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A 2018 look.

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Jumper - Champion via BS8 vintage Shorts (yes I am wearing some) - Levis via Glasgow Vintage Co. Sunglasses - le specs 'The Last Lolita' via Matches Fashion Shoes - Vegan Veja's Bag - Stella McCartney Lipstick - Kat Von D 'Everlasting Liquid Lipstick' in Santa Sagre
I serendipitously threw together this outfit up in Glasgow one day last month, after an 8 hour long shift, in order to bid my angel pal Danial adieu before he went off to Uni. My spirits were high as the Cancer Research on Byres Road was having a 50% off sale; I adeptly located and purchased both a green Fred Perry tshirt and a black Ralph Lauren one for £7 total. In fact, if you look close enough, you can probably see how euphoric I was ... (or not). After a quick rummage in Glasgow's finest vintage shops ('Glasgow Vintage Co' and 'Retro'), Kirsty, Danial and I went for coffee at Kelvin Pocket, just behind Kelvinbridge subway station. After eating a bar of iChoc between us, the cookie one…

Uniform One

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As I write this post, I have been living in London for four days. Today I had a job interview and quite liked the ensemble I put together for it. I thought I would document it in the start of a new 'series', as it were, titled 'Uniform'.
The concept of these Uniform videos, which I'll aim to post weekly, revolves around the fact that I dress very similarly day to day. My wardrobe is filled with a great number of fail safe sartorial tropes; the all black outfit, some Levi 501s and white tshirt, a jumper bigger than the hole in the ozone layer etc etc, with vintage garments featuring prominently. I want to use this structure to exhibit this, showing second hand fashion to be easy to wear, find and style. Therefore, in each of my Uniform videos I will be wearing at least one vintage garment which is easy to source second hand, or an item from a new and sustainable retailer. On this day it was my vintage Burberry mac, kindly given to me by my pal, Fintan.  I tend to f…