Today we went to Frankston. I meant to go on my own, and make it an epic bus/train road trip. But the boyfriend kindly offered to drive me there, isn't he good!? I know that lots of people say you should never go op-shopping with a plan in mind, but I tend to buck this trend because otherwise I end up buying all sorts of crap. This time I was after maxi dresses.
I found these two, after trying on god knows how many in seven different op-shops. My biggest problem was the length. I am not a particuly tall person, but so many of the dresses barely made my ankles, it drove me bonkers! The black dress fits like a dream, it has a chiffon floaty layer on the top half, which hides all sorts of sins....it cost a bit more than I would usually pay, but I wanted it and the boyfriend was rushing me.
The floaty green dress was a bit of a find. After searching Savers high and low (and finding two other dresses, I will post them later) I was about to give up when I looked in the "costumes" section. I had glanced over the rack earlier, but can't have done a very good job! It seems to be a genuine 70's number, lovely and floaty, I'm thinking about removing the shorter layer, like in the second picture. What do you think?
Black dress: $53 Eyespy
Green dress: $14 Savers