Borrowed from the Boys

It may not be revolutionary, but I am compelled to sing the praises of the men’s button down shirt, the hardest working piece in my wardrobe.

Ilona Hamer, The Queen of Cool

Ilona Hamer is what you’d call a fashion triple threat. She’s an incredible stylist, the Fashion Director of

The minis

Jackets, Jackets, Jackets

Clockwise from top right: Jacket, Scotch and Soda;...

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RED LIPS FOR FALL

Clockwise from top right: Lipstick, Perricone;...

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Cozy Sweatshirts

Clockwise from top right: Sweatshirt, Ninety...

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Nail Care

Clockwise from top right: Lotion, Khus...

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Back to School

Clockwise from top right: White button down,...

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Concealers for All

Clockwise from top right: Concealer, Make Up Forever;...

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Transitional Dressing

Clockwise from top right; Sleeveless turtleneck,...

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Lingering Perfume

Clockwise from top right; Perfume, Heretic; Perfume,...

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Love As A Kind Of Cure

I have two massive crushes on Magogodi oaMphela Makhene (pictured above) and Cleyvis Natera (pictured below). From reading their writing alone, one would develop a crush, but having met both of them in person and seen the joy they bring to everything they do, well that just puts it over the edge.

Clémentine. In Her Own Body.

Clémentine. In Her Own Body.

On a balmy January morning in Miami, at five forty five in the morning, mind you, Clem picked me up in an Uber and we set off...

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This Or That: Low Knot or Top Knot

Michelle cracks us up. Every time we watch her stand up comedy, see her in a movie or on TV, or just talk to her, we have tears of laughter. But she’s not only blessed with the gift of funny, she also knows how to tell it like it is. Her comedy around marriage and dating is both honest and hysterical—and she’s not afraid to tackle the complicated stuff, like fertility challenges and motherhood. She has a book coming out in December we can’t wait to read, but in the meantime we wanted to get her best summer finds.

Our New World

Our New World

My dear Doré readers, it’s been a while. And it’s not because I am not here! It’s because this place has tremendously evolved over the years, and I am tremendously proud of this.

At Home, Off Duty

At Home, Off Duty

Recently, during yet another quarantine-induced cleaning frenzy, I stumbled upon the magazine archives I kept as teen. Back in the early 2000s, I was a magazine junkie. I would buy as many as I could, and then I...