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I need to buy a new dress for a wedding - trying to get one online.
The thing is, apart from my wedding dress and winter coat, I have never spent more than 20 quid on an item of clothing. And it has to be really nice for 20 quid. I'm a charity shop girl and proud of it, and designer labels put me off (though i do like good quality)
anyway I've found this - very "me", and nice fabric. But it's 39 pounds so i am unsure. I would probably buy it anyway if it had a high neck (as in turtleneck) because then i would be able to wear it around without worrying about getting sun cream all over it (the front of my neck burns in about 5 seconds flat). The alternative is this
what do you think? is anyone else like this about buying clothes? if so what would you do?
I got my whole wedding outfit for my brother's wedding in H&M a couple of years ago. Skirt, sleeveless polo top and cardy to match for the grand sum of £30!! Was amazed and it looked great (imho). Was a similar colout to the expensive one, which I must say is really gorgeous, but I also like the cheap one too. Put the cream on before you get dressed in a high factor and you should be ok for hours, then maybe re-apply in the loos later on in the day without plastering it on the dress.
I like the cheap one, actually, even though I am the opposite of a tightwad when it comes to spending money on myself. I have sometimes had to wait weeks for deliveries from Le Redoute, though. Have you looked at Kew?
i know this is a little late...but as a totally brassic charity shpoper tight wad myself...i thought id share a site i found recently that is pretty cheap.its 'vintage'clobber..some weird stuff and some pretty regular stuff.
i havent learnt how to do links but its called marthascloset.co.uk
one thing though most of it is pretty small.