On Monday I went shopping in St Kilda, the suburb next to mine. It has a great mix of shops, and a nice vibe. Its all about the vibe for me!
The picture above is what I wore for the day. The dress is MUCH shorter than what I would normally wear, so I decided to trial it for the day, just to see if I would feel comfortable in it.
I didn't though. I just feel too self conscious with SO much leg on show, and as I have said before, I have heavy legs (more leg to love?). So the dress will have to go...if you like it leave a comment and I will post it too you! I am also wearing my new dark brown leather sandals(you will be seeing alot of these). Everything else was thrifted.
I tried on this jumpsuit, in some fancy shop. I liked the cut, though it needed a bit more fabric round the bum! Speaking of the fabric, it was AWFUL, this stiff, scratchy see-through stuff, with no drape or movement. For over $200 I would expect WAY better fabric and attention to detail. Not impressed.
Last night some friends and I went to the Mixed pocket clothing exchange. It was pretty good, but not as big as I thought it would be, and the quality of the clothes wasn't that great. I would go again though, if only for the rush of speed shopping!
The thing, which had never occured to me until the moment I arrived, was, would anything fit? I am not skinny. I can range from a size 8 to a size 16 ( aus sizes) depending on the cut and the brand (I can never buy any bottoms at places like Supre). I am to fat to be thin and too thin to be fat...a no mans land, where super skinny "trendy" stores have clothes too tiny, but I fit nothing in "plus" size store either! Thankfully the stuff at the clothing swap was fine, but it made me think. Do any of you have this "inbetween" problem?
I wore this dress, which I have had shortened...it really is so comfy, and such a flattering cut!
A thrifted cropped waistcoat, shoes from Barkins, beanie and jewelry all thrifted.
After the clothing swap we went to Gurkhas for dinner. AMAZING food, terrible service.