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We need money for moving to London! So look at this!




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James literally bought this XBOX 360 Arcade console for the latest and greatest Grand Theft Auto release. He also bought Grand Theft Auto seperately. He’s selling both together as a neat package on eBay. He has completed GTA and subsequently has no need for this XBOX now (we’re not console players, apart from the Wii, but that doesn’t count!) So yeah, its ACTUALLY brand new!!

So please please PLEASE help us in our funding for our big bad move to the big bad smoke!

Clearly this package is well sought after, still! So get you bidding guns at the ready! [Please pass on the details of this auction to your family/friends/related parties! Thanks!]

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE eBAY LISTING NOW!

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Modern Romance Must Have! Peach Frill Dress from TOPSHOP.


-Peach Tier Frill Silk Dress, Topshop, £50.00

This dress is absolutely beautiful. Its beyond whimsical and romantic. In addition, it looks fantastic on! Bonus! The frill and ruffle detail hide a multitude of sins, are ultra feminine and bang on trend!

This dress is 100% Silk, but the website states ‘Machine Washable’; thats would be good!

Available online at http://www.topshop.com and in limited deliveries in stores.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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Dorothy Perkins Black and Cream Rose Skirt.



-Black and Cream Rose Skirt, £22.00

I cannot believe the prices at Dotty P’s! This skirt is lovely, and costs a mere £22.00, thats almost Primark prices that is!

This skirt will look lovely with a vintage tee tucked in, or with a ‘kate vest’ from Topshop (Two for £9!) and flip flops for the beach:)

I love love love it!

Available online at http://www.dorothyperkins.com, and in stores.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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Fred Perry ‘Laurel’ Black Handbag.


-FRED PERRY ‘Laurel’ Black Vintage Style Handbag, £120.00

I love this vintage inspired Fred Perry womens handbag. It’s not often the brand produce ladies bags so this one is an absolute treat!

The leather bag features a golden metal frame, with snap top fastening, and pink cotton lining. The signature Fred Perry crest is also embossed to the front of the bag in addition. JUST BEAUTIFUL!

The measurements are as follows, 29 x 19 x 9.5cms

This bag can be exclusively purchased from http://www.coggles.com, and possibly in the Sarah Coggles stores!

Ms. Judy Pink.

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‘Floral Frocks’ Collection by OASIS.


I came across this collection in a local magazine recently. Well, I saw the below, amazing, ‘Lily Lane’ dress and searched and searched and searched and searched for it’s stockist… and I couldn’t find it anywhere! I’d also been into a local Oasis store, spoke to the manager, who opened up her ‘style file’, and the dress wasn’t anywhere to be seen. So I rang several other local stores, and low and behold, nobody knew anything about the collection, or my beautiful ‘Lily Lane’ dress! I say mine, because one day soon it will be:D SO the search went on…until I finally came across an article outlining the collection.

Firstly, the collection is due to touch down in stores, and online, ‘mid summer’, so who knows when that will be! (If you have any idea, please do let me know!).

-“Lily Lane”, 50s Prom Dress, £80.00, by OASIS.

All of the frocks are vintage inspired but designed with a contemporary twist; with the original inspiration coming from the Museum of Fashion Bath Spa.

-“Rose Riley” Bandeau Dress, £80.00

-“Violet Valentine” Sun Dress, £UNKNOWN.

-“Poppy Parker Jones” Sun Dress, £UNKNOWN.

All the dresses are simply charming, and rather beautiful indeed. The latter 2 ofcourse, are fabulous for hiding lumps and bumps. I’m definitely going to be buying the first two:D One for James’ Graduation, and the other for a friends wedding in July – perfect.

Until the collection launches, I thought the below offering from Oasis at the moment was really pretty; so feminine and flattering; but too long for little old me!

-Floral Print Rose Corsage Dress, from Oasis, £80.00

My only concern is that Oasis’ dresses are creeping up in cost! Since when was a pretty frock£80? scandalous! I will however dip into my purse for the two aforementioned, they are really nice afterall!

Visit http://www.oasis-stores.com

Ms. Judy Pink.

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Puffball Dress by BOUTIQUE @ Topshop.


