Fashion

MY EXPERIENCE AT SA FASHION WEEK

Fashion, SA Fashion Week, Style

To say it was magical, is an understatement. If you love fashion and fashion creations, you should take the time to experience Fashion Week. I was giddy with excitement and it was a great pleasure to to join the mecca of fashion writers and fashionistas in the front row of SA Fashion Week. SA Fashion Week is very accessible and the SAFW team are so professional and helpful that I…

LUXURY WITH A GOOD HEART: LUMINANCE DRESSED TO GIVE CHARITY SHOW

Fashion, Style

On a beautiful Sunday March night, the 26th to be exact, Luminance sponsored an incredible fashion show: Dressed To Give. The proceeds of the charity fashion show went o women and children at risk and the Lupus Foundation. [caption id="attachment_3905" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Dr Judy Dlamini and Caster Semenya[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3912" align="alignnone" width="1500"] The incomparable Terry Pheto [/caption] [caption id="attachment_3909" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Entertainment by the regal Louise Carver[/caption] The fashion show was produced…

GLAMOROUS MERCEDES-BENZ BOKEH SOUTH AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL FASHION FILM FESTIVAL SET TO INSPIRE

Fashion, Style

Dates: 7 to 8 April 2017 Place: Flagship Mercedes-Benz Dealership, Century City, Cape Town Now in its 4th year, the prestigious Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival is set to dazzle, entertain and educate attendees from 7 to 8 April 2017 at the flagship Mercedes-Benz dealership in Century City, Cape Town. CLICK HERE FOR THE FESTIVAL PROGRAM   There festival will start off with two workshop packed days,…

HOORAY – it’s SA Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 Collection Time!

Fashion, SA Fashion Week, Style

  CLICK HERE To View Show Schedule Tuesday 28 March to Saturday 1 April I am so excited about SA fashion week! This time I get to experience it first hand and will capture amazing images and fashion tidbits to share with you. 67 designers will showcase their 2017 Spring Summer Collections from 28 March to 1 April 2017 at The Park, Hyde Park Corner. Below is a snippet of…

IN SEARCH OF THE PINK POWER SUIT

Fashion, Style

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

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

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…

ODE TO THE BLAZER AND BLUE JEANS: STYLE INSPIRATION

Fashion, Style

A great blazer can transform an outfit. Invest in a high quality blazer in white, blue, and black. Once you have these basic colours you can add on other interesting colours. Here are a few great ideas on how to style the blazer with classic blue jeans:   [caption id="attachment_1848" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Tom Ford Blazer: Image Source Pinterest[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_1853" align="aligncenter" width="564"] White blazer and blue jeans for a great…

WEDNESDAY STYLE: Inspiration from my travels

Fashion, Style

I thought today we could borrow from European style to create a Wednesday capsule wardrobe. The idea is to dress up in a chic and effortless way. Here are three suggestions: THE WORK LOOK - a monochrome look with great accessories.   2. THE CASUAL LOOK - chic with a great jacket, scarf for cover-up, carry-all bag and comfortable shoes. 3. THE CASUAL LOOK - fun outfit with a pop of colour and…

BOOK REVIEW AND FRENCH STYLE INSPIRATION: HOW TO BE PARISIAN: WHEREVER YOU ARE

Style, What are we reading?

Confession, I am obsessed with French culture and French dress sense. It is so effortlessly chic. This post is double the pleasure for me, I get to speak about a great book and great style. I loved this book by Sophie Mas, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret and Anne Berest that takes you through what it means to be a Parisian in the 21st Century and I figured we could…