One Item Three Ways: The Black Slip Dress

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…

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#MyStyle: Capsule Wardrobe Outfit 1.23 – Ugly Shoes

I’ll be the first to admit that when the Birkenstock trend came out a few years ago, I was bemused. They’re not the sexiest of the shoes, are they? Yet the street style blogs from my Google Reader (#RIP) had image upon image and story upon story from street style blogs with those darn sandals, so there had to something in…

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So I gave in…

… and bought the Birkenstocks. White and black pairs. They are just so goddamn comfortable, like big grandpa hugs for your feet. The question now is, how do you wear them without looking like your old German grandpa? Images: the urban silhouette / the extra in the ordinary / friend in fashion / style du monde / the fashion medley…

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