Cape Town foodie escapades: Gold Restaurant Review

There is a gold-standard, quintessential African experience nestled in the bustling city center of Cape Town. It may initially seem as desultory as Mama Africa Restaurant on Long Street; but what seems unassuming and shallow at first glance, masks a most charming dining experience. Today’s foodie escapade, took me to the GOLD Restaurant. The Gold restaurant…

Why my blogger social media will stay unrefined

“Its better for you to keep your Instagram clean.” “Make it professional and crisp because that’s what brands want” “You want more followers right?” Listen boo boo kitty’s! Your advice about how I can “get more followers”, “be a better fashion blogger”, or whatever other goal you think I aspire to achieve, is for naught….

Cape Town foodie escapades: Raya Kitchen Review

Let’s keep this simple from the start: Raya Kitchen does its duty as a contributor to world-renowned fine dining experiences. What follows that summation, will pretty much be me assessing my dining experience through the fine haze of foodie contentment, and sleepiness. It likely comes as a surprise to most – unfamiliar with South Africa…

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…

Summer Essentials 2016 & 2017 – Afrigarde creations

Afrigarde is a South African neck art range, created by the totally cool Maria Uys (seriously, she’s so cool). How many days can I style up my festive and post-festive  looks, with the Afrigarde choker? I put myself to the test; Turns out- I can do it quite a bit. Here’s a few #OOTDs Cowgirl Out…

2017! Year 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….

Music Festival Review: Corona Sunset

From midday till the sun set, Corona Sunsets had its crowds enjoying a solid good vibe in the sweltering heat of Cape Town. When described, Corona Sunsets is about bringing “to life the transformative moment of sunset through music and culture, and Corona invites their fans to enjoy life and raise a bottle as the…

Thanks to the Designers, Hotels, PR folk & Brands that made my 2016

For many, 2016 has been a world of disappointment, but – while I can list the soul-crushing challenges of this year – I will focus on the amazing positive aspects right now. This year has produced some amazing content for me; and this would not have been possible without the collaborations, the tireless efforts to…

Cool Summer Style: Body Positive Athleisure

Another day. Another Look. I think I’ve held you captive enough with my images these past 2 days, but herein lies the final of my Body Positive Athleisure series. I’ve had summer sun with my mustard yellow Puma Clyde’s, the futuristic calm of Puma & UEG, and now we have the coolness of a duplex….

Futuristic Summer Style: Body Positive Athleisure

Day 2 of my Body Positive Athleisure series, and I’m bringing you Futuristic summer style. To me, being #BodyPositive means I am actively looking for an array of ways I can feel good in & about my body. I’m trying hard not to skinny-shame folks; or get touchy when I subjectively look at & overhear someone whom…

Sunny Summer Style: Body Positive Athleisure

Since sportswear has ascended to the foremost fashion trend ranks these past couple of seasons, so has interest regarding the lifestyle and style surrounding it, been peaked among real people. Athleisure is essentially sportswear worn as casual wear. I hate exercise with a passion. I do not like feeling my own sweat, accumulating body odor…

Fantastic Beasts and the Bad Review you can find here

Fantastic Beasts is the squib of the magical Harry Potter film franchise. I did not believe it over-hyped, until I was exactly half-way through the film, nursing a headache and placating my fangirl indignation. I had anticipated I would react this way actually; After all, there’s a reason I call myself a Harry Potter purist. For…

So what if bloggers are in it for the free?

WE’RE IN IT FOR THE FREE! Okay, so it seems to be a bone of contention between bloggers and those other individuals involved in content creation and brand development, that bloggers are seen as just in it for the free stuff. Alright, so say that it our most defining attribute, okay?! Now what? What are…

Weekend attendance: Cintron Pink Polo 2016

You know how my life goes? I wake thinking I’m going to one event -a very chilled soirée – when suddenly I’m in a whirlwind hurdling towards Val de Vie Estate. I blame Nontando Mposo! She texts me, on some “There’s a ticket for you. Get ready loser. We’re going to the polo!” tip; and…

Magical M-Net Movies Competition for Fantastic Beasts Fans

“The stories we love best do live in us forever. So whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.” – JK Rowling There is a reason why I have “Letter to J.K Rowling” as an entire page on my blog. Hers were the…

Outfit of the Day: Quicksilver

So I kind of live in a concrete jungle…seriously, the beach is a bit of a trip to get to. But because of that, there are quite a bit of beautifully constructed masterpieces in the city. So beloved is our architecture, that Cape Town is earmarked – by most European ad agencies and film studios…

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…

Cape Town foodie escapades: Richards Review

Located at the corner of Glengariff and Main Road Sea Point, Cape Town, is a theatre venue known as Richards Supper & Bistro. I got invited for a night dedicated to a spectacle. When I arrived, I walked on through upstairs to their Supper Stage, which is predicated on transporting both local and international guests “into…