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…
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.
On Tuesday (the 1st of November) I announced on Instagram that I would be undertaking a personal challenge which I dubbed #NoSpendber. Here’s a little bit more on what it’ll entail and why I’m doing it.
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…
While on my way to work for a meeting last week, a bout of rain caught me by surprise, so I popped into the Salvation Army op shop to grab an umbrella. As I had a little bit of time to kill before my meeting, I didn’t think anything of having a browse in the shop. Famous last words.
It’s pretty safe to say that given my ankle boot collection (currently sitting at about 8 pairs,and this doesn’t include pairs I’ve owned in the past) I am slightly obsessed with them. They’re a great choice of shoe for the transition seasons, and work so well with pretty much every item of clothing. However, being 5’0″ AND having athletic legs…
The last few days of winter are upon us in Sydney and I’m trying to get the most out of my knits before the weather starts warming up.
It’s National Op Shop Week here in Australia and it’s a great opportunity (see what I did there – tish boom) to visit your local op shop/thrift store/charity store to nab some great buys as well as support the work these organisations do for the community.