us v them: the chartreuse dress

Meet my chartreuse dress. I picked it up at a Salvos store a while ago now. I first noticed it on the "Retro" rack that the store had put up (obviously getting savvy to the whole "vintage" thing). For some reason or another I never ended up buying it. Then I see this 'Luxe Utility' dress from Shakuhachi (it's doesn't seem to be available on their online store anymore). Cue the holy-crap-I-should-have-bought-that-dress-from-Salvos thoughts. Anyway, I went back a few weeks later hoping, praying that the dress would still be there. The Retro rack was gone. I was disheartened. Then as I was rifling through the racks I came across a sliver of chartreuse material. Behold! It was the dress. They had simply dismantled the Retro rack and placed everything back to normal. $18 thrifted dress vs. $200ish Shakuhachi dress... and the winner is?

Images: mine, shakuhachi

20 comments:

  1. what a great find! this colour is so fresh for autumn/ winter xx misstea & co.

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  2. Great find! I like this one better anyway!

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  3. great find for sure!!! love salvos!! and opshopping!!!

    www.herpersona.blogspot.com

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  4. wow! lucky you! i cannot wait to see what you do with the dress :)

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  5. great find! The dresses are the exact same colour- uncanny! x

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  6. What an amazing find! I just love the colour.

    xx

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  7. Oh my god!!! What an amazing find!!! Love it!!!

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  8. Ha! And I much prefer your dress too.

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  9. Omg I love this!!
    I was just about to ask in which part of Sydney do you go to thrift, but then I realised you live all the way in Brisbane :(

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  10. love the colour soph
    so pretty!
    when are you in the uk by the way?







    drinkteabecontent.blogspot.com

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  11. what an amazing color!!
    such a great find.
    xoox

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  12. The winner is definitely you. and the thrifted dress. How awesome!

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  13. @wendayfang: :( although if you're ever in Brisbane I can tell you all the places to go!

    @isabelle: I fly in on June 16. Countdown is onnnnnn.

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  14. a winner is you! nice find!


    x

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  15. that color truely is amazing! and only $12? why dont i find things like that in our local thriftshop.. the vintage clothing in my city are either pretty and overpriced or ugly and cheap haha :)

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  16. What a beautiful dress!

    http://the-wolife.blogspot.com/

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  17. Such a beautiful find! And the color is so great!

    -Erin

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  18. pretty damn good. I'm visiting my local Salvos on Thursday for their monthly $5 fill a bag. Hope I find some treasures.

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  19. I love this colour!

    http://uppercase-f.blogspot.com/

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