Lexus South African Menswear Week: The blasé nod to 2017 style

I think designers understand menswear better this year. While theatricality plays its part during fashion week, it is functionality and fresh design that provide the bottom line after the shows end, most of the time. I think they’re getting it hey! 2017 collections gave the most blasé of nods as an ode to 2016 fashion…

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…

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…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Johannesburg 2016 – Day 1

My tastes tend to tilt toward the side of decadence. However, the admission of a sense of style, and embracing exquisite taste, is oftentimes vilified as the closest sentiment to blatant materialism, and impacts the world of fashion and lifestyle development quite profoundly. I came to this discovery during Day 1 of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Johannesburg…

South Africa Menswear Week SS17 – The Klaasic Style Blogger Review

I know I’ve taken my sweet time to review South Africa Menswear Fashion Week –which “SHOCKER!”  I’m usually so vigilant – But I literally had no words to muster for the mild and mediocre event. I’ve only just managed to rustle up the energy to say something. My instagram has been busy though, as I…

Bokeh Fashion Film Festival 2016

The Bokeh International Fashion Film Festival is a Mercedes-Benz sponsored event that brings creatives, authorities, and enthusiasts together through: film, fashion and “Artistic and related technical industries to celebrate their craft twice a year”(Bokeh, 2016) I was there for the inaugural Bokeh International Fashion Film Festival that had me fangirling for globally acclaimed Norwegian Rain designer…

SA Menswear Week AW16 – Day 1

Is it enough to promote menswear development within South Africa when the designs themselves are constantly mundane, with only rare surprises that raise ones interest about as high as an eyebrow can arch? Honestly, I’m arguing with the voices in my head, but I think the correct answer is “Yes”; Making the bi-annual South African…

Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival (Fashion Day 2)

Day 2 of the Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival was riddled with tempestuous style. Fashion shows always begin with the designers and the models working in accord, and this event held no small supply of them. Before working the runways, the striking models from renowned agencies like Full Circle were seen chilling…

Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival (Fashion Day1)

Such events as the Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival  usually warrant the prerequisite of it’s attendees being the very epitome of style in their apparel. Cape Town has cultivated an environment of global fashion trends re-imagined through individual style teamed with our bipolar weather and hipster ambiance. At the 1st annual Mercedes-Benz Bokeh…

The 86th annual Academy Awards style diary

I am half way across the globe, in the dead of night and with crappy Wifi but I am staying awake for thee Oscars. I have a single-minded purpose to the cause of having Leonardo DiCaprio, Lupita Nyon’o, Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey get their hard-worked for accolades at this years Academy Awards. Right now…

Blogging in South Africa

First you need to understand that online writing is not a predisposition of many in South Africa. It is merely a means to an end and in no ways an escape for the grater majority, which is the usual justification bloggers utilize. The idea of a journal that is online is a far-fetched idea. One…

My evening look

what do you think of my evening attire? Designed by Louiz de Laja and at the home of my amazing editor Elsibe.