Mermaid Imaginations

Mermaid Imaginations

It’s no surprise that Linda Hao’s capsule collection ‘A Psychedelic Trip Under The Sea’, which launches on Yesah today, exudes as much spunk and character as the designer, DJ, entrepreneur, model (and superwoman!) does. Her Spring/Summer 2014 capsule collection narrates a whimsical tale of a mermaid lost in the open sea and her happy aquatic adventures as she traverses corals and underwater canyons, encountering sea creatures, crustaceans and, I imagine, the occasional anemone or two.

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Inyati Twenty Four

Inyati Twenty Four

For most, Africa may be all about the mammalian big 5 – elephant, lion, buffalo, rhinoceros and leopard. But to the mix, I throw in wonder, amazement, absolute serenity and beauty with a splash of savage and healthy dose of honesty, at least at Inyati. South Africa is a surreal backdrop of uninterrupted sky. Where sunsets linger for a good hour and a half, as though mother nature takes her time to bask in her beauty. The blue of day slowly sheds its skin to reveal hues of lavender, crimson, jade, salmon and lilac. The sun hangs low on the horizon and casts a copper glow on everything within reach.

My family and I spent 6 days in the African bush, in a lodge called Inyati, which was a recommendation by Taga Safaris. I’ll explain more about the lodge in my next post (: For now, here’s what I saw in my first 24 hours on safari. Enjoy!

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Newfangled folkwear: Pitchouguina AW13

Newfangled folkwear: Pitchouguina AW13

Vintage has been done but not quite dusted with its variations of deconstruction, reconstruction and what have you. So it seems like we won’t take these old fashions and traditional garments as is, primarily because they are overwhelmingly detailed and a little fussy for our lifestyle that has evolved since our gramps. What’s interesting are […]

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Virtual Gifting Part 1 – Steady stream of Needsupply

Virtual Gifting Part 1 – Steady stream of Needsupply

Christmas is upon us! And other than feeling warm and fuzzy about what’s transpired in the past year, we can’t help but satisfy or… reward ourselves with some fancy purchases. Like how part of the fun is window shopping, we do a great deal of online browsing for our gifts, which do you think is […]

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Noel, Inspirations Parisienne by Dior

Noel, Inspirations Parisienne by Dior

It isn’t quite Christmas until it snows, or for us the equatorial inhabitants, not until the lights are up. So when both line up in a faraway, fairytale place like Paris, you’ve got to give it some attention. Dior distilled the ideal of Paris, the City of Lights into a sprawling decor at Printemps Paris […]

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Limitlessness

Limitlessness

On Pedder’s in-house zine is the literal, visually dynamic and tangible manifestation of the brand. Starting tomorrow, it celebrates ten previous issues and the 11th edition – ´╗┐Exhibitionist ´╗┐- with a retrospective exhibition inviting viewers through a succinctly curated collection of the most captivating images from the publication’s archives.

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