Thursday, 9 June 2011

An outfit and some sneaky bargains...

Another day at Mother's! Got my hair cut this morning then had a 2 hour stint in the bank trying to change all my accounts (was almost successfully done!). Sneaked into the 2 local charity shops on way home - got pretty much £5 to last next 2 weeks after picking up a couple of goodies, but its all good, I'll make it work hehe!

Found this jumper in the whites pile of my laundry basket - turns out I bought it 2 months ago, shows how often I do a white wash! Also feel like I should have shown this skirt on here before, it's been one of my fave wardrobe items lately.
M&S jumper - charity shop
Vintage skirt - charity shop
Belt - Target
Shoes - Topshop


Had a very awesome lunch involving pasta (what else!) and DVD watching
Found this cute M&S vest in a £1 box at charity shop
Got this cool retro bag from the £1 bag box next to the top one! Here's a thing - I'm fussy about bags, like I doubt anyone could pick one I'd like if they were buying me a pressie. As a result I only have 2 everyday type bags, so thinking this will be good for shipping my knitting and the rest of my junk to work.
All winter I hunted for a cute black jersey dress with no luck - found this H&M one today for £2.50 - the original plan was to make it sleeveless but kinda liked it when I tried it on - even if it is 2 sizes too big (and my sewing machine has broken down again, faffy!)

Off to Glasgow tonight - Sean's having a knee op tomorrow morning and won't be able to walk for a fortnight or so (which he's obv thrilled about...) so I'm being the driver/caring girlfriend for the day - heard hospitals are rather boring so I'm going armed with knitting, books and my new Total Film!

:)



10 comments:

  1. I adore that spotty skirt and the bag is fab. Brilliant bargains.

    Good luck to Sean for his op x

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  2. Beautiful jersey dress, and love the shoes in the first outfit. Sweet jumper too. Bargainous! Hope the op/ recovery go smoothly xxx

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  3. Looks really pretty! I hate having to sort things out with banks/companies. They always seem to be against me and I'm always at the hands of an "admin error" !

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  4. Definitely keep the sleeves on that H&M dress - it's gorgeous on you.

    Hope Sean's op goes well and that he's back on his feet soon.

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  5. That jersey dress looks brilliant on you, definately keep the sleeves!
    Good luck to Sean (and wihing you lots of patience). xxx

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  6. I love that polka dot skirt. You are totally rocking that dress too - great find. Good luck to Sean and to you being driver/carer. Scarlett x

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  7. Love the skirt, it's gorgeous, such a nice cut. I don't like having to sort things out at banks though!

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  8. Lovely skirt, you always find the best bargains! I feel a charity shop trip coming on at lunchtime!

    Hope all goes well with Sean's op! xx

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  9. That skirt is lovely... I always have so much trouble finding good skirts!

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  10. love the sleevs on that dress, don't take them off!
    and i hope all goes ok at the hospital for Sean!

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