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Churche, FASHION, photography

Ilundi Designs

January 21, 2016

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After shooting a campaign for Skagen I’ve really felt drawn back to my photographic and art direction roots and my goal for this year is to shoot as many cool stories as I can and seeing as I’m a big fan of local labels I’m aiming for the majority of them to all be local products. So out of this wanting to do more creative stuff my friend Adi (who is a stylist) and I have formed a collective called Churche and under this label we hope to create and share loads more projects with you really soon.

Starting with this one…A little while back I came across this label called Ilundi Designs based in Cape Town who make the most beautiful hand cut, hand stitched and hand woven clutches. These bags are truly a labour of love and can take up to 14 hours to make by hand because every hole is hand punched and every stitch hand sewed, so you know that your bag is in a way one of a kind.

After I went through their online gallery I decided to drop them a mail and ask if we could create a look book for them. They were only too happy to take us on board even though our concept involved lots of water and so without further adieu here mine and Adi’s second shoot together for Ilundi bags with the amazing Leigh Peinke as our model and dresses from the talented Samantha Constable.

If you think you have something interesting we can shoot or if any models out there are interested in getting involved in some shoots, drop me a mail – angie@luckypony.co.za

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47 Comments

  • Reply Anthi January 21, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    This is incredibly beautiful!

    • Reply angie January 21, 2016 at 3:08 pm

      Thank you so much for the kind words, I really appreciate it 🙂

  • Reply Juanita Swanepoel January 26, 2016 at 7:29 am

    wow, beautiful

  • Reply Tammany January 26, 2016 at 7:34 am

    Beautiful ! I love love love x

  • Reply Mia Danieli January 26, 2016 at 7:49 am

    Beautiful shoot and the Iundi products are beautiful as ever! <3 <3 <3

  • Reply Tammy January 26, 2016 at 8:03 am

    Your photographic work is beyond amazing!! Why have you been hiding this talent?!? Happy to hear you are going to showcase this gift this year! Adore those Ilundi bags as well! So unique!

  • Reply Bianca January 26, 2016 at 8:04 am

    The photo shoot is so whimsical!
    And WOW! but local is in fact really really lekker…I’m so glad local stuff is getting more recognition these days!

    Thanks for this really uplifting post! 🙂

  • Reply Beverley January 26, 2016 at 8:25 am

    Wow great pictures and the bags are so beautiful love it

    • Reply Wilné Engelbrecht January 26, 2016 at 8:59 am

      Beautiful! These photographs are colourful and very atistic! Well done! And of course the clutch bags will fit perfectly into my wardrobe!

  • Reply Janet January 26, 2016 at 8:39 am

    Stunning concept and photographs…. I especially love the way the water looks….. like silky gel. A really innovative way to showcase these beautiful bags.

  • Reply Marike January 26, 2016 at 8:53 am

    These clutches are absolutely magical! How would one even pick a favourite?! Must have them all, I guess.

  • Reply Laurie January 26, 2016 at 10:05 am

    Friend, these photos are exquisite x

  • Reply Carla Wessels January 26, 2016 at 12:23 pm

    The prettiest things… beautiful spread.

  • Reply Rachel Goldstuck January 26, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    Wow, magical.

  • Reply Ruby Whitson January 26, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    Absolutely incredible clutches and I’d be the happiest lady to win one and share with Miss Emily Eales.
    I’d also love to do makeup for any shoots you guys have coming up, all very beautiful and inspiring!! <3

  • Reply Adelle January 26, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    It’d be such a treat to win one of these bags Miss Lucky Pony! Even better to win 2- so I could give one to my friend Beki who would probably be babin’ walkin around with one of these when she moves to England. #goodbyegift #ilundi

  • Reply giulia January 26, 2016 at 2:01 pm

    Such stunning pics #Ilundi well done!

