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My Durban July Weekend Part 3 Brunch Fashion Look Book

My Durban July Weekend – Part iii   As Nelly Furtado reminded us back in 2006, All Good Things Come To An End (end, end). And so it must be with this series, as I present to you the last instalment in My Durban July Weekend series. Be sure to check out part i and […]

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Durban July Weekend Part 2 Fashion Look Book

My Durban July Weekend – Part ii   Onwards and upwards today as I continue my personal fashion extravaganza around the Durban July. Not sure what I am talking about, be sure to check out my first post in the series.   Saturday Market Day I love Saturdays.   The feeling of freedom, that the […]

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Durban July Weekend Part 1 Fashion Look book series

My Durban July Weekend – Part i   The Durban July, Africa’s greatest horse-racing event, conjures up images of thoroughbred horses galloping towards the finish line while being observed by fashionista’s and social punters alike. The glamorous social soiree and fashion spectacular were planned for the first Saturday in July, and I was planning on being […]

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Fathers Day Guide Business As Unusual Fashion Look Book

THE FATHERS DAY GUIDE – BUSINESS AS (UN)USUAL   Today I wrap up my Fathers Day Guide series, aimed to re-ignite dads sense of style and offer some gifting ideas for Fathers Day on Sunday. See my first and second posts in the series for more style inspiration!   Let’s consider todays dad – he is […]

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Fathers Day Guide Street Smarts Fashion Look Book

THE FATHERS DAY GUIDE – STREET SMARTS   Toady I continue with my Fathers Day Look Book series, my humble attempt to inspire and guide dads back to a sense of style. And, at the same time, offer a few gifting ideas for the much-loved dads for Fathers Day coming up this weekend.   If […]

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Fathers Day Look Book Fashion The Happy Trveller

Let’s just be upfront, we’re all friends here. I’m no-one’s father.   But that doesn’t stop me from having an appreciation for the role played by fathers; an understanding of that which is required from them and insight into the vital role they diligently undertake in a healthy society. Recently, in my family, my brother […]

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Jermyn Street Tailoring made in South Africa

The quality and bespoke craftsmanship of a Jermyn Street shirt-maker’s shirt, made in South Africa.   I recently came across new local shirt brand, Louis ii Shirts. Initial information on the brand had me hooked right from the start, with a great local story that sees the up-skilling of local seamstresses.   Louis ii Shirts […]

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six unlikely menswear combos

Who doesn’t want more bang for their buck? More value for the time spent, umh, spending it? In fashion-speak, this involves investing in everyday men’s fashion staples. Then, dispersing the pieces across several looks for any and every occasion: casual, smart-casual and semi-formal.   But aren’t we already doing that? To a degree, yes. However, […]

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Trend analysis Sports Luxe vs Rose Quartz for Autumn Winter 2016

It’s A Trend-Off: Sports Luxe vs Rose Quartz   It’s trend overload at the moment, between the various Fashion Weeks and trend analyses being proclaimed every other day, where does that leave you and I? What should I experiment with; what will last and what will see another season? Do I even like some of […]

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Fashion Deconstructed with Augustine Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg

Early March served up that which local fashionistas like best – fashion inspiration. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg, hosted at Nelson Mandela Square, served up a veritable feast of the hottest local fashion trends, as we enter Autumn Winter on this side of the globe.   The white marque set up on the Square attracted much attention from the usually […]

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