Saturday, 22 June 2013

Shopaholic Tag

I have a tag for you all today and I want to tag you all in it so you can also do this on your blog! 

1. Would you consider yourself a shopaholic?
I wouldn't consider myself a proper shopaholic but I have to admit I do like a good shop and I also enjoy browsing shops when I have nothing else to do or have like half an hour until my bus comes and have nothing else to do.

2. How would you classify your style?

I have two categories of style - when I can be bothered and when I can't. That really does sound dreadful but when you wake up at 6:30 am who can really be bothered to put on tights and sorting out an entire outfit when you can just grab a pair of jeans and a jumper? I do like to wear jeans and a casual jumper or T-shirt but when I wake up a bit later or have somewhere to go other than college I like to wear vintage dresses a lot. So, my style is either 'vintage' or 'super casual'. 

3. What store can you not leave without buying at least one thing?

 Primark, definitely! I spend so much time in Primark that my friend even has my name on her phone as 'Primark'.  It is great there, though! I love the prices, the home section and how you can find really great items for next to nothing! I also love that feeling of joy when you find an item identical to one you wanted to buy from a brand like Topshop in there for a fraction of the price.

4. Where do you find the best deals? 

Once again I find a huge amount of bargains in Primark but I also love to hunt for cute pieces in charity shops and I find that supermarkets are an under-appreciated source of great, cheap clothing. 

5. What designer are you willing to splurge for?
 I don't really buy designer clothing because the price really is too much for me! I would buy makeup or perfume from designer brands though - like my beloved Gucci Flora perfume!

6. Do you have a go-to shopping outfit?

When I go shopping I love to wear something comfy which I can quickly change out of when trying things on. I usually go for jeans and a jumper or T-shirt and brogues or a simple dress and brogues. I always make sure I have super comfy shoes on as well because when I go shopping on an actual trip I go from about 10 am to 4 pm. 

7. What is your guilty pleasure? (Not including makeup)

I have an addiction to buying bags! As I find it super difficult to find shoes to fit my abnormal feet I always love bags as it is one size fits all. I especially love satchels - they are so cute and 'student chic'.

8. What is one staple clothing piece you cannot live without?

Definitely jeans. I am constantly wearing jeans. I always buy the dark wash £9.99 New Look jeans as they have to leg length I need for my chipolata legs and they are cheap as chips - especially with my student discount on top bringing them down by 10%. 

9. What is a trend you hope never goes out of style?

I hope that brogues don't go out of style because I love them and I would hate not being able to find any. I also hope ombre sticks around for a bit longer and the satchel trend. 

10. What trend did you love that passed way to quickly?

. I loved the burgundy trend when everything was burgundy coloured - I want that to come back in as it is a gorgeous colour!

11. Who is your fashion icon?

I usually get my inspiration from bloggers and Youtubers but celeb-wise I think Kate Middleton always looks really classy and sophisticated.

(images, of course, courtesy of Google Images)

In a post or so time I am hoping to do a Q&A post so please feel free to leave all your questions below and I will try to answer them and I will also leave a link to your blog in the post saying that you asked it. 

(Sorry about the mad fonts)


  1. I completely agree with you about Primark, it's a brilliant shop for finding basics and even some real gems for such a good price!
    I really like this post, it's a good way for your readers to find out more about you, I might try it myself!
    I also have a couple of questions for your Q&A-
    'What are your favourite blogs and why?'
    'What is your daily makeup routine?'

    I'd love it if you could check out my blog too and leave any feedback!
    Thanks :)
    Abbi x

    1. Thank you! Yes, big love for Primark! Great questions - thank you - I will link you in the post. :)

  2. Great post, I might do this tag xx

  3. i completly agree on Kate Middleton with you, she's gorg!
    i think i'd choose to live in England or France.. not sure :)

    1. Her style is great! Come to England - we would be glad to have you!! Haha! :)

  4. Yes, the Primark-thing is toally true! And I agree with the designer-clothes. They are much too expencive...

    Well... My question: What's your favourite Cocktail? :)

    1. Yeah, wish I could afford designer clothes though! Haha! Thank you, I will be sure to link you in my post with the answers! :)

  5. This is a great tag and good pick with kate middleton she is always amazingly dressed!


  6. Oh Kate! She's perfect!

  7. that's just looks perfect together

  8. You're right sometimes actual super markets have some really nice basic good quality stuff! And I also can't get enough of burgundy/maroon/oxblood, I just ordered some amazing oxblood shoes from Topshop and I can't wait for them to arrive!

  9. Great post! I do love Primark for bargains :) x

  10. im a reformed shopahlic. mostly because my income doesnt allow me to spend alot lol

    Isabel @ Walk of Fashion

  11. Thanks for your kind words on my last post!
    I also love browsing through charity shops, it's the best place to find unusual items!

    Have a fantastic day,

  12. Thank you to everyone for their lovely comments - it really made my day coming home to find a whole bunch of comments! :)

  13. I loved reading this :) Kate has such a timeless, classic style - she always looks so elegant and chic! I have to say I'm still wearing the burgundy - I LOVE burgundy :) xx

  14. I love Kate Middleton's style a lot too, she always looks so put together <3

    Jennie xo |

  15. I love tags like these! I'm the same, jeans are my staple too dunno what I'd do without them! xxx

  16. I personally am a total shopaholic! Love Kate's style too!


  17. Kate is hot. In my opinion the pregnancy suits her super-well, she is blooming !

    Check out my blog -- maybe we could follow each other ? :):)


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