I never get giddy about these things but this made my day today, a young feature on Elle Decoration about my favourite things. You can read the whole thing on their site but I thought I should share it with you guys because I really like all these things.
Astrological Sign: Taurus
In my next life I want to be: A pianist and blues singer
Most Inspired by: Johannesburg
Favourite Album: The Nina Simone Trilogy
Favourite Museum: It hasn’t been built yet – one where all of Africa’s art and historical artifacts are in Africa.
Favourite Artist: I don’t have a favourite, but I really enjoy the work of Kemang Wa Lehulere, Moshekwa Langa, Nandi Mntambo, Jamilla Okubo, Louise Bourgeois and Kara Walker.
Favourite Perfume: All time favourite: Black Orchid by Tom Ford. I don’t wear it, I like to smell it. Classic Favourites: Michael Kors and Daisy by Marc Jacobs. New favourite is Dahlia Divin by Givenchy.
Favourite Cocktail: Cape Vidal, a Vodka-based blackcurrant and Stoney flavoured cocktail which my friend and I made up when we were holidaying in Cape Vidal. If not that, then a good old Frozen Margherita.
Favourite Restaurant: Breakfast: Lazari in Cape Town. Lunch: Byron Burger in London. Dinner: The Great Eastern Food Bar in Joburg.
Favourite Bar: The Waiting Room in Cape Town
Favourite Hotel: The Winston Hotel in Johannesburg
Favourite Flower: White Hydrangeas + Black Proteas
Favourite Local Shop: Superella
Favourite Shop Abroad: Collete and L’Eclaireur in Paris. The latter is the best shop I’ve ever been to.
Top Websites: www.waitbutwhy.com + www.thisamericanlife.org + www.okayafrica.com
Cheap Thrill: Instagram
Secret Weapon: Ubuntu
You’ll Never See Me doing: A weave