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Glamour Magazine Today I’m Wearing Series

I am honoured to be featured as Glamour Magazine South Africa’s latest style diarist in their “Today I’m wearing” closet diary series. Please head over to Glamour.co.za to follow my style journey over the next 10 days. 

Glamour Magazine | Style Diary | Today I’m wearing

I rarely share outfit posts on StyleSociety, but I have to admit that I’ve had so much fun putting these looks together. I would love to hear your thoughts on my choices.

I have cut back on StyleSociety content while shifting my focus to my online store, which has been keeping me preoccupied. I also want to make sure that my content is adding value to my readers. Because I am not about chasing vanity metrics and adding to the ‘digital noise’. So I usually spend time endlessly tweaking and polishing material before pushing ‘publish’. I often feel like all this perpetual fine-tuning can be agonising and crushing my productivity. 

Social media has brought about profound changes in the digital landscape. We are constantly being bombarded with information (what I like to call digital noise), with everyone vying for attention. I don’t want to add to the noise. I want to initiate meaningful conversations that help me connect with my readers, aka style tribe.

Everyone has loved my outfit posts on social, so I might pursue a more visual approach to my content going forward. And throw my creativity more into styling and not so much on my ‘words’.

Anyhoo, if you enjoy these looks, I might just share my outfit posts more often. So please go ahead and share your thoughts in the comment section below. I would love to hear from you.

Glamour.co.za

“Her bold silhouettes,
use of colour and
striking accessories
are going to give you
majoR #WardrobeGoals!”
– Glamour.co.za

Day One:

Today I’m wearing a peplum hot pink top by Tsotetsi KL paired with a bold candy-stripe midi from Topshop. Valliyan choker from Haute Edit and gladiator sandals from Foschini

Day Two:

Today I’m wearing a limited edit, sequin kimono cover-up from my newly launched Haute Edit Resort Collection paired with a skirt from Witchery. My necklace is Valliyan at Haute Edit, and my heels are Steve Madden.

Day Three:

Today I’m wearing a raw silk, sequin robe from my Haute Edit Resort Collection

Day Four:

Today I’m wearing a flowy draped dress by Asos. My pumps are from Dolce and Gabbana’s lace collection.

You would notice that I mostly invest in statement pieces which form part of my wardrobe choices. Most people are usually surprised to see how calculable and limited my closet really is, knowing my obsession with fashion. I love supporting local, and much of my wardrobe consists of bespoke custom-made pieces by local South African Fashion Designers.

I am very conscientious about ‘buying less and using more’. And when supporting brands, authenticity, values, ethical production, and transparency is most important to me. 

I firmly believe that as conscious consumers, we can transform the fast fashion industry. The Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh has revealed the darker side of fashion, a not so glamorous one. Let us all continue to plant seeds of consciousness and force brands to behave more responsibly. Our behaviour as consumers is the solution to ending this fast-fashion nightmare!

Glamour Magazine Today I’m Wearing

Day Five:

Today I’m wearing a striped top and faux fur jacket from Zara, paired with a bespoke ballgown skirt made by Tsotetsi KL. My shoes are from Steve Madden.

Day Six:

Today I’m wearing a fun T-shirt from Cotton On with my bespoke custom-made skirt by Tsotetsi KL. Statement heels by Oscar de la Renta.

Day Seven:

Today I’m wearing a strapless sweetheart lace midi dress in a fresh citrus yellow, from Asos. Paired with my Christian Louboutin my statement ‘Amazoulo’ gladiator cage sandals in electric-blue.

Day Eight:

Today I’m wearing a silk-chiffon draped cover-up by Drashta (2009 collection from my boutique), over a pair of skinny jeans by Zara. Obsessed with these nude perspex heels which were an eBay buy.

Day Nine:

Today I’m wearing a bespoke top by Amos paired with a lace pencil skirt by Dolce & Gabbana. My nude heels are from Madison.

Day Ten:

Today I’m wearing a bespoke lace dress by Amos. Valliyan headband from Haute Edit and my heels are Manolo Blahnik.

Up-Close Interview with Kumari Govender

I would like to end my Style Diarist feature with a recent Up-Close Interview I did for LAILA + GRACE. Have a look at my full interview below.

I am happiest when… 

I am with my husband, two adorable pugs and spending time with my family.

I am inspired by… 

Knowledge & … The distinctive alchemy of Art, Travel & Architecture has always been a huge inspiration for me.

My design philosophy is…  

Modern maximalism and an exploration of curiosity with a soulful yet progressive approach.

The item on top of my lust list is…

Family Time

My current goal is …

To balance my offline and online life by being mindful and connected to the present moment. The culture of constant connection and digital noise makes it all too easy to fall into this pattern of feeling stuck on “autopilot” all day. Practising mindfulness has taught me to pause and reflect and be in the moment.

My favourite quote is…

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill

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148 thoughts on “Glamour Magazine Today I’m Wearing Series”

  1. I love that you styled the tee with a fab skirt and chic pair of shoes. It makes it so fun and effortless. You look beautiful.

    Xo,
    Miki
    mikialamode.com

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  2. you look pretty in that outfit! The sequin robe is very chic and elegant!! <3

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
    missdream-girl.blogspot.com

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  3. Absolutely loving your top knot and how you did you hair in that first photo! You look amazing in purple too babe. Hope your week is off to a good start!

    xoxo
    Rina Samantha
    andshedressed.com

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  4. A beautiful woman is not only in the clothes she wears and in her figure she keeps, overall she has to always keep it classy..cos you can be fat eve. But a woman like yourself Has to have a damn great personality…and my dear I must say you are the whole package INDEED

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  5. Such a WONDERFUL lace dress and bright yellow tone my dear! You look so GORGEOUS wearing it and love the contrast with blue sandals! Your pug is adorable <3
    Thanks for sharing!
    xo
    Stella
    stellaasteria.com

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  6. So so stunning!! I love this sunshine yellow dress and the navy shoes are such a pretty contrast

    Rachel xx
    thedailyluxe.net

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  7. The volume in that skirt is so fun! I love that your paired it with a striped tee! I’ve been meaning to add more stripes to my closet. I love how you styled this ensemble!

    xoxo
    Rina Samantha
    andshedressed.com

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  8. Your hair and makeup looks so perfect here and I love how you layered that pink cardi! So innovative <3

    xoxo
    Rina Samantha
    andshedressed.com

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  9. What a huge honor that is! Congrats on being feature by Glamour Magazine! You deserve it! Such stunning style!

    xoxo
    Rina
    andshedressed.com

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  10. Congratulations on being featured in Glamour Magazine- that’s absolutely amazing! This look is so beautiful and colourful, I adore the way you’ve mixed shapes and colours

    Rachel xx
    thedailyluxe.net

    Reply

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