Doc Martens

I have never owned a pair, but love them. Whether high-top or not, a pair completes any outfit, adding a bit of edge. 

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Doc Martens smooth shoes, R1820. 

Nike Air Max

A pair of 'ugly shoes' that I find pretty, they are the quintessential sneaker staple you need. 

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Nike Air Max 97 UL '17, R2599.
 

Black shorts

I have never really considered black shorts. But black shorts that are longer than short-shorts are on point. 

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Paper bag shorts, R529.

A corduroy jacket 

Over. Anything. I want it! 

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Price on request, Zara.

White tees and jeans for days

The uniform you can dress up or down. 

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The best basics from David Jones at Woolworths, R99.95. 

White jeans

This I have also never attempted to place upon my body. But I am curious. 

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White jeans, R899.

Check blazer

Double-breasted check blazers are everywhere. But I really want one with a bit of blue! They are rare, I am searching. 

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I'm still searching...

Effortless white shirts

The kind of shirt that doesn't constrict but is a breeze to wear. 

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Linen knot top, R599. 

Statement dress

We all need one, get one and stand out at EVERY occasion. 

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Is it a dress, is it a coat? Shop local designer, Matte Nolim.


A-line skirts for days

I have A-line skirts in pleather, sequins, denim and even in cotton. There's always room for another texture. 

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Pinstripe skirt, R129.99. 

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