Late January Sales shopping – Next, New Look, Joe Browns, Joules & Weird Fish

I don’t like crowds; particularly in the shops when the January sales start. However, I absolutely LOVE a bargain! So, if I have the funds, I would sometimes go shopping the first week the kids had gone back to school, so at least I wouldn’t be fighting with them along the sales rails! Lately though, I haven’t specifically gone out of my way to go shopping in the sales, but I passed by New Look the other day and bought a couple of things. Then I was seduced by the Joe Browns catalogue that appeared on my doorstep, so I bought a couple of things from there online. Then, I was at Clark’s Village in Street to look for boots for Chris, when I ended up buying a few things there. Ooops!….

On the one hand, I feel I need to justify myself with a big spend like this, but on the other hand, I think, why should I? I don’t want to encourage people to go and spend on things unnecessarily because I’m all about buying quality over quantity and I’m against throw-away fashion, but clothes are a weakness of mine. I never buy things just because they are in fashion though, and I tend to keep things forever, and when their day is done I either use the fabric in Oshun clothes, or they are stuffed into an old pillowcase to become insulation in our loft!

Anyway, back to the fun stuff!  I think the best thing to do is insert my You Tube video here as that’s probably the best way to see everything I bought:

By the way, I haven’t stopped wearing that ruffled jumper since that day! It’s just so soft and warm and cosy. I’ve been wearing it with the plain grey jersey skirt, so those items I know already are going to get their money’s worth.

Here are links to the items I could find online:

Next jumper

Next velvet cami top

Next blue vest top

Joe Browns tunic

Joe Browns velvet trousers

Joe browns leggings

Have you found any bargains you couldn’t say no to this year?


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