Social icons

Thursday, 27 February 2014


Just before Christmas ( I know, that was a while ago...) I went up to Scotland for a few days to spend some time with my family and my sister's boyfriend's family. I thought it would be nice to share our little adventure with you guys just in case you might be thinking of going to the area. Sarah and Joe (sister and boyfriend) both live up in Edinburgh so we all decided to rent a cottage in a gorgeous village nearby called Gullane. It is right on the coast and so picturesque.

We spent one day in Edinburgh doing some last minute shopping, eating and enjoying the lights which as always were very impressive. We also couldn't resist a go on the vintage carousel by the German Market. 

Miniature snow globe tree decoration!

The second day we drove along the coast to North Berwick which is a beautiful town full of unique boutiques. It is also well known for it's Lobster!

I love Edinburgh, it is definitely one of my favourite cities and the surrounding area is beautiful. Does anyone have any great recommendations for the next time I visit? Which other places in the UK do you like to visit?

Thursday, 20 February 2014


The 67th annual British Academy Film Awards were held on the 16th February 2014 at the Royal Opera House in London. The awards were hosted by Stephen Fry and saw the likes of Gravity, 12 Years A Slave and Cate Blanchett winning big. Of course there was the red carpet and here are my pick of the Best Dressed... Enjoy :)

Amy Adams
in Victoria Beckham
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in Saint Laurent and 
Bradley Cooper in McQueen
Leonardo DiCaprio in Armani
Lupita Nyong'o in Christian Dior
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
Samantha Barks
Fearne Cotton in Scaasi
Naomie Harris
Sophie Kennedy Clark

Who did you think was the best dressed of the awards?

* All the images came from E! Online and Hollywood Life
Wednesday, 19 February 2014


I spent a lovely Valentine Day at home with my dear one Rob but I still fancied making a little effort. He cooked us roast beef which we enjoyed with a bottle of South African, Cabernet Sauvignon.

• Top - Primark 
• Velvet Skirt - Topshop 
• Rings - Various Jewellers/Markets 
• Earrings - Accessorize 
• Lipstick - Estee Lauder 
• Nail Polish - Rimmel

What did you guys get up to for Valentine's Day?

Friday, 14 February 2014


In this 4th post in the series 'I ♥ Instagram', I'm going to share with you some of my favourite Instagram pictures from the summer of 2013. I had an amazing summer with visits to Leeds, Berlin and Rhodes and lots of other fun in my long student holidays!

• Drinks in Leeds • Linton, North Yorkshire • Laduree, Covent Garden • Throw back to camping 
• Bella Hadid loving • Rhinos, Berlin Zoo • Berliner Dom, Berlin • Bundestag, Berlin 
• Birthday breaky • Birthday lunch • Beamish Museum • My bestie's house 
• My girlss • Bikinis • Rhodes • Cocktails 
• Boat trip • Bicycle • Clearest sea • Sunbathing 
• Signed Kardashian Konfidential • Nail art • Birthday night out • Selfie ;)

You can check out the apps I use to edit my Instagram pictures in this post. You can also follow me here: @ClareVerwoerd

Wednesday, 12 February 2014


I couldn't resist hopping on the tartan/check trend and these beauts from Topshop are so comfy and go with so much more than I first expected. My Chelsea boots are also so wearable and add the perfect amount of height. 


• Check Leggings - Topshop
• Chelsea Boots - New Look

How are you styling the trend? What are your favourite pieces? 

Search The Wonder of Style