Friday, May 6, 2011

Moving the Blog

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Friday, April 29, 2011

Thursday Sa Designer: Avant Apperal

Avant Apparel just launched its impressive first collection at Joburg Fashion Week. The labels designers are LISOF graduates Lauren du Plessis and Bailey Alison. Avant Apparel is a new sector of the fashion production company Gaschett, which was conceived as a complement to the principle of pushing the boundaries and bringing about unexpected and unique reactions. The line sports neutral colored, romantic, yet sexy apparel. Their clothes are for trend setters, but will make every woman look amazing! Avant Apparel is really turning head and triggering positive reactions

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Wednesday Wishlist: Cloche Hat

As winter rolls around, cloche hats are a cute and classy way of keeping yourself warm and dry. This 1920s accessory can be worn classically or more modernly with ribbons, feathers, or rhinestones. Wool trim and dark colors fit well with winter outfits. Or try pairing it with our previous Wednesday Wishlist item, faux fur. Cloche hats are a beautifully retro way of spicing up your winter wardrobe!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tuesday Trend: Fashionalbe Fringe

This season fringe is make a resurgence, however, it is taking on a more stylish, trendy note than the classic fringe. Black and metallic silver or gold tones stand out as the new style. The dresses can have bows, beading, and modern cuts. Flatter your figure even more with a waist clinching belt. Just like the models from New York Fashion Week, you will be looking amazing in fashionable fringe.

Monday Models: Dominique Piek

Dominique Piek was discovered by an agent from Storm in Johannesburg at the age of 13. Since then she has appeared in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and Elle beauty. She also appeared at the 2011 New York Fashion Week. Dominique recently had a shoot for St. Johns in Los Angeles. Currently, this hot rising model travel between the United States and South Africa

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Thursday SA Designer Spotlight: Ephraim Molingoana

Soweto native, Ephraim Molingoana became the first black model for Diesel and won 2 Cannes awards. He then created his own clothing label, Ephymol, in 2003. Ephymol has been featured at the SA Fashion Week Winter Collection in Johannesburg. Ephraim's designs are clean cut and focused on the texture, the fit, and the silhouette of each piece. He identifies his label as being for "modern men who are real men."

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Wednesday Wishlist: Leather Backpack

Marc Jacobs


Leather backpacks are the perfect way to compleet your look. They will make you look relaxed, yet cool and well put together. Both Marc Jacobs and Burberry have come out with perfect leather backpacks. You can even opt for vintage one. Blacks and browns are the best winter color choices for these male wardrobe necessities.