A riveting compendium consisting of stories hand-picked from the personal diaries of Gaston-Louis Vuitton himself.  As the title suggests, this book is all about trunks – Vuitton’s zeal for trunks led him to keep many records of fascinating stories revolving around them. These records have been locked away for years at the Louis Vuitton home, until now. 11 privileged French writers had been invited to share these stories in this book, including Véronique… Read More

Accessorize’s new Spring/Summer collection is like little pieces of heaven arranged together in a store! I love the rich colours and luxuriously feminine accents. Check out the catalogue here

Cape Town Fashion Week always manages to seduce me with ideas of a fairytale fantasy life where everybody looks good and I never get a spot of pigmentation anywhere on my skin. Ever. It comes and goes rapidly – and when it’s all over, the charm is hard to let go of. I was fortunate this year to be invited to David Tlale’s fashion show as he did my dress for my matric… Read More

Internationally acclaimed fashion blogger Scott Schuman displays mad love for the people across the globe by paying tribute to unique and individual style in his book. There’s something for everybody in it, and it comes highly recommended if you have no idea what to wear on most days. Follow his travels around the world, his brilliant photography and upbeat take on fashion, in this wonderful hardcover. Order books like this at the… Read More

(Clock-wise from top left) Nina Ricci, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Giles, Topshop Unique, Topshop Unique, Kluk CGDT, Stefania Morland (Clock-wise from top left) Glitter Platforms, Kate Spade London – R3 747.70 (available online from saksfifthavenue.com) Floral Tank top, Forever New – R349.00 Gold Cuff, Sass Diva – R150.00 Oxblood coat, Black Eyed Susan – R1 299.00 Diana F+ Mr. Pink Lomography camera – R1 250.00 (available online from ilovethelot.com) Turtle Neck Midi… Read More

Relax yourselves, ladies and gents. I’m not talking about the kind of designer drinking which involves copious amounts of Grey Goose and Dom to slosh down the evening’s composure with. I’m talking about – and you know what I’m talking about thanks to my not-so-subtle pictures below – Coke light by Marc Jacobs. Can’t afford one of his amazing polka dotted scarves? Fret not, my lovely. Purchase yourself a gorgeous limited edition… Read More

I believe the cliché that I’m about to use is ‘heart warming’. Now, I must admit that I try to avoid these clichés at times, but what does one do when it is just so very succinct? Yesterday, I attended the annual St Lukes Hospice ‘Celebration of Life’ in Kenilworth to find that our community in Cape Town is truly remarkable! The event is held to raise funds for various projects at… Read More