Wednesday, November 12, 2014

White on White {OOTD}

Top + Faux Fur bag + Triangle midi ring (River Island) |  Skirt (H&M) | Heels + Clear cuff + Earrings (Lalla x Legit) 

By the time you are reading this, I will be in China. But luckily for me there are "schedule" options. I'm going to keep it short & sweet today (If you knew about the past few days I've had then you'd forgive me).

 I am in love with most of the pieces in today's look, & am so glad I get to share a look I love so much with all of you. This is me. This is how I love to dress. And I think I am enjoying this hair. This is the 2nd look post with short hair, & for someone who honestly wasn't sure about - I love it now!

Hope you enjoy. Let me know what you think :) xx

Images by: Jerome Stoffels Photography










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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Boho Maxi {OOTD}

Dress (Forever21) | Tan clutch & Sandals (Blackcherry) | Sunglasses (Michael Kors) | Earrings (Legit)


This time of year, most of you are winding down & getting into holiday mode. It is November already right? Well, some of us (I'm really talking about myself here) are getting busier as the days pass. Next Monday I leave for China, & if I told you everything I and to do by then - you would want to cry for me. I do love the pressure of having to get things done, & yes I do thrive under these circumstances. However, even so I often think of simpler times. But as nostalgic as I may get, the reality is that I will never know such times again. I am simply not that person anymore. And the things I want in life don't allow that either. The career goals I have don't allow me to put in 9-5 hours - I work all the time. I am now the person who would rather spend an hour getting work done than going out for a lunch with someone I don't actually like, or doing something I feel "iffy" about. I spend my time with people & on things that I feel passionate about. I want to be constantly learning & growing. I don't think that's a bad thing. And I believe it's important that we all have our own priorities - no matter what they might be. My priority is me, my career, my goals, & this blog. I'm 25 now, & I'm so glad that I realised it a while ago already. It has helped mould me into the human being I am. I am so grateful for that.

I know I'm rabbling on; reality is that's it's 1am & I'm about to pass out. So, I will probably post something before I leave for China, but know that if I'm quiet for the next few weeks - I'm working my tush off :) Although you can always find me on instagram @brettrobson - Im never quiet there :) Until next time! xx

Images by: Jerome Stoffels Photography








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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Travel Bag | In-Flight Essential {Video}



This has been a highly requested video & thankfully I have finally had a chance to edit it. As you can tell by the hair, this was shot a while back (in September to be more accurate). I filmed this while in China on business & thought it would be nice for you to see me in my "travel-mode".

I hope you guys enjoy this video. I do hope to post much more content on the subject of travel, so let me know what your requests are :)


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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Because Black & White Never Fails {OOTD}

Shorts (Lalla X Legit) | Top (Charlotte Russe) | Hat + Booties (Forever21 - old) | Bag (H&M old)

First off, yes this is the last look I will be posting with my now old hair. I feel happy & sad about it. Happy because I finally took the plunge & did something drastic. And sad because I really did love this look on myself. So get ready, because any outfit posts coming your way will be with the shorter hair :)

Now on to today's look. Ideally I would have loved to post this on Monochrome Monday, but then realistically speaking - monochrome black & white is great on any day, is it not? Black & white will never fail you. Whether your aim is to look like Victoria Beckham or to look like a Dalmatian - I have no idea. But what I am sure of is that this colour combo has produced some of my best looks.  You could choose to wear your monochrome look in a print, or to colour-block; but the options are endless. Personally, I don't tend to mix prints too often, but I liked the contrast of the bold stripe on the shorts, compared to the chic animal print on the booties. I think I've managed to pull it together quite tastefully. What do you think?

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Monday, October 27, 2014

GAP Styld.by {OOTD}

"Sexy Boyfriend" jeans (GAP) | Barbie bodysuit (Forever21) | Coat (Truworths) | Bag (Blackcherry via Fashionhub) | 
Heels (Steve Madden) | Sunglasses (Levi's Eyewear)

I have worn these GAP 1969 "sexy boyfriend" jeans more times in the past month than I wear most items I own. They are so versatile. I wear them to work; to the mall; & here I wore them for a cup of coffee with Jerome at Freedom Cafe. I'll be honest "I'm really not a coffee drinker" but yes that it a cappuccino  I have over there. I don't consider cappuccinos to be coffee; there's just so much milk it's really a coffee-flavoured milkshake. Make sense? 

But back to today's look. I love how relaxed I feel in a pair of boyfriend jeans. They were once the sort of denims I cringed at the thought of. And now I wear them more than any other style of denim. True story. I guess that's what happens when you explore your style & open yourself up to possibilities. A few years ago I would not wear denims unless they were a skinny fit. Thank the heavens I have grown up & evolved - this blog would be very boring had I not.










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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The "CHIC" Look {OOTD}

Faux fur (Suite Blanco) | Jumpsuit (Velvet at YDE) | Bag (Blackcherry via Kalahari) | Turban (Mr Price) | Heels (Steve Madden) | 
Necklace (LEGIT - old) | Boho Marks via Sassychic | Sunglasses (Chloe Eyewear)


I am finally getting to share with you all a full outfit post on the look I wore to the Edgar's #NightOfFashion event that was held at Rosebank Mall just over a week ago. This look was so well-recieved & to be very honest - lots of thought was put into it. I actually shot the look with Jerome the morning of the event - before I flew to Jhb. I was so worried I was going to mess the jumpsuit or something horrible would happen, & I would have to come up with another look. But luckily it all worked out for me. I actually think this may be in my Top 5 OOTD posts.  It's just so chic & "ooh girl" if that makes any sense?! What do you say?

Also, you guys should know that this clutch is currently on sale for R129 via Kalahari. FYI.










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