Recent Bargains.

I am never usually very successful in sales or in just finding bargains.  However after a recent (successful) shopping trip I thought I should update you on the bargains I found.

Ballerinas from Primark with diamante fastening: £8

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Purple Skater Skirt from Primark: £8

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Colbalt Blue Pencil Skirt from H&M: £7

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Cameo Rose White Peplum top from New Look: £8

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Oversize Printed T-shirt from New Look: £6

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I was rather impressed at finding these items as usually I come away empty handed or pay the full price, then find a few weeks later that the item is now reduced. My Puppy; Sky, was desperate to help me when I was photographing the items so I thought she deserved her picture here.

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Let me know what bargains you have found recently!

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More Recent Purchases

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Now I love anything that is a bit quirky and a little bit different, especially when it comes to t-shirts and so this definitely ticked the box.

It’s a ‘Goodie Two Sleeves’ t-shirt from truffleshuffle.co.uk, that have a range of different and unusual t-shirts, jumpers, jewellery, gifts and accessories, many of which reminded me of my childhood. I’d recommend taking a look!  This t-shirt cost £22.99 and I received it the next day, which impressed me (and the free sweets I got with it.)

I could have bought many other t-shirts from there, but I’m trying to cut down on the amount of clothes I currently buy as I’m running out of space.

 

This is my new favourite t-shirt….well for the moment anyway!

The 90s are back!

So 90’s fashion is making a comeback.

Now I don’t mean this.

90's bubble rucksack (picture courtesy of tumblr.com)

90’s bubble rucksack (picture courtesy of tumblr.com)

That rucksack that you had to blow up before you could use it.

Or this.

Adidas Poppers (picture courtesy of facebook.com)

Adidas Poppers (picture courtesy of facebook.com)

I still don’t understand the point of tracksuit bottoms with poppers, but they were all the rage. And yes I did own a pair

Or even this.

Jelly Shoes (picture courtesy of tumblr.com)

Jelly Shoes (picture courtesy of tumblr.com)

Jelly Shoes, that have tried to make a come-back over the years and I recently spotted a variation of them in New Look. But  hopefully they’ll  stay far away. (Fingers crossed!)

But this….

Crop Tops.

They’re are all over the high street, but yes they were popular in the 90’s.

Batman Crop Top

Batman Crop Top from River Island: £18

Dungarees.

Dungarees are so unflattering, but there is just something about them that makes them a bit of fun to wear.

Vintage Wash Dungarees from ASOS: £45

Vintage Wash Dungarees from ASOS: £45

Printed  Leggings.

Will definitely lighten up any plain outfit.

BDG Cosmic Tie-Dye Leggings from Urban Outfitters: £28

BDG Cosmic Tie-Dye Leggings from Urban Outfitters: £28

What do you think to the 90’s comeback?

My Top 10 Favourite Fashion buys ever…

This has been a difficult task reducing it to just ten items, but after some careful consideration, here are my favourites..

1. Blue shirt dress with cut out top (Missguided.) This dress is so versatile, it can be dressed up or down and the cut out style makes it more unusual.

Missguided Shirt Dress

Missguided Shirt Dress

2. White blouse with neck tie. (Primark.) I bought this top so long ago now that I can’t remember the price of it, but I simply adore it. It is so easy to dress up or down.

Primark White Blouse

Primark White Blouse

3. Black, textured turtle neck Midi dress (Bank, currently on offer for £15.) This dress is a staple item in my wardrobe. It is so simple but can be dressed up with statement jewellery for a night out.

Black Midi Dress

Black Midi Dress

4. Lace black boots with bows. (Miss Selfridge £55.) The heel is about 6 inches on these shoes and although they are nowhere near the most comfortable pair of heels, they are a gorgeous pair of shoes. I’ve just noticed they are currently on offer for £20 on the Miss Selfridge website, which I’d definitely get snapped up!

Black Lace Boots

Black Lace Boots

5. Black Molly Jeggings (River Island £35.) I live in these jeggings, they are so comfy and are such good quality that they look like jeans. Yet again they are another item that can be dressed up or down.

Black Jeggings

Black Jeggings

6.Black quilted jacket with fur collar (Vera&Lucy from Ark £50.) This is another item I live in and when the weather gets warmer I’ll certainly miss wearing it.

Vera&Lucy Jacket

Vera&Lucy Jacket

7. Black Maxi Dress with flowers (Rare from Bank.) This dress was reduced to £10 when I bought it and I cannot wait for summer days to wear it. It is my favourite maxi dress ever.

Maxi Dress

Maxi Dress

8. White double tongue Converse (Schuh £45.) I love how comfy converse are and as you can see from the picture, these trainers have had quite a lot of wear out of them. However I would not recommend the white ones if you struggle to keep them clean, like me.

Converse Trainers

Converse Trainers

9.Parisian white Flower shorts (New Look (£19.99.) I find these are too short to wear without tights or leggings, but I simply love the print on them, they are a little bit different.

Flower print shorts

Flower print shorts

10. Black lacey blouse (Primark.) I love that lace is in fashion now, it such a lovely feminine style. I style this top with a pair of skinny jeans and heels.

Black lace blouse

Black lace blouse

The Midi Dress

This season’s key trend is the midi dress, the knee length dress that has long lost its association with being ‘granny-like’ and is now all over the high street.

The main positive to this dress is the versatility. It can be worn with boots or flats for daytime glamour, or with a pair of heels for night-time style.

Nicole Scherzinger was spotted wearing a printed midi dress (picture courtesy of fashionbombdaily.com)

Nicole Scherzinger was spotted wearing a printed midi dress (picture courtesy of fashionbombdaily.com)

However, on shorter girls the style may feel a bit too long; but the high street is fast picking up on this with petite variations of the dress now available in some stores.

This is the most recent midi dress I have purchased of which I wore for my 21st Birthday.

Lipsy Lace Bodycon midi dress: £55

Lipsy Lace Bodycon midi dress: £55 (Shoes £19.99 from New Look)

5 favourites the web has to offer….

Glamorous Midi Dress In Geo Swirl from ASOS: £20

Glamorous Midi Dress In Geo Swirl from ASOS: £20

Crochet Neck Midi Dress from AX Paris: £30

Crochet Neck Midi Dress from AX Paris: £30

Coral Stripe Mesh Midi Dress from Fashion Union: £22

Coral Stripe Mesh Midi Dress from Fashion Union: £22

Rata Cut Out Contrast Triangle Midi Dress from Missguided: £29.99

Rata Cut Out Contrast Triangle Midi Dress from Missguided: £29.99

Lipsy Printed Midi Dress available at Next online: £38

Lipsy Printed Midi Dress available at Next online: £38

What do you think about the midi style? Love it or Loathe it?