As you may already know, I’ve consciously been trying to participate in more sustainable fashion by buying second hand (via thrift stores/op shops, eBay or Gumtree, and lately through Facebook buy/swap/sell groups). However, there are times when I can’t find what I’m looking for through these channels so I will hit the shops to get what I’m after. When shopping this way I try to be conscious of the 30 wears rule, and this was the case with the black slip dress.
The holiday season and assignment marking has meant the blog has been neglected yet again, but to sign off for the year I wanted share one last DIYfor 2016.
Boy, the last few weeks were hard.
I had every intention to blog about my progress every week for my #NoSpendber challenge but the second week of November was jam packed with marking so there was no chance. However, the week that just passed also saw me participating in a different style challenge which is a good reason to blog about both.
I mentioned in my post about the #NoSpendber challenge I’m currently undertaking that I discovered I had 8 striped shirts. In this blog post I’m going to share how I refashioned one of my striped shirts to become a lace up shirt.
As part of the process in building a slow fashion, sustainable wardrobe, it’s also important to take care of shoes so that they last the test of time, without having to buy a new pair every couple of months or so because of damage or dirt. When King Ranch Saddle Shop asked how I cared for my leather shoes, I thought I’d share how I keep my favourite white sneakers clean and protected.
With summer knocking on Sydney’s door I’m so excited to start busting out my collection of graphic tees. Graphic tees are a great way to express your personality and style in one simple item of clothing. For this post I thought I would break down the different types of graphic tees available, my picks for which ones to add to your wardrobe to make sure they last the test of time, and my favourite ways to wear them!
Wide leg pants (also known as palazzo pants) are quite the trend, but a wee issue I have being a petite person is the length. They’re usually waaaay too long for me so that I have to chop off a good portion of the leg, and by the time I chop it off the leg shape has changed and it kind of sits funny. I’ve tried culottes as wide leg pants but this only works for a certain cut of culotte. Here I’ll talk about how I made a pair of my own DIY wide leg pants as well as how I style them from a 5’0″ point of view.