All posts tagged: personal style

Party Props!

Since our trip to France time has flown too fast – it’s almost been a month! I’ve been wanting to upload the look I wore for my Mom’s birthday party for a while, and finally it’s here and what could be more easy than an LBD? Yup, a little dress that one can throw into a suitcase is always a must when travelling and preferably one that isn’t high maintenance! I’ve added a pair of black pair of skinnies here, the weather was a little chilly that night and these came in super useful. In fact a pair of black skinny denims are possibly the most versatile piece of clothing ever made! So I paired the two together, added a few props (we decorated the tables with loads of these fun Photobooth props and even made a few of our own) and teamed the look with my ‘shoe-du-jour’, the lace-up flat. I alsways find it hard to decide on a wardrobe for two weeks, especially when you’re changing continents and weather conditions, as well as moving …

Falling for Autumn

The family and I have been back in France for the last two weeks to celebrate my mama’s birthday, which btw has been far too much fun. Spending time in the French countryside in Autumn is magnificent. Big blue skies and soft sunshine during the day whilst sightseeing the local villages and evenings spent by the fire drinking red wine – who could ask for more? This countryside doesn’t exactly call for high fashion, so as the leaves turn from bright green to dirty yellow, a cozy jersey and muted layers are the best wardrobe pieces for comfort and a bit of warmth. On one of our daily explorations, we stopped by the medieval town of Martel to snap a few photos (taken by my talented sister-in-law) while the locals set up for a medieval festival! I love this cozy cream jersey, (the tie in the front adds a cute detail making it a little less ‘grandma’) and I find myself still reaching for summer’s denim shirt – worn here around the hips (so 90’s but so versatile!) …

Up on the hill

Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, February 2015 WEARING Top available at The Sheds, 1Foxstreet Boyfriend jeans by Zara Sunglasses by Italia Independent Jelly sandals by Ancient Greek Sandals Bracelets and charms by Pandora Handbag By Louis Vuitton Watch by Cartier Photos By Chris Saunders

Shades of Blue

    Jardin des Tuileries, Paris / Tuileries Garden, Paris, January 2015 – on an extremely cold day! WEARING Top by Les Petites Paris Denims by Zara Leather Jacket by Maje Shoes by Jonak Bag by Louis Vuitton Watch and love bangle by Cartier Photos By Jonathan Jones