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Current Musings – A good start to 2011

OR: First week back to reality… 7 things that kept me sane over the last 7 days!

– Without which I could easily have drowned in a blue-mood lagoon.

  1. Movies at the IFI. I watched and loved Catfish, and I EDIT: intend to watch and love also watched and loved The Kings Speech. If not just to drool over the wardrobe of (the magnificent) Helena Bonham-Carter, as the Queen mum in her youth.

2. Vintage Window-Shopping: Dublin is becoming a feast of vintage shopping. I inadvertently discovered two new shops – 9 Crow Street and Horse & June – this week. (More on these later in the week)

3. New Music: Both British Sea Power and White Lies have new albums out this month. The anticipation of which has me all of a dither.

4. New Shoe Style: Platform, suede, colour block – Because of dreams of shoes like this; I’m saving up now. (Asos.com)

5. New season Fashion: The previews are go. I’m thinking floral embroidery detailing, and 70’s, Riviera chic – just get me out of black. – See Christopher Kane (below left) and Marc Jacobs (below right), respectively. (images via style.com)

6. Food: Bad, bad, bad but oh-so-good food at that: Mooz, 3 Angier Street, D2. Pick your favourite chocolate bar and they’ll blend it into a milk-shake… they do hot ones too, if the weather’s doing your head in.

7. Prudence Magazine: Included musings from yours truly in their vintage directory this month. I am honoured, and just a little proud to be included!

Transcription:

“Fashion blogger Laura Whiston of Whisty feels the same: “Being fashionable is one thing but turning up to a party in the same high-street dress as three of your friends really will make you feel like a fashion victim” she says.

“The great thing about vintage is the history behind it. When I put on a dress or coat that was made 60 years ago, I immediately wonder about the woman who owned it before me.”

…”From a moral point of view it’s [vintage] very appealing because people are genuinely horrified by reports of sweat-shop working conditions. Many fast-fashion, high-street shops have been the subject of revealing documentaries exposing child labour and poor pay.”

Here’s to a fantastic 2011!

Yours,

Whisty Xx

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7 Responses to “Current Musings – A good start to 2011”


  1. 1 Jules
    January 10, 2011 at 10:03 am

    great post – and I’m so up for the 70s fashions this year – fingers crossed that I find some vintage 70s finds! x

  2. January 10, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    Welcome Back! Mooz lights up our life too! x

  3. 3 ed
    January 10, 2011 at 4:23 pm

    So glad your back happy new year !!

  4. January 11, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    You had me at Helena, I must properly check out White Lies x

  5. January 11, 2011 at 5:59 pm

    ‘platform, suede, colour block’… Stop, you’re killing me! *drools* Glad you have you back Whisty.

  6. January 11, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    Welcome Back:)! I love when all the new collection reviews start coming out:)!
    Oh my god Cork has a milkshake place like that too, ask if they do ferrero rocher ones… Heaven:)!! x


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