I love the floaty romantic style and phenomenal fabrics of traditional Indian fashion and as a lassie was always thrilled when my friend’s mom allowed us to play dress-up with her gorgeous collection of saris, so you can imagine my delight when I discovered this incredible Handmade-in-India tunic dress at my local thrift shop…on €1 day:
I squealed in excitement & received such an evil glare of death from the elderly woman beside me at the rack that I’m positive I would no longer be on this earth had my munchkin not swooped in to save me with her adorable smiles & giggles that seem to act as kryptonite to bitter old Germans, rendering their penetrating sour stares powerless.
The embroidery & beadwork are divine and each flower contains a tiny mirror at its center
As a member of the VaVaVoom Club since puberty strapless garments have never been at the top of my must wear list but when I spied a lurvly tube-topped beach dress for a mere €0.50 at the flea market I figured I’d give it a whirl…after adding some straps of course:
Every Kittenhood post that arrives in my inbox is an inspirational feast for the eyes. Daria has such a cleverly cool approach to presenting her fabulous DIYs & amazing thrifted outfits it’s easy to completely lose yourself in the world of Kittenhood…
“…this thrifted cardigan I got a few years ago turned out to be Rodier, a French brand I admire…”
Discover the origins of this addicting site + learn Daria’s best thrifting advice:
Whew! Our Egyptian (mis)adventure is thankfully over, we are safely home in Berlin & I can share the groovy gear I created for what should have been a relaxing holiday but a series of incredibly unfortunate (& downright unlucky) events transformed into a miserable trip…sigh
First up, my stylin’ keep cool dude & kiddo tunics:
*Even though I’m currently frolicking with the munchkin on a beautiful Egyptian beach or bouncing through the desert on the back of a camel or perhaps haggling over fabric in a bedouin bazaar…thanks to a bit of forethought & the miracle of scheduled blog posts I’m still able to partake in the eco-fashion fun of this week’s thrift style thursday, hooray!
Featuring yet another trend from my fashion past…
Mesh was absolutely HUGE in the 90’s!
*as was wild & wonderful hair colour – I recommend everyone have pink hair at least once in their lifetime
15(-ish) years later & mesh has reappeared even funkier than before! As I have a fondness for the softness of knitted mesh (& the colour orange) I was over the moon to discover these beauties at my local charity shop on €1 day!