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”

Craft Crush :: The Ceramic Factory

Walking down Kloof street, I was visually pulled into The Ceramic Factory. With an attractive ordered colour palate of mint, citron, white and grey, these designs are the perfect balance of contemporary retro, available in a multitude of quirky shapes with an  “original Boland flair”. From ceramic horn wall mounts and wall hanging clocks toContinue reading “Craft Crush :: The Ceramic Factory”

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”

New Mr Price Stores

Mr Price are relaunching their stores in an exciting new look and layout. Yesterday I had the opportunity to work as a stylista at the opening of the Canal Walk branch. There were great instore offers and prizes up for grabs, with personal stylists on the floor to help customers put tailor made trendy looksContinue reading “New Mr Price Stores”

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”

Cool Store :: Chapel

I love the whole creative resurgence in Woodstock and Saltriver. I think some of the most creative local treasures are sitting tucked away there waiting to be dug out. Many know this but I’m sure there is also a sense of overwhelment when being faced with so much to search through. The Woodstock Exchange hasContinue reading “Cool Store :: Chapel”

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”

Road trippin’ in a Ford Ecosport

So it may be windy in the mother city but nothing’s holding us back in the quest to win a Ford Ecosport. Giles, Donny and me (being their plus one adventure friend) were selected as one of top 4 teams, from different cities in South Africa, to win a Ford Ecosport. The challenge? We getContinue reading “Road trippin’ in a Ford Ecosport”

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…”