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If somebody asked me to name all my fashion icons, Blake Lively would *definitely* be high up on the list. I love her sandy blonde, wind-swept hairstyle (which she reportedly cuts HERSELF!), her versatility in choice of outfits, and her amazing ability to look great in ANYTHING she wears. The Savages actress was fashionably drenched in head-to-toe Gucci for the Gucci Spring 2014 show at Milan Fashion Week. And she was seated in the… Read More

5 things I’ve learnt from Prabal Gurung’s Spring 2014 Collection: #1. For elegant evening wear: Go for a neutral back-drop that is glamorized by a pretty pop of colour! #2. Monochrome is timeless. #3. White on white is OHHHH so chic right now! #4. Remember the ’50s. Do it in shell pink, too! #5. Go graphic: Stripes, geometric patterns and cartoony back grounds get a vivacious nod from me this season!

  A few more of my favourites from the Red Valentino Spring 2014 collection:

#1. Rita Ora’s Alexandre Vauthier dress was the kind of drama I like to see on the red carpet. I would give anything for those gorgeous shoes, too! (Okay, well not anything.) #2. I was just having this conversation with one of my good friends today. With Selena Gomez, I am indifferent. I know that she seems to be everybody’s sweetheart (or every guy’s, shall I say?), but I never got what the… Read More

(Clock-wise from top left) Balenciaga, Marchesa, Dianne von Furstenberg, Helmut Lang, Bibhu Mohaparta, Reem Acra, Dianne von Furstenberg, Pamella Roland BLACK + WHITE = DYNAMITE! I absolutely love the monochrome trend – especially because while you seem to be restricted to just 2 shades, you can still play around with other trends and eras. I enjoy this trend with graphical prints and structural designs, but I always like to give a nod… Read More

#1. You remember that time when you were in your graduation class at high school and everybody was like, “You’re gonna miss it when it’s all over.”??? This is me when high school was over. #2. My relationship with chocolate is only that real. #3. That awkward moment when my best friend’s boyfriend just won’t leave… #4. And then there were those times when I’d bump into somebody who I was really… 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