Uzuri | an interview

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Seeking to move mountains. By faith. In love. With passion. But on our own terms. We remind each other of this truth when the climb is steep + rewards few. – Uzuri   The exquisite Uzuri brand has captured my attention for quite some time now and when I found out they were releasing their […]

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Workshop | Local Gifts

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  My Ink + Foil workshop was held this past weekend and it was the first time that I was in charge of everything myself. I missed my talented friend Lynn who usually would deal with all of the admin, gift bags and tools immensely. 🙂 My vision for this workshop was to create something […]

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Top 5 at NY NOW Expo

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  I am in designer heaven filled with hand crafted artisanal items at the New York Now expo at the Javits Center. There are so many stalls that I am spreading my visits out over the next few days to take it all in. Here are my five favourites from my visit today. We are […]

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Engagement Gathering

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Sean and I are both originally from Port Elizabeth so we have a very special place in our heart for all things Eastern Cape. Part of his proposal was surprise tickets to visit our families two weeks later where his mom had arranged for an intimate engagement party to celebrate. The first thing I did […]

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wass

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We have all grown to know and adore this inspiring local brand, thoughtfully created by founder Nelle van Deventer. Their hand crafted food for your skin collection of products started in a very small kitchen in Cape Town and has since grown into a powerful brand with expert visuals and top quality organic skin ranges. […]

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Black Betty

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  There is something so delicately authentic about raw diamond slices. It is refreshingly different to the usual polished perfection and is somewhat less expensive. They are referred to as Polki or Kundan diamonds and are essentially uncut diamonds mined from the earth in a natural way without enhancement or lab creation. I stumbled upon […]

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Country Road x Maria Magdalena

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  Almost a year ago I moved in to Sean’s truly exquisite flat that an interior architect professionally renovated around seven years ago. Unfortunately, being a real boy, that also meant that seven years of clutter had accumulated, cringe worthy posters adorned the walls and there were very dark grey colours in the bedroom. Being […]

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Conteu | Volume 1

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Conteu Volume 1  “Kindled from the French word raconteur, meaning storyteller, Conteu Magazine is a collection of stories that celebrate the makers, honour the thinkers and inspire the adventurers.” – Megan & Chloe   Make. Think. Adventure. I met the lovely Megs and Chloë of Conteu Magazine in 2015 while I was in Durban exhibiting […]

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Lulu and Marula

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Invest in your skin. It is going to represent you for a very long time – Linden Tyler.   Hands up if you are not 100% happy with your skin. We all have some form of an issue with our skin. It is our largest organ and is easily affected by excessive sun exposure, sugar, greasy […]

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Bamboo Revolution

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“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke The lovely ladies of Bamboo Revolution contacted me earlier this year to do a Weekend Takeover for them on Instagram. I absolutely adore their exquisite wristwatches and I am delighted to launch their latest green strap petit (limited edition of […]

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