I love shopping from the men’s department. I have said this before and I will say it again. There’s a certain level of comfort and “chill” that men’s cuts and tailoring offers that I just can’t get enough of sometimes. And I especially love shopping from the men’s department in winter time. Men’s clothing offers me so much more warmth and covering that women’s clothing does, and I don’t know about you but I would rather feel warm that freeze trying to look cute.

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How to choose the perfect winter coat | Just in case you have been living under a climate controlled rock lately, winter is here ladies and gentlemen and boy is it colder than ever! This winter (in Port Elizabeth and throughout South Africa) has given us some of the coldest days in winter history. Until this freezing-season some of hadn’t even realized that we have an “ice alert” feature in our cars, but we sadly now know that alert too well.

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Welcome back to Brightly Black! In this post I will be guiding you on how to wear all black without looking boring. It goes without saying that Black is my absolute favourite colour. Or if you want to be technical about it, I don’t really have a favourite colour then do I? (Find out what I mean here). I hadn’t realized just how black my outfit was until after my photoshoot and I was going through my pictures.   I love black for it’s simplicity and ultimate chicness – no that is not a word, but it best describes how…

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How to wear on oversized sweater| Winter is here! And you know what that means, time for hot chocolate, hot baths, warm clothing, layering and most importantly oversized sweaters. I love oversized sweaters. There is nothing comfier, okay maybe a warm fuzzy fresh bath robes, but you can’t walk around (without looking crazy) in a bath robe around town so oversized sweaters will have to do.

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In my previous fashion post I promised you that I would be posting yet another fashion post inspired by the LEGit x Boity collaboration. Well, here it is! LEGit x Boity x Laurina Machite Look 2. If you missed the first post no worries, simply read it here and then come back here for more! (don’t forget to come back for more)   In this outfit I decided to keep things a bit more normal and less daring than the other post. I didn’t want to go too all out as I felt it would sway all the attention from…

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LEGit x Boity x Laurina Machite LEGit x Boity x Laurina Machite! I mentioned in my previous fashion post (Something Different Something New) that I wanted to take fashion risks and try something new and that is exactly what I tried to do with this look. I fell in love with this LEGit x Boity skirt as soon as I saw it. I had seen it at the entrance of the shop window but I wanted to add a bit of a twist to the way Boity wore it. Don’t get it twisted, she absolutely nailed it, but I wanted…

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