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velvet madness

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within the past year I have become totally obsessed with velvet things and today I bought my 10th and 11th velvet pieces! I now have: 2 Velvet dresses - The left one is from the British Heart Foundation for £5.50 and the right one was from Sense charity shop for £3.50 topshop velvet shorts - £32  (I think) Velvet skirt - sue ryder charity shop (originally from primark) - £2.50 (sorry about the awful picture) maxi skirt - charity shop in chester - £3.00 sheer and velvet shirt - oxfam £1.99 topshop red velvet skater dress - £20 topshop velvet shoes £15 in the sale I also have a pair of  velvet heels and a velvet headband. I think it's safe to say that I am obsessed with velvet. Are there any types of clothing/materials that you collect? 

two days of outfits

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My sister has finally come home from uni for the summer so, I am very sorry to say that you must prepare to be somewhat neglected because most  of my time will be spent getting mcflurrys and watching the power rangers (SPD EMERGANCY) and buffy. However I promise that posts that I do make will be good! This was on Tuesday - Sex Pistols oversized crop top - H&M, Floral midi-skirt- Oxfam  I found that the skirt is too big for me (this never happens to me so it's kind of a good thing) to the extent that  I  need to put another hole in my belt!! This is today's outfit: Stripey jumper - H&M ages ago, Denim Levi's - Wanderland in Manchester and DIY, chain necklace- topshop sale ages ago I found a new place to take my photos - if I put my  camera on my stool (I don't have a tripod)and put it on my windowsill I can take pictures with natural light!

Playlist of the week (no.3 I think)

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So I haven't done one of these in a few weeks because I have been to lazy to move stuff off of my scanner but I finally have. There are only 5 songs on this playlist because my piece of paper was really small and these are just some of the songs I have been listening to a lot recently. You Buffy fans may have noticed that numbers 4 and 5 are from buffy. I have become obsessed once again and yesterday was Joss Whedon's birthday! He was 48. Now I'm going to print off pictures and put them on my wall and you may see the finished result tomorrow (maybe)

oxfam lovin'

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So I went charity shopping today and I actually got something of what I wanted- a floral midi skirt!! I've seen loads of people's posts with midi skirts and they look SO good.  Here is the one I bought today I know it looks spotty in this picture but it's not! Skirt- £1.99 Oxfam

OOTD - 23/06/2012

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The recent weather has been incredibly terrible as it has done nothing but rain! Yesterday I had to battle getting from my exam to my Mom's car in the torrential rain, trying to stop my skirt from blowing up and my hood from blowing down. I don't know how people manage to look nice when it's like this.  Here is my outfit for the day:  Leather Skirt  (don't know if it's fake) : Rokit Floral Doc Martens- Birthday present Shirt-Primark Red Bag- present (matalan) Rabbit ring- urban outfitters Triangle ring- dorothy perkins I am hoping that this is a somewhat weatherproof outfit as the skirt doesn't blow up and there is no chance of my feet getting wet. I'm going charity shopping today to see if I can find something nice. I hope to get floral skirts, shirts and jumpers.  I also only have 1 exam left (German on Wednesday) and then I will be free! My sister is coming home on Tuesday so I wont be bored, YAY. However, a HUGE downer

The Lost Boys

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(taken from google images) Today despite still having 4 exams left, I decided to kick back and relax and watch The Lost Boys . For those of you who are not familiar with the film, it's an '80s horror/vampire film about 2 boys (sam and Michael) who move to Santa Clara, 'the death capital of the world' with, with their mother but one of them meets a girl (vampire) and her so called friends turn him into a vampire. It's quite cheesy but I kind of love it.  taken from google images ooh look at kiefer on the motorbike taken from google images Sam and Michael, the two brothers who move to Santa Clara taken from google images The Frog Brothers - vampire killers that own a comic store and help Sam and Michael   The Frog parents- HIPPIES vampires - David (played by kiefer sutherland) on the far left, isn't he gorgeous Michael in transition - must wear shades to hid from the sun. I think he looks like John Travolta here.  It&

you can call me 'chief bargain hunter'

