• Echoes approved – On my radar this week

    It’s winter…and as much as I should be loving boots, snoods and all things cosy and warm…I’m loving these folded aviators from Ray-Ban. This modern take on an old classic has been brought out to mark Ray-Ban’s 75th birthday. And they’re gorgeous. And tiny. And handbag size. And I can’t get them *frowny face* You can check them out at your nearest Sunglass Hut or on the website here If you’re a Capetonian and you love vintage or vintage-inspired clothing, you will know about Babette. So whimsical. Love her floaty, feminine dresses. I’m a big fan of hot chocolate. And I’m a fan of chill. At the moment…I’m hardwired to…

  • Easy like Sunday (mid)morning

    It’s been an easy Sunday morning (and afternoon). I decided to go-a-hunting for some seriously old analogue beauties… Finding old analogue cameras and expired film has become a bit of an obsession, with my interest having grown from using lomography cameras to curating old film cameras. I decided to hit the old Milnerton Car Boot sale on Marine Drive…borked back and all. The Cowboy decided to brave the cold and the endless rows of junk (another man’s treasure) with me to hopefully find a working beauty. I didn’t. And the ones I found, I needed to research before I bought it. But it was a relaxing mid-morning stroll …

  • Fashionable old ladies…more chic than you.

    OATS, or Old-Age Trendsetters…far more fashionable and brave than most 20- and 30-somethings I know. They’re absolutely fearless in their style choices and manage to pull off the more sartorial choices with ease. I should know…I’ve had to trek across multiple malls looking for one sodding burnt orange flower (to pair with a navy outfit). The FPU, quite the stylish gal, insists on a slick of red lippie even at this age en sy’s nie skaam as dit kom by kleur nie. I’m always looking for new themes and subjects for my lomo projects and was intrigued by this guy – Ari Seth Cohen -. He’s the blogger and now…