Sunday, September 5, 2010

Local is lekker

Last weekend I had a fantastical time in Knysna and George, with just one whiff of the aromatic sea filled air, I was intoxicated. The highlight of the weekend was finding some very cool local shops, stocked with beautiful locally made gems. I get all giddy with excitement when I find fresh innovative pieces that are proudly South African, so this was the highlight of my trip. I bought this gorgeous handmade leather cuff at Leather Rose in Thesen Island, each of their pieces are handmade in Knysna and each piece is a one of a kind. The top I bought at the cutest little boutique store that sources their clothes from all over the country and many of their items are also one offs or produced for a limited run. I bought two gorgeous little tops there.

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40 comments:

  1. Very cute leather cuff and top! I also love going to these little towns and seeing what their shops habe to offer.

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  2. Love your shoes and you are gorgeous! Thanks for popping by, I'm envying your glorious sunshine. xxx

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  3. love the sunnies and shoes. followed:D

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  4. Great outfit,everything fits-your bag is lovely and the purple tones are very nice :)

    http://rebelvoyeur.blogspot.com/

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  5. Love the outfit!! Your blog is cute and you're gorgeouss!! : )

    lindseyl0ve.blogspot.com

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  6. You look beautiful - LOVE your shoes x

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  7. I LOVE your shoes! Thanks for your comment on my blog - I'll also be following/ stalking you from now on :-) x

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  8. Looking gorgeous as always babe!! Cannot find nice clogs anywear...... : (

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  9. What a perfect summer to fall transition outfit, love the cuff!

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  10. thanks for visiting my blog :)
    cute pics
    have a great rest of the week

    Betty

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  11. Fabulous outfit, in love with the colour of your bag right now!
    x.o.x.o

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  12. I love your cuff and shoes, i'm following you now!

    Emma
    TheSidewalkIsMyRunway

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  13. Ah, so cute! You are so photogenic, have you ever modelled? Love all the bits you bought! xox

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  14. that is such a gorgeous piece.
    i lllove your pictures.<3

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  15. Love your outfit,it's so lovely.
    The cuff is fab.



    Nuheila

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  16. Hey I've tagged you in my blog.Check it and I'll be happy to see your answers (: Have a wonderful week :]

    http://rebelvoyeur.blogspot.com/

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  17. That cuff is beautiful! It's so great to find unique pieces of jewellery like that :) x

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  18. That first bracelet is to die for! Loving your blog girl x

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  19. I love everything that you bought :)
    It's so nice that you care about your clothes so much.:)

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  20. Thanks for stopping by! This is a lovely outfit :) I like the clogs and the unique cuff you snagged. Even if you're from South Africa, you can still enter my contest if you'd like! It's open to everyone!

    Stop by soon!!
    www.pancakestacker.blogspot.com

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  21. what a nice purse ^.^
    kisses&take.care

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  22. Love your top, being dying to buy something pretty and floral!x

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  23. You look so good! like your blog, do now follow :-) have a look at our blog if you like.
    -Trine

    www.loosebraids.blogspot.com

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  24. that cuff is so awesome sweetie! as are your shoes, great look! xxx

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  25. That blouse is so pretty. You look beautiful! ;)

    xx

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  26. Your outfit is very cute
    But the attention in details are fantastic.
    (clogs and bangles).. Love it
    LOx

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  27. the shade of your bag is to die for !
    i love anything purple !
    your sunnies are awesome tooo !

    glistersandblisters dot com

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  28. Very pretty face, skin and hair - I adore your hand jewellery. Lovely footwear, jeans and bag.

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  29. I'm from Knysna! And I am the keeper of secrets when it comes to Knysna's vintage treasure troves... let me know if you ever go exploring in the Garden Route again and I will divulge some gems!

    x

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  30. you look adorable. Lovely shots.

    Ree
    XXX
    http://reallyree.blogspot.com

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  31. I love the blouse. It's so pretty

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  32. you look stunning honey!i love your clogs ,what am i saying ...i love the entire outfit!kisses
    come andcheck/follow my blog too if you want!

    http://manuellal.blogspot.com

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  33. I love your top !!!

    xx

    http://www.mademoiselle-marie.fr

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  34. Nice outfit!

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

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