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”

The LIP Clutch

From pop style to perspex, statement clutches are getting mouthy this season in an array of animated lip shapes. From Jody Paulsen’s  acrylic knit clutch to Lulu Guinness’s neon perspex version, they are the perfect urban-chic accessory to add a statement accent of colour to a slick monochromatic outfit. Match your lip colour to yourContinue reading “The LIP Clutch”

Bokeh Fashion Film Festival

This past cold weekend Cape Town was heated up by the Bokeh Fashion Film Festival. The Cape Town Fashion Council presented a merger of fashion shows, fashion films, guest speakers and fashion stalls, to show how the merging of the cinematic world with fashion content provides a brand identity for many global brands. The CrossleyContinue reading “Bokeh Fashion Film Festival”

The Streets :: 90s Style

With the streets as our backdrop, and the 90s as our inspiration, so began another inspiring project. Shot by Sven Kristian, he added his eye of artistry into the equation by choosing textured backdrops and cascading skylines to give the shoot the right balance of street style tonality and lighting that it deserved. Gina Gilpin,Continue reading “The Streets :: 90s Style”