Some New Purchases – Wedge Sneakers, Dip Dye, Burgundy & More!

It’s been a little while since I put together a new purchases post, so here it finally is! These are all pieces that I have bought over the past month, but two of them I got given as a birthday gift. Even though everything I buy is usually fairly cheap (unless I’ve saved for something expensive) I have to cut back on my spending. I had three part time jobs, 2 of which are blogging and the other was doing some listings for a company, however the listings job I can no longer do as the shop closed, so I’m still in the process of looking for something else I can do. So on that note, I probably wont have a new purchases post for quite some time again as I’m not able to get anything. I think I am going to take to doing DIY and customizing my current clothes! I love doing that! And of course I will share it with you.

Anyway, above is my new River Island hidden wedge trainers/sneakers in burgundy. I’m not usually a sporty shoe kind of girl, but I fell in love with these a couple of weeks ago and couldn’t take my eyes off of them, so I finally decided to snap them up. They don’t make my feet look really big, which is something I worry about, and the burgundy colour is so pretty! For shoes they weren’t overly expensive either. I love them!

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I got these dip dye shorts from Topshop about 6 weeks ago, but I don’t think I ever shared them with you. I have been living in them at the moment with the heat, but they are a bit too short to wear out unfortunately, so I keep them as house shorts. It’s a shame since I love the colour of them, I think it’s amazing! Now for some reason I am singing George Michael because of that last sentence, ha ha.

I’ve really taken a liking to H&M recently. Mostly because their clothes are so cheap and they have really pretty styles. This striped jumper/sweater is one that I have been wearing a lot lately for casual wear, over leggings. I love it! It’s so comfortable and it hits at mid thigh so it’s a perfect length! I would love to get more of these since they are only about Β£7!

This is a berry faux suede biker jacket from H&M which my mum gave to me for my birthday. I had been looking at it online for quite some time and she said I could pick it as part of my birthday present, I’ve worn it once so far (it’s too hot at the moment) and it’s really cute! I like to pair it with dark blue skinny jeans.

This is another cute bow vest/tank top from H&M which my mum gave me for my birthday too. I did go on a bit of a shopping spree in H&M since everything is so cheap, it’s a great place to pick up basics! But this top is really pretty and goes well with shorts or jeans.

This is also from H&M, ha ha, it’s a mustard cardigan which I have wanted for ages! I love the mustard colour and it’s perfect for Autumn, so I can’t wait to start wearing it!

And this is my last item from H&M, a cute neon yellow dip dye scarf! I saw this on the rack and had to snap it up. It’s so bright and fun, I can never stop looking at it!

And here is a sideways view of my new shoes from River Island. I plan on wearing them with shorts soon!

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44 Comments

    • Lorna
      August 15, 2012 / 1:40 pm

      Thanks Alma!

    • Lorna
      August 15, 2012 / 1:50 pm

      They are really comfortable too!

  1. ALI
    August 15, 2012 / 2:22 pm

    Love the trainers Lorna, look really comfy aswell.. I use to tiedye as a young girl, not great results LOL… but was fun trying xx

    • Lorna
      August 15, 2012 / 2:25 pm

      Thanks Ali! Oh that sounds like fun!

    • Lorna
      August 15, 2012 / 2:40 pm

      Thank you thehautecookie!

  2. David
    August 15, 2012 / 3:46 pm

    Come on!! You got to share thoose shorts with us Lovely Lorna! πŸ™‚

    • Lorna
      August 15, 2012 / 4:06 pm

      Lol no thanks David πŸ™‚

  3. David
    August 15, 2012 / 4:39 pm

    Do you think your viewers accept just watching your clothes? They need to get the whole picture!! πŸ˜‰ So, put them on and take a new picture!! πŸ˜›

    • Lorna
      August 15, 2012 / 4:54 pm

      Lol, you will have to accept it for this one!

  4. David
    August 15, 2012 / 5:10 pm

    This one? This is like the fourth or the fifth! πŸ™

    P.S You will loose viewers!

    Damn you would look good in those! πŸ˜›

    • Lorna
      August 15, 2012 / 5:17 pm

      According to my poll, people want to see my new items, that was 2nd or 3rd on the list lol. I’ve posted lots more outfit pictures recently too!

  5. David
    August 15, 2012 / 9:17 pm

    So what was first on your list!?! πŸ™‚ with outfit pictures we need to see it all!! πŸ˜›

    • Lorna
      August 15, 2012 / 9:58 pm

      Yeah it was outfit posts that were first on the list, but I am doing plenty more of those!

  6. August 15, 2012 / 11:37 pm

    Wow…i love your shoes
    3lin

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 12:18 am

      Thank you 3lin!

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 1:24 am

      Thank you Jimy! I’m glad you liked everything!

  7. August 16, 2012 / 1:58 am

    I want a pair of those wedge trainers, and that dip dye scarf is adorable!

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 2:25 am

      Thanks Louisa! You should get some!

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 2:56 am

      Thank you! Glad you like them!

  8. August 16, 2012 / 2:32 pm

    Love the sneakers, I could do with a good pair!

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 2:38 pm

      Thanks Rachel!

  9. David
    August 16, 2012 / 2:59 pm

    I’m starting a poll right now, Q – Would you like to see Lorna in the Dip Dye Shorts from Topshop?
    -Yes
    -OBV!
    -No

    Vote now! πŸ˜‰

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 3:00 pm

      Lol that wont work πŸ™‚

  10. August 16, 2012 / 3:10 pm

    Great shopping spree. Love it

    Xoxo
    Paula
    Blush-paula.blogspot.com

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 3:28 pm

      Thanks Paula!

  11. August 16, 2012 / 8:21 pm

    I don’t like this kind of “wedge” but quite pretty shorts!

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 8:31 pm

      That’s ok! I didn’t like them much at first, but they have really grown on me!

  12. August 16, 2012 / 10:12 pm

    wow such a classy post! You look stunning! I like the way you think,similar to me haha check out my new post!

    • Lorna
      August 16, 2012 / 10:28 pm

      Thanks Isabella, I’m not sure if your comment was meant for my other post though, but thank you!

  13. David
    August 18, 2012 / 1:06 am

    I vote OBV! ^^

    • Lorna
      August 18, 2012 / 2:57 am

      Yeah I thought you would lol, but it doesn’t count!

  14. Adam
    August 19, 2012 / 2:23 pm

    I really love those shoes! πŸ˜€

    • Lorna
      August 19, 2012 / 2:26 pm

      Thanks Adam πŸ™‚

  15. August 20, 2012 / 5:22 pm

    high tops and running shorts!? those are two things on my list!

    • Lorna
      August 20, 2012 / 5:59 pm

      Glad you like them sasha!

  16. Annabelle Steiner
    November 7, 2012 / 8:01 pm

    Nice stuff..my favorite the striped sweater.

    • Lorna
      November 7, 2012 / 9:42 pm

      Thanks Annabelle!

  17. January 14, 2013 / 6:56 pm

    Have that same mustard cardi! It’s a great way to lift spirits. I also have a grey one…had to resist the blue, green, coral, etc! lol ~Sx

    sabaandthecity.blogspot.com

    • Lorna
      January 14, 2013 / 7:39 pm

      Lol they make great cardigans don’t they!

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