Monday, 23 July 2012

Haul | Primark July 2012

Hello lovelies,

I hope you are getting some sun wherever you are! In London it has been gorgeous over the past few days and I am hoping it stays this way for my birthday on the 26th! 
I have a long overdue Primark haul for you with bits I have bought in the past month. Some of them I took on holiday to Turkey with me and others are just necessities I wanted.

Dress £10
I bought this dress after lusting over the Peplum trend for a while now. It is a very tight material so I had to get it in a size bigger as it made me feel claustrophobic getting in and out of it and I thought I was going to have ask someone to lift it over my head for me! 
(is it just me who is scared of getting stuck in a dress?)
I intend to wear this on a night out next week to celebrate turning 18! It is very flattering and covers my huge hips quite well. I was actually very pleased with this for a tenner.

Skirt £10
I picked up this dip hem skirt before I went on holiday but they still have it in store in different prints and colours. I was not overly keen on the dip hem trend but have grown to love it, and I think this skirt is a really cute and feminine way to wear the trend. It comes with a belt too and I wear it on the waist.



Dress £6
I am sure you have all seen this dress now as everyone seems to have it. It comes in pretty much every colour possible. I originally wanted the pink one and the white one, however they only had navy. 
It has cut out flower detailing at the top and a key hole cut out back. It has ties to do up at the back as well. I wore this over bikinis on holiday. I do like this and it did great for a cover up when I was away. It is quite short and revealing so I am not sure if I would wear it out now I am home, and I do think it looks slightly cheap. :(

Dress £5
I picked up this dress in the holiday section of Primark, it is intended to be worn as a beach cover up.
 I actually wore it out at night though as I thought it was so lovely. It has a cute Cath Kidston style print (why I love it) and has nice detailing at the top. It was slightly too big for me round the waist but I safety pinned it and it looked really great.

Bag £5
I needed a neutral coloured bag that I could use in the evenings of Summer as all my other smaller bags are black. This bag is a soft pink nude colour that goes well with everything. I love the Chanel quilted pocket and chain. It is a soft material and has lots of room inside so it was great for holiday and will be good for some hopefully sunny summer nights.

Shoes £1.50
I picked up these plaited nude sandals to wear whilst away. They are cheep and cute and did the job!

Rollers £2 and £1
I have wanted to try rollers for a while and spotted these velcro rollers last week whilst in the jewellery and make up section of Primark. The large pink ones were £2 and the smaller black ones were £1. I have not tried them out yet but am quite excited to give them a go.

Eyelashes £1
Socks £2.50
More essentials that I needed. I have heard good things about Primark eyelashes so I am hoping they live up to my expectations. Cute socks, that is all :).

Hair Turban £1.50
I  have been meaning to pick one of these up for a while now. Obviously they are a cheap towel material so will probably not do much to dry my hair, but I will use it when I have got a hair mask on to keep the heat in.


Hair Bands £1
Hair Grips £1
Primark hair bands are good as they do not have a metal bit on them that can pull and damage the hair, and they are so cheap that it does not matter if you loose them as I always do.

Have you picked up any bargains in Primark lately?

12 comments:

  1. Have a lovely 18th, Ellie! x

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  2. Love that peplum dress, I've got huge hips as well so maybe I should have a cheeky trip to Primark ;) sure it'll look lovely for your 18th, have a good time :)

    Also the eyelashes are really good, but the glue isn't great so if you've got another glue (like eyelure) then that'll probably work better.

    http://lovesmilesandbeauty.blogspot.com

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    1. It's a really flattering style! And they have it in many colours. I've got some eyelure glue so hopefully they'll work well! Xxx

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  3. Love everything you got, especially the peplum dress and cute socks! :) xx

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  4. I love that first dress it's lovely! And the flowery dress, might get it for my holiday xo

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    1. There are some great things in there for holidays! Xx

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  5. That first dress is adorable! Hope you have a great birthday, and i hope the sun stays out :) If you want, check out my blog
    www.nessa-mae.blogspot.co.uk, If you like it follow on GFC and Bloglovin, and I ALWAYS follow back xx – Vanessa Mae

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  6. oooh some lovely purchases - i love the summery dresses :) hope you had a great birthday! nicola xxx
    itsneecola.blogspot.com

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