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Recently, I have come upon a few articles on homesickness. The yearning to be surrounded by the familiar – to feel complete and safe. I will admit, no matter how far I adventure, I always feel the twist and pull in my stomach when I think of home.

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YES PLEASE – AMY POEHLER

This week I am reading comedian Amy Poehler’s book Yes Please. Most well-known for her skits on Saturday Night Live and starring in Parks and Recreation, Amy belongs to the current #squad of funny girls who seem to be popping up all over the silver screen (that’s right I just hashtagged for effect). Reading this […]

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GUCCI PRE-FALL 2016

Scrutinising the images from the Gucci pre-fall 2016 lookbook gave me tingly feels. I have picked out a few of my favourite shots for you. When you peruse, don’t look with the eye of a girl picking out a weekend outfit. Just enjoy it for what it is – art and costume, fun and excitement.

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SEVEN QUOTES I LOVE BY CARINE ROITFELD

This week, I finished Carine Roitveld’s book Irreverent in two days. You might say I devoured it. She is just cool as shit. She was the editor of French Vogue for 10 years and has been credited with creating the photographic style trend ‘porno chic’. While Anna Wintour has been dubbed the ice-queen of fashion […]

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CLOTHES WITH MEANING

I watched a Youtube documentary recently in which Frederic Tcheng, director of Dior and I, was talking about fashion. How it is often deemed superficial – and how it absolutely is. He states the fact that clothing is literally on the surface. However, he also notes the depth of fashion that many do not care […]

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LESSONS FROM MUM & DAD

I thought I would share with you the advice my parents have given me over the last couple of years. I think it applies to anyone. As you will see, Mum is a woman of many words, Dad is a man of few – yet here they are, together since they were teenagers and closer […]

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DINGLE DELL

Don’t be misled by the dreamy image before you. I’m not about to wax lyrical around the merits of nature wanders. It has been said that we must go out into the bush to find stillness. Personally, I find just as much stillness in bed reading my novel. After this photo was taken, I had […]

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SHE DRESSES FOR HERSELF

Today’s post is a celebration of the woman who dresses for herself. She whose style has been described as a bit ‘different’ by the more conservative. Among the many things that enrich her life, she loves fashion, but she isn’t defined by it – she has fun with it. She will team items in such […]

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