For far too long nude underwear (& lipstick, & shoes, & make-up) wasn’t representative of the multitude of skin tones that populate the planet. When I started working as a fashion editor at True Love Magazine back in 2000, I’d call our cover ladies (who were mostly black) to book shoot dates, times and get … Continue Reading

Listen up lovely readers, now is the time to buy all your winter goodies for next winter. Sound a tad counter intuitive? Not at all! You see, now is the time to really bag some incredible deals on coats, jackets and knits. So, it’s with huge amounts of excitement that I bring you this blog … Continue Reading

Developing good money savings habits has always been a challenge for me. I have to remind myself on a regular basis that the key to wealth, is living within my means and being disciplined about saving. But, if I’m honest, the world of finance alludes me. I find it challenging (mostly because I don’t understand it) … Continue Reading

Given the amount of traveling most of us do, it’s essential to invest in good quality, durable luggage. Personally, I believe that your luggage should reflect your style, so I’ve partnered with French luggage brand Lipault to bring you a very exciting giveaway. Lipault understand that a suitcase is no longer just a vessel to … Continue Reading

 I truly believe that accessories are the best way to update your outfit in a cost effective manner. I have a lot of simple and elegant basics that I’ve collected over many years – items like the perfect LBD, white shirts and countless pairs of denim jeans in various washes. These items from the skeleton … Continue Reading

BAG IT I won this gorgeous leather saddle bag from Alex & Marla (R1999) in a competition run by Lokal – a website dedicated to showcasing incredible South African brands. It’s just so beautifully made comfortable to wear. Because of it’s neutral tan colour, it works with just about everything in my wardrobe. I’m amazed … Continue Reading

Of all Pichulik’s collections, the new Fall/Winter 17 has to be my favourite yet. Because I adore pearls, the items really resonate with me. I love how Pichulik has managed to work her magic with her chosen materials of pearls, wood, rope and brass – transforming them into highly wearable, yet beautifully simplistic pieces. Oh, … Continue Reading

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