FASHION UNITES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 We, as designers, have decided to take hands in our effort to support each other and the community of seamstresses that works in our studios. We will manufacture and distribute a range of buffs & masks that are beautifully constructed from quality materials. The funds raised will be…

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Under the African Sun | Creative Shoot

16 Apr: Under the African Sun | Creative Shoot

There is no doubt that South Africa, and especially Cape Town, has got some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes and views.  Often, we take for granted, the luxury of being able to shoot at the beach or at a rock-pool and then, an hour’s drive away, we have a totally different environment of desert…

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Promenade Splendour | Creative Shoot

05 Apr: Promenade Splendour | Creative Shoot

Sundays are made for walks on the Seapoint Promenade, and it is on days like today, Lock Down – Day 10, that I sit and reminisce about the amazing, impromptu shoots my brand has been a part of.  It is a definite that Lindie Wilton is on my FAVOURITE-photographers-to-work-with list.  A chance meeting at a…

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Eccentric Nomad | Creative Shoot

31 Mar: Eccentric Nomad | Creative Shoot

As things have slowed down in the studio during this time, I have found the time to sit down and to upload all the creative styled shoots we have been a part of in the past 3 years. Currently we are all in a state of LOCK DOWN and it is not business as usual;…

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Dreamy Summers at Lanzerac  | Creative Shoot

28 Mar: Dreamy Summers at Lanzerac | Creative Shoot

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby This quote, from the well known novel The Great Gatsby, reminds me of…

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Eunoia | Creative Shoot

27 Mar: Eunoia | Creative Shoot

Eunoia is the shortest English word containing all five main vowels.  It comes from the Greek word εὔνοια, meaning  “well mind” or “beautiful thinking.” It is also a rarely used medical term referring to a state of normal mental health.  We think it is an appropriate time to share this fashion shoot, and video, as…

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New York Fashion Shoot – Behind the scenes | Exotic Principessa

25 Mar: New York Fashion Shoot – Behind the scenes | Exotic Principessa

As I write these journal entries, I cannot help but wonder when things will return to some sort of ‘normal’.  I am, however, aware that in this process one should never take an experience, a client, or loved-one for granted.  2020 might not be the 20-plenty we envisioned, but it will surely still be a…

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Bubbles and Bliss | Charity Event

09 Jun: Bubbles and Bliss | Charity Event

It is with great excitement that we announce that we will be part of the Bubbles & Bliss 2019, charity event, that will take place at the newly-renovated Bakenhof  Wineland Venue, situated in the Cape Winelands, on the 10th of August 2019 – an extended celebration of Women’s Day.  We trust that the memories of…

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Project Runway South Africa Season 1, Part 2

20 Oct: Project Runway South Africa Season 1, Part 2

“In this industry one day you are in, and the next you are out.” This premier fashion design contest is charting our journey as 12 aspiring fashion designers by putting our skills to the ultimate test. Each episode sees us, as contestants, creating garments restricted by a certain theme, budget, material and time. The tasks…

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Project Runway South Africa Season 1, Part 1

10 Aug: Project Runway South Africa Season 1, Part 1

“In this industry one day you are in, and the next you are out.” I am proud to announce that I am one of the Cape Town-based fashion designers, originally from Kathu in the Northern Cape, selected as one of the 12 aspiring designers, from hundreds of entries, that is currently participating in the first…

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Moda Regale | Creative Shoot

08 Aug: Moda Regale | Creative Shoot

Translating the theme was exactly what the result was for this, ROYAL FASHION, creative shoot collaboration!  Our aim was to capture the regal, statuesque essence of the glorious Rhodes Memorial architecture, situated in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, in combination with some of our latest couture gowns we created for fashion editorials and runway….

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Siren of the Sea | Creative Shoot

08 Aug: Siren of the Sea | Creative Shoot

‘No Siren did ever so charm the ear of the listener, as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the siren.’ Henry Taylor This beautiful quote above was the inspiration for this magical collaboration, between the Stephen van Eeden brand, photographer Lauren, make-up artist Madeleine and the gracious Miss Continents 2017, Andeline Wieland.  We…

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ZEITZ MOCAA – Fashion meets Art

14 Feb: ZEITZ MOCAA – Fashion meets Art

Last year, September, we had the honour to be part of an amazing collaboration with photographer Lindie Wilton, OPUS-Studio and the newly launched Zeitz MOCAA Events venue that is based on the 6th floor of the ZEITZ – Museum of Contemporary African Art in the Silo district of Cape Town, South Africa. For this specific…

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Diaphanous – Light, Translucent and Delicate

31 Jan: Diaphanous – Light, Translucent and Delicate

‘Chantilly lace, 3-D Flowers and Tulle are the ideal combination to create delicately beautiful diaphanous dresses .’ This beautiful styled shoot was recently featured on the Troukoors blog (Click on link to be directed to the original blogpost).  It was inspired by a popular Wedding trend for 2018 – The traditional white wedding! The owner…

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Vintage Love – Wedding Inspirations

30 Jan: Vintage Love – Wedding Inspirations

‘Fall in love with vintage finds and thrift store bargains.’ Inspired by a love of vintage treasures old-world romance and a passion for beautiful images. This is a look that’s all about timeless love. The subdued lighting of the antique store settings and the beautiful collection of vintage items added wonderful moodiness and intriguing details…

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