OOTD: Daisy Street Midi Skirt & Crop Top

OOTD: Daisy Street Midi Skirt & Crop Top

Lately, I’ve been loving midi skirts. They’re so easy to dress up or down, and you can’t help but feel classy in them. So, when I spotted this polka dot beauty in the Daisy Street sale, I couldn’t resist snapping it up! The red crop top I paired the skirt with is also from Daisy Street, and although the red has now sold out, you can still get it in pink and yellow. The best part is that, thanks to Daisy Street’s 70% off everything offer a couple of weeks ago, I snagged this skirt and top combo for just £4.50 – not a bad deal, right?!

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Sewing Sunday: Massive Fabric Haul!

Sewing Sunday: Massive Fabric Haul!

This is my best friend Beth, who not only rocks adorable headbands, but also loves cheap fabric as much as I do. So when she invited me to a £1 per metre fabric sale at Stitched Up in Chorlton, I excitedly begged the boyf to take us. He agreed, and we came away with a carrier bag bursting full of bargain fabric. A successful Saturday was had by all!

It seems that this has been the week of cheap fabric. As well as the bargains at Stitched Up yesterday, Abakhan had a 20% off everything sale on Wednesday and Thursday. Of course I took full advantage of these offers, and I can’t wait to show you what I snagged…

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Baylis & Knight Custom-Made Tunic

It’s no secret that I absolutely adore going to Affleck’s Palace in Manchester. I try to visit every time I’m at home and I never fail to find something unique and fabulous when I go. I still have the jewellery and bits I bought back when I first started going at age 13! Miniature Rubik’s Cube necklace, anyone?

Affleck's Palace, Manchester

Affleck’s Palace, Manchester

In case you’ve never heard of Affleck’s, it’s a three storey building in Manchester’s Northern Quarter containing dozens of little independent shops and boutiques which sell all sorts of alternative relics, such as vinyl records, vintage home furnishings, imported American sweets and even custom-made corsets and dresses.

The boutique I want to talk about in particular is Baylis & Knight, situated on the second floor. Baylis & Knight specialise in beautiful British-made dresses and when I was wandering around a couple of weeks ago, I just happened to notice they had a sale going on.

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How to Make the Most of the Boxing Day Sales – 5 Easy Steps

Merry Christmas one and all!

I hope you’re all having a fantastic Christmas full of good food, good booze and good company. However, for me it’s time to start thinking about the Boxing Day sales!

Every year I go into town as early as I can on Boxing Day and shop for the whole day – that’s what Christmas money is for, right? Over the years I’ve learnt a few things about getting the best deals and shopping without regret, I hope you find some useful tips here!

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