South African luxury bags


A journey to finding a leather bag that’s not made somewhere sh*t. I’m writing about bags specifically because I think they epitomise the perfect “investment” piece when it comes to fashion. All the best bags are leather (obvs) and that’s always worth talking about. More importantly a woman’s handbag is an extension of her personality, if you’re […]

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Hat life

white crop top, denim skirt

Why wearing a hat makes me feel like Dora The Explorer. If I have to read one more Buzzfeed/Huffington Post type article on, “Why I sold my car and quit my job to travel through South America” I’ll vomit. Slightly dramatic I know. While they’re living their best life I’m walking the streets of Joburg in my […]

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south african style, miu miu sunglasses

Life lessons of a Lunar white baggy top. Number 1: you can never have too many white tops. End of story. Jokes, there’s more…. The daily struggles of a working woman I’ve spent the last two years working and attempting to master the feeling of comfiness while also looking smart enough for a meeting, on top of […]

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Waistcoat lovin’

Suede bag, mango

Is it rock n’ roll chic? Or is the waistcoat just a cool accessory for a basic black outfit? All black outfits can be boring. There I said it. *sits in an all black outfit while typing* What I’m trying to say is that black is a classic but relying on it on a daily basis can […]

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Feeling French

Red neckerchief scarf, poetry

I can eat like 10 croissants & 20 bajillion macaroons, that makes me like half French right? I love the elegant fashion that French women embody. Particularly the emphasis on quality fabrics and long-lasting clothes. I’ve mentioned before that I really believe in purchasing investment pieces, especially leather, hence the name of my blog, but other fabrics […]

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Beach Cruiser

beach cruiser new balance shoes

My feet take a trip into the ’80s with a beach cruiser This is not the beach, this is not summer, this is cold Joburg weather and these are my new Beach Cruiser, New Balance shoes. The sneakers that take you back in time to all things ’80s. Let me just start by saying that it took […]

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Star Gazer

Star mini dress

The best distraction is dress up I have clear memories throughout my childhood of using dress up as a tool to distract myself from studying for maths, in particular, but other things as well. It became an escape to dive into my dress up cupboard and put on pieces that took me to different moments, captured different […]

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dullstroom lake, travel dullstroom

Where to eat, sleep and slay in Dullstroom… Dullstroom is basically the winter travel destination of your dreams. And it’s only like 2.5 hours out of Joburg. Weekend whiskey tasting vacay, check, romantic fishing getaway, check, hiking exercise excursion, check. It’s got it all, plus a chocolate shop. I’ve been there a couple of times this year […]

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