A round-up of our style finds from earlier this week…
Arty farty with Artvraat
Established in September last year, Artvraat is a designer fabrics range co-owned by Jaques Botha and Janes Meyer. They manufacture a selection of scatter cushions, curtains, tablecloths, napkins and lampshades to showcase their unique designs, and will soon be branching out into bed linen and a furniture collection.
Until then, we can’t wait to get our hands on these cow skull print scatter cushions.
Proudly South Africa, Artvraat is 100% locally made and supports small businesses.
Cost R280 each
Get it at www.artvraatdesigns.com
2Bop, a Cape Town legend
You don’t get more Cape Town than local apparel label 2Bop. Started in 2004, the brand provides its creators with a way to turn their passion for video games into a form of expression. The range includes slogan tees, jackets, shirts, shorts and pants, and you’ll find it at various stockists around the city.
We’re loving this quirky, muted yellow jacket for in between seasons.
Cost R1 350
Get it at store.smithandabrahams.co.za
Lightbulb moment: Liam Mooney
Cape Town designer Liam Mooney creates simple, innovative and relevant products, with a focus on lighting, accessories and furniture. This lamp, made from reject timber from the Western Cape, perfectly reflects the brand’s ethos.
Cost R1 750
Get it at 64 Wale Street, CBD
Feeling earthy at Love Milo
Love Milo is a boutique homeware and decor studio inspired by the natural diversity of the African environment. They create beautiful, rustic products ranging from ceramics to wooden crockery to cushions and table runners.
We can’t wait to eat off these plates, hand-carved from blue gum (so you’re doing your bit to eradicate alien plant species too).
Cost From R150 each
Get it at lovemilo.com
Sneak(er) peek at Le Coq
Le Coq Sportif, recognisable by its cockerel logo, was founded in 1882 in France by Emile Camuset, the owner of a small hosiery store. His passion for sport led him to begin manufacturing training jerseys. Today, Le Coq is known worldwide for its clothing, footwear and sporting equipment.
Keep off the last of the winter chill in these leather and suede sneakers, perfect when paired with chinos.
Get them at superbalist.com
Bronze age at Philippa Green
Philippa Green is a renowned Capetonian jewellery designer specialising in perspex cuffs and statement rings such as these, cast in bronze.
Cost R1 400 each
Get it at philippagreen.com