  • Reply Bianca Pleydell-Bouverie January 26, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    Oh what a treat it would be to win one of these beautiful clutches let alone two to give to a friend who really deserves a little anonymous spoil and surprise. x

  • Reply Losh Kisten January 26, 2016 at 2:32 pm

    liked both Lucky Pony and Ilundi and tagging Ageshni Keshi Chetty…what a divine giveaway # love it

  • Reply Nina van Schalkwyk January 26, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    Love this! Liked & Shared both Facebook pages for the fantastic competition! I would give the second bag to my soon to be mom in law Nanda Greeff if I were so lucky to win this amazing prize 🙂 love the blog!

  • Reply Keagan January 26, 2016 at 3:42 pm

    Gorgeous photo’s! Entered on FB, all the steps 🙂

  • Reply Maddy January 26, 2016 at 3:43 pm

    I love the wood-like patterns, it’s so earthy and elegant

  • Reply Adene Heinz January 26, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    These clutch bags are insanely beautiful! Wow!!

  • Reply Kyla Steenveld January 26, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    Yay! One for Aimee-Leigh Campbell as a leaving present.

    Oh and did the wet leather survive the shoot?! Just curious.

  • Reply Mizanne Connan January 26, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    Absolutely LOVE your style of photography! Modern and fresh! And those Ilundi bags!!! Wow! Absolutely gorgeous. We have so much talent in SA! ?

  • Reply Linda Laing January 26, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    Stunning bags!!!

  • Reply Tania Whiteley January 26, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    What gorgeous photographs and oh my, those bags are unbelievable! Entered on FB… eep! Fingers crossed! ?

  • Reply Yasmina January 26, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    Stunning! love Ilundi would defo gift my mom as she’s my nearest and dearest 😀

  • Reply Salome Lötter January 26, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    Love the clutches and the pics. So stunning!

  • Reply rehana seedat January 26, 2016 at 11:21 pm

    Beautiful. Love the clutches!

  • Reply Janine du Plessis January 27, 2016 at 8:48 am

    Love love love the photographs! Gorgeous bags❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Reply Robyn Hunter January 27, 2016 at 1:20 pm

    gorgeous bags!

  • Reply Lorien Bolus January 27, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    Wow I would love to win with my mate Cleo. She would FLIP!

  • Reply Stellar Frisby January 28, 2016 at 7:57 am

    Absolutely stunning bags and photographs! I hope more South Africans are encouraged to buy fromlocal brands like Ilundi because the talent and products are incredible. What an exquisite prize to win with a friend 🙂 🙂 !

  • Reply Natasha January 28, 2016 at 9:19 am

    Verskriklik mooi, sjoe!

  • Reply Tammy Jacobus January 28, 2016 at 10:57 am

    This is stunning! I’d share it with my friend Kealin.

    PS. These images are giving me major inspo right now.

  • Reply Kristi January 28, 2016 at 2:19 pm

    I’m not quite sure what’s more beautiful – the Ilundi clutches (which are pieces of art); or your images of them! Ilundi really have amazing local leather goods and I would LOVE to call a clutch home <3 Kay x

  • Reply Daniela Cardoso January 29, 2016 at 1:28 am

    the photography is absolutely incredible and have certainly done justice to the stunning Ilundi bags.

    I would share the 2nd bag with Cathy Badenhorst

  • Reply Cathy Badenhorst January 29, 2016 at 3:27 am

    such amazing photography! I am a huge fan of Ilundi bags, so trendy and such excellent craftmanship. Sharing the 2nd bag with Daniela Cardoso

  • Reply Ruby Gill January 29, 2016 at 9:43 am

    Best! Sisters need matching ones right?

  • Reply Sarah Steel January 29, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Just love their designs. And the sandals are sublime. With the photographs. Beautiful and ‘wantable’ and ‘musthaveable’.

  • Reply Candice Challis January 29, 2016 at 1:58 pm

    Had my eye on these gorgeous finds for a while now. Pick me!!

  • Reply Chandelle January 29, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    My mother and I truely enjoy hand crafting pretty things which is why looking at these ilundi bags I can appreciate how beautifully hand woven they are. Beautiful details. Also sharing this with my mom would be the best. Especially for everything she does for me ♡

  • Reply Chanelle January 29, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    I love love love these. The photos are so stunning and creative as well!

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