25 May 2011

Quaint and care free...

Today has been pretty wonderful me and mum went shopping today to a little place called chesham at the end of the met line , we use to go here, when i got paid from work and we would root around the vintage, charity and antique shops.
Even though i had a budget £20 today to find some new outfits and jewellery, i think i did quite well, i went a little crazy in the antique shop in the pound tin, and bought lots of little broken pieces of antique jewellery.
I bought i pretty cool pleated floral skirt, a rather retro wallis dress, a necklace hand made by a designer called jane that is made out of steel nails (?) hehe, an aztec style purse, leather one and a vintage silk camisole. All in all i had a pretty lovely rummage around the shops.
Me and mum then indulged an bought ourselves lots of cakes and sat in the sun whilst they filmed an advert in the center of town with linda bellingham, it had something to do with double decker bus, lots of woman protesting and ticker tape....very strange but i was in the back of one of the shots looking like a fool.
The outfit i am wearing above i bought in spitalfields the other day when i ventured out with my brother, i thought it was a dress, it turns out it has hidden shorts and when i wear it i feel about ten again, it really lovely, simple but lovely.

The new outfit that i bought today i will be wearing tomorrow so i will do a little post about it, i think it is my new favorite outfit. I have also made some new cards, and if anyone fancies a penpal just ask, i absolutely love writing letters.
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12 comments

  1. You definitely bought some cute things for your £20! I absolutely love what I can see of the floral pleated skirt, the colours are simply stunning. Can't wait to see what outfits you have in store for us.

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

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  2. ooo defo on the penpal thing. love writing and creating unique things to send people. xx

    cute playsuit too

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  3. Like the aztec purse, very cute :) The cake looks delish too x

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  4. Lovely things, especially that aztec purse! xx

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  5. I lurve your blog and all your jewellery finds! Also wanting to pen pal! x

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  6. sounds like you had a fun day! cant wait to see the outfit, i love the aztec purse - very cute! id love a pen pal too! xx

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  7. Ah you found some awesome stuff :) well done! I love that you have a picture with that painting of a mermaid on it. I can't remember who painted it but I completely adore that painting.
    xxxxxx

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  8. Wow what a good haul for a mere £20! I really must get out of London more! That cake looks delish.. xx

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  9. What type of train is the first pic on? :)

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  10. hey anon
    it is a metropolitan train :)

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  11. Hey, would you like to be my penpal? x

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