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Christmas Windows and Charity Shopping Part 2 (of 2).

Finally I’ve managed write part 2 of this post from Tuesday. I spent that afternoon exploring the above and I bought an amazing leather / fur jacket from a charity shop in Rathmines. I did um and ah for about two hours before I plumped for it; as you may have read, I am at odds with myself as to whether or not vintage is more acceptable (to my own conciousness). Though the fact that I was buying from a charity shop definitely added to the pro-vintage argument!

So this eve I am taking the long walk over to the O2 Dublin to see the best thing to come out of Sheffield since The Full Monty. The Arctic Monkeys usually give a decent enough performance so I’m sure I’ll be jumping around in my new fur and showing it a good old time. I actually got dressed and ready to go kind of early, which NEVER happens. So I’ve taken a few snaps before I run to, a. save me trying to describe the beige leather & fur combo or the brown press-studs.  And b. to prevent my friends from having any unnecessary heart-attacks from my actually being on time!

More pics here at Her Apparel.

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12 Responses to “Christmas Windows and Charity Shopping Part 2 (of 2).”


  1. November 26, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    I love the jacket and I also have some issues over Vintage/Charity/Second Hand..
    I think that the Charity shops are fine because the clothes have been donated. The Charity gets an income so that’s a win/win I don’t like the crop of ‘Swap shops’ that pay measly amounts of money to the sellers and charge ridiculous amounts of money to the public. Hope you enjoyed the Arctic Monkeys!

    • 2 whisty
      November 27, 2009 at 11:08 am

      Thanks ladies.
      Nicky, I never thought about swap shops like that before. It’s very interesting, I’ve never actually been to one and had no idea that shoppers are charged a fortune. I was in a shop in Dublin that re-sells designer only pieces and I was shocked at the prices they were charging for second-hand clothes and even shoes… I was surprised to think that women would pay those prices for second-hand clobber, especially in such a small and image concious city like Dublin. (p.s. Arctic Monkey were super, ta!)
      Debbie, I know what you mean about the eye lashes, I was tres impressed with Kelly Osbourne’s attempt last week, I’m just not sure I’m brave enough… yet! Just gimme time! 🙂

  2. November 26, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    oohh nice find! I miss shopping in dublin 😦 Nice post about covet, shame i missed the sample sale! x

  3. 4 Sarah McNab
    November 26, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    You look amazing! love the look x

  4. 5 Debbie
    November 27, 2009 at 9:57 am

    I love the fur/leather jacket, sparkly top goes together fantastically – very Biba make-up, but Whisty, come on!!!! paint those fabulous eye lashes on for the complete look. I love that you have brought together 2 opposites (60’s and 70’s) and made them not only work, but, your own. Fab Fab Fab

  5. November 27, 2009 at 11:39 am

    You look fabulous! Love the eye make-up. And the jacket was a great find.

  6. November 30, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    love the nonchalant vixen look x

  7. December 3, 2009 at 3:54 am

    i love your jacket
    xx

  8. February 22, 2010 at 1:46 pm

    Great post on frugal fashion. Thought you might be interested in our six frugal fashion tips: http://bit.ly/aDsr0V

    All the best,

    Charlotte


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