Saturday, July 31, 2010

Paddington Markets


This morning I caught the bus with my friend to explore Paddinton Market on upper Oxford Street, held every Saturday.
If there's one thing about me, it's that I could never dream of turning down a trip to a market. I thrive on them. Back in Durban however, they are pretty scarce, a sad reality for an avid thrifter like myself.
When I got wind of their being a stunning weekend Market in Paddington, I just had to visit, and I wasn't disappointed.
The market is held in the courtyard of an exquisitely built church, and boasts some 200 stalls selling a wide variety of Australian-made goods as well as ornaments, clothing, accessories, vintage items, artwork, and antiques.
I personally fell in love with all the hand-made jewellery and clothing items as well as the antique tea-cups which I seem to be developing a slight fetish for.
I bought myself a pair cute of pyjama shorts from a store called 'Frou Frou' which I'm sure I will make much use of this summer.
So if you're in Sydney, love thrifting and browsing market stalls, head down to Paddington Market, it won't disappoint



The Market 'back in the day'

'F' is for Fashion
Me browsing through the stalls

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Monday, July 26, 2010

Her Words

Today I was engaging in a little bit of retail therapy at Bondi Beach and I stumbled across a quaint little store jammed wall-to-wall with the most stunning little things.
They had an array of gifts, ornaments, stationery, and pretty much something that any girl would love.
I also happened to find a collection of notebooks called "Her Words" journals and they each have their own poetic message on their front cover.
They were so gorgeous that I just had to jump on the net, grab some pics of them and add them to my blog for all to see.






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