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Louise and Tanya's Lockdown: A Bad Poem

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Louise and Tanya's Lockdown: A Bad Poem

I shouldn't be excited 'cause I know the world's a messBut a week of forced confinement is just AWESOME, I confessI'm ticking lots of boxes - done my BAS, recycling, nailsSorted out my wardrobe, played the bass and made some sales I've cooked and cleaned and exercised and messaged all my friendsRung my Dad and hugged the chooks and other odds and endsConsumed a bit of gin, but hey, I haven't had to driveGot three more days of having fun, I'm sure I will survive! But poor Louise is drowning in the hail and wind and rainDelivering census packages in...

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Our 6 Faves for Winter

Our 6 Faves for Winter

Winter is not a favourite among the Da Loop team. Winter means freezing. And freezing is not fun. However ... we do love winter fashion! There are some really gorgeous, classic looks to be had, and just as importantly, they keep you warm all day long. Here are some of our favourite in-stock pieces that can help you create just the look you're after. 1. How about the classic winter-weight skirt teamed with tights and boots? Yep, a fave with many girls for a long time, and still just as popular today. You can get the look with our Almost Famous...

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Preloved aces it

Preloved aces it

This time last year I blogged about the running shoes I'd just bought from the op shop. (Vinnies, Murray Bridge, FYI.)  I said, 'They'll do the job for now.' I guess I thought I'd get around to buying new tennis shoes at some stage, but I never did. It takes a lot longer to decide on shoes when you're spending $150-$200 than it does when you're spending $20. Anyway, I'll have you know those shoes battled their way through a full season and finished with a premiership performance! (And there is still life in them.) I also ducked down to the local...

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Sharing the love (for slow fashion) ... at Kangarilla

Sharing the love (for slow fashion) ... at Kangarilla

The team at Da Loop managed to escape the office last Sunday, taking our wares to the fabulous Kangarilla Community Day. This small but vibrant market reminded us of many a country fair attended in our childhoods: think fairy floss, classic cars, jumping castles, home-made goodies, plant stalls and bargains galore. Not only did we get plenty of fresh, country air, we met a bunch of fresh faces as well - people who shared our ethos and passion for stepping lightly by buying recycled fashion. We had many affable conversations with likeminded locals, including the lovely Nic, pictured at left,...

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Our Top 5 Tips for Moving House the Green Way

Our Top 5 Tips for Moving House the Green Way

This member of the Da Loop team is smack bang in the middle of moving house. (Well, how does she have time to write a blog, I hear you ask. Answer: she doesn't!) As we all know, moving is a monumental task and can have an big impact on your eco-footprint if you're not careful. But being the eco-warriors we are, Da Loop has come up with our top five tips for green moving. Creative Containers. While cardboard boxes are nice and earth-friendly and can even be composted, they are still a resource that you can somewhat reduce your need for....

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