One Cape Please

Winter is approaching and I am scared of how lacking my Winter wardrobe is. This is why I am on the lookout for some Winter gear. I definitely want to add a cape to my Winter collection. Now, I wonder if any of the South African shops will stock them.

Capes

Capes

Capes

Design Indaba Expo – Part 2

Here are some more of my favourite stands at the Design Indaba. Now that I am looking at these pics I am getting serious buyer’s regret. I wish I had bought those brogues and that vintage necklace and that clock…

Anomali
For unique vintage treasures.
Anomali

Anomali Necklaces

Woodheads
For these gorgeous made from supplies all found at Woodheads.
Woodheads clocks

Woodheads Clocks

Silver Spoon
For pretty frocks and clothing.
Silver Spoon Clothing

Silver Spoon Clothing

Kooky
For quirky and exciting perspex jewellery.
Kooky Brooches

Kooky bangles

Doreen Southwood
For gorgeous dresses and these amazing brogues!
Doreen Southwood

Doreen Southwood shoes

In short, South African designers have a lot to offer. We should be very proud.

Beautiful Vintage dress, come unto me

I’ve been ogling so many vintage dresses on Etsy. I definitely want a 50s full skirted dress, but I have no idea where I’d wear it to. I only know that I would feel very special and lady-like in a dress that comes from that era. The possibility of who wore the dress and what happened when she wore it is such a romantic concept. Wearing vintage is definitely a whole other experience than wearing something new.

Here are some of my favourite dresses found on Etsy:

Prance and Swagger
Prance and Swagger vintage dresses

Crafty Crow Vintage
Crafty Crow Vintage dresses

Dear Golden
Dear Golden Vintage dresses

Have a great weekend! Rueben and I are going on a mini-break this weekend and I am psyched! If you haven’t entered the Panda Panda and Friends giveaway yet you can do so here. 14 January is the last day to enter.

Leather Jacket Obsession

I’ve been bookmarking my favourite looks on street style blogs for the past couple of weeks and I noticed a pattern. Most of the looks contain leather jackets! If I haven’t said this before on this blog then I am saying it now, I love leather! This pattern proves it. We can see from these looks that a little biker’s jacket looks great with various feminine looks. It definitely adds some edge to an outfit and makes it more noticeable. I don’t think there is a substitute for real leather. The best thing about it is that it’s a lifetime investment.

Leather Jacket Street style

Leather Jacket Street Syle

Leather Jacket Street Style

Even though Spring is here in South Africa, I don’t think we need to say goodbye to leather jackets just yet. I think they’re an easy way to keep warm on a the chillier Spring or even Summer nights. I’ve owned many leather jackets and found that I could wear them all year. These little jackets look especially good with floral dresses which are undoubtedly very popular already in South Africa.

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