Lookbook

  • Lookbook: Lady Stripes

    Lookbook: Lady Stripes

    Good morning and happy Wednesday my loves! Hope you’re all having a great week so far and keeping warm because it has been super cold here in Jozi this week! Why has Winter only hit us in full force now when it’s nearing the end of July?? For those who don’t know yet, I’ve finally […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: When It Rains

    Lookbook: When It Rains

    Happy Monday! Hope you all had a great relaxing weekend and ready to take on the week! The greatest thing about Joburg living is that you get to experience all four seasons in one day. I used to think that way about Cape Town when I still lived there but Joburg is just same thing. I […]Read More »
  • Downtime with Witchery

    Downtime with Witchery

    Hi everybody! Hope you’re all well and having a great week so far! As you know, I went to Cape Town over the weekend to celebrate a friend’s 30th and also to go shark cage diving (more about that experience later). I haven’t been to Cape Town since February and it’s always a city that […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Faux Fur Stole

    Lookbook: Faux Fur Stole

    Happy Thursday my loves! One more day till the weekend! 🙂 Since I’ve been blogging full-time, I must say that I am not only happier but no two days have been the same! Some weeks I’ve been extremely busy, running between meetings, lunch meetings, fittings and castings. Other weeks, I’ve been able to unwind a […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: The Burberry Trench

    Lookbook: The Burberry Trench

    Hi my loves! Hope you all had a great Monday! Just a little update, it was my 5 year anniversary with E yesterday, which explains why I didn’t publish any posts yesterday. If you follow me on Snapchat, you’ll know that we spent our day at Harties, we took the cable car right to the […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Shades of Blue

    Lookbook: Shades of Blue

    Happy Friday my loves! Hope you all had a great week! I’m certainly ready for the weekend, I’ve had a killer busy week and now I can finally relax this weekend and reflect on the past week. Of course I can’t end this week without a Friday post, which is my third outfit in collaboration […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Rainy Days in Shanghai

    Lookbook: Rainy Days in Shanghai

    Hello my loves! I’ve had such a busy but fulfilling week so far and today I’ll be going to a very exciting meeting! I can’t say anything about it yet because I’m not sure what will come out of it but I’m super excited and I can’t wait to share it with you all when […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Ted Baker Bomber

    Lookbook: Ted Baker Bomber

    Good morning everyone! Yesterday was only Monday but I’ve almost filled up my week already so while I continue being busy bee for the rest of the day, I decided to post this look a little early. If you’ve been following me on Snapchat (if you haven’t already, you know what to do —-> lovemarylu) […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Gym Days

    Lookbook: Gym Days

    Hi my loves! For the last week and for the next 2 weeks I’ll be test driving the Ford Fiesta Ecoboost and posting lookbook posts in collaboration with Ford South Africa. I previously tested the Ford EcoSport, if you haven’t read the post then click here. I asked for an automatic car this time since the […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Oversized Autumn

    Lookbook: Oversized Autumn

    Happy Monday errbody! 🙂 Hope you all had a great weekend! I know I’ve been so slack when it comes to lookbook posts recently, I go through these awkward phases like I don’t know how to pose and I don’t know where to look or how to do my hair. The list is endless and […]Read More »
  • LoveMaryLu for Lanson Place Hotel

    LoveMaryLu for Lanson Place Hotel

    Happy Monday everyone! If you’ve been following my travels on social media, you probably know that I am super depressed right now! I cannot believe how fast time has flown by for the 2 weeks that we were away in Hong Kong and Philippines. This time I decided to do something different with my travel […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Shades of Summer

    Lookbook: Shades of Summer

    Hello my loves! It feels so good to be shooting my lookbook posts in familiar places, back here in Jozi. Not saying that I didn’t enjoy doing lookbook shoots in London but home is where the heart is. As we kiss the last few days of summer goodbye this year, I must say I’m super […]Read More »
  • London Day 2

    London Day 2

    Happy (Good) Friday everyone! What is everyone up to this long weekend? To be honest, these long weekends don’t really make a difference to me anymore, but never the less I’m still excited about Easter weekend because it’s always filled with delicious chocolate eggs and other mouth watering goodies. E and I decided not to […]Read More »
  • London Day 1

