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Saturday, 4 August 2012

Vintage Blue with Pops of Pink

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A few old favourites mixed with a few bargains from the summer sales today! I don't think I'll ever tire of my glorious 70s shirt... it still amuses me when the wind catches those collars and they poke me in the chin. The sale bargains consist of: sandals from Next (eight quid! neon! leopard!), sunnies from Debenhams, both bracelets and the necklace bought in the spring sale. All super cheap - I was a happy girl :)

I'm sure since the recession hit, sales just blend from one to another on the high street - there doesn't seem to be any gap between them any more... and if there's no sale you can usually find a voucher somewhere online. Did anyone else go a bit mad in the summer sales (or winter sales, depending on your hemisphere)???

And I LOVE this manicure (briefly seen in my last outfit post): I finally cracked the neon tip thing I kept seeing on Pinterest. I was previously trying (and consequently removing) neon yellow which just didn't have enough contrast. Even my sister, who isn't a big nail polish fan, liked this mani.

Happy weekend, one and all... I'll be watching table tennis at the Olympics when this goes out. Can't wait!!!!!!!!



Shirt: eBay Vintage, Jeans: Very, Sandals: Next (sale), Necklace: Boots, Sunglasses: Red Herring at Debenhams similar, Belt: ASOS similar, Bag: Karen Millen similar, Bracelets L-R: Debenhams / Next, Watch: Gift (old), Rings L-R: ASOS / H&M similar / wedding ring similar, Nails: Models Own Hedkandi Beach Party, Toenails: Models Own Bloo Bloo similar

Linking up to:

Visible Monday at Not Dead Yet Style
Monday Mingle at Momtrends
What I Wore Wednesday at The Pleated Poppy

(I'm currently on a blog sabbatical till the beginning of September and all posts are scheduled. Still here to reply and comment, however :)

20 comments:

  1. I just love that unique print blouse! Pretty accessories too - your nails are the best :D

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  2. Great colors Catherine..I love the nails and shoes..nice post!
    hope you are having a WONDERFUL weekend!
    sheree x
    www.itsnotthatdeep.com

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  3. Love the colors here and it gives off such a fun vibe!!

    brenna

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  4. SUPER fun printed shirt...hope you have a great weekend!

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

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  5. LOVING THE COLOR COMBINATION HERE.. SO PRETTY! THE PRINT ON THE SHIRT IS CUTE TOO :)

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  6. Amazing combination of colour and print Catherine!!!in love with your sandals especially can't believe they were only 8 pounds!!! Also loving your manicure that's going straight in my pinterest :)

    Take care,

    Daniella xoxo

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  7. The printed shirt is a gold mine find! I love all of these gorgeous colours, and great job on the nails! :) xx

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  8. the colour combination is brilliant! and the manicure is so nicely done!
    I really can't believe the shirt is a vintage buy from ebay, it looks so much what is in trend now.

    Cheers,
    Everest

    www.everestsays.com

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  9. Your nails are always amazing, and I look forward to them. Love the whole colorful look, Catherine!

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  10. LOVELY LOVELY Catherine....esp. the top!!!

    Rebecca
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  11. I absolutely love these shoes on you! All of the colors in this outfit are just too pretty!

    A Southern Drawl

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  12. wonderful blog! i am now following you back (: thank you for your lovely comment! keep in touch!

    really am looking forward to your future posts! you have a wonderful blog! the pictures are great!! wish i could get away with those colours, you really manage to pull them off perfectly!!
    :D

    http://sarablahblah.blogspot.com xxx

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  13. That shirt is beautiful! I love the colours, perfect nails too xxx

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  14. That shirt is beautiful! I love the colours, perfect nails too xxx

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  15. Really loving the colors of this outfit. Your sandals are adorable. Great manicure Catherine!

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  16. oh so lovely, the seventies shirt is one of my fav items of yours! as always...beautiful! xx

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  17. Totally adore that shirt and your pink necklace, Catherine! The orange tipped nails are so fun! Found you at The Pleated Poppy and following you on GFC now!
    Love
    Juneli from Fashionably Yours

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  18. These colors are everything-the orange mani works really well with the blues. And that shirt is a complete treasure!

    http://thriftyandshameless.blogspot.com

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Catherine x

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