Wednesday, 20 February 2013

I've been shopping #8

I thought I'd share with you some bits and pieces I picked up last weekend whilst I was home, it's kind of a mash-up of vintage, high street, home wear and beauty. Enjoy...



There are some really great charity shops in my home town, so whenever I'm back I always take the opportunity to have a browse. This black and cream blazer was hung ever so limply on the end of one of the rails, it was one of those items I had to try on to fall in love with and it happened. It fits perfectly, just ever so slightly over sized - Just the way I like it.



After I bought the jacket, it occurred to me that I own no casual, throw on dresses (why does this always happen!?) So I tootled on to Topshop and came across this adorable denim pinafore. It was just what I was after, something to throw over blouses, T-Shirts and jumpers.



One of the main reasons I actually went shopping was to get some more storage, more specifically "boyfriend friendly storage" i.e. No lid. I headed straight to TK Maxx, as they always seem to have unusual storagey type bits for reasonable prices. I picked up this hessian sack style basket - it's really great quality and looks super tucked in the corner of my bedroom.



A shopping trip, wouldn't be a shopping trip without me picking up a nail polish. I'm a bit of an ESSIE addict, but unfortunately they didn't have the limey green shade I was after, so I headed over to Bourjois and found this one. It wasn't exactly what I wanted, but I thought I'd give it a try.

Have you guys bought anything interesting recently? I'd loved to know...

Harri 

xxx

30 comments:

  1. ah i love that pinafore will look so cute over a shirt :) ox

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    1. It's adorable, goes with everything!

      xx

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  2. Love your coat, gorgeous buys x

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  3. I love your hessian sack storage basket - I love rummaging through TK Maxx homewares to find the best bits xx

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  4. that blazer is ace, i picked up a really similar jaeger one in a charity shop recently! xx

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  5. That pinafore is lovely! xx

    seeking--serendipity.blogspot.com

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  6. Wow, LOVE ur coat!
    Have a nice day.

    Kristin

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  7. SO jealous of the black and white blazer! I think Topshop have something similar for probably about 3x the price x

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    1. Yeah I saw it straight after I had bought this one, it was definitely around the £70 mark!

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  8. Ahhh the blazer is so nice, Just came across your blog and I really love it!

    -Zoe

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  9. Aw, it's true! I love ending a shopping trip with new nail polish! Love this ;)
    xo TJ

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  10. top finds, i love tkmaxx for stuff like that. no need to pay for whack

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  11. TK Maxx are the best for storage stuff! Lovely jacket, great charity shop find!

    Sita xx
    http://buttonsapart.blogspot.co.uk/

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  12. Very good purchases! I love the sack storage and the charity shop finds :)

    Love Tweet xx

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  13. LOVE the coat and the dress! Shopping can be so much fun, cant it?! ..Mainly when it's successful :P

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  14. That blazer is gorgeous and I love the colour of the nail polish. Amazing style!

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