Alexandra Del Lago – Cape Quarter Lifestyle Centre, Cape Town

February 18, 2011

what I’m looking at…

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February 11, 2011

adoro ora…

Taylor Tomasi…I ALWAYS love her!!

totally timeless!! …perfect!

pink is back…I like this!!



February 8, 2011

Look at what I found for you!!

I’ve just come across this really cool jewelery collection from a Brazilian artisan… Fernando Akasaka.. Each piece is handcrafted and is unisex (!! perfect for sharing pieces!) … the collection has a beautiful, raw organic feel to it…with pieces inspired by sea creatures, reptile scales, bird claws and it a unique feel and edge!

what do you think? Isn’t it beautiful!?

I could totally see my favorite Zeflings in this…. (if I could style them;-)

(I am totally in love with this photo!! soo much soo that one of these days I want to blow it up…and you”ll either find it at Alexandra Del Lago…or in my bedroom…)

Le Blob would go soo well with Raquel Allegra…

AND…I’d even mix it with..

some pieces from Dannijo…

..I’ve just received the line sheet from Le Blob…so look out for it… it’s coming soon!!



This guy is seriously talented!!

How SEXY is this stool…also by him…

gotta get it!!!



February 6, 2011

totally mad about these!!

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…Prada I think…?

Unfortunately I don’t think we”ll see any SA men wearing them!! …so enjoy looking at them here..or on your next overseas trip!


February 5, 2011

…this what “having fun with fashion” looks like!!

Go Margherita Missoni…you rock”it!!



January 25, 2011

ohhh how I love those American parties!!

Filed under: Beautiful and stylish women I love, style inspirations — Tags: — alexandradellago @ 10:34 pm

…they are always a feast for the eye! …I miss seeing people dressed up…I mean, REALLY dressed up!!

This is the House of Lavande dinner party… a gorgeous vintage store in Palm Beach!! see

just look at this venue!!





…one of these days Alexandra Del Lago will throw a party…but only when we can do it in FULL style!! …getting there…slowly…



January 21, 2011

MOTHER like Daughter…

…do you see now where Jane gets her amazing sense of style from??

this is Judy her mom…



These pictures very much capture the essence of my recent inspiration…and alter ego… The sexy wood chopper 😉 …watch me this winter and you’ll see what I mean…wink wink..


Happy weekend everyone!!



January 17, 2011

gotta’ gotta’ love her!

Jane from Sea of Shoes never ceases to be an inspiration….!!

Mad as a hat… here she goes:

Wearing the most amazing vintage asymmetrical Bill Blass jacket, vintage Elvis tank top given to me by the sweet ladies from Fruition in Las Vegas, vintage belt, Ralph Lauren bandana, vintage clutch from Vintage Martini, beetle and octopus necklaces from our own jewelry line, Current & Elliot jeans, and my beloved new Yves Saint Laurent platforms.

I am a huge, huge Adolfo fan but ironically I do not own any Adolfo hats (Adolfo began as a milliner). My mom was at Vintage Martini with our partner in crime Tina (the Bag Snob) and called me wondering if I’d be interested in a raccoon hat by Adolfo. In my mind’s eye it wasn’t quite as…intense. But you know what they say here in Texas, go big or go home.

In New York I saw fur hats in this style that were much larger and more dramatic. I couldn’t help staring at them like they were big furry fungal growths on their owners heads but it didn’t seem to phase New Yorkers.

This hat will keep me warm in the weeks to come…it hasn’t gotten above freezing all week here in DFW.

and more MAAADNESS…:

to put them on…they are exquisite! Thank you so much Natalie and Ferdinand!

thanks for making my day in style today… now I can go sleep peacefully!



January 13, 2011

MOTHER Jeans…. the NEXT big bang..

Filed under: designers, Fashion Industry news, jeans, style inspirations — alexandradellago @ 6:14 am

EVERYONE in the fashion industry is talking about MOTHER Jeans… Their collection is barely out yet and already all the rage! For me it was love at FIRST sight and I’m currently looking into getting them for Alexandra Del Lago!!

read below what Dena Rochelle has to sat about them from has to say about them!

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Sometimes it’s torture to have access to beautiful new things months before I can share them with my readers (or put them in my closet). I was introduced to the brand-spanking-new Mother denim label last fall and I’ve been thinking about them ever since. Below, you’ll find an interview with the designers Tim Kaeding, former Creative Director/Designer at 7 for All Mankind, and Lela Tillem, former President of Sales + Marketing at Citizens for Humanity. As you might have guessed, their previous experience at such powerhouse premium denim labels has prepped them to launch a new line that will surely attract my fellow denim aficionados.

See for yourself: our slideshow and designer q+a [below] feature the full look book from the debut season, spring 2011. Mother has a definitive retro vibe, which is timely for denim trends. But as any good denim line does, they cover everything from skinny jeans to micro-flares, as well as short shorts, a high-waisted mini skirt and leggings. I’m smitten with The Looker skinny jean in Heaven, Texas wash, which lives up to its name, boasting some of the softest and most comfortable denim I’ve ever touched:

I also love The Straight A long denim skirt… actually, obsessed would be a more accurate description of my adoration. As in, it’s definitely on my must-have list:


Without further ado, here’s what designers and company cofounders Tim and Lela have to say about their new line:

D~ What sets this line apart from other premium denim lines?

Tim~ “We have exclusive denims that we’ve developed with our mills in Japan and Italy. We’ve worked with a lot of them for years and years, which gives us the luxury of doing exactly what we want for fabrication…We are also trying to bring denim out of the typical ‘vintage’ arena and bringing back bright colors and minimalist design details like simple welt pockets and clean lines with simple stitching.”

D~ Lela, which styles will you be wearing this season? Any personal faves?

Lela~ “The Drama Trouser in Forever Blue.”

D~ Which styles were the most popular among buyers?

Tim~ “Almost every boutique placed orders for The Wilder and The Drama (both denim trousers).” [see slideshow below]

D~ Lela, what brands/designers do wear with Mother denim?

Lela~ “Isabel Marant.”

D~ “I’m kind of obsessed with the long denim skirt … will you repeat that style for fall? How did the buyers respond to it?

Lela~ “It seems everyone is obsessed with The Straight A skirt, it is so simple but the buyers said Mother was the only denim line with that silhouette. Yes, we are repeating for fall in some beautiful soft new washes.”

D~ What are some of the denim trends that you’re most excited to feature for fall 2011?

Tim~ “Adding pop—shiny saturated pop. Also elaboration on lengths—dropping waists and raising inseams, really exploring ways to elongate the ­figure.”

Mother will be in major department stores, as well as boutiques Curve New York and Ron Herman LA at the end of this month. Visit for more info.


as for me… I can’t wait to get my hands on them!!



January 12, 2011 oh my GOD..bounce girl..

Filed under: street styles from around the world, style inspirations — alexandradellago @ 9:57 am

1000 BC



Fort Worth was amazing!


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