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28 Feb

Woodlands

Most of the shoots I have done until now have been quite light and airy, so when photographer Grethe Rosseaux and I were brainstorming for this one, I told her I'd like to do something darker. We got make-up artist, Sam Ellenberger, on-board and headed to Paarl Mountain for our shoot. The light in the forest had other ideas, however. Beautiful sunbeams shot through the trees, bathing us in soft light. We decided to go with it, and Sam used more earthy make-up shades for the earlier shots. As the sun set and the woods got a bit darker, so did my make-up. I am beyond pleased with the result of this shoot, and I can't thank Grethe, Sam and her husband, Bruce, enough...
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19 Jan

Retro Shoot With Zel Archer and Cat Moorcroft

I recently got together with photographer, Zel Archer and makeup artist, Cat Moorcroft, for a retro-inspired fashion shoot. I have been dying to do one of these since I watched the music video for Taylor Swift's music video, Wildest Dreams. Working with these two is always an absolute pleasure, and I always find myself feeling like a total badass afterwards. They're constantly building me up throughout the shoot - giving amazing direction and just being super professional while still making me laugh. As much as I love getting dressed up, I still get shy in front of the camera every now and then. But with these two that shyness fades away within seconds. Cat really nailed the retro hairstyles and makeup, and...
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12 Jan

Mungo & Jemima Summer Lookbook

Last year I had the honour of selecting a dress from Mungo & Jemima in Long Street. (You can check it out here.) It was a really though decision as all their dresses are absolutely beautiful. Everything has that special one-of-a-kind feeling, like you won’t go to a party and be wearing the same dress as someone else. (Which has happened to me too many times in my life.) I have always had a soft spot for Wildfox’s lookbooks, so I immediately fell in love with this magnificent one from Mungo & Jemima, as it has that same charm. The lighting, the model, the fashion… it’s all so dreamy! Most of these items are only available at The Watershed and Long Street...
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4 Dec

Adventure Time

If there's one thing I believe in; it's that you really never have to break the bank to look good. I have always been a super bargain hunter, and it truly excites me when I find purse-friendly fashion that makes me feel like a queen. I recently got a beautiful press drop from Jet Fashion, and it contained these amazing high-waisted denims. These denims fit me like a glove, but most importantly - they are affordable! You can get a pair of sassy denims at Jet for under R200. That's unheard of these days, seriously. The press drop also contained these beautiful sunglasses - also under R100. Check out all of Jet's fashion here. Follow them on Twitter here, and like their Facebook...
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30 Oct

A walk on the wild side

There are three things in life that I will ALWAYS love: 1. Food 2. Leopard-print 3. Myself (What?) So when I was approached by Wild Africa Cream for a collaboration, I was like: "Give me my leopard-print pen so that I can sign on the dotted line." I have been teasing this collaboration on Instagram this whole week. So excited to be @wildafricacream's Untamed Icon. It's no secret that I have a little obsession with leopard print, so this is the perfect collaboration! Stay tuned for an exciting competition. #EleganceUntamed A photo posted by Anja Wintour (@anjawintour) on Oct 27, 2015 at 12:14am PDT On the hunt for the perfect backdrop for my @wildafricacream lookpost. I think this is a...
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