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Dressember – Day 1

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Been rather quiet dye to my personal life going completely tits up but dressember seems as good a reason as any to get back to blogging.

Dress & top – Asda
Tights – primark
Shoes – shoezone

Monday 24th October

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Top – primark
Skirt – Tesco
Tights – sainsburys
Boots – matalan

Tuesday 27th Sept 2011

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Dress – Asda
Cardi – Asda
Shoes new look

Monday 26th September 2011

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Tops, tights, shoes- primark
Skirt – Jane norman

Wednesday 31st August: Lady in red

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Might be feeling like crappy but red is a happy colour.

Dress – Tesco
Shirt – matalan
Tights – primark
Shoes – new look

Stock Take

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Dear Reader,

Following yesterday’s mad shop I decided I probably ought to do a bit of a stock take of my wardrobe. Even I am slightly surprised by the scale of my clothes collection. Having gone through everything I have decided that I really need a ban for the next year on buying anything other than underwear and tights. (Swishing doesn’t count!!)

To prove my point I can report that I have:

Bottoms
48 dresses (27 casual 21 work)
24 skirts (9 casual 15 work)
12 pairs of jeans
6 pairs of trousers (all work)
2 pairs of leggings
6 pairs of shorts

Tops
3 fleeces
5 cardigans
5 jumpers
8 jackets
3 waistcoats
2 tank tops
16 shirts
12 plain long sleeve tops
15 plain vest tops
7 plain t-shirts
21 tops
1 football shirt

Even I think it is a little excessive!! The ban will include footwear because I can’t see that I will need anything other than a new pair of running trainers. I reckon there is a fair chance I could wear a different outfit every day for the year of no buying…. not sure if it’s a challenge too far though?

Yours,

Kate (Shopaholic of Swindon)

 

Bit of a mad shopping spree

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Unexpectedly had a day of no plans so decided to take myself off to Basingstoke for some retail therapy. I love Basingstoke for shopping and seem to have come away with quite a haul….