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Last night, Karen and I hosted a clothing swap. The apartment is full of boxes from her move & Nadine's wedding, but it turns out hospitality is still possible, and friends are gracious, and what this means is that our house is a place where people are welcome and I won't always try to pretend like my space looks perfectly put together.

Clothing swaps are a brilliant thing and I think we may start hosting a semi-annual one. They make so much sense to me. Here is my list of new-to-me clothing & accesories:
  • leather belt
  • gold necklace with a wing pendant (sounds strange, looks awesome)
  • silver cocktail ring with a marbled stone
  • blue pullover sweater (wearing it today!)
  • orange & cream striped sweater
  • green-striped henley (softest thing in the world)
  • black sleeveless top
  • denim button-up shirt (can't wait to pair this with black shorts & patterned tights. HELLO!)
  • summery floral shirt
  • pinstripe skirt (if ever I have an interview or actual office job)
  • casual dress for dancing & fun times on the town
  • spring coat
And I didn't spend a penny.

We have bags (BAGS) of clothing left over and I'd like to invite any Toronto-area ladies to come by this week and go through it all before we take it to Goodwill. Seriously.

And then next time, you should just come.

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