Property Three-storey detached house in Cape Town, with 3 bedrooms, a spacious kitchen-diner, living room, playroom, study, two bathrooms and a WC.
The handbag designer owner is an avid collector, filling her home with colourful accessories and vintage pieces.
A candelabra draped in beads, a foot topped with feathers, and trophies filled with blooms give the living room an eclectic vibe. Despite all the treasures dotted around, the living area is a calming retreat – beautiful in the evenings, with soft light filtering through the shutters .
Twentieth Century Interiors is a good source of retro chairs.
The kitchen leads out onto the veranda, overlooking the garden. White-painted units reflect the natural light, adding to the spacious feel. A large kitchen table was a must-have for the owner who believes gathering together as a family gives us all
An informal collection of black-and-white portraits from across the decades signals the beginning of a family space upstairs.
The owner’s love of fashion is evident throughout the house. Vintage dresses hang on the walls and shoes are displayed as artwork.
While there are telltale signs that this is the owner’s [a fashion designer] bedroom the dummy covered in necklaces, for example a more minimal approach keeps the space serene.