    London Day 1

    Hi my loves!! Sorry I’ve been so MIA on the blog lately, I just had the most manic 2 weeks of my life! Now let me take you waaaay back, since I’m doing the get to know me on a more personal level kinda thang 😉 Starting on the week of 16th March which is about […]Read More »
  • Favourite Looks by Gavin Rajah MBFW15

    Favourite Looks by Gavin Rajah MBFW15

    Hi everyone! Happy Monday! The weekend has come and gone leaving us with sweet distant memories of the weekend, I used to wake up thinking “where did the weekend go?!” (I still do sometimes). As many of you may know, MBFW came and gone this past week too, going to Melrose Arch was like walking […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Zara at Hidden Valley

    Lookbook: Zara at Hidden Valley

    Happy Friday my loves! Now that I’m free from the shackles of confinement, days of the week is just another opportunity for me to explore what I like, what I don’t like and things that have never occurred to me. I no longer hate Mondays (surprise surprise!) but Fridays will always be Fridays! 🙂 Previously […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: When in Hout Bay

    Lookbook: When in Hout Bay

    When in Hout Bay, one must go to Mariners for lunch, stroll along the windy beach and take photos! On my second day in Cape Town we went to have lunch at Mariners, always a great place to go for fresh seafood, whether you’re in a hurry and only have 30min or you have the […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Camps Bay Drive

    Lookbook: Camps Bay Drive

    Happy Wednesday! There’s something about Wednesday that is very appealing to me (not because it’s Hump Day, take your mind out the gutter), that feeling of serving half way through the week and knowing that it’s extra close to Friday. Well, that’s pretty much how I felt for as long as I can remember, I […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: A Day At The Stadium

    Lookbook: A Day At The Stadium

    Hi everyone! Happy Wednesday and hope you’re all having a great week so far! It’s my first time shooting for my blog here in beautiful Durban and we went to the Moses Mabhida Stadium yesterday. It was the most beautiful day here in Durbs because if you’ve been to Durban before, you know how the […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Modern Gypsy

    Lookbook: Modern Gypsy

    Happy Monday my loves! Hope everyone had a great weekend! I personally had quite a stressful and exciting week last week, which I will address later on my blog in another blog post. I have a pretty busy February ahead, I figured that I should give you all a heads up just in case I […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: The Casual Work Shirt

    Lookbook: The Casual Work Shirt

    Hi my loves! Hope everyone had a great weekend! I must apologise for dropping off the face of the Earth last week, I was extremely busy with admin (getting admitted and all that stuff) plus there was major mess-ups in the process so that’s where it left me. I also went away for the weekend, […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: A Fishmonger’s Tale

    Lookbook: A Fishmonger’s Tale

    Hello my loves! Hope everyone is having a great week so far! It’s half way through the week already, which means we have 2 more days and then it’s Friday! Can you believe that it’s halfway through the month already? I was thinking to myself the other day that we’re starting a new year all […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: A day at the office

    Lookbook: A day at the office

    Hello lovelies! Since this week is the official week where most people return to work, I thought it would only be fit to do a post relating to work (if you are working that is). 🙂 Sometimes office wear can be rather boring or monotonous because you care less and you end up sticking to […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Casual Stripes

    Lookbook: Casual Stripes

    Hi everyone! Boy am I happy to be back in Joburg, the week that we were in Durban, the weather was so miserable. The only hot day was on Xmas itself and it was gloomy and grey for the rest of the time we were there. Our packed beach towels and swimming gear was not […]Read More »
  • LoveMaryLu Best of 2014

    LoveMaryLu Best of 2014

    Hello honeypots! Hope everyone had an amazing New Year celebration filled with lots of bubbly (alcoholic or non-alcoholic), friends, laughter and good food! Now that Christmas and New Years have come and gone, it’s time to settle down and really take time to reflect on the past year but most importantly, on the new year […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Le Chic Sport

    Lookbook: Le Chic Sport

    Hi my loves!! It’s the last day of 2014 and also my very last post of 2014! It’s been a whirlwind this year, there were highs and lows, I was working full time and also worked on my blog. My blog didn’t progress as much as I had wanted it to, due to some hosting […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: White Christmas

