Corduroy shorts: Factorie, Boots: Vinnies, Bag: Fossil, Pashmina: India, DIY-ed, Head-band: Sportsgirl, Leather braided belt: India, Grey cotton sweater: Jay Jays
This shawl is one of the finest examples of Ladakhi pashmina I've ever come across and trust me I have owned/ bought/ and played with many. I love the warmth, the feel of the softness against my skin and to me it was already perfect but then during one of my long college holidays I was bored and just obsessively made beaded jewellery, embroidered everything in sight and stitched beads and sequins on to everything. And during that needle and bead attack I also worked my craziness on this shawl and found it recently in my pile of random lurking objects at the bottom of my wardrobe. And since then I've been wearing it non-stop, twirling till I get dizzy. Most of the pictures taken for this outfit post looked like this one.
These boots are one of my favourite thrifted/ vintage finds EVER. I was trawling the internet for the longest time for a good quality sqarish toed 90s vintage boots and then I walked into the Paddo Vinnies randomly and found them sitting on the top shelf. Buttery soft leather, perfectly worn in, with scuffs just where I want them, ankle length, made in Portugal and for $15, SCORE and a half. I mean seriously sometimes I wonder why I buy things new at all, the joy of finding the perfect vintage beauty in just the right size is so much better than just walking into a shoe store and getting a pair that I know atleast a few more girls will be wearing. Okay I am not going start off on a rant about sustainable/ recycled/ vintage/ thrifted fashion but just saying its much more like a treasure hunt and who doesn't like treasure hunts?
Now on to the belt, you can't really see it clearly but again its the perfectly worn in leather that I love and its got this massive silver buckle thing that makes it even more perfect. It was bought from a hippie on one of my many visits to the flea markets on the beaches of Goa and always brings back memories of awesome times. This look may not be super put together or anything but I was just going to get a hot dog by the Wooloomooloo wharfs with the boy and just piled some of my favourite things on top of each other. I will leave you with pictures of the hotdog at Sydney's iconic Harry’s Café de Wheels, a mobile food caravan operating since the 1930s and is now declared as a 'quintessential Sydney icon' by the national trust of Australia. Happy mid-week people.