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Over the past few years I have realised that I am very good at getting bargains without trying, for example in 2007 I got a lovely bag from River Island that was supposed to be £25 in the sale for £5 just because there were some tiny cuts in it and I managed to spend just over £100 on my prom stuff with the most expensive thing being the ticket which was £29!  Anyway, today I managed to get more bargains but this time from Dorothy Perkins.  This pastel skull bracelet was £3.25 reduced from £6.50 These are similar to the urban outfitters ones on my wishlist the other day but were £2 rather than UO's £8 this was £2 reduced from £4 This ring is so cute! It was £2.50 reduced from £5 The jewellery came to £9.75 in total and was supposed to be about £19.50 so I saved a good £10!! I really wanted a black maxi skirt from new look but it was too long as I am short! I know it might seem odd that I have bought stuff when I said I had no money but me and my mom s

OOTD and what's in my make up bag - 13/06/2012

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T-shirt - store twenty one Jeans - Charity shop Necklace - Matalan Ring-Matalan Moon Earrings- topshop As you may have noticed lurking in the back of my pictures, I have an army jacket which I got from a car boot for £5. However, I stupidly didn't try it on and it is MASSIVE. this is what it's like with the sleeves rolled down: But with the sleeve rolled up a few times it's bearable but I do not yet have the courage or outfit to match it with (comment with ideas) to wear it out so it is just sat on the back of my computer chair.  I see people do these 'what's in my make up bag' things a lot so I thought that I should do one! (Left to right) - POREfessional - free with glamour magazine, collection 2000 loose powder in translucent, dream matte mousse in 004 light porcelain, natural collection blusher in blushed cheeks (I think that's the colour)  and a little blusher brush I use that's from some set thing, natural coll

Wishlist

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Denim shirt - topshop £35 Denim backpack - topshop £34 **Oversized jacket - topshop £89** Polaroid Camera - Urban outfitters £120 Disco Pants - american apparel £70 Knitted Cardigan - Ark clothing £16 (sale) Double sole leopard print creepers - underground £84 Hoop cross earrings - Urban outfitters £8  Spiked headband- Topshop £12.50 I currently have about £1.50 in purse because I've had to pay my sister for train fair for Edinburgh (I can go!!!) for August. I like many people when I'm broke I go on clothes websites and mope about how I can't afford things so I thought I would share with you the things I want the most. As you may have noticed I have put number 3 in bold, underlined it and put stars around it because I have wanted that jacket for 3 years now ever since I saw some super cool girl wearing one at a bus stop near where I live. It was a great moment because it is rare to see someone with such good fashion sense and I said to myself, "I wan

11/06/2012 RS Exam Outfit

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Sex Pistols oversized crop top - H&M Floral Skirt - Rokit Creepers- some shop in Manchester  Pastel Socks- Topshop Leggings (under the socks)- H&M Bag- Shiny (Bromsgrove) Over the past few days I have been debating over what to wear for my exams because most of them are over 1hour long so I don't want to wear something that is in anyway uncomfortable. I resulted in an abundance of leggings based outfits as you will see over the next few days. Just to mention, I actually made this post yesterday and I wanted to check out the schedule option!

10/06/2012

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Today I have done almost everything, including taking and editing these pictures, to avoid doing revision for my RE exam tomorrow. It's about deity, end of life, good and evil and religion and science which are all really interesting but, I cannot believe I am saying this, I need teachers to keep reminding me the importance of the exam because at the minute the most important thing for me tomorrow is what I am going to wear. I need to sort my priorities out! shirt (it's actually covered in pink spots!)- Charity shop Dungarees- primark cross earrings- matalan I also have a playlist of the week ready for you all which I will upload as soon as I decide to clear everything off my scanner most of which has fallen on the floor.