    Lookbook: White Christmas

    Hi my loves! Hope everyone had an amazing Christmas and Boxing Day! I’m sure all of you feasted on some deliciousness over the past few days! I certainly had my fair share of home cooking, junk food and chocolates, I do feel terrible but I must enjoy myself at least once a year. 🙂 Last […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Summer Rain at DW11-13

    Lookbook: Summer Rain at DW11-13

    Hi everyone! Hope you all had a great day yesterday and managed to get some rest if you’re not already on holiday or leave. I always see Reconciliation Day as a little teaser for the rest of the holidays to come. 🙂 So I spent yesterday sleeping in, going out for lunch at DW11-13 and […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Black Sunset

    Lookbook: Black Sunset

    Hi everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend! I’m sure there’s no need for a reminder but we are exactly 10 days away from Christmas and 16 days from the New Year! We went to Bloemfontein this past weekend for a friend’s wedding, we left on Friday at about 4pm and came back on […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Backless Lace

    Lookbook: Backless Lace

    I absolutely love this backless lace, navy blue one piece! Unfortunately I’ve only managed to wear it twice since I bought it in April, the first time was to Taste of Joburg at Monte Casino and the second time this past weekend. You can dress this up or down and it’s perfect for those hot […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Last days of winter

    Lookbook: Last days of winter

    Hi everyone! As the last days of winter is coming to a close, I actually feel a little sad because I never quite took full advantage of winter clothes this year! Winter has never been my favourite season because I feel that there’s so much more happening in summer, when the sun comes up a […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: The cropped pooch

    Lookbook: The cropped pooch

    Hi everyone! Hope everyone had a great weekend! I was so looking forward to the weekend and had many posts planned but unfortunately I got sick on Saturday morning and it quickly escalated from the nasal area to my throat and then I experienced pretty bad body aches. 🙁 Definitely wasn’t a great a weekend […]Read More »
  • Preparing for Winter with Louis Vuitton Favorite

    Preparing for Winter with Louis Vuitton Favorite

      As Winter draws closer to us, it’s time to pull out all the sweaters, cardis and cute winter gear. I’m actually pretty excited about Winter this year because I did some shopping while I was in Hong Kong and Taiwan in December/ January while it was winter there. As you can see, I love […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Winter Layers

    Lookbook: Winter Layers

    Hi everyone! I’ve recently come back from Cape Town for work over a week ago, I was there from Tuesday till Friday evening so I haven’t really had time to post or anything. I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed the weather in the Cape, it was absolutely beautiful the days that I was there […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: A Lady in Pink

    Lookbook: A Lady in Pink

      Hi everyone! Since I’ve been all about Converse sneakers in the last few lookbook posts and I’ve literally been living in them on the weekends and whenever I get a chance, I decided to dress a little more feminine this time – lady in pink. 🙂 I bought the pink blazer/jacket from Zara over […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: It’s a Stripes Kinda Day

    Lookbook: It’s a Stripes Kinda Day

      Happy Monday everyone! I was feeling especially casual over the weekend so for this cookbook post I braved it and left my hair undone, shoved on my 80’s shorts with a loose striped top I got from Forever New over 2 years ago and slipped on my Converse sneakers and I was ready for […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: First Look of 2014

    Lookbook: First Look of 2014

      Hi Everyone! Seeing that I haven’t been doing lookbook posts for so long, I got a little camera shy in the beginning but quickly warmed up to it! So here’s my first lookbook post of 2014. I actually had tons of fun and seeing that we’re experiencing such fantastic weather lately in Jozi (being […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: Neutrals

    Lookbook: Neutrals

    Happy Friday Everyone! Hope you all had a brilliant week and now topping it off with a brilliant weekend ahead! Last week Sunday was my admin day, there were groceries to buy, errands to run and so forth… The last thing I wanted to do was dress up all colourful with high heels and the […]Read More »
  • Lookbook: A Pop of Blue

    Lookbook: A Pop of Blue

    Happy Monday Everyone! This weekend literally flew past for me, I felt as though I almost didn’t have a weekend. On Saturday, I was kept busy during the day with a corporate lunch with colleagues and immediately thereafter, I attended the last day of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, thank you to the MAC Team […]Read More »