kolonaki

Kolonaki

even though summer is on the way out for us down south (i wore boots yesterday for the first time!) i can still appreciate some breezy summer wear, especially since i basically spent all last summer in long skirts or dresses. Kolonaki is a spanish brand with some sweet new stuff…

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Des Petits Hauts

i’m not sure when pineapples became the fruit of the moment, but they are certainly enjoying their day in the sun – popping up in every lookbook, photoshoot and fashion editorial i come across these days. WELL. maybe it’s time for bananas, right? or how about a juicy mango? i’ll…

Nomad

Nomad

Nomad is a fashion label based in Porto, Portugal and Stockholm, Sweden – an interesting combo that you can see in their clothes. a bit of a Mediterranean feeling, combined with that pared down Swedish design sensibility. the SS14 collection, Road to Dambulla, was inspired by a journey through Sri…

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Charlotte Stone

shoes from Charlotte Stone. it’s as almost as if she invaded my dreams and asked, “what would your ideal shoes be, Diana?” this would be them, Charlotte. with names like Barton, Dot, Jasper, Joss and Kew – i would like one of each, please. A native of Kingston Ontario, Charlotte Stone…

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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Heinui

Heinui is a label by French designer Claire Pignot. you may have spotted her first collection around the internet a few months ago, featuring beautiful blue and denim pieces. her new summer range, Paper Moon, expands on her love for denim and also features some light cotton & silk pieces that…

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Gorman

i love Aussie brand Gorman – their prints just scream S U M M E R. and since us south africans, and our counterparts in the southern hemisphere, are going into spring i feel like this is the kind of stuff everyone should be wearing. at the moment we are…

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Confezioni Crosby SS 13

they have done it again. Confezioni Crosby, who i have featured numerous times, has a beautiful new summer collection that will make you want to go on holiday forever. Confezioni Crosby is a collaboration with a historic New York based manufacturer of mens uniforms and traditional work garmets. The idea was born from…

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Warm Weather

it’s that time of year again where i do my annual post about summer psyching. this has mostly do with all the imagery i have seen on instagram and twitter and in my blog feed from people who live in, or are currently holidaying in, the northern hemisphere. i know…

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Three’s Company

there are a few new collections i’ve spotted around lately – three in particular – that have been making me quite excited for summer, and it only makes sense to share them all in one go. three’s company, three time’s a charm… you know what i’m saying. love the vibrant…

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Samantha Pleet Spring 13

Mallory shared the latest Samantha Pleet spring collection over on Gems yesterday, and it pretty much nails what i’d love my wardrobe to look like this summer – especially those floral numbers. the one thing that has been quite difficult for me to find, in south africa at least, is…

Monica Sanchez

i love this series of photographs by Monica Sanchez taken with a Nikon FM2 – a film camera that i also use. it makes me want to go out and buy a roll of film (and is also helping the summer psyching). check out her flickr. all photographs by Monica Sanchez

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…

Vintage Summer Snapshots

i’m really trying to psyche myself up for summer. if you follow my ramblings on twitter (or, of course, if you know me personally) you’ll know that i am not the hugest fan of this particular season. it’s the heat, you see. i think i might literally be allergic to…