Saturday, 13 November 2010

Child's Play

Being 5'1 doesn't have many fashion advantages. Maxidresses are practically a health hazard, trousers are always far too long and heels are a daily essential. Last week, I was browsing in M&S for a birthday card for a friend when a rack of gorgeous dresses caughty my eye. This turned out to be the children's sale rail! This floral dress has been reduced to £7 so I snapped it up and completely forgot about the birthday card I was supposed to be buying.

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Dress & shrug: M&S Limited Collection Girls, Tshirt: H&M

The dress is quite summery so I teamed it with leggings and a grey tshirt underneath. I love the gathering on the skirt and the cute khaki shrug that came with it. I'll definitely be browsing in the children's sections more for bargains. FYI, I got this dress in age 15 and I'm a size 8-10 in "adult sizes" so don't think that you have to be teeny tiny to fit into children's clothes!

Do you ever browse in the children's section?
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Thursday, 4 November 2010

TTYL

I'm off to Australia tomorrow. For 6 weeks. I can't quite believe how fast its come around - all the planning, packing and (the most fun part) shopping is over and tomorrow I'll be jetting off Down Under! I may not miss the English weather while I'm gone but I will definitely miss blogging - I'll have some major catching-up to do when I'm back!

I've scheduled a couple of posts so that my blog doesn't completely drop off the face of the earth while I'm gone and once I'm back I have some plans for LilyLipstick, including a giveaway to thank you guys and celebrate my first year in blogging.

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Showing off my guide book, wearing my Accessorize sunhat, blowing you a kiss goodbye and wearing my new ring (£2 in Topshop sale)

Sending my love from Down Under!
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