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July 6, 2010 / recycledrose

Day 6- Joseph’s amazing techni-coloured dream coat

Okay maybe I am cheating a little, because this coat does not come from an op-shop. I picked it up from an e-bay seller. But it is retro and second hand and buying second hand clothing from an e-bay seller or op-shop still helps to cut down our carbon footprint.. Plus it is warm and snuggly and has a massive hood that you can hide under if you have a bad hair day!

70’s second hand woolen jacket $35 from e-bay seller (sorry can’t remember their name!)

handmade scarf from Melbourne’s Rose St Artist Markets

I heart big pockets! Never understood why so much clothes have ‘fake’ pockets to give the illusion of a pocket without all the snuggly warmth. I also love that socks with sandals are (kindof) in fashion to keep my toes worn!

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  1. Belle Reese / Jul 18 2010 10:42 pm

    Rest assured, as long as the Pacific Northwest keeps raining, socks and sandals will always be in style… much to my dismay as we’ve ruined the look for everyone.

    Curious: what is an op-shop? I’m starting to think you’re talking about secondhand, thrift stores, but I’m curious what the “op” is short for.

    • recycledrose / Jul 19 2010 2:43 pm

      Hi.. good question
      Op-shop is a short hand way of saying opportunity shop in Australia- it basically is a shop that sells second hand clothes usually for the purpose of fundraising for a charity

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