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Summer Holiday Style

Summer Holiday Style

It has been an interesting year, with many highs and lows, but I am ending it on a high, with my first blog on my new website.  A lot of time, thought and hard work went into it, but I feel it truly represents me and my business and I am so excited to share it with...
Employees:  Are They Boosting Your Business Image?

Employees: Are They Boosting Your Business Image?

I am sure you have had an experience like this before… Going into a boutique and the staff make you feel inferior or they simply ignore you.  Entering the reception of a corporate establishment and the receptionist ignores you, while talking on the phone to a...
An RSA Road Trip

An RSA Road Trip

Travelling 5000 kilometers across our vast country is no small feat, especially with a five and seven year old.  We did not stay in luxury accommodation, trying to keep it relaxed and self-catering for the kids.  Besides being tired afterwards, it was a wonderful...
Matric Farewell Season… Are you ready?

Matric Farewell Season… Are you ready?

For some matrics this great event is already something of the past, but for the majority it still lies ahead, and the June holidays are time for preparation.  A few (quite a few) years ago, when I found myself in this position, everything was a bit toned down and done...
Online shopping: To do or not to do?

Online shopping: To do or not to do?

The question that I am asked most often, from clients and friends is:  Where do you shop? The answer is, everywhere.  I shop at chain stores, boutiques and online, yes online.  I started online shopping a few years ago and have tried most of the different sites.  The...
Me Time

Me Time

As a wife, mother and business woman, finding a little moment in a week to just let go and spend quality me time is sometimes very difficult.  We are all so busy running around, that sometimes finding time to do something we really love, very seldom materializes. For...
Instantly Update Your Winter Wardrobe

Instantly Update Your Winter Wardrobe

While the Boland is still in denial that it is May, the rest of the country is experiencing the first feel of Winter.  So to get into the swing of the season the key is to start with your accessories and shoes.  These items will instantly update your wardrobe without...
All Aboard

All Aboard

Back to reality as they say… I spent most of last week on a cruise ship from Cape Town to Namibia and back.  It was a wonderful experience and I have compiled a list of some valuable information that you need to know when cruising along the South African...
For the love of Fabric

For the love of Fabric

Our senses are fascinating to me.  One touch of fabric, the sound of your skirt rustling as you walk or the smell of raw silk, can instantly take you back to a moment in your past. A roll of fabric to me, is the promise of an exciting experience to come.  Whether the...
Breaking the Mould

Breaking the Mould

I am a woman, wife, mother, friend, chartered accountant and now, image consultant, stylist, blogger and make-up artist. I have broken the mould that society and I created for an A- aggregate student that was good at accounting and mathematics. Why? Because it was not...