Haul – H&M, Zara and Superdrug – October 2013

Haul

H&M, Zara and Superdrug

October 2013

So mum and I both had the day off work following going to see Jesus Christ Superstar the previous evening so we took a shopping trip to York. York is a great place to go shopping and its really pretty. I did need some new clothes but I didn’t go wanting anything in particular. I like York because it has a really big Topshop and it also has an Urban Outfitters store, the only one anywhere near us. However I was disappointed with both these stores and didn’t buy anything from either. York is also the only place near us with a Mango store but there wasn’t much in there either apart from one really pretty dress which I couldn’t justify buying. But I did buy a couple of things from Zara, H&M and Superdrug.

I’ll start with H&M. There were a couple of things I could have bought but I showed some restraint and only got myself one thing and then mum and I bought something to share. What I bought myself is this sheer black cardigan with tassels on the edge and an Aztec style pattern in black velvet on the back. This was a necessary purchase and me and mum are going on holiday with my sister in a couple of weeks and I needed something for the evening.

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Then mum and I went halves on this lovely scarf, also from H&M, in some lovely autumny colours and with an Aztecy type print. So, so, so pretty and not that expensive, especially when you’re only paying half.

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My main purchase from Superdrug was an essential. It was just my regular makeup wipes from Simple for sensitive skin. They were on buy one get one free so obviously I got two packets.

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Then I indulged myself slightly (with some influence from mum) and bought the new red tinted Vaseline. I tried this at my sisters last week and although it doesn’t really tint your lips that much it smells gorgeous so I thought it was well worth the money. I also looked at the two new Barry M nail varnish collections but I managed to resist!

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The place I spent the most money in was Zara, and I only bought t-shirts! I went to York knowing that I wanted something to wear with a new skirt I’ve got from Henry Holland and for the winter months I ideally wanted an off white long sleeved jumper. I couldn’t find anything I was looking for that met that description but mum opened me to the idea that certain t-shirts would go well with it. So I bought three that I really liked from Zara. There were some others I also liked and if they had had one in my size I would definitely have bought four!

The three t-shirts I bought were more than I would usually spend on a t-shirt but I was completely in love with all of them and I know they’ll last me a long time. Also we don’t have a Zara very close to us, so I buy from there when I get the chance. The first one is an off black, charcoally grey colour with a darker black collar. On the front there is a kind of red checked pattern which spells out the words “East End Girls”.

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The second one is a light to mid toned grey with a distressed union jack on the front in shades of grey and writing on in French. It has very slightly rolled up sleeves.

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The third and final one is probably my favourite of the three and is the only one I have worn so far. Its a deep charcoal grey colour and has a distressed circular design on the front and has actual studs onb it. It has the rolled/capped sleeves and a similar detail on the collar.

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