THE COST OF AN INSTAGRAM POST

    Plain and simple, this post does exactly what the headline says: I’m going to roughly calculate the minimum cost to produce an Instagram post. When I decided to do this, the challenge was to show this in a way that’s as universally applicable as possible. I don’t necessarily mean for these figures to be used as a guide…
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LFW FEBRUARY 2019 LOOK #3: MIMI

  Mimi is back. Oddly enough, despite being so invested in this character since early last year, I’ve never really thought about her persona. I had this idea that when others don a wig, basically transforming themselves into an alter ego or an amplified aspect of themselves, they gain a certain kind of confidence. I’m not so sure that’s the…
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LFW FEBRUARY 2019 LOOK #2: THE SHREDDED SKIRT

“One thing an all girls’ school taught me was how to style the hoe way,” I say, standing outside the curtained changing rooms of the Shop At Bluebird. I hike the sequin skirt up to my ribs and fold it over, two or three times. Pulling a jumper to cover the roll of fabric, the hem now sits fashionably at…
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LFW FEBRUARY 2019: DAY 1

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know about my less than sympathetic views towards Fashion Week. But it dawned on me recently that it’s one of those rare situations were everyone involved in the industry are forced to be in the same square mile, all partaking in similar activity but playing their own unique roles. There’s…
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48 HOURS IN SOUTH AFRICA’S WINE REGION

My favourite place I’ve visited last year? Cape Town and the surrounding wine region in the Western Cape. After four days exploring the city and all of the natural beauty flung about, from the penguins at Boulders Beach, the gusty winds at Cape Point and a safari at a private reserve, it was time for a few days of rest…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: PACHAMAMA EAST

Peruvian food has fast become one of my favourites, who can resist a succulent, tangy ceviche, even during the coldest months of the year? It’s like taking an exotic holiday with none of the jetlag. London has an abundance of restaurants offering up the South American cuisine and if you thought that the hype was dying out, you haven’t tried…
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