Wednesday, 17 November 2010

All Hail The Opshop Gods

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I've been at my parent's house for a week or so, on a holiday of sorts. One of my favourite things to do while at home is to scour the opshops in town, which, more often than not, yield pure secondhand gold. This trip was no exception. Everything I'm wearing - except the dress, which was a recent eBay find - is from one of the (many!) opshops in my home town.


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Wearing:

• 1970's felt hat with feather, opshopped for $2
• 1970's 'Emma Domb' wedding dress, shortened to a mini, eBay
• Mustard coloured stockings, opshopped for 50c
• 1970's oxford grandma shoes, opshopped for $2.50
• 70's leather belt, opshopped for 50c


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7 comments:

Mamushka Marie said...

GORGEOUS! love your hat ever so! looks like you've found some amazing stuff there, 50c stockings!! woah. reminds me that i need to get up to visit my grandparents soon! :) <3<3
p.s. I was wondering if you'd be interested in participating in a short interview for the style stimulant of the month over at Mamushka Marie? :) let me know lovely!
xo,
Claire

Pony said...

Aw, thanks, lovely!! I also found a pink flocked 50's dress for $10, I'll have to post it another day :)

& I'd love to! My email is desiratriuum@hotmail.com.

I hope you're well, sweetest of peas! xo

Kat said...

That dress is stunning! I am wanting to start adding some vintage dresses to my wardrobe. I have some vintage inspired dresses but no genuine vintage. Do you have any recommendations or good aussie or nz shops online? I know etsy and ebay have some great finds but I always try to by local first before going to overseas sellers. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! My email is ksultanie(at)yahoo(dot)com.

Franca said...

oooooh, I'm in love with the dress!!!!

Jenny said...

This outfit is absolutely precious. i absolutely love the vintage style. it's so feminine!

Pony said...

Hi Kat! I would start maybe with Australian ebay, which is where I started buying vintage as a small-town girl! The online store Bowerbird Vintage is also Australian. I'd also like to mention the brand-spanking new shop opened by fellow blogger Gatsby and Me, called Golden Age vintage: http://www.goldenagevintage.com/


Thanks, Franca & Jenny, you're lovely!

Lucy, Dear Fish said...

This dress is too too lovely for words! What a good ebay find! I like how your paired it with the mustard colored tights, it makes the look more modern and oh so cute@