Shop Raya Rossi

August 21, 2016

RR 2016
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.

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July 26, 2016


Been really into beauty portraiture this year, and so here is another story for A Fashion Friend cropped above the shoulders. Metallic eyes for the win/ robotic fashion is here to stay.

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July 11, 2016

LUXE LIST canal walk TVJ
Spent the day window shopping at Canal Walk and came across an assortment of gems. The sales really catch your eye, even while I’m sourcing for shoots I always find something I love and can’t leave without. Canal Walk’s magnoscopic selection of fashion and lifestyle goods really has something for everyone, so on my luxe list this month I’ve got…

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July 5, 2016

The Visual Journal 1 Mauritius Raya Rossi
Not sure if I’ve mentioned my wedding much on the blog, but I’m getting married at the end of the year in Mauritius! And while I’m the most excited, I am also the most stressed out.

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June 27, 2016

Lumee Raya Rossi 1
I don’t usually do giveaways but this one was way to good not to share! So you know how Kim K’s selfie secret came out and it was all about that ridiculous phone cover she uses with the sparkly lights down the side? Well it’s called a LuMee and it’s landed in SA, online retailer hi is selling them alongside all their other cool techy stuff. I’ve had mine for almost a week and it’s such a vibe, especially for snapchat at night! That or I just like the click on click off button – the sound is beyond satisfying.

If you want to get your hands on one for freeeee… enter below!

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