Dec 5, 2012

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Grand Opening of DUTCH pop-up shop in Cape Town

From 8 – 15 December they will be showcasing and selling a selection of fine Dutch design in DUTCH pop-up shop, a temporary shop built in the courtyard of the Salt Circle Arcade in Woodstock. This Friday evening, DUTCH will open its doors with music, drinks and a 10% discount on all products by Cowboysbag, Droog, Fromanteel, Cravatta Pelliano, Artists Not Armies and POM Amsterdam.

To put even more grand in Grand Opening, the whole Salt Circle Arcade will go Dutch: all traders will stay open, will put specials on their menu and give a 10% discount on their collections. Please see below the list of participating traders.

So do join them! From 5 pm onwards, DJ KIM WOOD will start playing the tunes, Heineken beers will be popping and a love affair with Verlieft wines will begin (not to mention the love affair with our lust worthy products of course, all designed and imported from The Netherlands).

Full details on the flyer here.

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Aug 20, 2012

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Cosmopolitan Lingerie 2012: SEXIER than ever!

Cosmopolitan Lingerie heats up South Africa this winter

South Africa may find itself in the throes of a particularly cold winter, but Cosmopolitan is heating things up in September with the annual Lingerie supplement, in association with Schwarzkopf. As usual, Cosmopolitan Lingerie 2012 showcases SA’s top lingerie brands and the latest trends in true Cosmo style. But this year the magazine has also featured six local celebrities in gorgeous lingerie to celebrate South Africa’s fun, fearless females, as well as the many different body types of real women.

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May 2, 2011

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The Fashion Library

The-fashion-library.com is a brand new online fashion magazine and fashion directory, which launched on the 1st of April 2011 aiming to be South-Africa’s favourite online fashion destination.

The team at the fashion library make it their business to know what is hot and happening in South Africa and on international shores especially in the fashion industry. They share with you the latest trends, so your cupboard & calendar stays in the loop.

They also have a special category called “street fashion”. Under this category they photograph fashionable people on the streets of South Africa. Fashionnecting you.

Every Friday they choose one fashionable item that they love!  This you will find under the “Fashion Friday” button.

Making Headlines is a gossip & trends page, where they bring you the latest news, hot of the press.

Go ahead and celebrate life and its beauty with them: www.the-fashion-library.com

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Feb 9, 2011

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Less Is More With Convertible Clothing

At first glance, it appears to be nothing more than a swath of fabric. After some deft and swift handiwork, involving a tuck here and a knot there, that same bit of material magically morphs into a sexy halter neck dress.

On a whim, the wearer changes her mind. But instead of changing into something else entirely, she simply performs some more origami on the cloth, redraping, tying and twisting and voila: the same fabric transforms into a chic, off-the-shoulder affair.

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Jan 11, 2011

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Are you breaking the fashion cycle?

According to new research, consumers are now looking to buy what they need only when they need it. The old adage of ‘be prepared’ has been tweaked and rephrased to ‘only be prepared at the very last minute’ or what the food industry are calling the ‘need it now’ phenomenon. The ‘now generation’ has been here for quite some time and to most this means getting what you want right now (even if you can’t afford it): it has rarely manifested itself as ‘only buying what you need’. Fashion had so far sidestepped this frugality – until now.

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Nov 16, 2010

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Autumn Winter 2010/11

Alexander McQueen Autumn Winter 2010/11

As we usher off the last of this seasons catwalk shows, we are reminded that the shows shown in February are dribbling into the shops with the Autumn Winter trends. While this might feel like old news it is worth reflecting on, as the commercial impact of these designs has yet to be tested.

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