inspiration nation – SHOWPO

Just a quick post about a brand that I have recently discovered and which I am drawing worlds of inspiration from: SHOWPO. This brand is young, fun and very feminine and the clothes flattering and down right gorgeous. I stumbled across their page when Pia Muehlenbeck posted a photo of her wearing their clothes on her Instagram account. Since I am…
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the queen of casual chic – olivia palermo

If you are as much as a Pinterest addict as I am, you will most definitely have seen Olivia Palermo pop up on most street style boards. She just manages to get it right in every single way. Let’s have a look at her street style:   Keeping it simple is the key to Olivia’s inspirational street style. By adding a classy…
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'almost-work' crop

White off the shoulder top with cuff detail Made: 8 August 2016
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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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'debut' top

Black, over the shoulder ruffle top with open back. Made: 6 August 2016.
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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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must have item #1 – the camel coat

I have an absolute style crush on an item – a camel coat. The colour, the texture, its timelessness,  the fact that it adds an element of sophistication to any outfit while keeping a hint of casual flare (you know what I mean). After desiring a camel coat for years, I finally bought one from Topshop at the beginning of this…
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