes to clothes shopping. big purchases are reserved for shoes, leather goods… maybe the occasional fancy dress. but undies, those come in packs of 5 and usually cost me less than a…

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&Attorney

&Attorney is an Australian shoe brand that, upon browsing through their website, made me say out loud – “i want that one, and that one, and that one, and that one…” from their classic loafers, to their sweet clogs and unique stacked sandals (love the mint!) i can honestly say…