Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Shopping Splurge + Update


Hi guys, it's been a while! Well, I guess 3 days isn't that long but it certainly feels much longer! As you can probably tell from the title, this post is going to be filled with lots of goodies I picked up whilst in the city. I took a glance in my wardrobe recently & felt like melting at the sight of all my sweaters, jumpers and jackets (I really underestimated this heatwave) so I was in need of some light, sun-suitable clothing that could see me through the heat. I stopped at Primark first (which explains why this post is so 'primark heavy') & picked up quite a lot of bits.


I've been in need of more basic t-shirts and tops as I just throw them on when I'm lounging around & decided to pick up a couple of 'boyfriend t-shirts' basically, baggy t-shirts! I'm a huge fan of baggy tees & love wearing them tucked into skinny jeans or skirts - these cost £4.00 so I couldn't resist (they're the two tops at the bottom by the way!)!
 I also picked up two cropped sweaters which I liked (they are the next two in the picture) as I thought they'd be great to chuck on at the beach when it starts to get a little cooler - as far as I can remember these were £6.00 (not bad!).
And lastly I grabbed two turtleneck crop tops. As these were £2.50 I just thought 'Why Not?' & threw them into my basket - I guess I can dress them up with high waisted trousers, shorts or a skirt.



While I was walking around I spotted these tribal print leggings and thought they were amazing! I also kinda got them to wear with the black crop top & because I don't ever really buy jazzy trousers. Then, to tone it down I grabbed these 'acid wash' or light denim jeggings - as they're so comfortable and easy to wear with anything, perfect for warm weather!


To top off the clothing I purchased this little ring in the style of a spring (ooh! That rhymes!) it was only £1.50 & if you've been reading my previous posts you'll know that recently I've been loving gold rings! As well as gold rings, I've been loving chains & spikes and when I saw both of these combined in this necklace I knew I had to get it, plus, it was only £2.50!

After Primark, I went for a little browse in HMV. I've been loving The Strokes recently and decided to buy their album 'Angles' which was £8.99 (woo!). I also went ahead and bought Arctic Monkeys 'Favourite Worst Nightmare' - I was debating whether or not to buy this because I already know all of the songs on it but it's that good of an album I couldn't say no! 
So... yeah! That rounds up my haul, well done if you made it this far! But on a serious note, Primark have some really nice things in at the moment - so if you haven't already, I would definitely recommend going for a browse! 


Now on to the update! I've reached 50 followers (woop woop!) I just want to say thanks to everyone for following me - I appreciate every follower & comment left and think it's so cool that people actually like my blog & read my posts! So, thanks guys for helping me reach my first milestone!



66 comments:

  1. I really love Primark for buying baggy t-shirts to lounge about in!

    bellasbeautyblogs.blogspot.co.uk

    Claire
    xxx

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    1. I know! Plus, they're so afforfable!
      Rachael x

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  2. I love the jewellery you picked up. I also love lounging around in boyfriend tees. I love the leggings so I'm definitely going to have to pop my head into primark. You also have great music taste!

    http://tshirtsandtea.blogspot.co.uk x

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    1. Nothing beats lounging around all day in comfortable clothes! I really do recommend you check it out. Thanks for your lovely comment!
      Rachael x

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  3. These are all so nice!! I'm going to Leeds for the weekend, basically to do loads of shopping so ill definately take a look in primark there, and I love the arctic moneys, I've been lucky enough to get standing tickets to see them in September!!
    Your blogs lovely btw!!
    http://indiacameron.blogspot.co.uk/
    x

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    1. You definitely should check it out! So jealous that you've got tickets - they're not playing in Ireland for their tour so I'm kinda gutted! Thanks for your lovely comment!
      Rachael x

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  4. I miss shopping at Primark so much! So affordable and they always had something unique to wear. Really loving your tribal print! Makes a statement :)
    Bonne journée!
    Akshara
    Simply Akshara

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    1. Yeah, I always love finding something I love & then checking the price tag only to be pleasantly surprised! Thanks for your comment!
      Rachael x

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  5. Brilliant finds, so bright and summery :D x

    janesjumbles.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thanks! I was in need of some new summery bits!
      Rachael x

