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Fashion Mashie Wardrobe Up for Sale

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Good bye to my Fashion Mashie wardrobe $5 a piece. I’m at Coorparoo Bowls Club’s Car Boot Sale today – it is time to sell the things that didn’t go to the RSPCA. We dropped 4 bags off at their thrift in February and today is part 2 of getting ready to buy more clothes. I obviously broke the habit but I am starting a new job in a week and I would like to buy some new clothes for my fresh start.
Just need to make some money so I can afford to shop again!

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Day 168 – something old, something new

I arrived home from America in late May to a very chilly Brisbane and a very warm boyfriend with a gift in his hands he felt I needed before I went outside. As I unwrapped it, I could see the gorgeous bold checks and the cosy fabric but how could I have guessed it was to be this magnificent coat reminiscent of 2 of my favourite things – 1960s fashion and The Little Prince?
It was spotted it in our local vintage store and he knew I would love it. We immediately decided that we should design a date during which I could wear my super coat and he could wear his cool new skinny jeans I bought in NYC having been told they were the same as his old favs! They turned out to be not his usual but cool and skinny and a great new look for him!

So tonight we hit the Powerhouse for the World Press photography exhibition and to our delight it also included comedy, yummy dinner and fab coffee!

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And we couldn’t resist a little photo taking of our own!

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So this old and gorgeous coat became one of my only new things in a year of no new clothes for me.