A week in Cape Town

Trying to live up to the blog’s motto of always procrastinating productively, myself and Ingrid Heydenrych ventured into Cape Town this week with high expectancies of living The Big City Life while doing an internship at NetNuus, an online Afrikaans news platform.

To be fair, “internship” rather involved quietly doing our own work for Die Matie‘s youngest child, an app that posts short news updates throughout the day. Nevertheless, we got to hang out in the Media24 quarters, which is like heaven for us.  Continue reading “A week in Cape Town”

The CFDA Awards 2017

Every year, the international fashion community honors all the best moments in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards.

We are having our own fashion awards after seeing all the beautiful pieces worn to this event. We’ll call it TBPS Fashion Awards. (If you’re not catching on to that, The Bread Poet Society Fashion Awards are now in full swing and will be held every year, starting today.) Continue reading “The CFDA Awards 2017”

How to interpret text messages

Many speak of a simpler the time, a time when text messaging did not exist. From what I have been told and can deduct from early wall encryptions, people use to speak directly to each other. They spent more time trying to reach each other than understanding each other. It seemed like they usually always know exactly what the other person was trying to communicate, except when miscommunication was forced for the sake of comedy.

These days we are left with the mess technology have left us to deal with – text messaging. Communication has gotten faster, but has interpreting it? When texting, there are a lot of factors left for us to interpret, like the particular tone of voice, hand gestures and facial reactions. I thus decided to create this understanding-texting article. Continue reading “How to interpret text messages”

The Overlay

Dior showcased it in her ss 2017 collection and I fell head over heals for it. She was not the first to showcase it, but was praised for her innovative pieces. She brings an artistic flare to it and has been worn on the red carpet by celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence. Valentino also incorporated the style in his resort 2017 collection. The style is not completely new to us , but for the first time it has evolved into a ready to wear trend. Taking on the form of the overlay dress. Continue reading “The Overlay”

Minimalist Bottoms

minimalism /ˈmɪnɪməˌlɪz(ə)m/
noun – a movement in sculpture and painting which arose in the 1950s, characterized by the use of simple, massive forms.

Update your winter closet with winter classics. These pieces will give you a good base to build on and go with almost anything. Layer with textures and embroidery for this winter.  Continue reading “Minimalist Bottoms”