Photos: Katherine Lowe I’m not going to lie, it’s been a fairly successful month in the acquisitions department. Arriving back to New Zealand from the States, I landed in Christchurch right in the middle of Ayyám-i-Há (pronounced ah-yummy-ha), which is the Baha’i gift-giving festival. There, I was presented with possibly the greatest present of my life: a maroon Comme des Garcons wallet courtesy of my sister Rebeccah. But not just any maroon Comme wallet, the maroon Comme wallet. Holla! Arriving back in Auckland, Black Box and Dr Denim gifted me a pair of corduroy trousers, which I’ve worn daily everClick to Continue!
To make myself sound just a little bit more hypocritical after that last post, here’s a list of things I need right now. Note that I said need and not want. These are necessities. Bare necessities. They include – spectacles, candles, shoes, tee shirts, pants, blazers and sweaters. First up, grey flannel pants (above), oh, and look – beige socks. I do believe this is the photo that launched a thousand ships. Fred Astaire would have approved. See below.I am long sighted with stigmatisms but I very rarely wear my glasses. I should. If I had these Moscot Originals YukelClick to Continue!
Photos: Polkadot Glasses are the hardest item of clothing to buy. Hands down. Jeans come close, (bras maybe for girls?), but glasses are damn near impossible. I don’t care who you are. They’re always too small or too big or too crooked on your wonky face. And it’s never the glasses’ fault – it’s that your eyes are too close together or your nose is too broad or one of your ears is higher than the other one. Trying to buy glasses is like looking in a mirror and coming to terms with what’s wrong with your face. I couldClick to Continue!