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I want French-Girl Hair


The other day I was having coffee at my local café and there were three women at the table next to me. They appeared to be a mother and her two daughters. The first thing I noticed about them was their hair. Casually long, effortlessly wavy with just the right amount of I don’t really care too much about my hair nonchalance. I had my suspicions that they were not local – South African girls just don’t have that quality –  then I heard them chitchatting in pretty lilting accents. Suspicion confirmed. They were French. Their I just got out of bed like this hair gave it away. That je ne sais quoi quality that only a French girl can pull off. The indefinable, elusive trait that makes French-Girl Hair so utterly desirable.

I want French-Girl Hair. Here’s why…

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fifties fever fashion

Last night my friend and I attended a fun launch party for 4th Street lightly sparkled wine. The dress code? Fabulous fifties! There were pin-up polka dots and red pouty lips aplenty. All that pin-curled hair and those flirty flared skirts has left me with a craving for some more fifties fashion. It is Friday after all?! Take a trip back in time to Portofino with a retro inspired editorial for Elegance Netherlands. Love the bright blue sky and feminine silhouettes.

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editorial via Fashion Gone Rogue | photography

ps. do you want to see what my friend and I looked like, all dolled up fifties style?

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