Monday 13 August 2012

Rocking charity threads

You may have read my previous post in which I showed off my recent charity shop bargains.  Well, the outfits I'm showing today are both centred around charity shop bargains.

First up, this is what I wore last Friday.  It was hot, so I thought my "new" superdry dress would be a good item to wear, but I'm not very good with strapless dresses, so I had to team it with a short sleeved cardi.

La-di-da, staring off into space....

Dress - Superdry via the charity shop
Cardi - H&M (ages old)
Earrings - eBay (years ago)
Necklace - Stella & Dot
Broach - From a suitcase sale
Bracelet - H&M

I was quite pleased with this outfit. I'll admit that after a while I find strapless dresses a little uncomfortable, but this dress was such a bargain, it was worth a little irritation!  I liked the contrast of the yellow against the tartan pattern.  I love to wear my broach, look the birds are flying in the clouds!

My second outfit I wore on Sunday.  Again, it was built around a charity shop bargain, this time a skirt.  Remember last week when I couldn't get Ethan out of my photos?  Well, he insisted on trying to be the photographer this time, so the first shot is his..

Skirt - H&M via the chairty shop
Vest - H&M
Cropped cardigan - Room31
Leggings - George at Asda
Earrings - Room31
Chunky bead necklace - Charity shop
Charm necklace - Stella & Dot
Bag - vintage, my Grandma's
Shoes - Clarks

Have you spotted my new glasses?  Good ol' Gok at Specsavers.   I'm loving them!

I was very happy in this outfit.  The skirt is short and a puffball shape, I always feel like a little girl in puffball shape skirts!  They are fun :)  I just felt this was a very joyful yet smart outfit.

I'm linking up today with Watch What I'm Wearing, Visible Monday and Monday Mingle.


  1. *Love* your new specs, and the whole outfit is just adorable, and yes, very joyful. Oh, hi Ethan! Thanks for linking up to Visible Monday.

  2. All so fun! Specially love the little yellow sweater.

    Let's follow each other!

    -Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:

    1. Thank you Daisy! Your blog is really fun!

  3. Those are both such CUTE outfits!! Thanks for coming to say hello over at my blog!

    1. Thank you, and that's ok! I love your philosophy!

  4. that second outfit is fantastic! so cheerful but chic. and i do adore those cateyes!

  5. Love that last photo of you and that outfit, so funky and cute and happy! :-)

  6. So trendy. The clothes compliment the figure of your body. I agree that the second outfit is beautiful. I love the yellow shirt.

  7. How cute are you!??? I love that floral skirt!!!



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