Half yearly stocktake

I can hardly believe myself that I stuck to my guns photographing and blogging everyday for the past 183 days.

What’s amazing is the amount of denim I have accumulated in that time.I think I started out with maybe 4 pairs of jeans and 2 jackets, 1 hat and a bag.

Thanks to all the donators, loaners and fashion spotters who have contributed to this outstanding 6 month denim tally.

I’m going to put my head down and bum up and really go for it in the next 6 months. maybe even double my denim?!?
Jeans: 24 pairs
11 x straight or skinny legs
7 x Flared
3 x Bell bottoms
4 x Vintage (guessing they are 30+ years old)
1 x dungarees, stonewashed for extra points
Current most fav Has to be the Dragstar high waisted flares because of their beautiful mid-blue colour and stylish styling

Some more of my jeans all in a row

A bunch more denim all in a row

Jeans1

Some of my jeans laid out

Jeans3

And a few more pairs lookin' pretty

Jeans4

And my favourite pair right now... Dragstar flares ACE!

Jackets: 16
1 x uber 8os stonewash
3 x suit style
5 x Classic denim jacket style ala Levi’s
2 x Bomber jackets
Current most fav Ever since I got it in the post it’s been the South Seas  Bubble Co. flanelette lined bomber jacket with red elastic banding. Heart!

Jackets1

Jackets all neatly placed

Jackets2

Favourite jacket ... the Superlative denim bomber jacket

Skirts: 8
1 x maxi
3 x mini
4 x mid
Current most fav status Jag maxi bootiful, too maxi as I can only wear it with 2″ plus heels

Skirts1

Only a few skirts. I am bashul about revealing my hairy legs

Skirts2

Jag skirt ... The longest skirt ever and how sweet is the label

Dresses: 1
I suppose it’s obvious which is the fav

dress1

Only and favourite button poppin' shirt dress

Shirts: 11
short sleeves 2
Long sleeves 9
Ruffles 2
Fake denim 2
Current most fav: Toss up between Moschino ruffles and vintage fake denim & bananas cowboy shirt

shirts1

A bunch of freshly plucked shirts

shirts2

My two fav shirts, ruffles and bananas


Vests/ waistcoats: 5

Current most fav Love the MSK ‘made in Australia’ vest for all it’s bogan qualities, but then I adore the on-loan-from-Dragstar denim vests that twin so nicely with the other Dragstar donated items

vests1

A modest cluster of denim vests

vests2

Two most favourite ... Can't decide which vest I like best

Bags 18
7 x shoulder bags
7 x largish hand bags
4 x denim ‘bum bags’ (bags that look like the arse from a pair of jeans)
Current most favourite handbag denim Chanel loaner from Netty in Melbourne

Bag1

A few bags to carry all my stuff around

Bag2

Best denim bag ever ... Chanel! Denim! Awe inspiring!

Denim shorts: 6 pairs
Current most favourite Gotta be the denim playsuit

Shorts1

Who wears short shorts? I wear short shorts!

Shorts2

Fav shorts ... Always playful in my denim playsuit

Shoes: 6 pairs
Current ‘most fav ‘ status No label tranny style chunky heels. Too scared to actually wear them, gifted by work chum LC

Shoes1

Not too many shoes, but enough to get by

Shoes2

Fav shoes ... Transtastic label free uber ankle breakers

Hats: 11 including 1 scarf
Current most fav Glamour Girl denim cap from Japan, bought for 20c in Kempsey a year before the start of the Year of Denim

Hats1

More hats than shoes

Hats2

Most loved hat ... Glamour Girl perched just so

Belts: 5
Current most fav My Dad’s vintage Levi’s belt, too precious to wear!

Belt1

Family heirloom, Dad's Levi's belt

Miscellanea: 20
1 x tracksuit pants in faux denim
1 x leggings, also fake denim
1 x denim doonah cover
2 pieces of donated denim cloth (unused so far)
2 x denim watch bands (no watch hat fits)
1 x set of jeans serviettes
1 x tiny pair of jeans (for a Bratz doll?)
1 x kodak “Swinger” camera in fake denim case
1 x denim pouch used for tampons
1 x denim diary
2x empty Toobs packets ( I ate ’em before I got to blog them)
1 x denim themed birthday card with Britney & Justin in uber denim outfits
2 x magazine articles about denim
1 x denim sneaker keyring doo-dad
1 x ‘animob jeans’ mobile phone pouch
1 x denim  card from ‘animob’ mobile phone pouch
Most Fav Absolutely hands down at the moment denim doonah cover. Hand crafted in Newcastle, ankle breaking weight in bed, gorgeous

Miscellanea1

Denim bibs n bobs, detritus plus more

Miscellanea2

I am a material girl: denim doonah + denim cloth


Unworn or worn once never to be worn again denim: 8 items

3 x pairs of jeans: 1 ghastly elastic waisted/ narrow ankled, 1 pair of enormous Fletcher Jeans, 1 fits just funny
1 x skirt: looks funny (too long?)
2 x shirts: 1 too small scabbed from Vinnies pile, 1 too big in a nasty way donation
1 pair of sneakers: donated, worn once with extreme discomfit
1 black dungaree shorts: too small muff biting donation
Most fav Probably the Fletcher jeans cos they are a match for my Fletcher Jeans jacket, then I’d have the denim suit I’ve been longing for

Unworn1

Unworn but not unwanted pile of denim

Total denim first 6 months of  YoD: 133

Advertisements

9 Responses to Half yearly stocktake

  1. spiegel says:

    fantastic collection, but your comment re skirts made me wonder: what is the point of hairy legs if you are too bashful to show them? are you not supposed to display them proudly – yeah, too right i dont shave my legs, what’s it to ya?

    • Year of Denim says:

      Only bashful at the corporate head office.
      otherwise I wear them with pride.
      Or perhaps I’m a closet feminist??

  2. spiegel says:

    understood. although, if its any comfort, i think rupert has hairy legs too

  3. anne kay says:

    Wow, what a haul!!

    anne

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: