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MY EXPERIENCE AT SA FASHION WEEK

Fashion, SA Fashion Week, Style

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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…

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

Fashion, SA Fashion Week, Style

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  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…

Friday Inspiration – Essential Shoe Guide

Fashion, Style

Great shoes enhance any outfit. They are the great finishing touch that any outfit needs in order to be rendered polished and complete. It is, therefore, worthwhile to invest in shoes that work around your lifestyle - shoes that work and play. Above I suggest great foundational shoes so your wardrobe is always refined. Indulge in the high heels that go well with that sheath or pencil skirt; to your…

Building your Perfect Wardrobe

Fashion, Style

The French have a saying "Bon chic, bon genre" meaning good style = good attitude.  Great style is effortless, looks at quality over quantity and is the ultimate self-expression. Being chic means different things to different people and dressing for yourself. Why not make 2017 a year to find your style through a well curated wardrobe and edited pieces. What is your personal style? Have your own unique style that…

Friday Outfit Inspiration – French Flair

Fashion, Style

The classics are a great wardrobe foundation. First make an investment in wardrobe staples then build on that. A great pair of jeans paired with a breton top and a neutral trench can be worn with heels and flats and large sunglasses plus a red lip to add allure. Happy wardrobe building.

UPDATING YOUR LIVING ROOM

Decor, Lifestyle, Style

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If you live in an apartment, like I do, the living room is usually the space you see when you walk in so it is a good idea to make your living space cosy and inviting. The sofa is the main point of attraction Choose your sofa carefully as everything else gets anchored around it. Choose a sofa in a neutral colour to build your living room around. If your…

LET’S GO NEUTRAL: WEEKEND STYLE INSPIRATION

Fashion

Neutral clothes can add freshness to your weekend wear. Keep it clean, keep it chic, and keep it simple. Neutrals create a great foundation for your wardrobe allowing you to wear them repeatedly without it being obvious. A lot of colours go with neutrals so you can mix and match them at your leisure. Neutrals are also timeless and you can create multiple looks with them. Below are a few…

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…