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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2018

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2018

It’s Mother’s Day in Australia on Sunday, 13th May 2018. So with Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time for our annual round up of gift ideas for mum. In addition to the traditional gift of flowers, there are experience gifts, precious china, candles, robes and bath products to help mum relax after a long, hard day. For those leaving gifting to the last…

Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold – Shop my Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 picks!

Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold – Shop my Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 picks!

Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold – Shop my Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 picks! by Ehmonie Hainey – if you enjoyed this post, you can read more at What’s Haute, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. In the thick of all this summer heat, Nordstrom dropped its annual Anniversary Sale, packed with deals on lots of things it’s too hot to even think about wearing right now. But in case you haven’t snapped up anything yet, hurry – the fun and savings end on August 6. I look …

How To Shop Smarter, Spend Less & Love Your Wardrobe

How To Shop Smarter, Spend Less & Love Your Wardrobe

Buying new clothes can be exciting. It can also be a taunting experience, never mind stressful; especially with the big fat dent that’s left in your wallet. New season means new clothes right? Wrong! Over the years, I’ve learnt to shop smarter. I was just tired of having a cupboard…

Swarovski Mother’s Day Collection 2017

Swarovski Mother’s Day Collection 2017

This year, we’re celebrating Mother’s Day in Australia on Sunday, 14th May. Swarovski crystal makes for an exceptional gift and you can #givebrilliant with the Swarovski Mother’s Day Collection. In Australia, the Swarovski Mother’s Day Collection is available in-store and online. Honour the woman who loves you most. For the brilliant style and spirit she’s inspired in you, give her a brilliant gift back. Celebrate mum as a source of inspiration. #Givebrilliant; from the Sparkling Dance collection, crafted with unique dancing Swarovski crystals, to the timeless Crystalline Pure watch. Shop…

The May Wish List

The May Wish List

My wishlist this month is probably my smallest one yet! I don’t know if it’s because I’m still undecided on the season ahead (and what I want to wear), or if I just haven’t been out enough to “see what’s out there”. It could also be that I’ve become a super smart shopper; trying …

Infographic: A great Victorian jewelry piece

Infographic: A great Victorian jewelry piece

The Victorian majestic era in jewellery had been a time of travels, expeditions, and archaeological unearthing. An obsession for times gone by connected this age with a resurgence of antique jewellery styles. Below we discuss a single such piece that is present in this collection, which is the Victorian diamond set family commemorative ring. The elevated circular bezel is positioned at the middle with a mitigate silhouette diamond of old cut in the open backside grain background with…

The March Wishlist

The March Wishlist

YAY for my favourite month of the year, MARCH! Not only is it my birthday month (whoop whoop) but it’s officially the month of Autumn in South Africa – my favourite season! With that, of course, I have new lusts and wants and although I’m sure many …

Handwritten Letters and Cards are Back in Fashion

Handwritten Letters and Cards are Back in Fashion

Despite the dominance of email, texting and posting on social media, the handwritten letter still holds a place in our hearts. According to new research conducted for Valentine’s Day 2017, 90 per cent of Australians say that writing a love letter by hand is one of the most romantic things you can do. In spite of the dominance of technology in the 21st Century, handwriting is undergoing a resurgence, with fountain pen and ink sales on the rise. According to a recently published report, Office Products in Australia, 2016-2018 (Penfold Research) unit imports …

Rebecca Minkoff South Africa – Bags & Pricing Details

Rebecca Minkoff South Africa – Bags & Pricing Details

Girls, it’s time to break open those piggy banks because Rebecca Minkoff handbags are (FINALLY) available in South Africa. Can I get a yeee-haaa and a heeeell-yeah!? Last month I gave you a peak at my new Rebecca Minkoff baby, and I promised you a post with some of my favourite Rebecca Minkoff bags, that you can get your hands on right here in South Africa! There’s a ton of …

Last Minute Valentines Day Gifts for Him

Last Minute Valentines Day Gifts for Him

Less than a week until Valentines Day – EEEK! You’ve been so busy, and you haven’t got a clue what to get your beloved?! Don’t worry, help is here! I’ve rounded up a selection of great last minute Valentines Day Gifts he’ll love! If all else fails, just put on your sexiest lingerie, douse yourself…

10 Valentine’s Day Gift Hampers for Men

10 Valentine’s Day Gift Hampers for Men

Macarthur Baskets has been delivering smiles across Australia for more than 15 years. As one of Australia’s leading online hamper suppliers, Macarthur Baskets has delivered thousands of heart felt gifts with creamy chocolates, bubbly wines, gourmet goodies, cuddly bears and much more. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching we’re presenting a selection of Valentine’s Day gifts for Men from Macarthur Baskets. If none of these gifts for men impress, we recommend you also check out these online gift retailers: Interflora | Bockers & Pony | Flowers for Everyone | Yellow Octopus | Swarovski Liquid Gold Free …

