After working in fashion retail for the best part of eight years, sale shopping isn't my favourite thing in the world. I find it stressful, I feel for the staff and I really cringe at those shoppers who rifle through the rails as though there's a cheque for a million pounds hiding in there somewhere!
I am admittedly one of those shoppers who tidies as I shop, it must be in my blood, but I can't bare to see those clothes on the floor, being stepped on and ruined and as I'm not being paid for it, I really can't be bothered with it.
For me, online sale shopping is the way forward... and I hate myself for saying that. Working in retail is hard, always trying to compete with last year's figures and usually failing as the internet is literally sucking the life out of our high street stores. But what can I say? I've gone to the dark side and the internet is just so much less stress. I can browse by category, browse by size and all at the same time I can balance a glass of rosé in my hand - that's one thing you don't get in shops!
This year I haven't really bought much, things have been a little tighter than usual, but I have spent a lot of time browsing, and I've found some really nice things for such amazing prices.
I've been very impressed with the Dorothy Perkins sale, and I really love the pink velvet t-shirt, which would look lovely tucked into the floral print mini skirt with ankle boots, or with a pleated midi skirt and trainers. I'm also surprisingly into the cross body bag decorated with patches... I've never been drawn to anything like that before, but I think it's really different and would change up a otherwise simple or plain outfit.
River Island are also killing it with their sale and there are so many things I need to get my hands on before it's too late. Firstly, the grey padded bomber - I'm in love! And the black lace dress is so me, I can totally picture this with chunky black boots for a night out.
The grey tee and block print skirt are also on my hit list thanks to the Warehouse & Oasis sales... Wouldn't they look adorable together?!
Have you bagged yourself any bargains yet?
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