Chic

RAIN! RAIN! HOW TO LOOK CHIC IN THE RAIN

Fashion, Style

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Johannesburg has been raining cats and dogs. A chic rain look is a must to ensure you are not caught out in the rain with no protection. A trench coat is a must as it is light enough to wear and can be used for layering as well. A raincoat for heavy downpours. A beautifully crafted and sturdy umbrella should do the trick. Under that, have a wide brimmed hat…

IN SEARCH OF THE PINK POWER SUIT

Fashion, Style

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As I watched Shark Tank on M-net I was drawn to Dawn Nathan-Jones' pink power suit and I am now on the search for a striking pink power suit. The CEO of Europcar has great style and below I have broken down her style: THE EARRINGS [caption id="attachment_2309" align="aligncenter" width="280"] Source: www.brownsjewellers.com Platinum Protea Solitaire Diamond Earrings[/caption] 2. THE NECKLACE [caption id="attachment_2310" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Source: http://brownsjewellers.com          …

GREAT AFRICAN STYLE: COVER GIRLS!

Beauty, Style, Women of Influence Series

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Lupita Nyong'o's telling of African stories and celebration of her heritage brings a spotlight to African stories and great African style. Her Vogue cover is as beautiful as it is illuminating. Designers borrowing from African style and heritage have created masterpieces that she wears elegantly. In Queen of Katwe she plays the role of a mother in this Ugandan true story. See trailer here: http://www.herluxuriousafrica.com/?p=1026 Destiny Magazine has Thuli Madonsela gracing its cover…

Small Ways to Have a Happy and Luxurious Week

Career, Lifestyle, Style

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Mondays are great days to re-commit to yourself and your dreams and stretch yourself that one extra inch. Here are a few tips to start your week off on a great, happy and luxurious note: Recommit to your dreams Write down your dreams and affirmations for your dreams. Remember what you aspirations are and re-commit to working towards making these dreams come true. Only you limit your thinking and the…

HOW TO BE CHIC: FINISHING TOUCHES

Style

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You can curate your look and the last important touches to feeling chic are the finishing touches. Invest in quality finishing accessories that suit your personality. Here are a few ideas: Invest in quality shoes. Start building your wardrobe of quality shoes and keep them in their boxes with a picture on the outside. [caption id="attachment_1201" align="aligncenter" width="300"] suede boucle bow mule by Balenciaga[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_1196" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Guiseppe…

BEING CHIC: BATHING IN MYSTIQUE – 5 LESSONS FROM THIRTY CHIC DAYS PRACTICAL INSPIRATION FOR A BEAUTIFUL LIFE

Lifestyle, What are we reading?

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I have had the privilege to read Thirty Chic Days: Practical Inspiration for a Beautiful Life by Fiona Ferris. The book reminded me that life is meant to be designed to be as chic as possible. Life is a deliberate act and design of the life that you desire. Sometimes as we get caught up in the humdrum of life we forget to be deliberate about this experience called life.…

Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learnt While Living In Paris

What are we reading?

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Jennifer L. Scott was an exchange student in Paris from 2001 and her stint in Paris changed her life forever. Reason for the change? She left her overindulgent ways behind and found solace with Famille Chic, an aristocratic family, that enjoyed the small pleasures in life through the mastery of living well. The book speaks of the lessons she learnt from Madame Chic (the matriarch of the family). I will…