A rather late start to 2017 from me, but hey living life is a real thing. We’ve bounced into the year after arriving back from Mauritius mid January, and have tried our best to keep the crazy momentum going. I’ll compile a wedding post for the blog, so you can have some insight into A) WHAT ON EARTH I was thinking hosting a destination wedding and B) how lucky and honoured I was to have friends lug their bikini bodies to this magical island.
But in the interim, we’ve been away most weekends in the spirit of summer! And I’ve just got back from our second home up the West Coast- Zula in Paternoster. Dreamy as always, and paired in blue and white because surely by now I am a responsible adult who can wear white without spilling a thing! Cut to a relatively amusing story about this romper… its first outing was to a beach picnic in Mauritius where I poured an entire glass of red red red red wine (que beats by Bob) onto my lap. The period joke got old after the first 20 minutes, but the fact that I got the stain out has nothing to do with my washing skills and everything to do with good ole Vanish. Good as new, this time round I delicately sipped sparking water from a bottle to avoid a repeat. Continue Reading…
This weekend was spent on the Outeniqua Pass at our country cottage reading and eating potjie. All the chill and none of the thrill, made for an easy get away from the city.
Lets go back to basics, good cuts and even better fabrications. I’ve never been one to wear an old t-shirt to bed. Why does the bed deserve your poorest quality clothes? You sleep for 6-8 hours a night, surely that time should be cherished? Your body is at its most relaxed, your skin should feel it too. I like a good oxford sheet, 1000 thread count linen and pyjamas to match. Linen, cotton, silk and viscose are all I can sleep in, your body needs to regenerate while it sleeps and there is no reason you can’t look put-together while doing it. Fresh face and crisp pajamas – what more do you need exactly?
The radio silence has been real, while trying to jungle general life, A Fashion Friend and the blog I have thrown in another fun project just because. Free time – not really but a creative hole that needed some kind of physical fulfilment, yes. So welcome to Shop Raya Rossi, luxury accessories handmade in Cape Town. Starting off with the major trend of the moment; chokers, and mad selection of styles and hardware to suit you all! The Explore il Deserto collection is inspired by the deserts of the world, with each neckpiece named after something dry and arid.