cheers on a new chapter

The end of an era. For the past four years, the Western Cape was my home. Originally a Transvaal girl, I had to see what the whole ‘rave’ about the Cape was about. So I headed to the beautiful town of Stellenbosch for my undergrad and I wasn’t disappointed. This is where I met my best friends and also my…
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desert days

I’m back! I just arrived back home after a month of traveling from the western coast of Africa to the East and back to the West. I spent most of my holiday in the desert in Namibia, but did an epic cross-continental trip to the lush and warm shores of Mozambique, but more about that in my next post. For now I am…
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bomber jackets 101

The ultimate cool item in your closet, The bomber jacket. Every celebrity and street-style stars have been wearing these jackets this season – and for good reason. This will become your go-to staple item for this awkward half-winter-half-spring time and also then especially in the summer, (although we all have trouble admitting that summer does not always consist of 32 degree…
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outfit of the day – 8 october

This past week has been one of the most exciting and important weeks of my life. I presented a whole marketing campaign to a major international company as part of my final assessment of the year. It went extremely well and I finally had a weekend that was more than one day long. Although it has been spring for more…
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outfit of the day – 24 september

My first OOTD post in weeks! I have been so busy with college and work that I didn’t even have time to photograph what I have been wearing! I realised this week that I need to cut down on some of my shifts. I took this job so I can buy some more clothes, material to make my clothes and…
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outfit of the day. 14 august

Cape Town is known for the fact that you can experience all 4 seasons in one day. Today this has been absolutely true! This makes it basically impossible to wear something that will be perfect all day long. Since I wanted to blog about the top I made last weekend, I decided to push my luck. I faced this morning’s…
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outfit of the day. 7 august

I finally got a sewing machine! I am extremely excited as my hands have been itching to start making my own clothes. I spent last week slowly collecting everything that I would need to begin. New scissors, thread, pins, elastic, material…but no patterns. I know I should start by learning from existing patterns, but I have my own ideas. Yesterday I…
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