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Thursday, 22 May 2014

THE SKIRT THAT NEARLY GOT AWAY


If you're familiar with my instagram, you may have noticed me considering this skirt in a Topshop changing room recently. Reduced to a mere £20, (£20!!) I was very tempted. But to me the skirt felt like a very festive purchase - exactly the kind of thing I hanker after during Christmas party season. With summer approaching (and my upcoming trip to Canada) I felt like spending even a pound on non-summery things was money poorly spent. 

But every single time I went into my local Topshop I went to see if 'my' skirt was still there waiting for me. I'd make sure all the sequins were sitting in the right direction, then be on my merry way - ready to check in with it in a few days. And then... one dark, dark day... it had gone. I felt an utter fool for my lack skills in spotting an out of season opportunity, packing it away and revelling in my brilliant foresight come winter. 

A couple of days later, I came across it hidden in the Buy It Now (or lose it forever) section. No doubt some crafty so and so and shoved it there in the hope no-one would notice its sale tag. I made it mine only moments later. 

So - in the wardrobe it goes. I'll pull it out later in the year and we can all marvel once again at my bargain hunting skillz. 

I'm wearing: Cos grey jumper (incidentally the best jumper I've ever found to wear with skirts/over dresses), Topshop sequin pencil skirt and Topshop black heels.

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6 comments:

  1. Great skirt and what a great price!

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  2. You were so lucky to find it again! I never have that luck and always regret not buying it in the first place. It's gorgeous and will be such a good piece to have once the festive season rolls round again! x

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  3. I do love to 'visit' clothing just to get it either out of my system, or see if it is still the love of my life! xx

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  4. Oh gosh, I utterly adore this outfit! X

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  5. Beautiful skirt. I even like it paired down with the grey tee.

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