Monday, 29 August 2011


I am a very indecisive person. It takes me so long to decide anything. I went through a phase where I would buy items without much thought, and although nowadays I have calmed down on the compulsive buying, it can still backfire on me with my regret from leaving items behind at boot sales such as a beautiful Chanel silk scarf for £1. 'Why did you not buy it?' I hear you ask...Well, because this was around the same time I decided I needed to stop buying random items, I thought I would leave it. The main question running through my mind was 'Is it authentic?'. The couple selling it were elderly, and perhaps the lady was quite a fashionista back in the day. I doubt an old couple would sell fake Chanel, but obviously I didn't think about that at the time. I walked away from the scarf...and to this day I still kick myself over it. Everytime I see a bag of old scarfs at a boot sale I always take a look in hope of finding that Chanel scarf again.

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Charity shop purchase

I love going to charity shops, although I don't really do much charity shopping in summer as I go to boot sales instead which are 10 times cheaper. I get slightly put off by charity shops selling Primark clothing for £3. But if you look hard enough you will find a gem of a bargain like this beautiful lace collared blouse for £2.95 in the Ellenor Hospice Care shop. It's very sheer so will have to wear a vest top underneath but is still such a great buy. It will look great with the collar poking out of jumpers and cardigans in winter.
I am really hoping to get some outfit posts going, things have been so hectic recently which is a huge change to usual.

Sunday, 14 August 2011

Boot sale finds

Just a few items I picked up from boot sale again this morning. I did buy more than just this but I didn't photograph it all as it was rather boring, camera film for 30p each, brand new Shu Uemura eyelashes for £1.00 and a large bottle of Lush tea tree toner for 50p.

Now onto the more interesting finds...

The iconic Kate Moss pansy print dress for Topshop. I was in so much shock to find this at a boot sale and as most of you know, this dress goes on Ebay for a pretty penny so I snapped this up right away for only £3.00. It is 3 sizes too big for me but once you pin the bust it isn't too bad.

I was really happy to find this rather morbid piece at the boot sale for only £1.00, as I've been after something like this for a little while now. It features a dead moth and flowers as if the moth is perching on them, but the only down side is that it does not have a loop to attach it to a chain as it broke. Any ideas on how I could attach this to a necklace?