Category Archives: Art

Hattie Stewart: Professional Doodler

Combine doodles and art enter Hattie Stewart a London based illustrator and who has worked a self-proclaimed ‘professional doodler’ whose unique and playful style extends itself through art and fashion. Having worked with brands such as House Of Holland, Marc By Marc Jacobs and Adidas and also… Continue reading

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MEXSII: Headboard Collection

The bedhead or headboard, whatever you like to call it is one of those furniture pieces that usually just chills in the background but thanks to Australian Mexsii Bedhead thats about to change. Sarah and Merryn created these superstar upholstered bedheads out of their… Continue reading

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Ephraim Yeboah!

Based out of London, Ephraim Yeboah is a fashion house that offers stylish sweatshirts and tees for you and him. For their latest collection “Tree Life” the band teamed up with up and coming British photographer Ester Keate. We love… Continue reading

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LADYHOOD

LADYHOOD is a Paris based brand with this self-described “African Vintage Spirit” we fell for. For more info on the brand and shop the SS15 collection go here.  

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Lemlem x Anthropologie

We couldn’t have imagined of a best collaboration to kick of the Summer season. Liya Kebede’s lifestyle brand Lemlem recently received its most recent collaboration with Anthropologie. The collection which is available here features everything from candles, journals, tablecloths, pillows… Continue reading

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Judge a Book by its Cover: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Although many argue that director Wes Anderson’s movies are way too similar too each other, The Grand Budapest hotel was without a doubt one of our favorite films of 2014. The book, released earlier this year combines interviews, essays with … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung With Club Monaco

Duo Dutch Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin has teamed up with Club Monaco for the brand’s Spring 2015. The photographs breathe the classic elegance that we’ve come to expect with Club Monaco. Judge for yourself and shop the pieces… Continue reading

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“Dakar city of birds” by Selly Raby Kane

We are  always exciting to hear about Selly Raby Kane! Ever since she burst out onto the fashion scene a few years ago, this Dakar-based designer has been creating collections that are nothing short of daring, with pieces at the… Continue reading

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InstaLove: Matchbook Diaries

Over the years, I developed the habit of picking up match boxes every time I go to the restaurant; and sometimes for me, the beautiful boxes are the most exciting part of my lunch or dinner experience. So when I… Continue reading

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The Balm Company

Most of us only know her for her inspiring and incisive words but Alex Elle  recently launched The Balm Company, an online apothecary featuring vegan and all natural products, handmade by her adorable daughter Char and her. Available via Etsy,… Continue reading

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Tongoro!

Earlier this week, we heard of the launch of Tongoro a new online shop featuring sophisticated clothes made in Africa. Crafted in Dakar, Senegal with fabrics from Ivory Coast, Ghana (…) Tongoro which means means star in Sango, the primary… Continue reading

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Ouro: Our Shiny December List

                                          If you’re regular reader of the blog, you know how much we heart all that shines. The Holiday season… Continue reading

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The Planthunter

   I came across and fell for The Planthunter, an online magazine devoted to celebrating plants. The inaugral issue focused on death. It’s probably fair to say to the premier issue sounds morbid but the alluring styling and magical photograhy of each degraded… Continue reading

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