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Went to see Tijuana Cartel at the Oxford Art Factory again on Friday night. Got me some dancing in, and even wore appropriate shoes for the job, even if they did get soaked through walking from the Pitt Street mall to Oxford street. A little time under the hand dryers helped a little, but while I dried off, I did get told twice at the Colombian to put my shoes back on :p

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Cleavage Ninja from Shana Logic

Hello Kitty Vans
Hello Kitty Vans

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Hello Kitty Bag

Hello Kitty
Hello Kitty Swarovski Earrings

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Twist in Hair Stars

and of course the sparkly nail stickers
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Heels

I emptied out a bag of shoes that I’d had packed away since I moved back to Newcastle at Easter…. think I need to get wearing heels again this party season!!!

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Shh, my feet so aren’t on the train seat!

Yes, yes, when I go to the gym, I’m usually getting around in last year’s runners and something I picked up on sale, but it’s nice to see what pretty and comfory things are out there!

The following is a sponsored guest post by ASOS

Sports fans are in for a real treat this year with huge events just around the corner. Spurred on by the constant bombardment of athletes in adverts now is a brilliant time to get fit and healthy. One of the silly little niggles that often stops us from heading straight to the gym is the fear that we will look just a tad out of place in a sweatband that hasn’t seen the light of day for a good few years now.
But don’t worry, “sports luxe” as the designers like to call it, is firmly back on the fashion radar so you will have no problem finding an outfit that you feel comfortable and stylish in, which will boost your confidence and most importantly spur you on to lose weight, get back in shape after having a baby or just keep fit.
The first thing we need to think about when heading back to the gym is our footwear. If trainers haven’t graced your wardrobe in a long while well now is the time to invest in a brand new pair as ill-fitting and unsupportive shoes can lead to a serious ankle injury, and that wouldn’t be the best idea to make a good impression now would it? The great news is that even our favourite sports brands are becoming more fashion forward and running trainers can now be found in gorgeous pastel colours that are a huge hit on designer catwalks everywhere. (You will probably want to wear them all the time!)

So, our feet are sorted but what about the rest of our outfit? The dilemma is do we want to wear leggings, sweatpants or shorts? If you are self-conscious of your legs sweatpants may be the ideal solution for you as they will cover you up and will skim over any lumps and bumps you would rather conceal. Leggings are great if you don’t want your legs covered but don’t want excess material flapping about on the treadmill. For leg confident ladies shorts are great as they will keep you cool and cycling shorts are particularly on trend. To really stand out from the crowd neon is bound to get you noticed.

Nearly there now, all that is left is what to wear on top? A cropped sweatshirt is great if you want to run outdoors and the weather is a little chilly, although you may need more than a little body confidence to pull it off. For a more classic look choose a simple polo shirt or a camisole and you have your fitness look sussed.

Once you have your confidence boosting get up you will be ready to hit the gym, or even just the park for a purse friendly jog (when the weather permits), so get to it and let’s start the new season in a healthy style.

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Day One

August 1, 2011 · 6 comments

New work shoes

Off to orientation day today, like the first day of school, only I’m being paid to be there.

A little nervous of course, but excited!

Yay!

(They even send text message reminders to go! As well as a phone call on Friday to remind me to take my ID along like my passport and drivers licence)

How organised!

Don’t forget that 31 photos in 31 days kicks off again today! Remember to get snapping! I’m not sure yet if I have a theme, maybe something to do with Sydney…. hmmm

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Rocking the Keds

November 11, 2010 · 5 comments

Rocking the keds

A lime green pair of Keds I got a couple of years ago on sale. Perfect for slipping on to walk to theshops for a loaf of bread.

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Sitting in Lava Espresso Bar waiting for my soy latte before walking up to work. Groups started today, so I needed that caffeine hit to keep me bubbling along through the parent sessions. Try talking about kids overusing “like” or “um” and then listen to how much you do it yourself!

(Tights are from Mimco, Oilily bag from Frankfurt duty free, notebook from Amazon)

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Bootcamp!

Got up not so bright and early this morning for my first session of bootcamp! I figured I might as well do the Monday morning, it’d have to set me in good stead for the rest of the week, right? It went well – with only 2 of us in the “class”… there might be a couple more next week, but it’s quite close to personal training at the moment… I’m going to be sore tomorrow! (I’m so unco!)

I’m currently in at uni looking for a few resources for the upcoming semester and the project I’m hoping to complete… Still, I’m looking forward to heading home to see Rish and have leftover sweet and sour! :)

Sweet sour pork

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Okay, time for the foot and shoe fetishists to come out of the lurker-woods for August. I’m participating in 31 photos in 31 days and I’ve decided that each day I’ll share my footwear for that day. Be it my uggies, work shoes, runners or my tokidoki rain boots, you’ll get to share in the joy. And you’ll get to see more of my tights collection! If that’s not for you, go to the project page and you might find something more your style ;)

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These shoes I bought in Cologne for 9.99 Euro. Nice comfy flats with a cute little bow that work for work or weekends. A cold, wet day standing in the carpark of a Westfield, with jeans that were about to have the hems wetted ;)

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Finishing Touches

November 3, 2009

Finally got around to doing my tax yesterday – after hitting the shops and buying three pairs of summer sandals and thinking I needed to pay for them somehow!

Bag from Jen @ RedInstead.com.au

I also got a cute little parcel from Jen @ Red Instead

Bag from Jen @ RedInstead.com.au

Looking forward to the Christmas Handmade Markets on Nov 21 (yes, Jen’s stall will be there, I believe!)… will get all my Xmas shopping done there – though I might not have the car that day, we’ll see if I’m up for the 6km walk (take a backpack!)

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