Lucy Goretti Da Costa

A collection of my illustrations, alterations, designs, and South African inspiration.
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I swear I didn’t tell my sister to do all this but she keeps getting me gifts that are so darn instagram worthy! #wednesday #happyhappylucyweek #witchery @lisarita 😘

Poached eggs and freshly juiced carrot juice… I swear my sister is trying to get me to move back in with her #nomnomnom #happyhappylucyweek @lisarita ;)

Aren’t these just the most elegant salad spoons ever #ilovegold #happyhappylucyweek #tuesday 😘@lisarita @mar10jrose #spoilingme #muchlove

I will always remember the day we had to fill those meter sized holes, singing songs to keep us going while the Zambian Sun poured down on us and then one banana tree at a time we’d plant those trees, all 800 (and something) trees that weren’t taller than their knees that day, can’t believe they’ve grown so tall since… Thanks for the mail Uncle Benji and @greenpopsa team 😄👋… I miss doing manual labour with all you awesome volunteers @buckleup18 @breslinelizabeth @helloiamrory @sunfiresolutions @breckencrystal #earthday

"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow"
Thanks @lisarita & @mar10jrose for my gift😘 #happyhappylucyweek

Maybe I’ll wear lipstick everyday this #happyhappylucyweek #getdressed #lucygorettiootd

Oh yes I got my website up, not much on it for now but getting there #launchingsoon #lucygorettidesigns #whoopwhoop

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
-Dale Carnegie
#todayifacedmyfear #heights #hiking #view #lionshead #capetown

Bunny punching time!! Lol …this industrial punch makes my pattern making somewhat easier and exciting having this Pedro look-a-like around ;) #noanimalswereharmedinthisshot #designer #patternmaking #lucygorettidesigns

It’s funny how different a look can be when changing the length or little details of a skirt.
#details of #design

I hadn’t realized my outfit was so #horrorfilmworthy until I picked up Pedro #lastnight #ootn #eerie

In the cool cool cool of the evening 🎶 (at High Cape)

This little label holds so much information. It can help you decide if you want to buy a garment or not.
That is if you are the type who believes in natural products or easy washcare or if it’s locally produced, just become aware of what you prefer and… maybe you will always find something to wear and not have garments just waiting to be worn…

Sometimes life gives you a break and says “I think you should sleep now”

…And this why I cannot have expensive manicures #yoh#ialmostdied #workhazzards #lucygorettidesigns