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Bargain Basement

Well it's mid-season sale time again and most of the time I boycott sales as its super busy and usually the tat that they couldn't sell 4 years ago on the racks. Seen as I had a day off today I wandered round the shops in the hope of finding a nice plain jersey maxi dress (which never materialised).
I did however get a maxi skirt and a t-shirt - both from the sales!! 
The skirt is just what I was looking for and I know it's not going to be anyones cup of tea but here we go..

It's from the Lipsy sale and was £12.50, lovely colour and texture and I'm loving the contrasting waistband.
Next from the sales was this t-shirt from Topshop and was meant to be £12

I talked the guy into a further 15% off as it had make up on the collar. I don't want to go all Mary Portas on you but if a garment has ANYTHING wrong with it, make up, a defect or a pulled thread always ask for a discount. It's worth it in the end. For the sake of sticking this in the washing machine I got it for £10.20. You may not always get a discount but it's worth asking and most places usually will as what are they going to do with items with make up round collars?? Go for it.

Ps how orange was the girl that tried this on??!!! 
Michelle

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