Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Wall

♫ Seether - Careless Whisper

Today my friend Steph (who, by the way, is also my surprisingly patient photographer) and I ventured out to Hackney Downs Studios to hit up their amazing vintage kilo sale. Surrounded by absolute bargains at £15/kilo, I felt like I was in a little - albeit poorly lit - vintage paradise. From colourful sports jackets to gigantic plaid shirts, there was something for everyone. Well, as long as they're at least a little bit hipster. Speaking of which, the place was crawling (sometimes literally) with attractive men. I figured that - despite their general lankiness - at £15/kilo the men would have worked out quite expensive though, so I just concentrated on bagging some clothes... And I was very successful in my endeavour - I scored a form-fitting denim jacket, a suede vest, a German military hat, some jewellery and most notably a jacket made of neoprene! I am absolutely perplexed by it and am still deciding whether I like it or not. But it's certainly on the weird side, which is always a plus. 

faux fur coat & bag: miss sixty; hat: from camden stables market; dress: mela loves london; tights: romwe; bracelet: jimmy choo for h&m; earrings, rings & necklace: swarovski; shoes: new look

Not to go all deep on you guys, but isn't the whole scene so 60s Berlin, with the barbed wire and wall background? It's fantastic how far we've come as a society, but there are still so many people living in absolutely inhumane conditions in the world today. If you would like to learn more about some of the grave injustices facing humanity today, please have a look at Bloggers Against Social Injustice and join us in our fight for human rights!

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