Once upon a time… polka dots were taboo. Without machines, polka dots were impossible to place evenly and uneven patterns reminded people of diseases such as leprosy, small pox and the plaque. Continue reading polka dots and the plague.
Everyone is back at work and perhaps you’re already feeling exhausted and uninspired… sometimes all you need is a pick-me-up. Something as simple as a cute new pair of pants, a funky shirt or snazzy shoes for work. Perhaps, you’re in a particular slump and you need an entire outfit! Continue reading Work-Ready Staples.
I really believe a good pair of sunnies can take your outfit to a whole new level of sophistication. Continue reading HUGE Sunglasses Haul (Ray Ban, Prada, Burberry and Much More!)
If you’re still trying to find inspiration on what to bring to the Christmas party – this is the perfect post for you! This Glazed Chocolate Tart will have everyone fighting for that last slice! Continue reading glazed chocolate tart (thermomix).
Summer is officially upon us here in Cape Town – and we both know how good a white dress looks on anyone! Continue reading It’s time to pull out those pretty white dresses.
Find out the best places to shop this Black Friday! (Happy Thanksgiving to those who celebrate… thank you for making Black Friday exist!) Continue reading black Friday 2017 – where should you shop?
Dylan Lewis is a Johannesburg-born artist who studied at the Cape Technicon in Cape Town. Continue reading The Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden.
By night, a street full of lights. By day, a street full of stalls. If you come to Cape Town – Long Street is the place to be. Continue reading long street has a long history.
I am having major mixed emotions towards this weather. On the one hand – I cannot wait for Summer: beaches, tans, smoothies, iced coffees and so on… but with the current dam level average across the province on 17 October being 35.9%, my current excitement comes with much stress. Continue reading summer is coming… and Cape Town should be stressed.
Okay, let’s talk about the real eye-catcher in this outfit. These are the Gigi Hadid Vogue limited edition sunglasses… and I am in love. Continue reading gigi hadid for vogue eyewear.
My sister, Michaela, is graduating at the end of the year. After 6 YEARS of studying, she will officially be Dr Grimbly! (although, Micky, you still have, like, a bajillion years to go… *sigh*) Watch my video to see how beautiful she looked! Continue reading Graduation Ball | Lookbook 2017
So I have decided to do something a little different today. As the heading suggests… I made a Zara clothing haul! Continue reading zara haul.
If there’s someone’s life you want: it’s Ferns. Her busy blog – with everything from ‘grown up ice cream’ and ‘Ultimate Hot Chocolate’ recipes, to getting to know her unique style and having the opportunity to travel the globe with her. Continue reading fern about town.
The first baseball hats were made out of straw and were first worn by the New York Knickerbockers on the 24th of April 1849. After a few years of straw, the cap transformed and started being made out of merino wool. During the 1940’s, latex rubber was used to stiffen the material inside the hat. This was when the modern baseball cap was first born! Continue reading the baseball cap.
For months I have been trying to find a place that makes açaí bowls… at long last – I have succeeded! Continue reading açaí bowl discovered in Cape Town! | Beet Box
Oscar de La Renta created the first maxi in 1968. It was made out of cotton lace and was for Elizabeth Arden Salon. I’ve written about the mini dress and so it’s only fitting that I write about the maxi dress. Continue reading the orange maxi-dress.
The BodyCon dress, otherwise known as the bandage dress, was first designed by Hervé Leroux in the early 90s. “I didn’t want to launch until I truly understood the whole idea. A bandage dress isn’t a woven, it’s all knitted on a knitting machine and is a completely different concept…” Continue reading The BodyCon or the Con of the body?
Once upon a time… polka dots were taboo. Polka dots were definitely not considered a pattern that made people happy. Continue reading polka dots and the plague.
We love the way they look and the way they make us feel… high heels are equally as wonderful as they are painful. As many of us know by now, men were the first to rock these ‘height-enhancing’ items. Continue reading heels on heels on heels.