Saturday, 9 January 2016

Review of 2015's Thrifting Finds

 I've been catching up on my blogger's reading; I've noticed the number of bloggers who have devoted posts to reviewing 2015's favourite outfits. After reading, I can understand the reasons for it, some of the outfits are fantastic. It's so hard to choose a favourite, I love a combo of styles from Little Corp Goth Girl's stunning Jacquard princess seam coat to Desperate Hell's Queen of Darkness nettop, I'm a big old sucker for nett clothing. I want to mention  Coffin Kitsch quirky and unique style, I love her use of black and white outfits


I was considering reviewing some of my outfits and sharing my favourites from 2015; honestly, I don't feel like writing a post on my outfits, as I seldom don anything that's worth posting about, despite wanting to expand and include more outfits in my blog. I decided to share some of my favourite finds while raiding the Charity shop.




I found this polar neck jumper, made by John Lewis for £1.  I have a fondness for polar necks, especially during the winter as the jumper covers my entire neck, so I don't need to wear a scarf. I also like the pearl button detail on the sleeves.   


The cardigan was an absolute bargain for fifty pence. I love wearing cardigans for the summer, and this is no exception as it's a lightweight cardigan, comfortable to wear during rare sunny days. My favourite parts are the scallop neck detail and the silver, black buttons.  


The blouse was a gem find; I found it after leaving work,  made of silk chiffon, and paid a £1. I like blouses, but rarely don them as I prefer wearing stretchy tops that I can pull over my head, I couldn't resist this one since it's silk-chiffon it has a some stretch and comfortable without being too restrictive. The sleeves are billowy in appearance and taper at the end with an elastic cuff. 



I fell in love with this top it's a great chiffon top that would complement my maxi fitted skirts. I love this top and the lace detail across the blouse. I even like the bishop style sleeves which has a flowy appearance with a small button cuff. I even like the round neck top that's complimentary to my body shape.  


I bought this top for £1; this is one of my favourites it's so comfortable to wear a beautiful ruffle detail with the ribbon trim hook and eye detail. It has a great witchy feel to it.


Another cheap find for fifty pence, it's my highlight of charity shop finds. I love the pointy detail of the dress and the grey pattern detail, it's so comfortable to wear. 


I like the gothic style fifties skirt, I haven't worn it yet, can't depart with it; I bought this for a whopping £1.99, it's made from polyester taffeta, my favourite is the is the flocked rose pattern and the velvet trim details.




4 comments:

  1. Thanks on my favourites, but not sure to wear it.

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  2. What grwat finds! Especially jealous of the chiffon bow blouse! Thrifting was one of my favourite pastimes since childhood but shops seem pricier and less good quality these days!

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  3. I love thrifting I've been doing it since 11, when I used to go on shopping trips to Gateshead by myself. I have noticed a deterioration in items quality and an increase in prices but there are still bargins, unfortunately it's case of luck and searching. Now adays I can look through about a dozen shops without find anything. Everything I've found has been over the last year. I still get excited when find something no matter the cost.

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