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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I had the best birthday last week. Yes, I got spoiled rotten, I ate some really good food and I even got a new do! Continue reading 20 one.
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.
Everyone knows that “the little black dress (LBD)” is quintessential in a woman’s cupboard. Continue reading the little black dress.
“Florals for Spring. Groundbreaking.” Miranda Priestly’s editorial staff was put in their place in The Devil Wears Prada but over time the world has come to disagree as floral and fauna seem to attack the runway. Continue reading floral is back.
Dungarees first originated around 1792. They were used as protective garment’s for farmers, slaves and other people whose occupation involved physical labour – which meant that men in the lower classes would wear them often. Continue reading dungarees.
When visiting Woodstock it’s near impossible to imagine that it was once a beach.Of course, that was a long while ago – mid 19th-century. Since the land-reclamation, Woodstock has become increasingly industrialised. Now, Woodstock is a developing community that is home to many beautiful street artworks. Continue reading woodstock.
I absolutely love knits for Winter. It keeps you warm while still looking stylish. Continue reading oversized knit.
In my last project for this semesters screen course, we had to make an experimental film. My group and I decided to make a film with the underlying theme of “reconnecting with nature” and moving from our “boxey” lives into spherical and free-flowing nature… Continue reading breaking out of the box.
It’s so easy to take a bit of time to put some effort into the way that you dress. It doesn’t have to be expensive or the most fancy outfits – with a bit of work you will function better because you’ll feel better about yourself. Continue reading edgy for winter.
So it’s pretty crazy but I’m on vacation again… Continue reading vac.
I never used to think I have it, but the more this topic would pop up on my feed – I started to realize that I am one of the millions of middle children out there. My sister is 2 years older than me and my brother is two years younger than me… making her the oldest, him the baby and myself the middle child. … Continue reading middle-child-syndrome.
If you don’t have one – you need one. If you do have one – you’ll know it’s the best machine to ever grace the earth for the everyday cook. It can pretty much do everything for you. It can chop, blend, steam, emulsify, whip…. The list is endless. So far I have made lemon meringue, chocolate espresso cake, chicken with a creamy vegetable … Continue reading the almighty thermomix!