Saturday 21 January 2017

Katie Byrne: Worse for wear - Why I'm embracing a 'whole clothes' lifestyle

Published 10/07/2016 | 02:30

Features writer Katie Byrne
Features writer Katie Byrne

I spent the best part of last month's wages on silk.

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Purchases included a pale pink silk dressing robe that Ava Gardner would have been proud to call her own; a cream embellished silk kaftan and a pair of silk football shorts (because, as we all know, every woman needs a pair of silk football shorts...).

The fact that I now can't afford to go anywhere to wear these pieces isn't the point. The point, rather, is that I have given up buying anything made from polyester - and I'm willing to give up a few fancy meals in order to eliminate it entirely from my wardrobe.

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