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African Sun Safari Lookbook

Safari chic often means a khaki inspired capri with a light linen shirt over the top, however this time I wanted to showcase the light linen style material in other ways. This bright and beautiful burnt orange shade is the perfect representation of an African sunrise or sunset. The bold colour combined with the stunning silhouette makes this Choice Clothing classic a [...]

The Spanish Rose Lookbook

You could spend hours on selecting the perfect outfit, but the final flourish of style is definitely the accessories you choose. There are hundreds of thousands of styles when it comes to accessories, so how do you know which is the right one? I believe it's the way it pleases your eye and makes you feel. That's called Style!

Spa Day in The Winelands Lookbook

October is my FAVOURITE month. It's the milestone month and the month that brings about so much joy. It's the month that my husband and I celebrate our Wedding Anniversary and two weeks after that it is my Birthday (22 October.) So you can imagine the celebrations and wonderful feelings of growth that happens in my household in October. I also know [...]

Swimming Into This Summer Season

As we approached the Summer season, it's time to bring out the warm weather accessories, light weight outfits and summer fashion essentials. This season I have two of the most beautiful swimsuits that you need in your collection. What's more, they are both under R120!!! I found these two gorgeous statement swimsuits that are perfect for any poolside hangout. Suitable for any [...]

Weekend Date Days Lookbook

Date days don't always have to be elaborate dinners on top of the tallest building in your city. I enjoy a day out in the sun that was thoughtfully planned. Details and small gestured have always made my heart flutter. My husband and I work side by side so it's very important to us to create special date dates and allow us [...]

A Purrr-fect Pairing

Ever heard someone say "a leopard can't change its spot?" Maybe they can... Leopards Leap have recently released their new Chescato 2021. A low alcohol blend of Chenin Blanc (70%) and Muscat (30%) making this easy drinking wine a brunch time classic. The low alcohol, 8.5% volume makes this wine a purr-fect addition to any weekend luncheon while being responsible without being [...]

My Winter ’21 Jacket Edit

Winter Jackets can be really expensive investment pieces, however it doesn't need to be. You do not need to compromise on style when choosing items that are affordable. I found these five gorgeous jackets from Choice Clothing that suit any occasion. The first jacket in my edit is this gorgeous army green khaki jacket. It is lined with a chic faux sheep [...]

Serious Eye Candy at Spectacle World

Two weeks ago I went for my first styling consultation at Spectacle World. Having never worn spectacles before I was guided through a detailed eye exam with the expert optometrists at Spectacle World. After just a week and a half I was called back to collect the frames that were perfectly matched to my style profile, personality and eye health needs. Each [...]

Putting the ESSE in Essential

Facials, massagers, steam rooms and treatments used to be a regular treat. Before the pandemic I would spend one day a month venturing out to enjoy a day off the grid while pampering my soul. It has been almost 18 months without a fun filled day relaxing at a spa, however I can confidently say that Lyftaal in Paarl is the best [...]

Spectacle World making us all better looking

There’s no doubt that we’re now spending more time behind a screen than ever before, from computer screens, TV screens, and mostly our cellphones, our eyes are constantly focusing, and adjusting to documents, images, colours and videos, all in high definition. Our eyes have never had to work so hard. With all the advances in technology and us spending more time glued [...]

Glamping weekend at the John Sedgwick Whisky Distillery

Perched in the working town of Wellington is the famous John Sedgwick Whisky distillery. A scenic round about drive through the picturesque countryside is the perfect location for a once in a lifetime glamping opportunity. This is where we checked in and got to spend a weekend filled with everything whisky. Style and luxury collide as the Africamps team curated this beautifully [...]

Getting your Ficks this weekend

There are two commonly used routes to get from Cape Town to Hermanus. The first is up Sir Lowry's pass through the breathtaking Elgin valley (home of cool climate wines and the finest produce) and the second is a small town sea lover's dream along the coast. We usually do one route and then the second on the way home. Fick restaurant [...]

Stellenbosch Wine Route celebrates their 50th Anniversary

What better way to celebrate the Stellenbosch Wine Route’s 50th Anniversary than with a collection of the finest the route has to offer. Every trip to the Stellenbosch winelands has been a memorable one, filled with innovative and mouthwatering culinary creations, world famous wines, culture and the reason we’re celebrating, the rich history. The Stellenbosch wine route is a food and wine [...]

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