A Little Black and White Stripe Never Hurt Anybody

IMG_4390 (3)These stripey numbers were a bit of a side note to the up coming Winter 2017 collection. I showed a draped cardigan on the runway alongside other pieces with flaired sleeves. Simply, this is just the mish mash or rather my light bulb moment in realising the sleeves needed to meet the cardigan and have a happily ever after. Continue reading “A Little Black and White Stripe Never Hurt Anybody”

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Separating The Two and Something New

img_4584-2Sometimes I wonder how fashion continues to fascinate me when in most of my present reality it merely frustrates me. Lately I’ve been in the most dreaded struggle of all, the one between my design aesthetic and my own personal style. To separate or not to separate the two? That is the question..

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Mid-Season Fashion Flip Out

IMG_4249 (2)So over this season already!! In the midst of fulfilling Spring/Summer orders (so dying to wear this collection, like, yesterday) and finalising designs for Winter 2017, I can’t even deal with the now and the next, bring on Spring! Last week, in a fit of frustration and the deathly cold that is my home, I yanked out an old favourite to bandage up the wounds of my Winter fashion flip out.. Continue reading “Mid-Season Fashion Flip Out”

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SJ With A Difference

For the past few months Somerset Jane has been available at Burgundy Fly stores. Located in five of Gauteng’s best shopping malls, and available at their online store, they are easily accessible and most definitely worth a visit. SJ has found such success working with, and supplying this proudly local chain of stores.

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Covered Up

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Here is Somerset Jane’s solution to that ‘in between season’ dilemma or the #autumnblues.. I get these mostly because I prefer Summer and then because I hate feeling flustered because of bad outfit calls. That wishing you had made a better choice for outer wear at 8am and 10 degrees, as you sit sweltering in 27 degree sun! So what is it? It’s not a jacket, hardly a coat, can’t be classed as a shawl – it’s simply a cover up. Best way to describe it.

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