Last week I attended the Poetry Autumn Winter 2017 preview to see what the brand has in store for us as the cooler months approach. As usual, the goods on offer did not disappoint, and I spotted many items I think will be key investments this winter. The collection was designed with a strong yet … Continue Reading

No matter what the season, I do love a pretty, printed dress. In fact, I have to stop myself from adding to my already extensive collection. You see, for years I subscribed to the ‘less is more’ mantra and steadily built up a wardrobe of basics in white, black, navy and taupe. But I missed … Continue Reading

CLICKS asked me to put a little festive gift guide together for those of you, like me, who leave your Christmas shopping to the very last minute. I wasn’t aware that www.clicks.co.za had a ‘click and collect’ feature, which allows you to order and pay online, then collect your purchase/s at your nearest Clicks store. … Continue Reading

Did you know that rose gold jewellery was popular with Russian royalty way back in the 1800’s? However, it wasn’t until 1920’s that it became more mainstream. It’s taken a quiet backseat for decades, however, in recent years, it’s been gaining in popularity and is currently far preferred over white or yellow gold. I sat … Continue Reading

I popped into Desray last week and just couldn’t resist picking up a few key pieces for summer. As most of you know, I believe it’s so important to support our wonderfully creative local designers. Mostly, the quality of their merchandise is far superior to mass market international labels and, because the clothing is locally … Continue Reading

Old Khaki’s spring/summer 17 collection was unveiled to the media two weeks ago. The event was held at the What If The World Gallery in Woodstock, Cape Town. The airy, light-filled space served as the perfect backdrop to showcase the brands laidback range of men’s and ladieswear. The collection is characterised by a range of … Continue Reading

Last week I attended the Poetry SS/17 media preview and have to admit, this has to be my favourite collection yet. Taking their cue from spring’s fresh bounty of blooms, architectural lines of tropical plants and vibrant colours, Poetry has put together a spring/summer collection that pays tribute to the season of new growth. LOVE this … Continue Reading

For her SS/17 collection, PICHULIK takes a new, fresh direction. The striking displays of warm, bright colours that have been typical of PICHULIK’S previous collections, have been replaced with a restricted palette of natural tones in beautiful, soothing hues. Owner and designer, Katherine-Mary Pichulik, says the range was inspired by Central Indian ceremonial jewels, Middle … Continue Reading