SS’14 :: Witchery, Cape Town

With the exciting additions of quality fashion labels within Woolworths, Witchery and Mimco are the most recent additions within the last six months. Both stores have also opened their own stand alone stores in the Waterfront, similar to Country Road and Trenery. Walking into the Witchery store I was impressed by the unparalleled visual merchandising and garmentContinue reading “SS’14 :: Witchery, Cape Town”

High Street Feet :: Normcore, Platforms & Flatforms

  The leading shoe silhouettes this year are undoubtedly the chunky platform styles inspired by the 90s, along with Birkenstocks and flatter styles with a slight to extreme built up heel. Flatforms are a branch off from the platform style, focusing on a mostly uniform flatter platform sole. It can be seen incorporated in manyContinue reading “High Street Feet :: Normcore, Platforms & Flatforms”

Behind The Scenes :: Sugar High

As we see a shift in seasons, so we see a shift in colour palate from darker and structured to lighter and whimsical, thus setting the tone for our pastel & candy tone shoot. Styled with  a twist of retro and a playful spirit, I collaborated with photographer Lesca Steyn, hair and makeup artist CharmaineContinue reading “Behind The Scenes :: Sugar High”

Middle Eastern Magic :: Chanel Cruise Collection 2014/15

A show that I’ve found truly inspirational is Chanel’s decadent 2014/15 Cruise collection. In the tomorrowland of Dubai, built up from scratch on a remote manmade island, models walked through a lounge of lattice work and towering artificial palmtrees, with princesses and sheikhs among the audience on low lying couches. Overall it was an etherealContinue reading “Middle Eastern Magic :: Chanel Cruise Collection 2014/15”

Kate Moss in Stella McCartney Campaign

Old time celebrity besties, Kate Moss and Stella McCartney, have teamed up again for Stella McCartney’s latest Fall/Winter 2014 campaign. Set in intergalactic zip portals against stars, forests and glaciers, Moss is yet again McCartney’s muse for the seventh time. From star spangled platforms to dip dye techniques resembling amethyst, her range is inspired byContinue reading “Kate Moss in Stella McCartney Campaign”

Not a Wallflower

Florals never really seem to go out of fashion. They may take a momentary break from the spotlight just to come back in even fuller force than before. Come Spring and Summer, we see designers giving  new spins on florals in bursting colourful prints, innovative fabrications and even physically bringing bouquets and landscaping into theirContinue reading “Not a Wallflower”

Mary Katrantzou x Adidas Originals

After the recent successful print parade collaboration between Farm and Adidas, and the collaboration with Rita Ora set to be released in August, it’s clear that print and Adidas are on a roll. Now in another exciting collaboration, the queen of print and one of my favourite designers, Mary Katrantzou, is set to release herContinue reading “Mary Katrantzou x Adidas Originals”