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Best buys under $100

24th November, 2018

In the lead up to Christmas budgets can be tight but there’s also an array of social occasions to contend with. So, what to do? Well to help you look stylish across party season I’ve rounded up some great buys to help you get dressed in some on trend outfits without it costing a fortune. Whether it’s a casual Christmas Day gathering or a big New Year’s Eve bash, these cheap and cheerful buys will get you through the next few weeks without breaking the bank.

Boohoo button detail wide leg pant

These pants with their nautical style button finish are the perfect go-to for dinner and drinks or a day at work. Let your choice of top and shoes dictate how dressy you make them.

ASOS Design square neck top

This top is reminiscent of a lot more expensive styles but at a fraction of the price. Anything with statement sleeves this season is always a winner.

ASOS Design Marling bow mule

The adorable bow elevate this simple mule into a shoe option that’s just made for parties aplenty.

ASOS Design Haiku padded heel sandals

If you want to take your outfit up a notch it’s always worth adding a statement shoe. The texture and colour of this heel make it ideal for occasion dressing.

ASOS Design ornate cross body bag

Structured bags are having a moment and this style with its ornate finish adds a ladylike touch to any ensemble.

True Violet square neck bodycon dress

A sleek style that’s made a little more daring with touches of animal print.

Le Specs Damn! square frame sunglasses

A pair of easy breezy frames in classic white will dress up any summer ensemble and give it a fun vibe.

Kenneth Jay Lane gold plated earrings

Want to know the best shortcut for reworking existing occasion wear? Bold accessories. These earrings can easily be reworn multiple times making them a worthy investment this season.

Madewell bodysuit

If you want to give your trusty tees a break consider a bodysuit. Easily paired with myriad looks it will quickly become a summer staple.

J.Crew Claire tie-front top

The tie-front feature make this white shirt a cut above. It could easily be paired with everything from statement pants to a printed skirt.

Superga 2750 Cotu Classic sneakers

This classic French sneaker brand is a go-to for many a celebrity. These sneakers come in multiple colours so don’t be afraid to stock up!

Nana-Nana small bucket bag

Anything with a little logo action is so of the moment. Try this daring design for the ideal finishing touch to any look.

Diesel embellished narrow belt

A great belt is one of the type of accessory that you’ll wear to death. One in a vibrant shade will rework an outfit in an instant.

Furla Babylon cardholder

Luxe and affordable? What’s not to love! A great way to downsize your essentials to fit into your fave clutch.

Venroy lounge shorts

If you’re heading to a casual BBQ or beach day over the holidays then these are the ideal resort wear piece to have you looking like you’re spending the day in the Amalfi Coast.

 

 

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12 best buys under $100

21st October, 2018

A bargain buy is always a welcome addition to any wardrobe, especially when it’s an on trend item at a great price. If it’s a couple of weeks until pay day and you’re dying to make a new purchase or two then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re after a new bag, a pair of heels for your next night out or an all-rounder dress to kick around in all summer I’ve got you sorted.

ASOS Cici satin underwire corset
The corset has been a popular celeb trend and if you want to get in on the action at a fraction of the price, then snap this up.
Monki quilted belt bag

Belt bags are definitely having a moment. If you’re heading out for the day and don’t want to deal with a bag, this is the solution.

ASOS Design Laney tie-leg flats

A feminine flat with a pretty tie-up design, this is one shoe that definitely has a point of difference.

Monki faux leather belted midi skirt

I’m a huge fan of the midi skirt and this is one option that will be kind to your wallet.

RAID Katy patent leopard print heels

Add a touch of animal print to your next look with these great heels.

Stella + Ruby glass pearl hoops

An elegant earring style that’s made for special nights out.

Re:Named polka dot slip dress

This is one dress that you will wear to death. The print, the shape and the length will ensure its versatility.

Levi’s side bands denim shorts

A great pair of denim cutoffs that will serve you well once the warmer weather arrives.

Reformation trixie top

Pair this ruffled crop top with anything high-waisted—it’s a match made in heaven.

