My new year was spent with at a beach with a bunch of old friends from university. Collectively we were a carbon earthquake as there were four plus two small people from England, two plus one small person from the States, one from Cambodia and three from New Zealand.
And there was a bit of a mutual fashion admiration fan club going on.
'That's a fantastic dress Kate, is it vintage?' Asked Butcheredversionofmaidenname.
'Well, it smelled vintage when it arrived. It started out at $4 on Trademe! But I am loving your shorts, who made them?'
'Yup, that'll explain them.'