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 to follow my style journey over the next ten days. 

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

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I have cut back on blogging and StyleSociety content while shifting my focus to my online store, keeping me super occupied. 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 all the ‘digital noise’. I usually spend time endlessly tweaking and polishing material, making sure I’m adding value before pushing ‘publish’. I often feel like all this perpetual fine-tuning can be agonising and crushing my productivity. 

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Social media has brought about profound changes in the digital landscape. We are constantly 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.

Everyone has loved my outfit posts on social, so if time permits, I might pursue a more visual approach to my content in the future. And throw my creativity more into styling and not so much on my ‘words’.

Please share your thoughts in the comment section below. I would love to hear your thoughts.

Glamour Magazine Today I’m Wearing

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

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 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.

Day Five: Today, I’m wearing a striped top and faux fur jacket from Zara, paired with a bespoke ballgown skirt 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. My jewelled headband is Valliyan at Haute Edit, and my heels are Manolo Blahnik.

My wardrobe choices

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 want to think of myself as a conscientious shopper, always 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!

Up-Close Interview with Kumari Govender

I want to end my Style Diarist feature with a recent Up-Close Interview for LAILA + GRACE. Please have a look at my 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.


  2. I’d also be happy if I had a pug, hehe. They are adorable and yeah, it’s hard to balance the offline and online life. Loved that longline glitter kimono, it looks so unique. Have a great day! xx


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


  4. 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!

    Rina Samantha

  5. 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

  6. 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!

  7. I love lace and this is Such a lovely color on you! The sweetheart neckline is so nice too.

  8. That dress is stunning on you. Really love the blue heels paired with it. Gorgeous girl


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

    Rachel xx

  10. 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!

    Rina Samantha

  11. I love that you are thoughtful with your purchases. This outfit is beautiful. You look gorgeous.


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

    Rina Samantha

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


  14. Love your style, its a mixture of playfulness and sexy! Great post, hope you have a lovely day.


  15. 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

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