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Field Market, Sandton

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Field Market in Benmore Sandton, has apparently been around for a few years, yet I only got to experience this amazing little space in early December, last year.  As a photographer, weekends are often taken up with photoshoots, and with the other love of my life, being Mountain Biking, that leaves little time for other things.  It turns out though that the days leading up to this given Saturday had been rainy, and the trails would have been downright awful, so it was a perfect opportunity to visit this lively market.   If you haven’t been there, do visit.  They are open this Saturday 10th March 2018.  What I loved, was the setting in the first instance, being the Field and Study centre – a little belt of green in the suburbs, filled with amazing trees.  The other aspect was the array of things for sale, from coffee (first stop, yes you guessed it), herbs, artisanal products (think yummy bread, banting products, herbal teas, chocolate and lots more.  There’s  a great array of food “trucks” too, so pick your time and go for brunch or lunch, live music, a section with various seating options/ chill spots, places for kids to play, and here and there a spot for your doggy to enjoy and quick drink of water (yes, it’s dog friendly – provided dogs are on a leash and controlled).  The vendors that I stopped at, were selling phenomenal locally (hand)made products (so welcome!) from pretty clothing for adults, kiddies and babies, to wonderful shoes (yep, I ended up buying a pair), jewellery, art, deli products and loads more.  Go, but don’t plan on a quick in and out – it’s really worth the time to just take it all in, order food and just chill on the lawn listening to the live music.  All in all it was a veritable feast for the eyes, and I left there with my senses on 7th heaven.  Highly recommended!

on arrival, you are great by a parking attendant, and from there, lots of pretty signage and details all the way into the market.

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I loved the soft feel of these pretty kimono type gowns.  Catarina Tubb (Hummingbird Clothing Designs) is the vendor.  I don’t have an active website for her, but reach her through her FB profile.

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loved both the designs as well as the fabrics at this stall, by Jana van Staden 

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Beautifully handmade shoes by Michelle of Baruch,  in the sweetest prints and colours – yeah I couldn’t resist!

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and coincidence of note, I came across a wedding client of mine, who is making these sweet little outfits for babies and young children!  you can contact them via their instagram account @talia_forthelittleones samke style shoes photos by gena d photography

and being a sneaker lover, had I seen these earlier, I would have bought a pair!  They are exquisite but I’d more than blown the budget on that day.
Smake Style is the vendor and all the various styles of shoes are made of leather.

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Yummy goodies from The Fat Rabbit

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