Disposable fashion: Cheap and fearful
Did you know the average Australian woman wears just a third of the clothing she owns? With more choice and cheaper price tags than ever before we are in a world of disposable fashion, and it’s not necessarily a good thing.
In our last post we mentioned that according to numerology, 2016 was all about endings. And we were left feeling a little depressed… BUT according to numerology, 2017 sees the cycle start again, and therefore this year is all about beginnings. One door closes and another opens. Yay! Here are a few things we are excited about:
So long, 2016!
Oh 2016, what a year! Nearly every person I speak to has said something along the lines of “I can’t wait for this year to be over” or “Worst. Year. Ever!”
There may be an explanation... In Numerology, years run in nine-year cycles, and each year has a number that indicates what can be expected. In 2016 the number is 9, which represents the end of a cycle. Therefore 2016 is all about endings. Hooray! Because while at Caravana we had a pretty good one, there are certainly a few things we are happy to see the back of, including:
Receiving gifts at Christmas is never quite as good as when you were a kid. As an adult you typically get a Bunning’s voucher or a bottle of wine, and while these things are essential (especially the wine…), they aren’t the most exciting things in the world.
That is why this year the adults in my family will be playing Stealing Santa.
Shopping at markets is my favourite way to shop. I love wandering the stalls in the open air, the smells – a blend of eucalyptus and hot jam donuts – and the relaxed atmosphere. I always get a little excitement in my stomach when I walk in. What unique treasures will I find? What inspiration will find me? What delicious food will I eat!?