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south africa

  • Miss Moss // India House
    Living

    India House

    i was lucky enough to spend an evening at India House (so named for the bright blue old wooden door brought from Gujarat, India), a self-catering cottage in the Bastiaanskloof at the bottom…

  • Ben Johnson for L'MAD
    Art, Fashion

    Ben Johnson for L’MAD

    L’MAD Collection is a local fashion brand who creates limited edition collections with south african artists & designers. they have worked with people like Nico Krijno, Daniella Mooney and Michael Taylor amongst other, and their latest…

  • People of Cape Town
    Vintage

    Humans of Cape Town

    today i was preparing to do a follow up to my Bygone Cape Town post from a few years back (be sure to check it out) when i went down a rabbit hole and…

  • photo taken by my brother
    Photography

    Walks

    i have been walking a lot in the mountains that surround my parents’ home in the past while. my family all live in stellenbosch and between them they have 4 dogs who…

  • Mini Break // Miss Moss
    Photography

    Mini Break

    yesterday i raced to get all my work done and left Cape Town in the afternoon, grinning from ear to ear. i was on my way to Pringle Bay, a seaside town…

  • Bone Couture
    Fashion

    Bone Couture

    Anna Raimondo of Smith Jewellery actually studied at university at the same time as me, and consequently we’d often pass each other in the hallways since the graphic and jewellery design students all worked in…

  • Alexia Vogel
    Art

    Alexia Vogel

    i love these oil paintings by local artist Alexia Vogel. Alexia Vogel is a recent Michaelis School of Fine Art graduate. She considers all of her paintings landscapes, even the most abstract ones. She…

  • Miss Moss // Dornier
    Stuff

    Lately

    in light of yesterday’s post you can probably imagine that things are quite busy around here, so in lieu of a regular blog post – here’s another lately. these are all taken…

  • Skinny laMinx: Paradise is Here
    Living

    Paradise is Here

    Skinny laMinx (aka Heather Moore) was probably the first south african whose work i saw on international design blogs back in the day. which makes me immensely proud, especially because she is such…

  • Pichulik Brave Women: Lucie de Moyencourt
    Art

    Lucie de Moyencourt

    while i was enjoying the new Pichulik website yesterday i particularly loved their Brave Women series – intimate portraits of the women who wear Pichulik pieces. the first feature is on Lucie de Moyencourt who works as…

  • Pichulik AW14
    Stuff

    Pichulik A14

    ooh another of my favourite jewellery designers has just launched their new AW14 collection, and this time it’s local designer Pichulik. i have long been a cheerleader of Kat’s work (since her…

  • Kent Andreasen
    Photography

    Kent Andreasen

    i have been following Capetonian photographer Kent Andreasen in one form or another for a while, either seeing his work popping up locally here and there or via his tumblr which is…

  • Daniel Naudé: Sightings of the Sacred
    Photography

    Sightings of the Sacred

    Daniel Naudé is a photographer from my hometown of Stellenbosch, South Africa who is well-known for his amazing photographs of South African animals, which were showcased in his debut exhibition Animal Farm (and book – which…

  • Miss Moss Kruger Park photographs
    Photography

    Custos Naturae

    Custos Naturae is the slogan of the Kruger National Park, it means Guardian of Nature. i have been very familiar with it since i was a kid, as we were lucky enough…