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Oversized Scarf & Fringed Denim

November 16, 2015

So, it’s been a while. And by while I mean a couple of months. Apologies, my friends. But I am back, in London that is. For my final honours year assignment, I was required to complete a one month internship, so I headed to London for mine, as one does. And I don’t want to leave, despite the constant running nose, daily sweat feasts in the tube and the sun going down at 16:30. For all of those reasons, and…

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July 31, 2015

For the past month or so I have been trying to secure an internship for the end of the year as part of my final honours year requirement. I’ve done a few short internships (more like vac work) during the last 5 years but have never entered the corporate world. As much as I am enamoured with fashion and creating beautiful things, I thought this was a good opportunity to have a fresh experience and test out new waters. Because this…

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The Poncho

July 11, 2015

Ever since my first trip to New York back in 2012, I have been obsessing over ponchos. One morning, while walking on the famed streets trapped by never ending skyscrapers, I saw a woman in brown chelsea boots, faded blue skinny  jeans and an aztec poncho. And while the word ‘aztec’ in that sentence may throw many of you off, she was the most chic. Take my word for it. From that morning it became a mission of mine to find the…

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In the Mountains

July 6, 2015

I’ve basically been wearing the same oversized sweater and jeans with zip detail for most of my Drakensburg trip. When the majority of your day is made up of long walks and lazy afternoons spent on the couch watching Wimbledon, you tend to put on what makes you most comfortable. But, after an exhilarating canopy tour through the Drakensburg forest, my energy levels increased slightly. For those that don’t know, this is a tour via zip-lines through the trees, and…

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July 3, 2015

This blog is often a testament of my patience. Whether it be forgoing a whole blog post as the pictures didn’t turn out as imagined or, like in this case, your camera went a bit nuts and your images are tiny. And I mean tiny. Patience tested. One’s mood always has a major effect on their level of patience. I was either going to throw my laptop against the wall or breath deeply a few times and make a time to…

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June 29, 2015

So, it’s been over a month. I apologise. First it was exam studying keeping me from anything enjoyable in life and then, as it tends to, life got very much in the way. But I’m back and since the last post, winter has certainly arrived in full force. This post was shot during a cold front so please forgive the puffy, watery eyes that came with the icy wind I was enduring. But I am not complaining – I have been…

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Block It

May 19, 2015

      If anyone has been keeping up with my outfit posts both here and on Instagram, you’ll notice a current theme – this shirt. I’ve noticed that every time I want to whip out the camera and shoot a look post, I’m wearing this damn shirt. It’s come to the point where I can’t post the last look I shot until I have a few other outfit posts to fill in the repeat offender gaps. Lately, my work ethic has been…

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Mama and Me

May 7, 2015

  At the age of three, I knew what I wanted when it came to fashion. I never let anyone dress me. Unsurprisingly, my choices have not always been ones to brag about. At five, I went through a disney gangster stage and four years later, gelled back hair was all the rage. Ah, memories. Needless to say, from a young age, fashion has been something of great interest to me and my mom has always left me to my own devices.…

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Boyish Behaviour

April 28, 2015

  Blurred lines are taking over in the fashion industry, or perhaps just taking over my closet. I don’t mean the Robin-Thicke-surrounded-by-scantily-dressed-women kind of blurred lines, I mean the blurred lines that have given rise to a celebration of androgynous dressing. A few weeks ago I bought a pair of leather-like loafers – lately, they are maintaining a permanent spot on my Instagram feed and on my feet – and since this purchase, I have received more compliments from both men and women about my…

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Take it Easy

April 7, 2015

Comfort, noun. A state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint. In the most recent years, the fashion industry has embraced this state of ease. Currently, it’s all about feeling your look and feeling good in it. Think about it. The rise of athleticism in fashion, a growing obsession with boyfriend jeans, out with the heels and in with the flats – comfort is now key. Hence, while I still love my skinnies, my loyalty lies with #teamwide. #TightorWide   What…

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