Yay, another wedding to share with you on the blog. I love sharing weddings. This time our rose gold garland hair comb was worn by the beautiful Gillian on her special day. Gillian and her husband, Paul, had a beautiful Winter wedding in the Western Cape. All images by Modern Hearts.
I always love to see pics of how my customers wear their SMITH jewellery, but this was even more exciting as I was commissioned by Minette to create something custom especially for her wedding. Minette and her dress designer, Erna, came across me at last years Design Indaba. They had this idea to create a shoulder… Read More A Casual Affair
So might have have seen my posts on Facebook and Twitter about the Remake Challenge and wondered what I was on about. So here is the down-low: ‘The Live Eco Remake Design Challenge is a sustainable design competition that challenges students and emerging designers to create mainstream clothing and objects whilst adhering to sustainable design… Read More The Remake Challenge – A Collaboration
Charlene approached me some months ago because she wanted to get her husband-to-be something a little different for their wedding day. She chose our awesome gilt bicycle cufflinks and then ordered a plain tie slider to go with it. It is ALWAYS so nice to get images from ones customers showing you how they wear… Read More Charlene & Kevin
So you may or may not have heard, but we paired up with Lalesso last weekend to show off our jewels at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town. Here a re a few snaps from the show: All images by Simon Deiner / SDR Photo.
So here it is, some of my newest collection – Bone Couture! See my previous post on what went into the making of this (a lot of gore and guts) and click here for our beautiful catalogue: All images were taken by myself. If you like what you see, you can shop Bone Couture here.
I am launching a new collection and thought I would share the process that went into making it: This range started over a year ago when I found a fresh Bokmakierie carcass on the side of the road in Namaquland. With my friend, who is an amateur taxidermist, we skinned it, saved its wings and feet and… Read More Bone Couture – Behind the scenes
Today is the 6 month anniversary of my wedding to my husband (yes, it really has been SIX MONTHS ALREADY)!! So I thought it would be a good time to share some pics of our wedding. We were married in a green belt near Kirstenbosch in Cape Town; where we had a choir greeting the guests and my… Read More A Garden Wedding
As Fathers Day usually falls on or around my birthday every year, our family don’t really make a big deal about it (I know, my poor Dad). But a lot of my mates’ family’s do celebrate, so I decided to make a last-minute gift guide for them – only 4 days left people!! 1. ‘The Urban… Read More The last minute Fathers Day Gift Guide
Sjoe, I can’t believe it has been over SEVEN MONTHS since I last posted. I am shocked, saddened, and embarrassed by this fact, but what can I say – life gets in the way of things sometimes. In my case it involved a wedding (mine), a honeymoon, another wedding (not mine), the Design Indaba, new… Read More