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posted on 17 April 2014

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Last week I attended the Mr Price Winter preview launch with Lisa. I always look forward to pretty much anything by Mr Price, because they always go all out, leaving their guests super happy and talking about the event for long after. At their summer party it took me two hours to leave even after my friends had all gone home. This event included coffee  by the fantastic folks at Origin, a marshmellow roasting stand where you could customise your marshies with an array of toppings or turn them into s’mores, a selfie photo booth, great food and shopping vouchers for the guests.

Their new range features a mix of effortlessly cool items like kimonos, joggers, biker jackets and bold, printed tees. Lisa and I both purchased the dark grey joggers with a black leatherette trim, and I’ve worn them three times in the last week alone (#sorrynotsorry).  We also made sure we had our latest threads packed in their new range of reusable shopping bags, the proceeds of which go to the Red Cap Foundation.

Otherwise I know I’ve been pretty quiet this week. It’s been a super busy time and I just needed a little break, because maintaining this site takes way longer than it will ever seem! I’m really looking forward to this long weekend, what are you guys going to be doing?

xx

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Win with Yaya

posted on 16 April 2014

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The start of this year saw renowned Dutch brand, Yaya, expanding its global footprint to the shores of South Africa. Its waffle knits, natural tones and easy-to-wear denims have become a worldwide favourite among the carefree and cool. With their AW ’14 range available at Stuttafords stores in Cavendish, Sandton, Eastgate and Gaberone, the brand is now accessible countrywide.

Fashion Breed is giving away this amazing knit valued at R1599 to one reader, and all you have to do is tweet me @SAFashionBreed with the hashtag #fashionbreedturns4 and answer the following question:

“Where in South Africa can one shop Yaya merchandise?”

The winner will be announced after the long weekend. Get tweeting!

xx

Meow

posted on 11 April 2014

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Shot in the colourful little part of Cape Town affectionately known as Bo Kaap, this area always brings me warm and nostalgic feelings. I associate it with houses in hues of happiness, my Islamic heritage and all its mosques, memories of watching the coons, where Aisha and I really got to know one another during a shoot, and the area where I went for my flight attendant interviews at the Hilton.

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Fashion Breed & Sunglass Hut Giveaway

posted on 10 April 2014

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I recently mentioned on my Facebook and Instagram pages that April marks Fashion Breed’s 4th birthday, and to say thank you, this month we will be doing a series of giveaways to everyone who has supported this website over the years – it sure has come a super long way!

By now you may have noticed all the fantastic eyewear I often adorn my visage with thanks to the lovely folks at Sunglass Hut, and they want to hook you up too! Sunglass Hut is giving one lucky Fashion Breed reader a R1000 gift card to spend at any of their stores.

All you have to do to enter is:

Tweet us @SAFashionBreed & @SunglassHutSA and tell us what your favourite brand is in Sunglass Hut stores with the hashtag, #FashionBreedTurns4.

The winner will be announced this Monday, good luck!

xx

Lady-Like

posted on 08 April 2014

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I finally got this vintage pleat dress back from Yasmina recently and I couldn’t wait to get back into it. I wore this outfit to a wedding a while ago, all of it except for the heels. These heels hold sentimental value as they were the first thing I bought when I moved to Doha, because I needed to numb the homesick feelings that had begun to surface fast. Continue reading..

Aqeelah Harron|Fashion Breed

A lover of leather, words and travel, Aqeelah uses Fashion Breed as her online canvas. She shares her inspiration, thoughts and creativity. The site has witnessed her growth since its founding early in 2010, and documents the way she has incorporated fashion in her many adventures.