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Trend spotting with Quiz Fairhill Ballymena

 


If you read my post on the discounts involved in Ballymena Means Fashion you'll know that Saturday 8th April is going to be an epic day of shopping and treats for everyone. As part of my coverage of the event I was invited down to Fairhill Shopping Centre in Ballymena (hi) to visit Quiz and see the latest trends that will displayed in tomorrow's fashion show. 

I met the lovely Nikita, who I'd like to thank Up-front for hosting me and showing me round the store, she picked out that pinks, ruffles and embroidered denim are the big trends that they are stocking. 



 

 


Please excuse the changing room lighting but how cute are these jeans?!? I remember rocking a very similar pair a cool *cough*twenty*cough* years ago in the late nineties and I thought I was the bee's knees. Guess what? I still do!

 

 

I really love this cinched top with necklace detail in both the white and the pink but I decided that the pink was my favourite. Partly because it was the totally on trend colour but also it was slightly less sheer. A decent bra will complete the look (seriously Bex, who goes shopping without their favourite bra?!) 

I was very greatful that They let me keep my favourite outfit to show off for you folks. Sadly I couldn't get the pink leather jacket but I may just have to go back for it... just to complete the ensemble!

 

Are you the Ballymena Means Fashion #BestDressedShopper?
To be in with a chance of winning £100 voucher kindly donated by the Tower Centre, all you have to do is:
  1. Take a picture of yourself (including your entire outfit) in Ballymena town centre on Saturday
  2. Send it to the Ballymena Means Facebook page through Messenger
  3. Include details of your outfit, where you bought it and why you put it together
Entries must be submitted by Sunday 9th April. All photographs will then be uploaded to a photo album on the Ballymena Means Facebook page on Monday 10th April. The competition will then close on Tuesday 11th April. The photo with the most likes wins!
So get glam, get into Ballymena, get uploading and get sharing for your chance to win some fabulous shopping vouchers!
Who knows, there may even be some surprizes for other entries too!

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