Alexandra Del Lago – Cape Quarter Lifestyle Centre, Cape Town

February 25, 2011’bout a horse ride in your living room!??

THIS could very well be the worlds sexiest stool!!

Cowboy Junkie Stool by Fernando Akasaka- now available exclusively through Alexandra Del Lago

The Cowboy Junkie stool is a tribute to Cowboy Junkies band ( – Mr. Blair Woods (manager) and Mike Timmins (guitar/songwriter ) from the Cowboy Junkies band allowed me to name the stool “Cowboy J…unkie”.

The main element of this stool is a saddle because of the stool’s theme & inspiration – the saddle is imported from France and it is made by one of the best French saddleries in the world and it has an exclusive F.AKASAKA design. The saddle is a professional jumping saddle made with french premium soft leather. It is is removable (i.e. you can use it as a normal jumping saddle in your horse if you want), bounces up and down, and it features large knee and thigh rolls, hide covered pads, cut back head and stuffed panels.

The stool structure is made of solid AISI 304 stainless steel with highly polished to mirror finish and it goes with 3 accessories: a jump leather bat, professional stainless steel stirrups and stirrups leathers.

STOOL FA32 “Cowboy Junkie”

Material: AISI 304 stainless steel

Finish: Highly polished to mirror finish stainless steel

Structure: Laser-cut saddle base and stool base

Saddle: Exclusive F.AKASAKA professional jumping saddle imported from France made with premium soft leather. The removable saddle bounces up and down and it features large knee and thigh rolls, hide covered pads, cut back head and stuffed panels.

The FA32 stool is stamped, signed, numbered and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity

– Seat Size: 17 1/2″

– Color: BLACK

Accessories: Stainless Steel Stirrup, Stirrup Leathers and leather bat

Dimensions: H: 70 cm (27 1/2 in) | W: 50 cm (19 5/8 in) | L: 60 cm (23 5/8 in)

Net Weight: 19 Kg (11 kg Stool Structure + 8 Kg Saddle)

Available now on pre-order only -email me at

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I’m soooooo in love with this piece!!

….having all sorts of fun fantasies about it ………………………………………………………



December 12, 2010

Raquel Allegra is genius!

I am soooo excited to be getting some Raquel Allegra in! …you will probably have to wait until January to get your hands on this fabulous range but when its in…come quick as her pieces are highly coveted and will be snapped up faster than you can say “Oh my word I think I HAVE to have everything”!! This is one line where I could just buy every piece! It goes over/under everything..inspires you to be creative and ALWAYS looks ueber stylish!

Raquel Allegra’s deconstructed designs have been spotted on the racks at Barneys and across the grassy plains at Coachella, and we can only imagine her newest Pre-spring collection will be spotted on all the town’s best dressed, too!!

Kate wearing Raquel Allegra top

Kim in Raquel Allegra top

I want want want…. January to come!!



November 26, 2010

Street Styles I love…

The flared pants are coming back…and I like it… for tall girls…

…I always love Jane from …her looks are always slightly off the wall but totally polished! I loove the combo of this bright pink shirt with the leather pants!! …leather pants just go with or night..always sexy, always chic!


happy friday!


PS-new Velvet T-shirts have arrived today in our Cape Town store and they are all soo divine!! The best t-shirts you’ll ever buy! Promise!!



November 16, 2010

Only4- Patrizia Pepe’s younger line is coming for winter and its fabulous!!

Do you love it?? I looooove it!!




November 13, 2010

Beautiful new party dresses in store now!

Lily Jean Party dresses have arrived and they are flying out the store! Jeannie D, Marina Nestel and Cindy Nell already got theirs!!

This silver one is my favorite! It fits so well and just looks fantastic!

Marina looking super hot in Lily Jean!

Enjoy your holiday shopping!




July 27, 2010

DANNIJO Jewelry arriving at our Hyde Park store on thursday!!

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Dannijo is amongst the favorite accessories to the stars and now available at Alexandra Del Lago Hyde Park!

Each piece is  “strong” enough to make an outfit and certainly makes a statement!

See you in-store 🙂



July 18, 2010

A first peek…

here a few first images of our fabulous new store at the exclusive Hyde Park Shopping Center in Johannesburg…

I am loving it! Soo happy with the result!… there are still a few minor details missing but its coming together and so far…sooo good!

We’ve had a fantastic response and we’ve even been scouted to open in what will be THE shopping center in Pretoria!

Find us on the upper mall on level 6 -the stores phone number is 011 0792539 and our email is

-get on our mailing list to get in on what’s coming, sales and events…. we’re planning some fabulous fashion events!!

We’ve just unpacked some stunning Spring/Summer 2010 from Patrizia Pepe and the “oh-soo-gorgeous-and-sexy” Camilla Skovgaard shoes! No wonder the stars in Hollywood all look like they’ve got mile long legs!!!

See you soon



…leather pants are my obsession…you’ll always find a great pair at Alexandra Del Lago!

June 20, 2010

what’s coming for Spring from PATRIZIA PEPE

Filed under: ADL store, designers, new in store — Tags: — alexandradellago @ 7:03 pm

I love this ultra fresh spring/summer collection! with lots of great basics- its very wearable and flattering for many different body types and the accessories give them the edge..

I loove all these summer boots!

..look out fort this stunning collection from mid July at Alexandra Del Lago Johannesburg at the Hyde Park shopping centre!



June 11, 2010

Exciting times…

Filed under: ADL store, Fashion Industry news, new in store — Tags: , — alexandradellago @ 4:24 pm

…the day all South Africans have been waiting for is here! The world cup kick off is happening in a few hours and the vuvuzelas have been announcing the big event since the early morning hours! I’ve tried to get some SA-flag colours fashion fotos…but quite honestly I’ve been too busy watching TV and preparing food for when the opening begins-my bum will glued to the telly and just get up for nappy changes!!

So no yellow, red and green fashion…BUT a really cool animal ring that will soon be available at Alexandra Del Lago

and if you need some more design inspiration go check out -an amazing, inspiring and seriously creative blog!



May 14, 2010

a glimps of our new store in HYDE PARK shopping centre… Opening June 8th!!

It’s really just a very raw first impression…

..can’t wait to welcome you there!

the interior is done by my amazingly multi-talented friend JACQUES ERASMUS from

interiors | home ware | food | restaurant design & consulting

box 12248 | mill street | gardens | 8010 | cape town | south africa
jacques erasmus
+27 82 412 5194
+27 21 461 5573

he is seriously talented and the best person to work with!!



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