H&M | CAPE TOWN

Joining the likes of Topshop, Zara and River Island, H&M has landed on Cape Town shores. The much anticipated (and long anticipated) arrival of H&M has been welcomed by a glitzy double storey flagship store in the Waterfront. The Waterfront has been bustling with unusually high volumes of human traffic since the official opening onContinue reading “H&M | CAPE TOWN”

The Watershed :: V & A Waterfront

Situated next to the food market and Aquarium in the V & A Waterfront, The Watershed is Cape Town’s newest addition open plan shop block that provides a market experience. With a wide range of different stock from African curios to quirkier locally designed jewellery, clothing and accessories, The Watershed has taken a pop upContinue reading “The Watershed :: V & A Waterfront”

Focus On :: Milame Handmade Design

A treasure chest of crafty designs lies in Palmhof Centre just off Kloof Street. Milame and friends is a creative workshop and store that stocks a few hand crafted designer brands from quirky socks, to leather bags and unique jewellery. Feat bamboo and nylon socks caught my eye with their quirky fox print design, while theContinue reading “Focus On :: Milame Handmade Design”

Trendy Eatery :: Meraki

Whilst shooting in Stellenbosch I was really impressed by what I saw in terms of unique and creative restaurants offering delicious and healthy food. I don’t want to compare it to town, but a few places had a kind of Kloof Street trendiness to them, whilst maintaining a unique and unpretentious feeling at the sameContinue reading “Trendy Eatery :: Meraki”

New Kloof Street Hotspot :: Yourstruly

After being open for only a few days, all the cool kids are flocking there. Yourstruly has opened it’s doors in Kloof Street, sharing the love of a coffee shop meets eatery meets bar combo. Having established itself in Long Street, the second Yourstruly has taken over the courtyard area next to Saasveld Lodge, bringingContinue reading “New Kloof Street Hotspot :: Yourstruly”

New Tapas bar:: La Parada

Capetonians can welcome yet another great addition to the trendy restaurant and bar list, La Parada. This new Spanish tapas heaven boasts a beautiful open plan interior, with a view stretching through the big glass windows from the outside and expanding inside to look over an open plan counter top to the kitchen on oneContinue reading “New Tapas bar:: La Parada”

White Rabbit Days…

Continuing on from the magic of Muizenberg market, I walked around and came across a stall that was more like a treasure chest. White Rabbit Days. It’s a collection of beautiful laser cut leather accessories, as well as lace accessories and beautiful plaited ribbon neckpieces. From art deco inspired shapes to beautiful intricate floral patternsContinue reading “White Rabbit Days…”

Not just a pretty wine…

Muizenberg market is great. I’ve been there twice and both times I’ve felt like I was transported into a different dimension. The people are so friendly and it’s a chilled out break from the city with a free spirited feel that makes Cape Town one of the most versatile places. From trendy town you popContinue reading “Not just a pretty wine…”

Cool New Bar: Cabrito

From the guys who brought us Royale, Assembly, Neighbourhood and El Burro, welcome a new bar addition to the family, Cabrito. Open for about a month now and located under El Burro, it’s Mexican counterpart, Cabrito spreads the love to the downstairs Greenpoint main drag. The chic wood interior, tiled bar, atmospheric lighting, artisanal vibeContinue reading “Cool New Bar: Cabrito”