TOMBOY TARTS: LIFESTYLE

GOOGLE AND LEVI ARE RELEASING THE WORLD’S FIRST SMART JACKET

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This fall, tech lovers will be able to wear their hearts on their sleeves. Google has partnered with Levi to come up with a $350 smart jacket that could restore your faith in wearables. Apart from health tracking devices like Fitbit, wearable technology generally fails to live up to its lofty promises of improving and revolutionising our daily lives. Time and again, these devices have been hampered by clunky design and lousy taste, resulting in products that are expensive, unnecessary, and just plain ugly. Face it, nobody wants to squint at tiny screens on smart watches…

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KIRRIN FINCH: TOMBOYS ON A MISSION TO DO GOOD

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Imagine if our favourite fictional tomboys “George aka Georgina Kirrin” from The Famous Five series and “Scout Finch” from To Kill A Mockingbird come together to form their own fashion line and create well-made clothing that fit their personalities and lifestyles. How cool will that be? That is essentially tomboy clothing brand Kirrin Finch in a nutshell. Growing up with those books, we want to be as badass as George and Scout. We want to explore new places, go on adventures, solve mysteries and stand up for justice. We love how they embrace their tomboy…

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THE MISSION WORKSHOP: APPAREL FOR CLASSIC TOMBOY STYLING WOMEN

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The Mission Workshop’s current spate of 2017 goodies is apparel that appeals to classic tomboy styling women like us and we want to tell you why. Along our tomboy styling journey here on this site, we’ve always been careful to curate for our readers fashion we think exudes and brings out the spirit of the classic tomboy which we celebrate and want to preserve. So it was quite the coffee-spiller (Persis drooled on her early morning bagel actually) when we found this menswear apparel brand that made tailored and tasteful clothes us gleeful tomboys could…

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RETRO CARS: IF YOU SAID CIAO TO THE FIAT 500 TURN AROUND NOW AND SAY HELLO

Retro car icon the Fiat 500 never really left modern civilisation. It just took a long nap at the Italian car manufacturer’s engineering and design archives to burst back into the scene in 2014. Tomboys, get in and take a classic tomboy ride with us in this cute car and see why it remains a memorable favourite today. The last time anyone remembers the Fiat 500, it was in the late 50s and 60s when Twiggy made aneroxic look hip and Italian beauty Sophia Loren was making brunette-ism the hottest thing on the planet. Things were…

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HERE’S HOW WE WENT PARAGLIDING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN POKHARA NEPAL

Going paragliding for the first time? No worries! Persis from Tomboy Tarts has got you covered with some of her first-hand experiences when she got her ass kicked recently on a paragliding adventure in Pokhara, Nepal. Ready? Buckle up people and let’s go! First things first! If you’re a wuss – scratch paragliding off your adventure to-do list in Nepal or anywhere paragliding is offered because it’s not for the faint hearted. However, if you’re a wuss who hates looking like a wuss in front of everybody else, like me, then add tandem paragliding back to the list. Like I…

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7 EXCITING ACTIVEWEAR TRENDS YOU CAN ROCK RIGHT NOW

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 Since last year, activewear has hit the mainstream and its popularity is still going strong. It’s now absolutely ok to wear your yoga pants everywhere. And that’s awesome. Major fashion brands are breaking into the market which means more choices for us customers. Even Queen Beyonce has made her foray into the athleisure market. Between the comfy classics and statement prints, you will want to be ahead of the activewear trends in 2017. Harem Pants MC. Hammer called and he wanted his pants back. But sorry dude, we are never these taking these off – ever….

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ALPINE’S NEW SMARTWATCH IS A VINTAGE CLASSIC TOMBOY PIECE YOU NEED

We’ve known for sometime that the geeks out there are drooling over their smartwatches but if you’re a classic tomboy like us who’s turned their noses slightly up at them, know this. We now have a smart timepiece that is the perfect hybrid of a kickass vintage diving watch infused with high-tech capabilities. Introducing Alpine’s latest – The Seastrong Horological Smartwatch (for men). Check it out! Tri-brid, octo-brid, hybrid, or smart-brid, Alpina, the famous Swiss watch brand founded in 1883 has done what not a lot of Apples and Samsungs have done. They’ve come up with the perfect…

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TOMBOY STYLE: ON CLOTHING AND CONFIDENCE “YOU” STYLE

It’s February and Mary Houlihan, our Tailored Tomboy style advisor is back with a brand new perspective on fashion and tomboy style. That it’s not just about what’s trending – it’s about how the clothing you wear inspires coolness and confidence when you wear it “YOU” style. As much as I want to decorate this article with chocolate hearts and kisses in celebration of Valentine’s Day, I feel more compelled to write about how clothing can aid in feeling confident. This time of year we are usually beginning our new year’s resolutions, working out all…

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5 ANTI-VALENTINE’S DAY THINGS TO DO FOR A POWER-PACKED LOVE LIFE

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If you’re one of those tomboy women who, like us, don’t fall into the usual cliche of wanting sappy poetry and red roses on the world’s most romantic day, then here’s 5 anti-Valentine’s Day things you can do for your beloved (or for yourself) to boost your already power-packed love life. O god! That dreaded day is back again. You know the one. It has a cherubic angel called Cupid in it, tacky boxes of chocolate, Bridget Jones Diary and a whole load of flowers in it. Uh-huh, we could only be talking about Valentine’s Day. That…

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TOMBOYS! GO ROGUE IN THIS ALL-BLACK CUSTOM LAND ROVER DEFENDER

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Get on the dark side with this all-black custom Land Rover Defender that will you make you feel all badass and stuff, in a 4 x 4 way of course. Tomboys! The guys at East Coast Defender did an incredible job with Project Venice, an all-black-everything restored now-defunct Land Rover Defender. Wanna feel all-Black Panther like? A ninja jumping rooftops in the shadows? Then this is the ride for you. Additions include an added convertible soft top, Chevy LS3 engine, automatic transmission, racing seats, 16″ wheels, touch-screen navigation, and a completely decked out Alpine sound system….

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