Fashion is art. That’s what I think. Much like art, fashion can be a form of self-expression. And even though fashion cannot be displayed in a frame like art, it can be linked to a certain period in time, just like art. International designers, Prada, Oscar De La Renta, Dior and Versace are some of the few designers that have taken the ‘fashion is art’ concept quite literally. From Versace’s 1991 print featuring Warhol’s Marilyn to Prada’s feminist pop art, these designers are taking fashion and art to a whole new

“You’re an influencer”. “Aargh, I hate that word!” “But that is what you are. You are no longer just a ‘blogger’, you have influence, and you influence people’s buying decisions”. This is the exchange I had with a friend of mine a few months ago who is a beauty and mommy blogger/vlogger/influencer with thousands of following on social media. Who or what is an influencer? An influencer is a person who is capable of influencing a consumer’s purchase decision. An influencer is typically someone with a massive social media following.

The best and often most difficult part about fashion is styling. Sure you can have all the money in the world but that doesn’t make you a good dresser. What makes a good dresser anyway? Knowing your body, understanding your shape, what suits you and which colours complement each other and your skin tone. Simple enough, huh? When it comes to style versatility is important. How can you wear an outfit multiple times without it looking like a repeat? Or, how can you style a look in multiple ways for

Franschhoek is one of my favourite places in the Cape winelands. I much prefer it to Stellenbosch where I live. There’s just something about this quaint little town and its Cape Dutch architecture. Did you know that Franschhoek is South Africa’s culinary capital? This town is known as the food and wine heartland of the country where some of the world’s tastiest wines and world-class cuisine are made and enjoyed. There are so many things to do in Franschhoek. From wine tasting and tours, food and beverage to private and custom

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