-Puffball Dress by BOUTIQUE @ Topshop, £75.00

This dress is so unique, nothing less than should be expected from the team at BOUTIQUE though. I’d say it’s very much like ALL SAINTS meets Vivienne Westwood actually…

-VIVIENNE WESTWOOD Ruched Grey Skirt, was £164.99. NOW £82.50 (50% off at triads.co.uk)

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Going back to the aforementioned TOPSHOP dress in question now. The dress is priced at £75.00 and is 100% SILK, therefore it is Dry Clean Only. The dress is available online at http://www.topshop.com and selected stores that stock the BOUTIQUE range.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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FRIDAYS MUST HAVE: ‘Fantasy Horse’ T-Shirt by BOUTIQUE (@ Topshop).


FRIDAYS MUST HAVE:

Friday 18th April 2008.

-“Fantasy Horse” T Shirt by Boutique, £30.00

This t-shirt is amazing, and I’m mostly certainly going to be on the purchase when I visit London in 19 days time! Its so 80s its untrue. I think it’ll look fantastic teamed with super skinny black jeans and seriously killer patent heels, OR, if in my case your no taller than 5 ft, I could get away with wearing it with tights as a dress I reckons.

The ultra-cool ‘fantasy horse’ graphic is printed on 100% cotton and is machine washable. This beaut of a tshirt comes straight from the BOUTIQUE department at TOPSHOP, so this item is only available online (while stocks last ofcourse), and in very selected stores, such as OXFORD CIRCUS, London:)

IN ADDITION, to top it off, see the below dress, taken from http://www.net-a-porter.com where either Topshop have taken their inspiration (which I presume they have), or has MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA twoc’d the design from Topshop??

-‘Wild Horses’ Dress by Maison Martin Margiela, £695.00

OTHER TITLES: FRIDAYS MUST HAVE!
Romantic Frill Dress from TOPSHOP.
Tulip Skirt from TOPSHOP.

Vivienne Westwood “Crap” Tshirt.
Miss S Chain Detail Bag.

ALL SAINTS “Juliet” Tee.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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FRIDAYS MUST HAVE: ALL SAINTS “Juliet” Tee.


FRIDAYS MUST HAVE:

Friday 11th April 2008.

“JULIET” Tee, by ALL SAINTS, £40.00

This tshirt has to be my favourite from ALL SAINTS so far… The vintagey punk graphic print to the front is of Debbie Harry, mirrored, with some graffiti detailing to the sides; such as “Saturday 13th May” and “£.250”.

The tee is plain on the back… and is made from simple white cotton; with a low scooped neckline, very all saints chic. I’m going to purchase this next week, and probably just wear it tucked into one of my tulip skirts, or possibly with skinny jeans and my killer RIVA2’s!

The t-shirt is available online at ALLSTAINTS.com and in the majorty of stores.

OTHER TITLES: FRIDAYS MUST HAVE!
Romantic Frill Dress from TOPSHOP.
Tulip Skirt from TOPSHOP.

Vivienne Westwood “Crap” Tshirt.
Miss S Chain Detail Bag.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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FRIDAYS MUST HAVE: Animal Chain Detail Handbag.


FRIDAYS MUST HAVE:

Friday 4th April 2008.

Black Chain Strap Bag by Miss Selfridge, £20.00.

This animal texture, cross body, chain detail bag, is very similar to the 2.55 handbags made famous by the one and only Coco herself. I’ve personally been on a quest to find a bag EXACTLY like this for a very long time; one that doesn’t resemble a Primark cast off, or fake Chanel for that matter.

This weeks Friday Must Have is perfect for keeping your hands free at gigs and those up and coming summer festivals! I would be, and will be, seen wearing it around town shopping for yet more designer inspired bargains ofcourse!

The bag isn’t badly priced at £20.00 and can be found in your local Miss Selfridge store, or alternatively, online at http://www.missselfridge.com

OTHER TITLES: FRIDAYS MUST HAVE!
Romantic Frill Dress from TOPSHOP.
Tulip Skirt from TOPSHOP.

Vivienne Westwood “Crap” Tshirt.

Ms. Judy Pink.

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Thank You.


Thank you for my 10,000+ views. I enjoy the fact that people message me and ask me questions; and that indeed, my blogs are being read:) BUT please do comment on my blogs themselves too! I’d love to hear your thoughts; and perhaps create some sort of forum for discussion if the blog has interested you aswell:)

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