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At Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

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With 3% of Turkey falling within Europe, I thought it fitting to blog about fashion-related aspects of my trip. And what I have noticed is that this nation is amazingly good at just about anything textile related, from creating quality, … Continue reading

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A jacket a day keeps the winter chill away

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I am jetting off to Turkey tomorrow – my first ‘vacation only’ trip in two whole years! Now Istanbul may not be the fashion capital, but I hear that I will go crazy for the leather clothes and bags. And … Continue reading

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Bollywood style showcased in Joburg for “Pippie se Gesiggie”

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I attended a fabulous fashion show in aid of the charity foundation “Pippie se Gesiggie” set up for the young burn victim, Isabella Pippie Kruger who underwent ground-breaking skin grafting surgery. Joburg’s elite crowd turned up at the posh Killarney … Continue reading

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Here come the brides in Pronovias gowns for 2014

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A woman can never look more beautiful and radiant than she does on her wedding day and if she’s wearing a designer gown from Pronovias, I’d say she’s nailed being labelled a memorable vision 100%. I discovered the Pronovias brand … Continue reading

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Russian princesses inspire Larusmiani’s F/W 2013/14 collection

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It’s been a crazy, tiring Friday but at least I had a ball and I ended it with a ton of blog content in the pipeline. I had a dozen invitations to the winter 2013/14 collection presentations for amazing brands … Continue reading

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Be a Pucci girl veiled in fresh, light whites

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So I have less than a month to submit all my work and concentrating at this time of the year takes a lot of discipline because everyone I know is either basking under the sun in Durban or Cape Town, … Continue reading

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Wedding belles in dazzling dresses and ‘Millionaire’ shoes

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Only seven days to go to the first of four of my cousins’ weddings taking place this December. It’s a crazy, hectic month ahead but I am on top of things with my ravishing wardrobe and accessories perfectly planned and … Continue reading

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BeMomartins – Martina’s mosaic art meets trendy fashion

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When my friend, Vusi called me up to say that Martina, the creative soul behind the BeMomartins brand was going to be in Milan and that I should meet her, I did not hesitate. It’s always interesting to meet with … Continue reading

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La Rinascente and Dior make me ‘bellissima’!

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If ever I felt like a million bucks, it had to be today as I stepped out of Milan’s department store, La Rinascente. Courtesy of the retail giant and the French fashion and beauty maison, I was treated to a … Continue reading

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Larusmiani Summer 2013 – rich materials, jewels and ice cream colours

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Judging from Larusmiani’s presentation of their Spring/Summmer 2013 ladies collection today, it seems like I am spot on when it comes to hot colours because my emerald green dress blended in beautifully with the luxurious items that hung around the … Continue reading

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‘What’s More Alive Than You’ is definitely different!

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When my friend Tjasa rang me up to spread the word about the presentation of a new brand of footwear, bags and jewellery, she told me to expect an invitation by email. The name alone – ‘What’s More Alive Than … Continue reading

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Beach bikinis and Galileo’s scientific theories

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We walked along Florence’s Arno River in the smouldering heat and sought refuge in the first air-conditioned museum we saw which turned out to be the Galileo Museum of the History of Science, a short distance from the Ponte Vecchio … Continue reading

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Milano Day 8 – My last few hours and the Salone ends

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It seems as if every furniture enthusiast who was in Milan for the Salone Del Mobile had exactly the same idea as me; to rise and shine bright and early and make the most of the last day in the … Continue reading

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Larusmiani presents their ladies Fall/Winter 2012-13 collection

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I believe that God works in mysterious ways and this was certainly the case when I booked my ticket to Milan for the thrilling Fashion Week period. I looked for a flight that would depart Milan on the Saturday having … Continue reading

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It’s a Gold Rush at Gucci

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Gold seems to be the common thread throughout Gucci’s Spring/Summer collection as I discovered in the window of the boutique on Montenapoleone. The metallic colour has been tastefully used as both beads and long strands of chains in dresses, while … Continue reading

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