Tag Archives: bargain

A guide to smart shopping (VIDEO)

Do you have a wardrobe full of clothes but nothing to wear? I feel you.

Here’s my tips for shopping smart, which means a happy bank balance and a happy (and stylish!) you. Read more…

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Is your Black Friday deal worth it?

In case you’ve missed it, tomorrow is Black Friday. Retailers may promise us the BEST bargains you’ll find all year, but not all deals are as good as they seem.

Don’t let yourself be bombarded by all the emails and offers. I’ve compiled a handy guide to help you figure out if that Black Friday deal is really worth it. Read more…

The October No Buy Challenge

If you’re a regular on my blog, you’ll know that a couple of times a year I put myself under a clothes buying embargo, and this October it’s time to do it again.

You might be wondering, what’s the point? In fact, there’s several of reasons I think that even the biggest of fashionistas should take a break and revaluate their existing wardrobe. Read more…

Colour Me In: A new palette for Spring dressing

With the weather being so bleak for so long, I’ve definitely found myself in a style rut- particularly when it comes to colours.

Black, camel, burgundy and khaki are my go-tos. Not that there’s anything wrong with that palette (they’re just so easy to piece together!), but for spring/summer I want to challenge myself to embrace a rainbow of colours instead of only safe options.

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Baby It’s Cold Outside: Keeping it glam whatever the weather

So it’s Saturday night, you’re all set to get your party pants on, when suddenly the temperature drops and the sky turns snowy. It’s a major fashion dilemma. Brave the cold in your favourite party dress, or wrap yourself in all the layers and sensible shoes?

Instead, I decided to to get creative and find an outfit that was both comfy and stylish. Read more…

The High Street is Dead; Long Live the High Street

I’m sure you’ve gathered by now I have a mixed relationship with High Street shops. So many styles are bland, poorly made and identical to everything else on the market. After the absolute parody that was Balmain for H&M, I thought my relationship with chainstores might be over.

But recently I’ve stumbled across some truly unique pieces on the High Street. Here’s how to find something special. Read more…

The Thrift Shopping Cheat Sheet: Living a designer lifestyle on a Walmart budget

It’s a hard life when your heart’s says Chanel but your head says you’ve got to eat.

But New York truly is a magical place. Let me play fairy godmother as I introduce you to some of the city’s best spots for picking up designer goodies on the cheap.

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Shop in Chainstores: Welcome to Williamsburg

Forever 21 be damned! Ok, ok, i’m kidding (I got an amazing jumpsuit from there this week) but isn’t it nice sometimes to get something that’s, well, unique? That was my mission when I headed to the Williamsburg Flea. Read more…