I’m back I think.

I don’t want this to be a fashion blog anymore although that being said I will still share shoot’s I find beautiful and inspiring. I want to write about life and what hurts and the people places and things that make my heart happy and share with you some of the music and quotes that help me get through my day.

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I was so lucky to be able to Intern for this talented designer when I lived in London a few years ago, here is her latest collection “The Fragment collection”

Photography: Nhu Xuan Hua
Styling: Aldene Johnson
Model: Mili Gáname Next Models
Makeup: Martina Lattanzi
Hair: Roger Cho
Photographer Assistant: Shawn Paul Tan
Retouching: Anne Sophie Auclerc


What is simple in the moonlight by the morning seems insane

“What really goes on in the mind of someone with bulimia or anorexia? It’s something we’ve all wondered about – at least those of us who don’t have direct personal experience with an eating disorder ourselves. What would push you to the point of starving yourself, or making yourself throw up?” – Forbes

Slave for fashion

I was scrolling through my Instagram feed as I do, and I came across this picture taken by Livincool (one of my favourite photographers) just before the Prada SS2013 show earlier.

It makes my heart sore to see some of the people who worked the hardest and most probably the longest hours sitting up in the studio watching the impeccably dressed fashion set stream into the show space.

Seeing pictures like this also make me wonder why I am still so fascinated and in love with an industry that feeds off the knowledge that there will always be someone willing to work for less or nothing all in the name of the so called “exposure” they will gain.

Summer 2012

Earlier today I attended the trend forecasting workshop which the Cape Town Fashion Council hold bi-annually. I’m not going to get too much into the trends because I’m not really the biggest trend follower. The workshop was however very informative until the speaker mentioned that it might be a good idea to pair a trapeze dress with 3/4 leggings or even a pair of 3/4 jeggings. I’m sorry, what?

Anyway according to Johann Crous if you want to be super “on trend*” this summer then these are the key pieces you should be wearing.

*Please never use the phrase on trend ever. it’s unbelievably cringe

1. Peplum anything


2. Vintage inspired dresses



3. Fit and flare dresses


4. The slip dress


5. The midi skirt


Fashion Inspiration

Tumblr is what got me into blogging , I wasn’t very into fashion at the time but a few of my friends kept mentioning a site called dirtylittlestylewhoree , so eventually I checked it out . And I haven’t looked back . So in February 2009 Princess Coco was born . The theme is mostly fashion , but I sometimes throw in a quote or two sometimes even a cat picture .

Enjoy .