Tag Archive: Style

August 3, 2017   /   by natalie   /  

WIN: Your Dream Matric Dance Look With YDE and MAC

WIN: Your Dream Matric Dance Look With YDE and MAC

A girl’s Matric dance is a big deal. It’s normally the first time you’re really getting dressed up, going all out on your hair and makeup and getting to stay out way past your normal curfew. I went to my dance with a good friend and even though it was 10 years ago, I still […]

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August 2, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , , , ,

What To Pack For A Kruger Park Safari

What To Pack For A Kruger Park Safari

This post is dedicated to the many cute girls who have travelled to South Africa with no idea what to pack for a safari and found themselves in the middle of Cape Town dressed in utility wear, while their closet full of stylish clothes stayed home. I’ve met more than a few visitors who felt […]

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July 24, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

Taking Your Cellphone Photography to the Next Level

Taking Your Cellphone Photography to the Next Level

Let's be honest, everyone wants to know how they can take the most beautiful photos possible for Instagram. How to take better photos is one of the questions I get asked most frequently, and although my answer is normally to invest in a proper camera, that's not really realistic for people who aren't interested in […]

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May 22, 2017   /   by natalie   /   ,

My Hair Secret: Clipin Hair

My Hair Secret: Clipin Hair

Over the past 18 months, my hair has been through a lot. It’s been dark and very blonde and several shades of pink…and everything in between. It’s been bleached and colour treated and heat styled pretty relentlessly. I like experimenting, what can I say? My stylist (ask for Carlos, at Scar) is incredible and he […]

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November 7, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , ,

My Cape Town Shopping Guide

My Cape Town Shopping Guide

I’m not pedantic about this, but I do enjoy shopping local. Of course you’ll find me in H&M and in a Billabong swimsuit, but I find it especially exciting to shop South African brands and designers. Cape Town is a total hotspot for local designers and artisans, so if you’re coming to visit this summer, […]

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September 21, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Bali Packing Guide

Bali Packing Guide

Just because Bali is a hot, humid, tropical island, doesn’t mean you can’t still have fun with fashion while you drift between beach clubs, villa pools and nightlife. I had lots of fun shopping for beautiful tropical pieces before I left, but I found some of my favourite new summer pieces in Bali. There are a […]

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August 11, 2016   /   by natalie   /   ,

Wardrobe: Tropical Paradise

Wardrobe: Tropical Paradise

It’s not a great time to be shopping for beautiful summer clothing here in South Africa. The stores are all trying to offload the last of their winter stuff before bringing in their summer stock, so everything is maroon and mustard and nothing is even remotely tropical. Although, I have managed to find one or […]

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February 23, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Investing in Art: Swain Hoogervorst

Investing in Art: Swain Hoogervorst

A few years ago, I decided that I wanted to start collecting as much art as I could afford by young artists I believe in, and talented people I know. Obviously I could never afford works by any of the more famous names, or the artists with the sold-out shows. But the guys who are young, who […]

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February 8, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Giveaway: WIN a R1500 voucher from Volpes Linen

Giveaway: WIN a R1500 voucher from Volpes Linen

I have to admit that for me, one of the very best things about travelling, is coming home. Home is where your cats wake you up at 5am, where your bathroom has full-sized bottles of your shampoo and conditioner, where you have more than 3 pairs of shoes, where you can cook in your own […]

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November 25, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Margot Molyneux S/S 2016

Margot Molyneux S/S 2016

Margot Molyneux is my favourite local designer. Her cuts are exquisite and she uses the softest fabrics that hang and fold perfectly on the body. Her stuff is classic, basic in the best way and always feels amazing when I’m wearing it. Margot sent me something from her latest range, Colour Field, available online now. […]

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