Category Archives: shopping ban

How to… shop till you drop without breaking the bank

This is something that I have tried and continue to strive to do, therefore this post has a little of a “do as I say, not as I do” undertone to it. I think that as bloggers we have a … Continue reading

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How to… tell if you are a SHOPAHOLIC

Source Last year I gave up shopping for six months in an effort to overcome my addiction. Sophie Kinsella’s book – Confessions of a Shopaholic – which was then made into a film, makes light of the habit which for … Continue reading

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How to… shop till you drop and still "be green":

Clearly I was ahead of the times…Earlier this month Dame Vivienne Westwood urged BBC Radio London listeners to stop shopping for six months in order to avoid unnecessary waste. London Mayor Boris Johnson has launched his climate change for London campaign … Continue reading

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Come Out To Play…?

Playsuits.I have never really been much of a fan, if I’m honest. Some people manage to pull them off but they never really appealed to me.Until now.I spotted this little beauty on the Dorothy Perkins site earlier today. I love … Continue reading

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LUST LIST: Paris-inspired tees

Paris-inspired fashion seems to be everywhere at the moment. This is my Top 10 list of Paris/French tees! I think one or two might have to be purchased before my trip to the French capital later this year!! Dorothy Perkins’ … Continue reading

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Be Happy – Go Shopping!

Sorry for a distinct lack of posts recently. I am currently learning the hard way that leaving things to the last minute does not pay off!! By ‘things’, I mean my masters dissertation! I have just under two weeks to … Continue reading

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It’s true what they say…

“shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist”!! In Confessions of a Shopaholic – which could be my life story (!!) – Rebecca Bloomwood says, “When I shop the world gets better, the world is better; and then it’s not anymore and … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Pic-Me-Up: Topshop PARISIENNE Lookbook

The Spring Summer 2010 Collections have arrived at Topshop. At last! There are four collections: Parisienne, Saloon, Meadow and Downtown. I am in love with the PARISIENNE Collection. Topshop describes the collection below: “Flirty, feminine and fun, fashion has always … Continue reading

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Help me! Dressing Dilemma, Darlings!

January is a month for hibernating – not partying. In my world, anyway. So when I was invited out for a birthday dinner on a cold snowy Friday night in January I had a major outfit dilemma. Now, that Friday night … Continue reading

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Bargain Hunter: my first proper shopping trip, plus 365 project: Day 2

This is my 365 project: Day 2 photo – it is my new beginning as a responsible shopper!!! You can follow me here. Below are more detailed and individual shots of what I got myself. I live in jumper dresses … Continue reading

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