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”

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”

Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear

Like it is second nature, the creative director arranges the looks. Garments are assigned to models, designers stress a bit more than usual, art is created and at the front row seat of it all, is us – all of us. To me, fashion is one of the purest forms of art, because as Miranda Priestly rightfully pointed out – fashion affects everybody.  Continue reading “Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear”

Retro Panda

Combining all your interests, your personal style and the name of your favourite animal to create a financially and generally-life-rewarding business – this is the real goal.

Tristyn Lee Biggs, a third-year student from Stellenbosch, founded Retro Panda in 2016 with the help of her boyfriend, Jean, and has been selling vintage clothes through the Facebook-page they created for the business ever since. Continue reading “Retro Panda”

Beachwear Styles

Well, summer is here and we are fleeing to the beach, as one does in these desperate times of heat. With any outfit, a lot of thought is put into a swimwear and should reflect your style completely. Here is a guide for identifying beach goers based on their outfit (no, this is not judging, this is science). Also included is a catalog of fantastic swimwear and where to find them. Continue reading “Beachwear Styles”

90’s Inspired Summer Items: Our Top 10 Picks

The 90’s are some of the most important years in terms of style and beauty. (Considering the fact that I was a full-grown toddler by the time the 2000’s hit us, I think we can all agree on the fact that I am more than qualified to be making statements such as these.)

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