Fashion, Beauty and Shopping

A jacket a day keeps the winter chill away

I am jetting off to Turkey tomorrow – my first ‘vacation only’ trip in two whole years! Now Istanbul may not be the fashion capital, but I hear that I will go crazy for the leather clothes and bags. And while most of my friends have requested decadent rose-flavoured Turkish Delight, a few deserve nothing less than special leather wallets and purses too.

So while I will be soaking up the sun during my last two days at a coastal resort in Antalya, my bags will already be stuffed with soft, leathery jackets, pencil skirts and more. The challenge will be to find hot items in colours that I don’t already own since I do have a closet spilling with cute cropped jackets and sexy biker jackets in just about every colour to take me through the week. For this photo shoot, I wore divine leather-look jeggings from Woolworths (which by the way has certainly upped their fashion game) and a tiny leather-look and stretch panel skirt which I bought online from Zando.

Monday – bright and fresh in a coral colour YDE jacket with three-quarter sleeves


Tuesday – fun and fabulous in a buttery-soft bubblegum pink Florentine leather jacket with frill detail


Wednesday – mocha skin against a creamy white jacket from Foschini


Thursday – pretty in a pewter jacket from Truworths


Friday – rock chic from day to night in a genuine leather jacket with stud detail from Forever New



Saturday – classy and regal in a purple jacket from Zando


Sunday – feminine and flirtatious in a deep pink jacket from Truworths



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