The Magical Experience of Salon58

On the 21st of November, I had my first glimpse of a real-life wonderland: a magical place where the impossible is possible and beauty is strewn around like Autumn leaves. Walking into Dylan LewisR...

I Dare You To Be Different

Welcome back my avid fashionistas. I have to apologise for the lack of posts lately, between a hectic exam schedule and hockey sessions, time to sit down and write became little. But here I am now and...

The Jackie Burger Confabulation

On Thursday the 17th of September I had the wonderful privilege of meeting Jackie Burger: South African style icon, previous editor of Elle Magazine and who now owns Salon58, a stylish fashion space w...

Fashion Photo Shoot no. 1

  On Wednesday last week I did a photo shoot for my fashion photography portfolio for P.J Olivier Art Centre. Be sure to keep a look out for the next photo shoot, coming soon. Much love. Xo Minet...

The Cape Town Fashion Week Experience

I look around and take in the patterned, textured, furred and colourful clothing. I see sparks of white as the fashion-lovers laugh and smile. Over-sized coats. Sky-high stilettos. Funky hats and quir...

Dress Making 101

As I was exploring Cape Town’s Design Indaba on the 28th of February, I was lucky to stumble across a little display called “Afternoon”. Afternoon is an independent sewing pattern la...

Getting to Know Danielle Margaux

When receiving Danielle’s reply to my email, which asked if I could interview her for my website, I was over ecstatic. The thought of meeting and talking to one of my favourite South African fas...

What To Wear When You Don’t Know What To Wear

“Don’t waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you.” A beautiful quote about writers block by H. Jackson Brown Jr. You all probably know that feeling you get when y...

With Red Lips Come Big Smiles

I believe that being confident to express yourself as a teenager is one of the most important aspects of growing up. Now that being said, I just listed two of most teenagers’ biggest struggles – ...

Let’s Go Retro

When I open my mothers closet, I feel like I’m in a transportation portal – back a few fashion years ( yet my mothers closet isn’t all old stuff! ) and into the retro swing of things...