Thursday, January 28, 2010

TOMS SHOES - One for one

TOMS Shoes was founded on a simple premise: With every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for One. Using the purchasing power of individuals to benefit the greater good is what they're all about. Full story on their website

These are a few of my favourites - click on any pair to see the full range on the TOMS Shoes website, and find the pair that is yours:

Natural Canvas Classics

Cortazar Cordones

Habitante Vegan Classics

White Canvas Classics

Share your favourite in the comments and share the love by helping child in need.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

7 up - a collection of arm accessories

Abstract glass bracelets by Malaika Adams from SOHO SO HOT

Twisted Bangle from TOPSHOP

Celtique Two-Row Diamond Bracelet by Charriol at Nieman Marcus

Bangle Collection by Armenta at Nieman Marcus

Thin Friendship Bracelet by Links of London at Nieman Marcus

White Leather Bracelet by JOHN HARDY at Nieman Marcus

Naga Leather Bracelet by JOHN HARDY at Nieman Marcus

Friday, January 22, 2010

recently spotted trends continue...

More black and gold... on - carey mulligan at the critics choice movie awards

More Bows and Ruffles... this time in the shoes & handbag department, all from Neiman Marcus:

Denim Bow Tote

Premier Bow Hobo

Bow Hobo

Nuage Bow Tote

Tessuto Bow Hobo

Napa Bow Wedge

Patent and Lace Sandal

Crepe-de-Chine Slingback

Petale Pump

Couture Bow d'Orsay Pump

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Trend Spotting : been seeing a lot of....

1. Bows. Pleats. Ruffles. Folds. Frills.

Ashley Olsen at the Golden Globes

Chloe Sevigny at the Golden Globes

On the catwalk

On the catwalk

2. Mixed Material Pieces

Nina Garcia's jacket, worn at the opening of Project Runway Avenue

Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2010 Collection

3. Shoulder Dresses (...they're everywhere) especially with strong/key shoulder elements & accents (boe's etc). they were all over the golden globes a few nights ago:

Drew Barrymore

Amy Poehler

Anna Kendrick

Ginnifer Goodwin

And speaking of accentuated shoulders - check out todays Look of the Day at Swide: Wear you heart on your shoulder

What's trends are you spotting, or setting!?

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

jan 2010 style crush and discovery: viviana volpicella

the fabulous style of anna dello russo's (vogue nippon) one assistant, viviana volpicella:

Personal 2010 style goal: master that whole high heels thing! ;-)

Monday, January 18, 2010

Prezence - we

Prezence Digital agency billboards have gone up in Sandton:

These come along with a new website:

And a new mobile site:

Prezence is one of Africa’s most prominent new media agencies, creating highly functional, immersive digital experiences across web, mobile and touchscreens.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010


loving everything balenciaga in the women's pre collection. especially that lil grey dress! and all this jazz: