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31.8.10

Melamine

As a student I'm sick to the back teeth of having easily breakable but extremely loved crockery that practically dangles out of my cupboard due to lack of space, almost to the point that I don't want to eat at the sheer thought of breaking something.

So quite recently I've started investing in the very kitch Melamine plastic crockery brand, not only are they plastic and practically unbreakable, they're freshly designed, dishwasher safe, great for picnic's, reasonably priced and come in a wide variety of patterns. So its goodbye Denby and helloooo Melamine. 

You can buy The Melamine range on Ebay  



(Images taken by myself)

14.8.10

Bits and Bobs

After a couple of weeks I've finally had the time to sit down and show you a few bits of either vintage pieces that I've been given by family or things that I have bought recently that I love a lot ♥
 
Starting in the bottom left hand corner moving clockwise:

1. A vintage sterling silver flower brooch 
2. Dior 'Les Parfums' perfume set including Dior's Dolce Vita, J'adore, Hypnotic Poison, Dior Addict 2 and Miss Dior Cherie around £50 
3. Givenchy's Phenomen'eyes Mascara, £19.50 from Debenhams 
4. A vintage cameo necklace 
5. A vintage sterling silver rose pendant 
6. Victorian vintage copy heart watch, £30 by Past Times 
7. Vintage crocodile skin 1960's/1970's purse/bag 
8. The matching brooch to my vintage sterling silver rose pendant (number 5) 
9. Off white Maddox shoe with brass buckles, £30 and currently half price in the sale at Topshop 
10. Vintage 1980's Tapestry print weekend bag bought on Ebay for £27 

I love all these little vintage pieces that I've either been given or bought and I think they are so much better price and look wise than some of the copies that are out at the moment on the high street for double the price. For example this Tapestry bag at a shocking £40 from Topshop 



Also although the price for the Dior Miniatures was quite steep they're great for travelling purposes which I've used them for a couple of times, but also they are so cute to look at due to the size of them when they're sitting together in a set. Look at the size of my miniature Miss Dior Cherie next to my thumb! (excuse the nail) 


Is there anything you've bought or been given recently that your proud of?
M x

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