When I Grow Up…

When I Grow Up…

I was too young to fully appreciate the impact of the fashion in the Melanie Griffith’s movie Working Girl. But as the legacy has lived on, I now know the importance of…

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Rodarte’s Black Swan

Rodarte’s Black Swan

‘Black Swan’, starring Natalie Portman, is Hollywood’s latest offering of fashion inspiring film (or visa versa, depending which side you’re on). The psychological thriller sees Natalie Portman pirouetting in 40 different costumes,…

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January Jones – Smoking hot for Versace Spring/ Summer 2011

January Jones – Smoking hot for Versace Spring/ Summer 2011

January Jones, AKA Betty Draper, the blonde bombshell from the TV series Mad Men, features in the new Versace S/S Ad campaign for their accessories line. Wearing shoes, sunglasses, optical lenses and…

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Alexander McQueen’s McQ Range

Alexander McQueen’s McQ Range

In the spirit of H&M and Gap, Alexander McQueen’s younger and less-expensive contemporary line is back and it’s a little more edgy. The full McQ range for Autumn/Winter is due to be…

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The Fashionista’s book shelf

The Fashionista’s book shelf

Last week I touched upon the Sex & The City 2 lookbook. A must-have for the style-conscious or any fan of the show. This week, I’m sticking to the books and bringing…

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Lady Luxe – Save Luella

Lady Luxe – Save Luella

Just when it seemed like things were looking up, the economic crisis took a sneaky shot with perfect aim. This time at the fashion industry. First Christian Lacroix and Yohji Yamamoto were…

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Manolo Mom talks to David Tlale about SHOES!

Manolo Mom talks to David Tlale about SHOES!

I simply loved chatting with David Tlale yesterday at his Parktown North studio. His easygoing manners coupled with his charming smile puts anyone at ease in an instant. David Tlale, the iconic…

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StyleScoop Obsession – David Tlale shoes

StyleScoop Obsession – David Tlale shoes

David Tlale is fast becoming a household name in fashion both locally and internationally (after he showcased his collection at New York Fashion Week) The designer has gone on to partner with…

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“Luxury must be comfortable” – Coco Chanel

“Luxury must be comfortable” – Coco Chanel

I recently went to watch the movie Coco Avant Chanel, which is currently on at Nouveau cinemas. It is about the beginning stages of Coco Chanel’s life. The movie was so charming…

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Fendi or fake? How to spot the difference

Fendi or fake? How to spot the difference

Labels, labels, labels… oh lovely, lovely labels. Fendi, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada… the smell of genuine leather, the fine delicate stitching, and the subtle insignia that doesn’t scream too loud, but still…

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Durban’s Leigh Schubert and Ruff Tung Designs a delight

Durban’s Leigh Schubert and Ruff Tung Designs a delight

Driven by the absence of Durban Fashion Week, this year local designers Leigh Schubert and Jean-Paul Botha of Ruff Tung joined forces along with club owner Athos Euripidou, to create a showcase…

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LIVE LIFE Fashionably with Bianca Warren

LIVE LIFE Fashionably with Bianca Warren

La Lucia’s Bianca Warren is making her mark in the world of design with her stylish creativity and eye for detail. Chia Kougianos paid the Durban fashion designer a visit to find…

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Loving Lunar

Loving Lunar

Our very own home grown fashion brand has not only been making us proud in fashion circles, with two London Fashion Week’s under their belts, but also eco circles. The brand was…

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Meet the designing lady

Meet the designing lady

What is your favourite quote? “Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.” Sir Wilfred Grenfell Would you please introduce yourself…

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