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13 Mar

How To Be A Lekker Person

I know my posts are usually a bit more Buzzfeed than Elite Daily, but I've been thinking about this post for ages and I really wanted to set it free. I'm working on some of these things myself; particularly the "be grateful" part. I think it's too easy to focus on the things that are kak in your life, and to lose sight of all the positive parts. I hope this post inspires you in some small way.   Compliment more   I don't think we compliment each other nearly enough. And we seem to think that we should always go big with our compliments. You have no idea what a simple compliment can do for someone's self-esteem, or how much it can brighten up their day. So compliment...
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6 Mar

Introducing MAC Shadescents

If you've been following my blog for a while now, you're probably familiar with the fact that I have a genuine lipstick addiction. In my previous article about Things That Make Me Happy, I mention how I feel true euphoria when I apply a new lipstick for the first time. It's also no secret that I am a super MAC fan. Two of my absolute favourite shades are Heroine and Candy Yum Yum. The one is quite badass, while the other one speaks to my inner Barbie. (She still exists.) When I first caught wind of the MAC Shadescents range, I was very excited but also a bit apprehensive to give it a try. I mean, I love these lipsticks, but...
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1 Mar

Retro Bloom

Last year every website I love crashed on Black Friday, and I was unable to buy any discounted clothes. Or so I thought. A few days after Black Friday, I somehow landed on Sassy Chic – a local online shop I’d never visited before. I was so impressed with the variety of fashion on their website, and even more impressed when I discovered that their Black Friday sale was still on. I bought this wrap dress for an absolute steal and it’s one of those timeless pieces I will be able to wear for years to come. Shoutout to Andy Pearce for shooting yet another beautiful post for me. If you would like to work with the talented Mr Pearce, contact him here:[email protected] Dress: Sassy Chic Shoes:...
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28 Feb

2017 Oscars After Party Red Carpet Rant

Thank you, Shante Hutton, for bringing the Oscars After Party to my attention. Sarah Paulson www.buzzfeed.com When your mom is like, "Do you think you're funny?" BuyCostumes.com Gabrielle Union Autumn in Cape Town. Mindy Kalling 1970s sitkamerbank with a hint of Peter Stuyvesant. Scarlett Johansson Omg, Grindelwald! You have some nerve showing up at The Oscars! Jessica Alba Diane Kruger Dobby is a free elf! (Shoutout to Karin Ras for tweeting me about this dress.) Malin Akerman http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Charmander Rashida Jones Mother of the bride. Alan Cumming Can't fool me, Rumpelstiltskin! Dakota Johnson When your best friend asks you what you're getting them for their birthday. Jennifer Aniston AliExpress.com https://www.lizandliz.com Jennifer Aniston is the cure to my insomnia. All images courtesy of Buzzfeed. I do not own any of...
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27 Feb

2017 Oscars Red Carpet Rant

Last night the stars looked absolutely incredible at the Academy Awards, so I really had to scratch deep to find dresses for this post. Kudos to all the celebrities for looking so incredible. And thanks to those who gave me content for this blog. Halle Berry (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic) This outfit is more deurmekaar than kots in a tumbledryer. Leslie Mann http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ When duvet day gets a bit out of control. Kirsten Dunst http://oscar.go.com  Nice dress, Kirsten Dunst. Charissa Thompson mirror.co.uk Nice dress, Kirsten Dunst. Dakota Johnson hearstapps.com Oh wow, so proud of Mary for making it to the Oscars all the way from Bethlehem. You go, girl! Alicia Vikander wennermedia.com ...
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