Florals

step 3 in my summer psyching series. florals! the smell of jasmine, especially. – photograph by tara. – photograph by valerie chiang. – flower arrangements by amy merrick. – painting by olle hjortzberg. – dress by tsumori chisato. – photograph by beth lane. – georgia tal by citizen couture. – knickers by…

Autumn & Everything After

i’ve really noticed autumn in south africa this year. mostly due to the fact that i’ve been on a few drives into the countryside when not couch dwelling, and also making an effort to get outside with my dogs for walkies (they walk me, really). the trees are beautifully red…

Fall vs Spring

when i was browsing through the latest spring modern sale at bukowskis (they really bring me endless amounts of joy, that auction house) i was quite taken by all the beautiful flower still life pieces. i thought back to how some of my favourite collections from the autumn 2011 shows…

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 /…

a peak you reach

craving autumn more and more and more. i’m seeing it everywhere and in everything. seasonally delusional. the locals / haw-lin saint verde digest / missoni ss 2011 kayla doohlan picasso / turned out bonnie & clyde / mr. newton

all day day light

you might have noticed the lack of new posts here today – due to the usual reasons (busy busy busy real life bla bla bla). well, i’ll leave you with at least a little something on this lovely friday, in honour of the noticeable change of season around here. here’s…

soon

it’s going to be spring soon! though our tricksy south african weather has been making everyone assume it’s spring already (this has probably been the mildest and most glorious winter in recent memory.) i bet we’re in for one more crazy cold front before the proper hot weather hits us though – remember when it snowed in august?

photos by the very talented will renton

le picnique

picnics might usually be associated with spring & summer, but autumn in the winelands (and south africa in general) is pretty much perfect outdoor weather in my mind. you can sit in the sun without getting hot, i mean – what’s better than that? yesterday i was driving with the…

summer’s end

it could be because of the stifling heat that i am longing for winter, but it’s also the clothes. courtesy: sartorialist + garance