South African Menswear Week 2018 – Curtain Call

I’m not in the business of being needlessly cruel, and delivering judgement without doing my due diligence. This disclaimer is necessary so that the reactions to my review of South African Menswear Week 2018, are not shrouded in disbelief, and meritorious points made, be subsequently disregarded for being too sharp. The context South Africa Menswear…

Travel South Africa: Escape to Thyme & Tide Villa

2018. May the year, be ever in our favor! January  was probably a bit rough on your system, following the generous ease and gluttony of December. It’s time for a little detox, luxury and relaxation. I’m going to need you to forgo the stuffy hustle-and-bustle of city life, and all those predictable travel destinations wistfully…

Outfit of the Day: Exotica

Cape Town is hot and drought dry, but I’m enjoying warm tranquility in the sleepy seaside town of Yzerfontein. It made sense to publish something a little sunny while relaxing at ‘Thyme & Tide’ villa, by The Beach House Collection Actually haven’t done these in a couple months, but I have a near island chic…

Jeans Evolution: G-Star’s raw new strategy

It was in a modified chic space on 10th Avenue, at the tail end of New York Fashion Week 2017, when G-Star Raw unveiled the second coming of the G-Star Elwood X25 in collaboration with music savant Pharrell Williams. The cavernous space was transformed into a cool laundromat with a sequential mood board labelled &…

Travel New York: The Klaasy way to tourist 2.0

Everyone who has been to The Big Apple atleast once, has their own kernels of wisdom for the next person. The essentials I have for you so far, are simple: For a little soul Carry a piece of African soul with you, on your travels. Soul Design is a Cape town-born brand dedicated to artisan…

Travel New York: A Bloggers Essential Hi Online Gadgets

It’s a brave, new world where gadgets reign supreme. For the most part, tech is a convenient way to get many of our jobs done, but humans can very rarely be replaced. That is what makes reading content – like about my New York trip – through our phones and such, so much fun. I’ve…

New York Fashion Week 2017: Event Review

There are 4 titan fashion weeks in the world – New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Week. Known to bring in hordes of dictators of taste, influencers, multi-million dollar brand sponsorship’s, global publicity and iconic nightlife energy, fashion weeks are not to be underestimated, as they are profit-churning career-makers, and trend-setters. However, long has…

Travel New York: The Klaasy way to tourist

Everyone who has been to The Big Apple atleast once, has their own kernels of wisdom for the next person. The essentials I have for you so far, are simple: For skin ”DUH!” Coconut Butter for the body, but you need M.A.C. Cosmetics to sort out the skin on your face with hydration, and flawlessness….

New York Fashion Week 2017: Day Six Outfit of the Day

I took a day off from Fashion Week, following my feet’s insistence. I rolled back into the game, on the last day of New York Fashion Week, in my chillest outfit yet, the forecasted rain be damned! I was at the G-Star presentation, which was studded with everyone from Pharrell Williams to Jaden Smith and…

New York Fashion Week 2017: Day Four Outfit of the Day

One of my favorite outfits from New York Fashion Week, is this one. . Thank you so much to Ruff Tung & The Showspace for the pleat jumpsuit & kimono (somebody tried to buy…seriously, New Yorkers wanna shop my looks right off my back). Isn’t that Colette by colette hayman handbag thee most gorgeous and vibrant thing you ever did see?…

New York Fashion Week 2017: Day Three Outfit of the Day

It was grey and cold this day, and so I brought the sun. As you’ll notice, I haven’t tried to be extra with my fashion week looks. I’m just being me. Everything I’m wearing is comfortable and stylish, and just makes me feel good. Thank you to the folks who have been on this fashion…

New York Fashion Week 2017: Day Two Outfit of the Day

I woke up, and my feet gave me the mother of all reality checks: I will NOT be wearing high heels to Fashion Week today! With this adamant and throbbing reprimand in effect, I had to figure out what I should wear that still speaks to my taste and need for comfort, all while trying…

Competition in Session: Adrienne Landau Haute Winter Giveaway

If you’ve been keeping an eye on my latest OOTDs , you’ll note some amazing Must-Have winter pieces by international fur designer Adrienne Landau. “Adrienne Landau started her career in the arts as a painter in New York City. Her namesake collection, which officially launched in 1980, is known for her glamorous ease, use of color…

Outfit of the Day: Adrienne Landau vest for Winter Street Style

Man! I love reveling in new looks. Today’s Outfit brings back the Rabbit Fur Vest I wore a couple of days back, which is by Adrienne Landau The beauty of fashion is its inexhaustible spirit to – even if you don’t wish to be yourself that day – allow you a reprieve to be someone else….

Winter Fashion: Must Have Adrienne Landau Vest for Street Style

As a benevolent keyboard warrior and dictator of taste, when I deign to vacate my post, I have to look the part that best exemplifies the person I am online and in the outside world. I have clothing rails I love to look at from my bed; Pieces I have collected over time, and impulse…

Outfit of the Day: Black & Gold

I wore them last, when I was at Lexus South African Menswear Week 2017 and I decided I’d be remiss not to rock them again. Today’s outfit is pretty much a chilled knit jersey by nobody, and my Puma Basket Heart Sneakers. I love them. It’s like being a ballerina with street cred. (The sneakers have…

Travel South Africa: Escape to Majeka House

Let us veer a little away from the ocean side with my next travel escapade, and into the lush green landscape of Western Cape’s more mountain-side luxury escapes. Conveniently situated along the Cape Wine Route (and under an hours drive from Cape Town), the gorgeous and eclectic, owner-managed Majeka House, is a luxurious pocket of paradise – whether…

Here for the Curvy: Fashion Bliss with Ruff Tung

“What’s a Ruff Tung?” “Is that code for something dirty?” Nooooooo, you guys! Ruff Tung is just the bomb fashion house that designs like 90% of the creations I don on the red carpet. Founded in 1999, by the now-deceased personality Jean-Paul Botha, Ruff Tung was angled for those with a taste for edgy club…

2017 & 2018! Years of epic #BodyPositivity

It started with a beat – No, for real! Dancing around in my room, feeling good while jamming out, is somewhat cathartic, and ups my self-confidence tremendously. Maybe, it’s the rise in endorphin’s, or just a really good song, but I truly delved into where I stood with body positivity at the end of 2016….

Outfit of the Day: Autumn Vibes

I say explore your city because you’ll often find the best haunts in your own back yard. I like location scouting for potential shoots and finding new places to get my hipster fashion blogging on, while I explore Cape Town; So I took a friend of mine all across the City Bowl, Sea Point, Green…

Shop the #MBFWJ16StyleDuo Looks

Please prepare for major product placement ( of awesome products atleast) Four Days. Four Looks. 1 Style Duo. Klaas in Session‘s Olwethu-Thando Klaas | Renaissance Men‘s Monde Mtsi Day 1 She wears: The Myrid Dress by Erre , Limited Edition mustard suede Puma Clyde sneakers, Brazilian hair by Aretha Bauwens Brazil Hair, new Triangle and Disc rings and earrings…