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Latest Purchases

Thought I'd take a short break and share all of my latest purchases :)

H&M via a charity shop - £1.99

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H&M via a charity shop - £1.49

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Topshop - £26 (present from the boy)

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Topshop - 3 for £8

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Topshop via a charity shop - £1.99

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Topshop - £20

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I also purchased a tartan scarf from Topman for £14 when we visited London on thursday :) My next post will be a lot more exciting as we are off to Hastings on Saturday, very excited!


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