Have you checked out the new Kirsten Goss jewellery collection called Wildcard yet? I would go so far as to say this is one of my favourite collections yet. I love how some of the brands most famous organic lines and forms have been juxtaposed with sharp symmetry and exquisite stones like topaz, sapphires and … Continue Reading

Ever considered working with a jewellery designer to create your very own, custom piece of jewellery? I recently did just that with Black Betty Jewellery Design. I’d had a few turquoise stones, some coral I bought years ago in Mauritius, a string of cultured pearls and a few tiny diamonds laying around, just waiting for … Continue Reading

Last week Tuesday evening, I attended the hotly anticipated Style By SA Show at SAFW in JHB. This show is always a favorite of mine as I get a first look at what to expect from some of my favourite local designers like Thebe Magugu, Rich Mnisi & Sindiso Khumalo. I really love how Woolworths … Continue Reading

Last week I got to view the Poetry Autumn Winter 2018 collection. As per usual, there are so many items that I desperately want – and know you will too! The inspiration for the collection comes from the historical le marchand des quatre saisons – the market of the four seasons. The fresh produce markets … Continue Reading

A Bag For All Seasons A few weeks back, I got to meet acclaimed South African handbag designer, Adrian Furstenberg. The designer made headlines when he won the “All About the Logo” by Guess category of the 10th annual Independent Handbag Designer award in New York City in 2016. Seven styles of bags are available, … Continue Reading

Superbalist asked me to select five of my favourite fragrances and accessories from their site recently – to create a wishlist of sorts. A simple task – you may think – but goodness gracious me, it was super difficult! There are so many fantastic scents and must-have accessories to choose from, it was quite overwhelming. … Continue Reading

I absolutely adore Country Road, and was lucky enough to attend the brands Summer 2017 media day last week. As usual, the offering surprised, delighted and inspired.  Nobody could take their eyes off the adorable Country Road Caravan, which was fully-kitted out with the seasons must-have decor items.  The Caravan will be popping up all over … Continue Reading

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