Sunday, 13 October 2013

Chelmsford Primark Haul

tartan dress £15 / cut out dress £13 / my little pony crop top £6 / christmas tee £5 / vests £2.50 / hoody £10 / trackies £7 / gym pants £7 / leopard pj's £5 / necklace £3

When you move to a new place it's only right that you explore the local area and check out the shopping scene...so with that belief in mind I've been spending a fair bit of my time in Chelmsford city centre these past couple of weeks and of course it didn't take me long to discover (and make great use of) the rather large and lovely Primark! Seeing as I'm a working girl now I don't feel too bad that I've treated myself to the things above, plus you can see they were absolute bargains! The dresses were two items I saw and absolutely had to have- in fact I've wanted the cute preppy tartan dress ever since Primark advertised it in their aw13 adverts a few months ago, I even bought one for Rosie as I knew she also wanted it really badly. I love the cut out and lace details in the second dress too and it seemed to go down rather well when I wore it on my first Essex night out last week. I really hadn't planned to buy any more tops as my drawer is bursting with them already, but apparently I'm a real sucker for cute prints and just couldn't walk away without owning a crop top with My Little Ponies on it and a boyfriend tee that featured reindeer. I am trying to wait until November before I rock the reindeers though. Or at least slightly closer to Halloween... Aside from the pj shorts and statement necklace the rest of the items I bought reflect my new gym membership (Let's just ignore the fact I'm the least sporty person ever for a moment). I'm planning to go to the gym three times a week now and as my previous living room dvd exercise didn't require a gym kit I genuinely needed to get some work out gear. I'm so happy I could get it from Primark because you have to pay a fortune for sports stuff in other places. What would I do without you Primarni? 

I actually have another Primark haul coming from a big Tottenham Court road spree I went on a little while back, so there will be more Primark bargains on the Budget Boutique shortly. Right now though I'm going to watch Strictly, X Factor and Towie whilst feeling a bit sad that my boyfriend has gone back to London after a wonderful weekend together. I may even indulge in some Kimberly Walsh autobiography which I'm enjoying immensely at the moment, it might even rival Cheryl's! 

Have you done any Primark haulin' lately?    

19 comments:

  1. Omg I've never shopped in Primark before but I'm in love with the tartan dress!! Such a bargain too!

    Claudia xxx
    www.claudiakitten.blogspot.com

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  2. Love the necklace and the reindeer tee Meg! x

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  3. I neeeeeeeeed that My Little Pony crop - so cute!

    Megan xxx
    Thumbelina Lillie | UK Beauty Blog

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  4. I love the My Little Pony top. It's so cute!!

    www.jordan-alice.com

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  5. I adore that black and lace cut out dress. I bet it looks lovely on you!

    Kallie @ But First, Coffee

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  6. I definitely think I'm going to need one of those reindeer t shirts in my life! Love the necklace as well

    Claire x

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  7. Nice post!
    xo
    Ana
    www.natbeesfashion.blogspot.com

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  8. The best Primark haul I have seen in a long time! I so nearly brought the tartan dress for myself but they didn't have my size!

    Belle x
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  9. Definitely need to get myself a hoodie! Its so cold already:( xxx

    www.thebeautymist.com

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  10. I recently moved to a new city and ended up doing a huge Primark shop too haha! I wish I'd seen the cutout dress while I was there though, it is so pretty :) x

    Hannah @ cutesfruits.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. i adore primark hauls! we dont have it here in australia, so i cant wait til im over there in the uk in 16 days to spend up big! xxx

    http://gypsywardrobe.blogspot.com/

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  12. Some great picks! I went in Saturday and everything I tried I didn't like :(

    I have a giveaway if you fancy entering - www.gingerbreadsmiles.blogspot.co.uk
    x

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  13. love the tartan dress and the my little pony top, super cute. They never seem to have them in my local primark,

    thatgirlcalledlauren.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. I love love love that dress!! I've been hunting for it in my local primark but they don't have it!!

    xx

    www.salted-roses.blogspot.com

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  15. Love a good Primark haul! That tartan dress is super cute xxx

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  16. Omg I am in love with that dress, it's so pretty! I really hope it's still there!

    xxx

    www.maisymeow.com

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  17. Love love love the tartan dress and Christmas top!! I really need a Primark trip soon, the necklace is beautiful :)
    Love Holly x
    h-c-love.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. I love a good Primark Haul.
    You got some lovely bits.
    Hayley
    xx

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