• Echoes radar: Typo, Exclus1ves, Jeankelly

    I have a few small items on my radar this week – all of them designed to make life just a little easier and just a little prettier. The new Typo shop in Canal Walk is a gem. Typo is an Australian stationery company and affiliated with Cotton On. I haven’t really splurged, but have dipped in there quite a few times in the past few weeks as I’m planning my home office and am sourcing ideas. In the meantime, I’ve bought some beautiful cards for R59 (I can’t wait to mail off some handwritten notes) and the cutest pair of stereo phones for my iPod for R89. Checkit…they’re owls.…

  • I’ve always wanted a Cowboy … in a bag ;)

    Love the COWBOYSBAG label recently launched in South Africa by Label Orange – the agent for Dutch brands in South Africa.  The signature COWBOYSBAG, “The Bag” (gotta’ love the Dutch for their simplicity), is gorgeous soft leather with loads of room to spare for keys, iPad, notebook, cosmetic purse, etc. But I’ve already decided that “The Bolton” is going to be my next investment bag. I have so much love for the Sky Blue Bolton. “The Bag” is actually their first and bestselling bag and has two compartments on the front and comes in every colour imaginable. I love the size. I can Mary Poppins the hell out of this bag. Although…