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24 Aug

Designer Spotlight: Research Unit

Normadic Online, Research Unit
It was in 2011 that Erin-Lee Peterson found herself dissatisfied with the high-end luxury store presence in South Africa as opposed to that of the European markets. It was initially her mother’s matching leather handbags and shoes that sparked an understanding that quality pieces beat the quick fix of fast fashion, time and time again. The vision of what then would become her namesake brand, ELP, was clear. Providing strong, high-quality products you want to wear every day, seemed easy enough...
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18 Jul

Winter Getaway

Set on the West Coast of South Africa, Langebaan is a seaside town most prominently know as a fishing hotspot along with neighbouring towns, St. Helena, Saldanha Bay and Paternoster. One of Langebaan’s most noted attractions is the Mykonos Resort, located on the scerene shores of the Langebaan Lagoon. Club Mykonos is a family friendly holiday destination that boasts unique and exciting activities for every kind of holiday-maker. With and abundance of entertainment ranging from the world-class casino, games arcade, multiple...
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25 Jun

Slay everyday with soft glam

Make up, Normadic Online
I created this soft glam look which is pretty much what I wear on a daily basis (just scaled down somewhat). This look is simple to recreate and can be easily intensified for nighttime by adding a bold lip colour or deepening the tones on the eyes. Products used: Lipid Overnight Facial Oil Catrise Cosmetics Prime and Fine Pore Refining Base Essence Brow Gel in "brown" (no.01) Black Opal Pore Perfecting Powder Foundation in "Truly Topaz" L.A. Girl PRO.Conceal HD.Definition Concealer in "Pure Beige" Make Up, Make...
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15 May

The Ultimate Curl Appeal with Tresemmé

Tresemmé, Hair Care, Shampoo, Conditioner, Beauty Bulletin
Not that many people seem to know this about me, but I have a pretty wild little afro! The main reason as to the development  of my “little secret” if the fact that I actually straighten my hair most of the time. Excessive straightening has led to a huge amount of heat damage, caused dryness and split ends. As a result, when it comes to the days that I would actually like to wear my hair natural, I find that the...
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5 May

Should you try this Peel-Off Face Mask?

Normadic Online, Black mask, Peel off
Pilaten masks have been a beauty trend for a hot minute, with beauty gurus sharing viral videos of the seemingly magical blackhead removing face peel all over Youtube an Instagram. I will admit, that the intrigued weirdo in me (AKA my true self) found disturbing pleasure in watching 'DIY black head mask gone wrong", lets just say if you don't get the glue ingredient ratio - yes glue - it can make for a pretty painful yet viral piece of...
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3 Mar

Look | Mesh Tee + Blue Jeans

Sheer, mesh, high waist, jeans, handbag, subleased, lookouts, normadic online, nicole norman, kirsti nagel
I wore this look a few weeks ago to the launch of some new products by Dermalogica. Kirsti and I managed to snap a few shots after the event before heading to the V&A waterfront to grab some lunch. I love how simple yet edgy this look turned out, the combination of sheer mesh tee and choker with casual blue jeans really works for me, as I like maintaining a casual sense to my looks (even though in the laid-cack city of Cape...
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