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Children's shoes are becoming harder and harder to find in op shops (thrift shops). I think this is partly because so many contemporary children's shoes are so poorly-made. Even brand new ones only last three or four months before falling... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2011 at Wardrobe Refashion
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I love the fact that my kids' school has a uniform, but also that the school is quite relaxed about it. Parents buy their check dresses from all sorts of different uniform suppliers, so there are various styles on campus.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2011 at Wardrobe Refashion
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This vintage coat was trimmed with rabbit fur. I'm against the use of fur in fashion, but as I bought the coat second-hand I thought maybe it would be okay to keep the fur on. But I couldn't quite bring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2011 at Wardrobe Refashion
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This skirt, which I found in an op shop (thrift shop) was a size 16, and I needed it to be a size 10. I didn't want to touch the trim at the bottom, so I cut some off the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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It's amazing how little it takes to turn an ordinary item of clothing into something a youngster might pay top dollar for. Take this plaid shirt, which I picked up at an op shop. All I had to do was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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It's uncool to bargain at an op shop (thrift shop). The goods are donated, the staff are volunteers and the takings go to charity, so for the customer to be in it for himself just seems wrong. Not that there... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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This isn't much of a refashion, admittedly, but it comes down to this: crew necks don't suit me at all. So whenever I come across a dress or top I like in an op shop that has a crew neck,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2010 at Wardrobe Refashion
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