Monthly Archives: July 2009

Paris is burning

So a week on Monday I am off to Paris for three nights with my mum. I have never been before but my mum lived there for a year, as au pair, in her teens and always promised to take … Continue reading

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My current obsession

Emma Watson seems to be EVERYWHERE at the moment. In every magazine there is her face staring back at you from its glossy pages. Even if there isn’t an article about fashion’s new sweetheart there are the Burberry adverts which … Continue reading

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My first trip into town…

Last night I made my first trip into town since the beginning of my shopping ban. Pete needed new shirts for work and wanted some company/a female view! It wasn’t as hard as I expected. I was good though and … Continue reading

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Shaken, not stired

This was my outfit for cocktails with a girlfriend last night. I am wearing a white vest by Topshop, harem pants by Topshop (a recent sale bargain), royal blue New Look heels, an H&M leather belt, a corsage I received … Continue reading

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There is hope!

I just just read a couple of articles on the blog, Already Pretty, whose author Sally McGraw has just completed a six month shopping ban with success!

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Apparently my work colleagues already think that my self-imposed six month shopping ban is some sort of a joke and have decided to start a sweepstake! Below is a copy of the email which is being circulated! Emily reckons she’s … Continue reading

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The perfect work skirt

This is my work look. It’s a smart casual cool look! I’m wearing a Topshop bargain skirt, Primark tee, DP pearls, an H&M floral locket, my thrift store M&S blazer and Topshop pumps. I’ll write more again soon, love, SG

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Day 3 of the Big Shopping Ban

Terrible. I keep wanting to look at or or any other clothing website! But I can’t. On Day 3 I must have a little more resolve! (Although at the start of a long week at work that can … Continue reading

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Wine tasting masterclass

This is me after a day in sun and an hour’s wine tasting masterclass at lunchtime! The boyf and I went for a wander into the Bay (in Cardiff!) to check out the International Food and Drink Festival that has … Continue reading

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No more shopping…??

After much thought I have decided that the idea of a six month self-imposed shopping ban might not actually be such a bad idea. There are a few reasons for coming to this decision to punish myself in this insane … Continue reading

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