Cocktails in the City: Geometric Gin & San Pellegrino Fun

Some afternoons are made for experimental fun. Catch me trying my hand at mixology with my DIY cocktails, featuring Geometric Gin and San Pellegrino.
This also reads like a How-To Guide on How to do Gin without Tonic.

Don’t miss the great tips!

Travel By Scent: Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Florale

We travel to the Americas with today’s scent: Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Florale Multi-Use Dry Oil.
Find out more about this glimmering beauty product, the floral fragrance, and my journey to its discovery…

Travel Essentials: Cosy for Cottagecore

There’s so many ways to re-style knitwear to suit the weather and an aesthetic mood.
Check out how I planned my looks for Cottagecore life at Boschendal Farm – my recent travel staycation stop…

Travel by Scent: NUXE Prodigieux le Parfum

During the lockdown, scent became a singular sentimental experience to satisfy my wanderlust.
Here’s how NUXE Prodigieux le Parfum fared in my metaphorical travels with beauty…

Decadent Threads: Vaccinated in Velvet

Plush velvet was my fashion choice for the momentous occasion of my first Covid-19 jab.
There was a whole process to styling – being swept up in the euphoria of finally being closer to this pandemics end, and the fascinating rise of merch saying things like #PfizerGang

Here’s how I got vaccinated in velvet…

Stylish Safe Stay: Boschendal Estate

Escape to where you’ll be more than a pandemic survivor.
Boschendal Estate is a practical and stunning travel destination – with luxury Cottagecore that blooms against the backdrop of magnificent wineland vistas.
Find out about this farm and the special deals they have for you, now!

Stylish Safe Stay: The Halyard Apartments

Sweet digs, simple treats, and sensational sleep – here’s how the relatively new kid on the Cape hospitality block, The Halyard, has an apartment experience I’ve reviewed as a stylish safe staycation hotel choice, which you could book into now, on AirBnB!

Decadent Threads: Bougie by Daylight

For lack of recent fashion week moments, I reminisce and appreciate styling the wearable art fashion house ERRE makes – this time, an evening gown to elevate even your daytime streetstyle, or just High Tea…

Decadent Threads: The Gift of the Bow

I’m talking self-styling, fashion commentary, event looks, my favourite proudly South African fashion house ERRE, and the flourish of a fantastic fashion find…

Check out some great travel style snaps if you don’t feel like reading too…

Stylish Safe Stay: Hôtel du Parc

Find out whether Hôtel du Parc is worth booking into for your next Staycation, as I review another Cape hotel for my Stylish Safe Stay travel series.

Here’s your local travel insider’s look on this boutique hotels quality of sleep, style, safety, and more…

Decadent Threads: Mohair Sweaters for the Winter

It’s Sweater Weather season, and I’m contemplating my fashion needs – from knits to haute couture.
Here’s more about the fresh ERRE winter collection that’s bringing design substance to the spacious practical knit…

Stylish Safe Stay: Old Foundry Hotel

The hotels under Ideas Cartel can sometimes come off as contrived, but they’re also fun and not at all off-putting.
The Old Foundry finished my trilogy of this hospitality brand, and this is everything you need to know about the experience, foodie favourites, travel perks, value for money, and style…

Stylish Safe Stay: The Onyx Hotel

As the winter season enters the Cape, I look at the perks of a Winter Staycation in the heart of the Mother City – from signature cocktails, to tours into the Winelands.

This is another Stylish Safe Stay to try…

Wanderlust: Plush Hotel Beds & Crisp Linens

Reminiscing on the hotel beds I’ve loved before, the wonders of crisp white linens, and ruminating on tourism and local travel culture in the age of the Covid-19 global pandemic.

Catch up on hotels, hospitality, and a little bit of hope – from London to New York, Cape Town, to the South of France…

Culinary Quest: Brunch Cafe by Ideas Cartel

With Brunch Cafe, membership club Ideas Cartel offers up another space that fits right in with Cape Town’s inner city foodie culture and cosmopolitan lifestyle ethos.

Find your perfect plate pick for brunch, now…

Travel Essentials: Skincare Beauty Finds

I honestly have Self-Care Exhaustion from being locked down, but these are the products I cant do without now, where my skin, travel, and beauty is concerned…

Decadent Threads: Ritzy PINK Comforts

I’m thinking on the long weekend ahead, and styling that’s going to keep me chic and comfortable.

Here are my travel and style musings on ritzy pink comforts by elite South African fashion designer favourites of mine…