VARIDESK Standing Desk a Smart Wellness Solution

VARIDESK Standing Desk a Smart Wellness Solution

Copyright Varidesk ™ The pitfalls of sitting too much have been well-proven, with the gravely serious risks ranging from medical conditions like diabetes, heart disease and obesity to increased mortality rates.  Prolonged sedentary time is also associated with a host of other adverse issues, including weight gain, neck and back pain and…

10 Budget Gifts for Him & Her Under R200

10 Budget Gifts for Him & Her Under R200

My Ultimate Gift Guide series continues and today I have a bumper issue! Awesome gifts for both guys and gals and all under R200! Whoop Whoop! I know gifting can be a tough one – especially with the state of our lovely economy, but these gifts which I’ve hand selected, are all awesome and more! So let’s get into it shall we? Gifts Under R200 For Her Buffalo Diary – R199.99 from Typo Griffin Tune Buds – R199 from the iStore Schick Hydro Silk Trimstyle – R199 …

Hi December

Hi December

I’ve had so much fun putting together my Monthly Wishlists and can’t believe that this will be the last one for 2016! Scary stuff! Anyhoo, this is what’s currently on my radar for December… Country Road Montego Beach Towel New Era Tropical Peak Cap Simplified Planner for 2017 Studded Leather Hobo Bag ZARA Pom Pom Sandals Jo Malone Limited Edition Christmas Candle Rebecca Minkoff Medium Julian Backpack Canon 10-18mm Lens

POPSUGAR’s November 2016 Must Have Box is Perfect for Holiday Entertaining!

POPSUGAR’s November 2016 Must Have Box is Perfect for Holiday Entertaining!

POPSUGAR’s November 2016 Must Have Box is Perfect for Holiday Entertaining! by Ehmonie Hainey – if you enjoyed this post, you can read more at What’s Haute, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. The thing I love most about the POPSUGAR #MustHaveBox is that …

How To Spring Clean Your Closet, LetGo & Make Money

How To Spring Clean Your Closet, LetGo & Make Money

I have a closet room cupboard full of clothes. Yet, I’m always faced with the common dilemma of not having anything to wear. It’s not that I don’t have enough, it’s just that I have a cupboard full of things that either don’t fit, don’t suit my style, or things I just can’t get rid of because I spent too…

6 Cool Summer Travel Solutions

6 Cool Summer Travel Solutions

Courtesy Daniela Degrassi I get so much joy in helping fellow travel-lovers solve annoying problems and otherwise make their trips easier and more enjoyable. Toward this end, I’m always keeping an eye out for noteworthy innovations that can resolve common annoyances and expedite the fun and functionality of getting from point A to point B. And, of course, I’m ever on alert for fabulous destinations that’ll proffer a pleasurable experience. Here are a few of this month’s finds that fit the bill. MotoChic Convertible Backpack / Tote Bag (www.MotoChicGear.com) – $325.00 For women who love…

Check Out What’s Inside the July 2016 POPSUGAR Must Have Box!

Check Out What’s Inside the July 2016 POPSUGAR Must Have Box!

Check Out What’s Inside the July 2016 POPSUGAR Must Have Box! by Ehmonie Hainey – if you enjoyed this post, you can read more at What’s Haute, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. The July 2016 POPSUGAR Must Have Box is full of summer goodies and, ahem, must-haves! The box contains 8 summer essentials in the areas of beauty, accessories, home goods and food. POPSUGAR sent me this Must Have Box to try and of course, I was immediately obsessed…

Badged!

Badged!

Looking to make your clothes your own? Look no further than embracing the badged fashion trend! Yes folks, this is certainly a kitch throwback to the 80’s and reminds me so much of an old school back pack I once had, which was plastered with badges! But…

WIN THIS: 13.3″ Macbook Air + Tory Burch bag

WIN THIS: 13.3″ Macbook Air + Tory Burch bag

WIN THIS: 13.3″ Macbook Air + Tory Burch bag by Ehmonie Hainey – if you enjoyed this post, you can read more at What’s Haute, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. If you’re already following me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen a @liketoknowit link and/or tag on most of my outfit posts. If you’ve already signed-up with LIKEtoKNOW.it, then great! You already know how it works and don’t need any further explanation. So head on down to the widget below …