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'From the catwalk to Primark: designer fashion on a budget' discussion


  • I love the cat print dress shown on the blog. Unfortunately it would be too short for me. I also like the look of the car print top, which has a matching skirt and is the sort of thing which would suit any age group. There are some lovely pieces in the Primark S/S collection. I usually find that cheaper dresses (New Look, Primark etc) don't fit very well, but I have just bought a dress from Primark with panels on the skirt, which fits perfectly, not too low cut, not too tight, the waist is where it should be and the length is right. I was delighted with my purchase, but then I'm easily pleased!
  • Loved the prints on the cat dress and the car top, but sadly the necklines won't suit me :( If there's a skirt in the car print though I might pick that up depending on the length of it.

    At the moment I'm really loving Oasis, they've got loads of cute printed dresses and lots of really nice nautical-themed stuff - think Zooey Deschanel in New Girl. I'm currently in the middle of a wardrobe revamp and have ordered three dresses and a top from there. I also tried on the green dress from the blog and it was lovely but just didn't suit me due to the neckline again and also slightly funny sleeves.

    Although it's a bit more expensive Gap's range this summer is also really nice, lots of funky blazers and retro-style shirts and brightly coloured casual jumpers.
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