Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Melbourne shopping > Canberra shopping

So remember the other day when I said that I have absolutely nothing in my entire wardrobe? Yeah, I got the chance to rectify that situation on Friday night. Thank GOD! Last time I went shopping in Canberra, everything was beige. Or bone. Or cream. Or a stupidly pale pink. Or some other boring 'colour' that washes me out.

But in Melbourne? There were clothes that were actual COLOURS. Sure, I forked out $550, but I got 4 tops (three in shades of blue, one black), a jumper (red), a cardigan (blue), a pair of cords and two pairs of shoes. One pair of boring black flats, and these:
Hello, lovers.

It's IMPOSSIBLE to get nice shoes in Canberra. The number of shoe shops that have closed down at the Canberra Centre since I moved here is ridiculous.

Once again, I wasn't in the garden. I just wanted decent light.

So when I found these in Melbourne, I jumped on them. Almost literally. It went something like this:

Me: Oooooooooooooh, look at the pretty...
Mum: But you need black flats for work.
Me: But...but...the PRETTY...
Mum: They're not black flats.
Me: [grabs a pair of black flats] Fine. I'm trying them both...
Mum: *rolls eyes*

They're from Wittner. And I plan on wearing them pretty much everywhere ever.

So, one trip to Donny Shoppo Land (aka Westfield Doncaster), an hour and a half, and a rather exhausted credit card later, I can safely announce something that I already knew: shopping in Melbourne is ALWAYS better than shopping in Canberra!

K xx

6 comments:

  1. Don't you already have those in black? Aren't they feeling unloved because you didn't blog about them, too? :(

    ~* Ness

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  2. Nope, the black ones are different. Similar. But different. And not nearly as awesome because they're not red. Also, they're like three years old and not particularly photogenic these days!

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  3. Ooooooooh! They're fun! They kind of remind me a little of Irregular Choice shoes!

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  4. Those shoes are SO STINKIN' CUTE!

    Sorry to hear about your employment troubles, but as a kindred spirit I can tell you that living with the parents at 28 isn't that bad ALL the time... Ahem. :)

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  5. They also came in black, and I kind of wanted to get the black ones too. But as Ness said, I have a similar pair in black already. And Bi - thanks for clarifying the "ALL the time" part! ;)

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  6. I totally agree with you on this one! I've started shopping online more since moving to Canberra!

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