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Boden Sale - anyone splashing out?

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redmayneslips Sat 28-Dec-13 11:24:50

I have just ordered the Thea Dress in purple with 50% off, it is my birthday coming up very soon and we're off to a very nice hotel for 2 days without dc and I am hoping this will be a nice daytime dress with navy or purple opaques and navy suede wedge shoe boots (from Boden last year) I am 5ft 10" and a size 12 so I am really hoping this shape suits me.

Has anyone else purchased? Apologies if there has already been a thread on this, I haven't seen it

sotiredfornow Sat 28-Dec-13 11:52:14

I really want the bistro trousers but there's very little reduction on the black ones hmm

ladybyron Sat 28-Dec-13 11:54:04

Now there's a code for free postage, I've ordered some chinos and a shirt.

KosherBacon Sat 28-Dec-13 11:57:38

Nope. Some of the sale prices are actually higher than using previous codes. I bought the jumbo code skirt for £29.50 two months ago yet the sale price is £39.50

alemci Sat 28-Dec-13 12:01:29

I wanted the Mohair cardigan but at £44 it was too expensive. I did order a top before the sale which is lovely and the Audrey dress. I agree I think some of their stuff was cheaper before.

I may have another look but i don't really need anything.

Apatite1 Sat 28-Dec-13 12:38:20

Bought five dresses for £199. All easy to throw on day dresses. Almost finished with my sale shopping as my £2k budget is nearly gone now.

cloutiedumpling Sat 28-Dec-13 13:07:43

What is the free delivery code please?

Sophiathemistletoefairy Sat 28-Dec-13 13:59:50

Oooooo tempted.

dontcallmemam Sat 28-Dec-13 14:40:42
I've ordered this. I'm hoping I look just like the model!

BitchyFestiveFace Sat 28-Dec-13 14:57:15

I am holding out for clearance. Possibly next week? There's not much I want, not at current prices, anyway.

redmayneslips Sat 28-Dec-13 15:09:21

I agree that the sale prices were not great, I had another dress in my bag, the grey easy tunic with the fly-fishing print. It was nice but too dear at the moment so I took it out again!

I love the bistro trousers too and I also like the navy ones with the velvet stripe down the outside of the leg but they got bad reviews.

Knit wear is still expensive.

Apatite1, which 5 dresses did you get? I would LOVE a £2k shopping budget <jealous!>

ladybyron Sat 28-Dec-13 15:12:43

Free delivery- UKSH - worked yesterday

Flossiechops Sat 28-Dec-13 15:20:13

I need some work wear after spending all of my career in uniform and had been eyeing stuff up pre-sale. Much of the items were cheaper previously, I really dislike Bodens pricing technique it seems a bit of a lottery.

Apatite1 Sat 28-Dec-13 17:52:11

Redmayneslips, I got the Sophie, mercer, westbourne and colour block dresses, plus one of the shifts.

I have a healthy budget as I only shop in the sales: I won't buy any clothes again until the summer. I only shop oneline and when I find a bargain. A good chunk of my budget this winter went for 2 tory burch handbags: last year I bought zero handbags.

CointreauVersial Sun 29-Dec-13 11:52:54

I bought a Mixed Stitch jumper in emerald, which is gorgeous, and a Brondesbury top.

10outof10 Sun 29-Dec-13 13:16:19

Have just used UKSH for free delivery on top of new up to 70% off.

SilverSixpence Sun 29-Dec-13 13:54:23

I bought one of the navy polka dot macs, the green jacquard bistro trousers and a jumper.. I did think the prices seemed a bit high though - does anyone buy again at the lower price and return the higher priced one as I'm tempted to do that <cheap>

Also v jel of the 2k budget!

Dontletthemgetyoudown Sun 29-Dec-13 15:52:28

Stocked up on pj's for the girls but nothing for me. Trying to avoid the Boden cliche of slightly overweight mum in fun Boden clothing (I'm 37 size 12/14 mum of 4 living in a very middle class sea of Boden!!)

alemci Sun 29-Dec-13 18:02:45

the code doesn't work on mine. Does it update when you pay or at the checkout. I have spent £38. Do you have to spend over a certain amount.

10outof10 Sun 29-Dec-13 18:20:45

Changed it at checkout and automatically deducted the delivery charge.

NorthernLebkuchen Sun 29-Dec-13 18:22:01

I've got the very cheap boot socks (£8.70 now!) and a pair of pull ons. Absolutely nothing else I want and a lot is STILL too expensive. Last year I paid £36 for a rainy day mac - which has been brilliant and still looks like new. This year they're still selling them at close to £100.

alemci Sun 29-Dec-13 18:25:02

10 is it definitely that code listed earlier UKSH? Just doesn't seem to work. Am I not spending enough?

I used a cashback site which should link free delivery automatically. Puzzled?

alemci Sun 29-Dec-13 18:42:43

finally worked thanks.

I realised you had to press 'change code' button.

Bought Richmond Top and montpelier plus wallet. Now I will literally stop spending as it is all too easy.

HoHoHopasholic Sun 29-Dec-13 19:38:12

I've just bought This jacket Think it'll be nice for the spring, can't go wrong for £23!

LamaDrama Sun 29-Dec-13 20:38:47

They have an outlet shop on Ebay, pull ons are £9. Ive been getting a few bits from there and its always free delivery.

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