How to start a shoe collection. The number one question I get asked when people walk into my room is how I have so many shoes. In this post I will be talking about a couple of points you need to think about when starting your own shoe collection! Please note that I will be talking about starting a wearable shoe collection (a collection of shoes you actually plan on wearing that are not there for purposes of display or reselling).   Don’t Fall for The Hype Just because a  shoe trend is “hot and popping” at any given point…

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If you are looking for the perfect pair for any occasion then Superbalist.com is the the answer. I can’t tell you the amount of hours of my life I’ve spent on the site just drooling over their shoes (and clothes of course).   Find Your Perfect Pair with SUPERBALIST.com Now you can probably already tell by now that when it comes to outfits and putting looks together simplicity is my go-to. Another thing you may have also noticed is my – nearly obsessive – love for all things black! But I have decided to switch things up lately (clothing wise…

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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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Please Note! Since changing from Brightly Black to Laurina Machite I have lost a whole bunch of my images, for that reason this post will only contain the product names and links to their website. If you would like pictures I do have some, just request below! 🙂  If I had a What to Take to University Checklist when I first started university then my first couple of months or so wouldn’t have been so confusing (fashion wise). So because I don’t want neither you nor your loved ones being as confused as I was, I have put together a comprehensive list on…

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Skinny jeans! They arrived onto the fashion scene with a huge bang back around 2007. I will admit, I was super confused when they first arrived. I didn’t understand why anybody would wear a pair of jeans that hugged your entire leg like that. And where were your boots supposed to go? Over the jean? And were they only for skinny people? I was so misinformed. But they slowly grew on me and now I am addicted.

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Black Friday! It is the world’s most insane and biggest sales promotion and it has now been adopted in South Africa. Black Friday started out in the US in the early 2000s and has always been celebrated  on the fourth Friday of November (the day after Thanksgiving Day). It marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season and a lot of retailers open very early on this day and offer unimaginable promotional sales. It thus (unsurprisingly) is the busiest shopping day of the year. 

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