I was so excited to discover Aurora Crafted Jewellery – a new, local jewellery brand with some of the most beautiful designs I’ve seen in a while. The brand has a stunning selection of earrings, necklaces and wrist bracelets – all locally made. The beaded styles are produced by local talented crafters in communities from … Continue Reading

Given the COVID pandemic & the fact that we’re spending most of our time at home, it’s important to ensure our spaces are comforting & inspiring environments that smell good. I know that when my home smells great, it makes me feel happy & comforted. On the other hand, a home that smells bad is … Continue Reading

I simply can’t resist a pretty dress, even though I already own so many! When I spotted the Olive drawstring dress R1,600 from DESRAY buy HERE (also available in black HERE) my heart skipped a beat. Not only is the colour a favourite, the fit is just perfect for my figure because it has adjustable … Continue Reading

Oh, how I’m loving my silk, hand embroidered Multi-printed Kaftan Tunic R1750 from DESRAY (BUY) While this item is on the pricier side, it’s important to remember that it can be worn any season of the year. During hot summer days, I’d wear it over my bikini as a sophisticated cover up. Shorter women could … Continue Reading

Today is on the chilly side & I need to venture outdoors to get a new hard drive & stock up on some supplies. I’m a tad nervous, as I haven’t been to an actual shopping center for over two months! Oh well, big girl panties, I guess. Aside from the nervous energy of actually … Continue Reading

Do you need a new pair of winter slippers to keep your feet warm & cozy? If you answered yes, PLEASE consider supporting a local brand. My hubby recently bought me a pair of sheepskin slippers from a brand called Karoo Baba who sell the very best quality sheepskins & sheepskin products in South Africa. … Continue Reading

Today is the first real winter’s day in Cape Town & I couldn’t be more excited! I love the cold and rain – it makes me feel more productive & is very calming for my soul. This weather also gives me an opportunity to finally wear some of my new winter purchases – top of … Continue Reading

I’m on a mission to support local brands wherever & however I can as they form the backbone of our economy. How we have so many incredibly talented designers locally, yet people still choose to mostly support the big, global brands blows my mind. When I ask them why, they say it’s because the Zara’s, … Continue Reading