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    A day in the life of a fashion designer//

    “It’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion comes together” In May 2017, I wrote my first “a day in the life of” but then I was fashion student. I was in my 3rd year of studying fashion design and I really wanted to share with the world what I was up to. Most people have this idea in their head about what its all about, but not everyone was 100% sure so I thought I’d share. Click HERE and HERE, to see my previous posts. Welcome to a day in the life of a fashion designer. Sounds glamorous right? not so much. I think as soon as…

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    I’m wearing what ?|#1

    “REAL style is never right or wrong. It’s a matter of being yourself on purpose.” My special secret talents include shopping. So if you ever looked at some of my pictures on Instagram and wondered where I shop? Keep reading, if you don’t care, then you don’t have to read just look at the pictures. Take a look at some of my Instagram picture outfits how I styled them and where I got them from. Jumpsuit – Legit Shoes – Nike Crop Top – Mooiste Clothing Jeans – Zara Shoes – Nike Jewellery – Mooiste Body suit – Factorie Jeans – Factorie Fanny pack – Zara T-shirt – Mechali Pants…

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    Sport meets Style

    Exercise… ? ohhhh I thought you said accessorise. I’d like to think I know what I’m doing, but I will leave the sport to the sporty, I’m here for the style. I really want to do more editorial photoshoots, completely inspired by Andrew Murphy. And extra is my middle name, so why not add the thing I absolutely suck at in a photoshoot and thats sport. Catching the ball in this picture took a while, but I had so much fun. Lets talk about my outfit I decided to keep the sporty trend, so I went for my adidas track pants, honestly so comfortable, with my Calvin Klein sports bra,…

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    All this Jewellery they gon’ notice me | part 1

    “I see it, I like it, I want it and I got it” Okay so this blog post was supposed to go up a while ago, but for some reason my website crashed on me and well now it’s working again. So this post was going to be about the competition I hosted but now it will be a series on jewellery that I will call “all this jewellery they gon’ notice me” Basically it will be a photo series of different kinds of jewellery and I will add tips on how to style it, I mean this is stylesbyyolandi. STYLE TIPS Today’s style tip is: CREATE LAYERS A statement…

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    Instagram VS Reality #2

    “Real is really rare” Last year I confessed one of my biggest secrets.. “I do not look like my Instagram in real life” check out my previous blog post here. Just a recap, Instagram has become such a huge part of our lives and I am guilty, I spend at lest 3 to 4 hours a day on Instagram. And yeah sometimes I get a little bit envious of people living their best lives, one of my friends recently said: ” Im trying to live my best life guys but pick & pay says no…” I mean living is expensive and some people are blessed, or it just looks like…

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    Fashion Police | Grammy Awards 2019

    “it’s not about standing out, but being remembered” Remember last year, we spoke about the fashion at the Grammy awards, I loved it so much that I decided to do it again this year. When you think it can’t go any better it does. or will it get worse? You will have to read to find out. I asked my Instagram followers in a poll on my insta stories to vote YASSS or Hell no! on some of the best and worst looks of the Grammys and here you can read all about who wore what and if my followers loved it or not, and my favourite part is pretending…

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    5 mistakes | let’s talk fashion

    “forget the mistake, remember the lesson” So its 2019 and I’m back, I had a few ideas of what I wanted to do this year when it comes to blogging, but I changed my mind again.. I mean whats a mind if you can’t change it. So instead of talking some s/s 2019 trends and all the crazy fashion talk lets go back to helping you out. It’s a new year and maybe you want to try and dress better or maybe feel more comfortable in your clothes or maybe you want to be confident in knowing what you’re wearing is right. Thats why I am here! I got you!…

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    STYLE VS FASHION

    “Fashion changes, style endures” Hi everyone, its me Yolandi back with another blog post. Welcome back to my website, if you are new, HI, its good to have you here, I hope you enjoy my little spot on the internet. So I would like to reintroduce myself. I am a Fashion designer, finished my fashion degree in 2017 and loved every second of it, I was not a clever one in school but when I did the thing I loved the most I kicked some but, got distinctions was the top fashion student my year, I won best range. And if that isn’t enough prove that this is where I…

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    Twenty Two |

    “I Don’t know about you, but I’m feeling twenty two” On the 5th of December I turned twenty two, and for the first time I was not so excited, I think over the past few years each birthday got more exciting until 21, then it stops. Because now I’m only getting older and I feel like 30 is around the corner… (only other twenty two year olds probably agrees)  But now that I’m getting older, I’m hopefully more wiser, and I thought why not share twenty two things I’ve learned over the past few years.   1 LIVE FOR NOW! Dont wait for the future, just do it! 2 IM NOT…

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    Black Friday or Black FLYday | shopping around the world

    “Shopping is cheaper than therapy”   Shopping is cheaper especially now that it is black Friday, everywhere all you see is BLACK FRIDAY SALE! And if that does not make you extremely excited and nervous at the same time then I don’t know because as much as I like sales I can’t stand the chaos that comes with it. Yes we have all seen those videos on Facebook of the black Friday fights, where you saw it first and someone else tries to take the only one thats left, and yes absolute chaos. Now to be honest, I am a fashion designer, and I love my shopping. Im not a…