LAMENTATIONS CAPITALE

  Just a bit of indulgent, existentialist, freestyle prose by the Marxist in me. Serving up some low-key anxiety about fashion, capitalism and the end of the world. READ MORE


MOI! A PARSONS GRADUATE!

Can. You. Believe. I have a masters degree. Moi! A. Masters. Degree. After two years, two cross-continental moves, six (going on seven) apartments, one long-ass dissertation, countless sleepless night, an existential crisis (just kidding but not really) and the severe compression of my social life, I am officially over-qualified and unemployed! Now I know you’re […] READ MORE


ON DREAMS & REALITY: MUSINGS OF A FASHION INTERN

I had arrived. I was living in Paris – magical Paris – completing a master’s degree at one of the best fashion schools in the world and I had just been hired as an intern at a haute couture showroom during Paris Fashion Week. The news brought almost as much rejoice as my acceptance to […] READ MORE


VIRGIL ABLOH x LOUIS VUITTON

Due to good fortune, I was in the right place at the right time and scored an invitation to the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 fashion show in Paris – featuring the first collection by Virgil Abloh as creative director. However polarising the views on Abloh’s appointment, it speaks volumes about the current state of […] READ MORE


FÉMINISTE MAIS FÉMININE: THE CORSET TREND

Lace-up detailing has fast gained ground as a trend, with lace-up shoes, lace-up bodysuits and even lace-up chokers wherever you turn your head. Now it seems that the trend is evolving back into its original inspiration: the corset. Every fashionista on social media is wearing a corset belt over their t-shirts, slip dresses, utilitarian jackets, blazers […] READ MORE


FASHION WEEK GOES POLITICAL

A general rule of polite conversation has always been to steer clear of topics concerning religion and politics. However, this fashion month, that rule seems to stand on its head. Not only is fashion talking politics, its flaunting it shamelessly and purposefully with models, bloggers and brands making decisive statements against the current social and […] READ MORE


PABLO PABLO PABLO

Can we just talk about the hype. So after Kanye West announced on Twitter that he would be opening one of his 21 global Pablo pop-up shops in Cape Town, die-hard fashion and Kanye fans held their breath in anticipation. Its opening on the Friday morning saw a queue down Bree street of hours long, […] READ MORE


HEY WHAT’S UP HELLO

So yeah, we started a blog. Original, right? We are unjustifiably proud and excited to introduce On Wednesdays, a space where we will be documenting our adventures and inspirations. Who are we? We are visual communicators from Cape Town, who share a love for life, art and fashion. Born from a desire to express our […] READ MORE


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