Be-Cos

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I heart COS
…COS they humbled me and my opinionated ways when I was first skeptical about the concept of COS (first impression: 'pricy, simplified H&M') and I did a 180 degree turnaround to being a converted fan…
…COS for S/S 09 their sheeny shiny skirt is a delicious shade of blue and with its chunky elasticated ruched waist, it's dying to be clashed with hot pink, coral orange, mustard, emerald and all other brights lurking in my wardrobe…
…COS a sheer knit skirt is crying out to go over neon hot pants and yes, I'm investigating La Senza and sex shops for options despite the fact that people might laugh when I ask 'Um do you have hot pink hot pants?'…
…COS I haven't worn a matching skirt and top in a loong time since my Minnie Mouse sweater and skirt combos that I busted out with when I was 9 and I just might start with the mustard square blocked ensemble…
…COS a nude silk dress that's already been expertly draped and twisted saves me from trying to wrestle with slippery chiffon in my DIY attempts…
…COS there's grey jersey…in a short sleeved jacket…that needs no further explanation really…
…COS their 50% off sales don't mark down the prices on the tags and it gives me joy halving prices in my head…
…COS they're expanding with more stores in London (but why not go State-side or further afield in the UK?) which means more chances of COS action…
…COS the quality is VISIBLY noticeable and gives me delusions that I'm some sort of sensible shopper and taking my quarter of a century age seriously….

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Oh dear S…

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I'm wacked out with work at the mo so apologies for the lazy post… another Melbournian-tip from dear Kat… I'm going to get bang into my MySpace designer researching as excessive net research has thrown up a ton of names where I actually need to get in touch with ppl to ask for bigger pics/more info and not hide behind my screen with my googly eye. 

Charlotte Webb was once working under the name Serena van der Woodsen, before the show got big in Australia.  Now of course the name is no under a viable option what with Fox being all official and mean.  A shame seeing as the name sticks more in my head (perhaps I'm constantly reminded of the annoying glossy prissiness of the character…).  Anyway, Charlotte is in the process of going in between names but has expanded her range of leggings, cycling shorts and scrunchies to lots of shiny things that I look at and think "Hmmm….with a bit of a grey jersey, a dash of thin cashmere, tights and some chunky shoes, the va va voom sex-ay can be toned down quite a bit and become versatile pieces!" (this is my general approach towards all shiny shiny PVC fabrics…).

Charwebb

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However, curious about what S was up to in earlier days, I found a particular of leggings that immediately made the heart go thud.  These floral leggings are no longer available because S (urgh…I don't even watch the damn show anymore…why do I insist on adopting that GG voice?) for love or money, can no longer find this particular fabric anymore!  Gah… this is what happens to people who are slow on the uptake with MySpace designers… or when you don't have helpful interns at work giving you great tips… I've learnt my lesson… and if any of you do know of sources of this fabric, I beg you to msg S…

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