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  6. nice things you found there
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    1. I'm glad you think so! Thanks for stopping by!
      Rachael x

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    1. I've been loving prints at the minute too!
      Rachael x

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  8. these cds are just perfect, I love these bands so much <3

    xx
    Inés
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  9. Ooo I want a shopping slurge now! I nearly brought that Primark necklace the other day, love it

    Kylie @ lazy2lovely.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I love the necklace - I couldn't just leave it!
      Rachael x

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  10. I went on a shopping splurge a few days a go and it was great fun...hehe:) love the albums and the jewlrey!

    charlottehavs.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I love shopping! Thanks!
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  11. Yay well done on 50 followers :)
    I went to Primark a few weeks ago but didn't find much, I think I need to take a trip to a really big one! I've seen lots of bits on blogs that I'd love to find!
    Mia
    prettyxeclectic.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you! You should check it out again - I'm usually disappointed but I picked up some really nice little things!
      Rachael x

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  12. Love the jewelry:D xx

    http://lameyy.blogspot.co.uk/ <- if anyone has a moment, please check out our blog <3

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  13. Hi what a cute nice blog honey you have.....My name si Marie I am a Blogger based in italy and I was wandering if we could follow each other GFC bloglovin
    Let me know I will ollow back as always! Love Marie.
    www.mariezamboli.com

    oxoxoxo
    Marie

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  14. i love that ring from primark.. the spirally one ^_^
    congrats on 50 followers

    from Brigitte at // BlogLovin' | BreezeyBee Blog

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    1. I love it too - they have some really nice jewellery at the mo'!
      Rachael x

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  15. very nice *_* your blog is very lovely and interesting. im glad if you visit my blog, too <3 keep in touch!

    xx
    beauthi.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks - I'll be sure to check out your blog!
      Rachael x

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  16. Oh my gosh what lovely items you bought, the jewellery is so pretty xx

    Gemma | ♥ Miss Makeup Magpie ♥

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    1. Thanks - they have some lovely things in at the moment!
      Rachael x

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  17. I want everything you bought!!
    really lovely buys, specially love loud prints!


    Xo!
    L
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    1. Thank you very much - I've been loving loud prints at the minute!
      Rachael x

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  18. I'm a big fan of baggy t-shirts, find them so much easier to wear than the fitted ones- I need to check those ones out! love the albums too xx

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    1. I agree! You definitely should, they're so affordable! I've been loving The Strokes recently so had to buy their album!
      Rachael x

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  19. those tribal print leggings are the best thing I have seen in a long time, I need them in my life! Lovely post, following :) x
    http://theadventuresofhann.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Haha, thanks! I'm in love with them currently!
      Rachael x

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  20. I love the way you photographed the items :) I love wearing baggy tees with skinny jeans!! great post xxx

    laurathinksabout.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you very much!! Baggy tees are my go to's if I'm stuck on what to wear!
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  21. Can I just say that those blue patterned leggings are amazing! I'm looking out for something like them :)

    Congrats on reaching 50 followers!

    xx

    Sinead | http://sineaddreamingagain.blogspot.ie/

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  22. Oh my gosh, how cool are those leggings!!! Can't wait to see how you style them up!
    Rachael & Amy
    http://crimesofablonde.blogspot.co.uk
    xxx

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  23. You have such a lovely blog, new follower :), and loved all the things you got xx

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    1. Aww thank you! Checking out your blog now!
      Rachael x

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  24. Lovely post. I love Primark, you got some really good bargains! The leggings are so cool and different xx

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  25. Great buys :) x

    ofbeautyandnothingness.blogspot.co.uk

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  26. You are so lucky to have Primark near you. I'm really jealous of your finds. Hope you enjoy them! :)

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  27. Such pretty clothes! seems like primark have some really good stuff in atm x

    Mybeautyescape.blogspot.com

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  28. Those elephant leggings are AMAZING! XX

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  29. Hi Rachael! Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog :)
    you have a great blog, your pics are amazing! I love this post, so glad to see someone else whos a hopeless primark junkie :))

    Zee xxx

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    1. Aww thank you so much - that means so much! You can't not go all out in primark!
      Rachael x

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  30. Love this post the layout is so cool!
    looks like you got a lot of lovely items! x

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