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What I bought today...

Just thought that I'd start this topic as nobody has [bothered?] to start it yet!

I was in one of my local charity shops today and bought these women's basket-weave, tassel loafers for only $8.50 AUD! Absolutely brill, to say the least! ;-) Now I can wear them with my new trousers from Sportscraft (see link below) and my Ben Sherman boating blazers! They were made by Australian shoe manufacturer Sandler, as part of their "Easy Steps" collection which still exists today. I think these shoes were an absolute find and would make excellent work and leisure (by that I mean dancing) shoes!

I also picked up two of my lay-aways. The first being two pairs of capris trousers - one pair in black and another in navy. Don't let the "capri" style fool you. They actually look like full-length trouser on me. I paid $105 AUD for each pair, instead of $150.

http://www.sportscraft.com.au/eva-capri-pants/w1/i6641480/

The second lay-away I picked up today was this lovely dress from Target that I purchased on sale a couple of months ago!

Happy shopping my Mod brothers and sisters! Look forward to reading and seeing what you've bought!

Bec

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  • 1960s Mary Quant display sign found on eBay UK.

    Needs some restoration and the light fitting needs rewiring. I can't wait to see it when it arrives! Truly OOAK and unique for this forum. I think that this will rank the highest among my most treasured vintage pieces! I was the 17th bid, but I only put in ONE bid! ;-)

    Iconic-sixties-clothes-designer-Mary-Quant-display-sign-for-repair-restoration

    • Fantastic buy MG, and an amazing piece of social history into the bargain.
    • If I could only find one from our/your [Scottish] mate John Stephens, I'll be set... ;-)

    • You certainly would MG, but you have done really well to get a hold of the MQ one.
    • That's really fantastic, Bec. Are you sure you want to keep it!? ;-)
    • In the words of Daffy..

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKMNPQ35OUc

    • Haha, Yeah! :-)
  • Does anybody have an idea where to get a plain navy 3 button blazer, patch or flap pockets, at the moment?

    • No I couldn't -lots of everything but plain Kai
      Thought Modclothin had something but no
    • Quite difficult at the moment it seems...
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