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Outfit ideas for a Valentine’s Day date

February 22, 2019

Valentine’s Day is a special time for many of us. We arrange romantic dates for our partners (or potential partners) and get dressed up for the special occasion. There is even a special question involved for some, along with a sparkly piece of jewellery. But, it can be difficult to decide on what to wear for a date during the month of love, especially when met with the choice of clothing stores when shopping in Cape Town. You can shop…

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Gift ideas for fashionista friends

January 25, 2019

Buying a gift for your friend shows that you care. It could be anything, from a small trinket to celebrate your friendship or it could be a large gift to commemorate a special occasion. But, when it comes to choosing gifts for the fashionista in your life, it can prove difficult. Luckily, there are several malls in South Africa where you can spend hours looking for the perfect gift. Start by going to the shopping malls in Cape Town such…

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How to take care of your clothing

December 10, 2018
How to look after your clothes

Buying new clothes is exciting and fun. You have the opportunity to try new styles that you’ve always wanted to try. Or you could add to your already stylish and beautiful wardrobe. However, having to buy new clothes regularly can become quite expensive. Nevermind that you can’t always find exactly what you’re looking for. The problem is when you can’t seem to keep your clothes in good enough condition to last for a decent period of time. This happens to…

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Keep it simple: what to wear to family Christmas

December 6, 2018

Christmas time is fun, fabulous and festive. And there are usually a large number of parties that you will be attending during this period. It can be very tricky to know exactly how to dress for each one You might not have enough outfits for every party you are invited to, but for a family Christmas, you will have to look your best (could you get away with wearing a cocktail dress to visit Granny…?). You might not have to…

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Tips for selecting the right clothes for your body shape

May 11, 2018
Tips for selecting the right clothes for your body shape

Window shopping is easy when visiting one of your favourite clothing shops in South Africa. However, when it comes to actually trying that cute little black number on with your new pair of suede heels, it’s not as perfect as you anticipated it to be. Do not let this hurt your feelings. It doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with your body, it just means that the dress wasn’t made to suit your body shape. As it stands, you probably know…

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Handbags throughout history: the evolution of the humble purse

February 19, 2018

Your handbag is one of your most closely guarded items. Often it holds more than just your purse and cell phone, also your diary, organiser, lip gloss, face powder, face wipes, emergency gum, pens, lipliner… the list is endless. The history of the handbag is an interesting one, starting in the stone age and evolving into what we have now. Handbags started out as men’s accessories In the early 1900s, the idea of a ladies’ handbag was fairly non-existent. A…

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Fashion Health

Finding the right fit: Why shoes require some serious thought before purchase

January 5, 2018

Ladies, it’s not always about the highest heel, brightest colour or prettiest looking shoe. When you’re browsing for shoes, there are other things to keep in mind. Things that will have an effect on your body if ignored. It’s about finding the shoe that fits as perfectly as Cinderella’s magic glass slipper. Foot problems as a result of the “wrong shoe” There are a few issues that can arise as a result of you forcing your foot into a shoe…

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Underwear questions you need to know but are too embarrassed to ask

December 14, 2017

When it comes to underwear, there’s a lot more to them than what meets the eye. While it may seem pretty obvious, many people are faced with questions about their underwear choice. We agree that some of them are too awkward to ask out loud, so in that case, we’ve got you covered: How bad is it to wear the same underwear twice in a row? If you’ve skipped a laundry day and are forced to wear the same pair…

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She’s Got Sole: A history of the high-heeled shoe

November 10, 2017

Every woman knows that the perfect high-heeled shoe can work wonders for an outfit, elevating it from “wow” to “WOAH”, but there is an interesting history behind the humble stiletto, one that has a surprising origin story to boot. They were originally used by – and intended for – men This may come as a huge surprise for those who see high heels as an invention by men for the objectification of women, but high heeled shoes were originally used…

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Simple ways to change your wardrobe from “youngster” to “professional adult”

September 28, 2017

So, you’re only in your twenties and you don’t feel ready to part with your distressed denims or band T-shirts just yet. And you shouldn’t have to. But you are, however, at a stage in your life where you are meant to dress a little more “grownup”. This is largely because you’re expected to find and hold down a job in order to start your career. You wouldn’t think your clothing choice has much to do with that, but you’d…

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