Wednesday, 23 January 2013

What I bought: Christmas sales


I went a little shopping crazy after Christmas because, well who doesn’t love a sale?! I’ve put together the bits I got in the sales and I’ve got another post coming up with some non-sale bits that I’ve recently bought.

I venture into Next every so often, there’s a Next next door to where I work so I usually pop in before work. Their home ware range is amazing and isn’t that badly priced but I’ve never taken to their clothing. Some bits are ok but I think it a bit too ‘old’ for me and is really over-priced for what it is. The Next sale is the sale of Christmas so I had a wander in one day. The two jackets I bought are a total bargain; the grey boucle biker jacket is reduced down from £50 to £12 and the black boucle Chanel style jacket is reduced down from £42 to £14. Although I got them really cheap, they definitely aren’t worth the original price. I wouldn’t have paid £50 for the grey one at all; you could have got the same quality in Primark or New Look for a fraction of the price. I’ve worn the biker jacket a few times but I’m waiting until it’s warmer to wear they black one because it has three-quarter sleeves.

I’ve always wanted a pair of Jack Wills pants but 12.50 a pair is pretty steep. They were reduced down to £9 so I decided to treat myself to a pair.

The two necklaces are from New Look and are down from £4 and £5 down to £1. Bargain! One is a wish bone and the other is an angel and they’re both really sweet! The cowboy print shirt is my first foray into collar tips! It was reduced from £12 to £6 and it’s so silky.

Have you done a post on your Christmas sale buys? Leave your link in the comment section, I’d love to see what you bought :) 
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6 comments:

  1. Great buys, those necklaces are so cute!
    I didn't really buy much from the sales myself, I did pick up the same cowboy print shirt you did, though - I love it! xx

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  2. I love reading what other people got in the sales, those necklaces were amazing value! Jealous! haha xxx

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  3. Love the look of the back boucle Chanel style jacket, you are definitely right about Next prices though, completely overpriced. I never venture into their sales, I always just find the rubbish stock that they can never get rid of :-)

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  4. I love the wishbone necklace x

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  5. you got some great bargains here! x

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