Le Specs love train oval sunglasses

These fun frames will make the perfect addition to any look.

Madewell Oliver cotton-jersey turtleneck top

The simple, unfussy style of this top will ensure that it gets plenty of wear.

Y.A.S striped pant co-ord

Part of a co-ord set, this is a patterned pant that can instantly lift an outfit.

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12 best buys this week under $100

16th September, 2018

If you’re feeling the Sunday blues there’s no better cure than a little retail therapy. And if it’s still a few weeks to pay day then never fear because I’ve rounded up some great buys that won’t send you broke. Whether you’re after a great casual dress for the weekend or a statement slide that will elevate any outfit I’ve got you covered with my top budget picks for the month.

Lipsy ribbed striped dress

This is a versatile dress that will take you from work to the weekend with a quick change in shoes and accessories.

Warehouse pelmet skirt in tweed co-ord & Warehouse box jacket in tweed co-ord

Chanel Clueless’ chair and pair these two together for a chic skirt suit perfect for the office.

Free People Lala turtleneck

A white shirt and jeans work perfectly together, making for an ideal off duty look.

ASOS Spirit slingback kitten heels

Who doesn’t want a comfortable heel to add to their collection? This pair is an on trend style at the right price point.

ASOS Design Leyla embroidered slipper mule

Mules have remained a constant over the last few seasons and the embroidery on this makes it the ideal style to lift any outfit.

Tony Bianco Duke backpack

Looking for a chic carryall that will hold all your essentials? This black backpack fits the bill with its understated feel.

Cheap Monday poplin shirt

A polished white shirt is a workhorse of any wardrobe and when you find just the perfect style, it’s important to snap it up.

Peter Lang Palm earrings

Architectural gold earrings are a reliable go-to for days when you want to add an element of interest to an outfit.

Le Specs Damn sunglasses

Make a bold statement with these 60s inspired frames.

Boohoo Petite contrast lapel blazer

A patterned blazer makes for a great alternative to a classic black jacket and can easily be paired with everything from denim to black pants.

ASOS Design suede tote bag with square handle detail

A structured tote in a bold red shade will dial up the glamour of any ensemble.

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12 best buys this week under $100

20th August, 2018

Suffering from a little Monday-itis? Then let a little retail therapy help you out! I’ve rounded up some cheap and cheerful buys that will make a happy addition to your wardrobe. From a structured bag that will impress at work to a smart heel that is made for an evening out, these picks are both functional and on trend. And the best bit is snapping up a few of them won’t break the bank.

Marie-Stella-Maris facial oil

Show your skin some much needed TLC with this soothing facial oil. It looks super luxe but doesn’t have the price tag to match.

Superga lace-up sneakers

These are a forever stylish casual shoe that will work back with pretty much everything in your wardrobe. Snap up a few colours!

ASOS Design poker slingback high heels

A girl can never have enough heels… love a slingback style for a sleek and sexy look.

Le Specs oval sunglasses

Sunglasses are an easy way to update any look. And this pair is a very now silhouette.

Johnny Loves Rosie 3D statement earrings

A little 60s in feel, these earrings will have people thinking you’ve nabbed yourself a vintage gem.

ASOS Design double zip croc tote

A beautiful work bag never goes astray, especially a structured style in a classic croc fabrication.

Missguided trench coat in white

Use this lightweight trench as an easy way to dress up a pair of jeans or pop it on over a dress for an outfit with a polished feel.

Stitch & Pieces faux fur scarf

Make the most of the last lingering days of winter with this cosy burgundy scarf. Love a textured piece to add interest to a look.

ASOS Design soft tux jumpsuit

The cut, the print, the finishing details… this jumpsuit definitely delivers and at a reasonable price tag too!

ASOS Design corset midi dress

A classic black dress that’s ultra wearable is always a good wardrobe addition.

River Island check triple compartment crossbody bag

The check print of this bag makes for a fun statement bag to pair with a weekend look.

MNG Elvis belt

If you’ve yet to discover the versatility of a black belt then now is the time to add one to your collection.