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Oh fascination it's been in my frustration

It's my birthday tomorrow! Gaaaaah, I've been dreading it all week and suddenly I'm soo excited! "It's the big 1-8 mate!"

Onto other news... I've been oh so very good and I haven't been clothes shopping in over a month so I've saved up all my pennies to go on a 'lil old spree in topshop (I'm helplessly addicted to that place - I swear if I was rich I'd have a mini topshop store in my closet)...


These are my current "topshop must-haves" - I've already acquired the first two which I'm super pleased about. I went to go visit the baseball jacket 4 times before the petite version came out but I'm soo glad I waited because the petite jacket fits soo much better. Oh and the dress is a little masterpiece... the sequin flowers around the neckline reminded me of the current season Miu Miu dress embellishments (but obviously not reaching that same level of perfection) so I do believe after a few wears the sequins will starts to disperse and disappear but I don't really mind because the dress itself is still undoubtedly fabulous. It's a shift style with a sheer top layer, which makes an amazing bell shape when I spin really fast. I feel just a little magical when I wear it, so it's the perfect thing to wear to my birthday meal tomorrow night.

The cream cable knit jumper is oh-so cosy, but for £48 I think it's pretty steep so I'm gona hunt for a vintage one instead *fingers crossed*. The velvet leggings are really nice too, but I could only find the red version in store so I'm gona have to go check again soon.

I'm sure you all wana hear about my shopoholic-ism... I swear I could re adapt Alice in Wonderland and call it 'Spence in Spendsville' - a less successful, heavily clothes related ripoff of the classic tale, ivolving; adventure (wandering through new realms of fashion), love (of the clothes of course... and the attractive Topman shop assistant ;) and not over looking the endless series of death defying stunts (such as squeezing into a dress two sizes too small for me and bargaining an extra 10% off from the scary lady behind the till).

Personally I think it could be a best seller... maybe?
Ok, never.

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This is what I wore today; sorry for the bad quality but due to the weather (and general laziness) I couldn't get any better shots. And yeah you guessed it, I'm in a changing room, but it was a spur of the moment idea and I do honestly already own the clothes I'm wearing, aha.

The bowler hat (folder over to look like a 20's style cloche hat) is from H&M, stripey cardigan from Topshop, lace crop top from New Look, and the skirt was thrifted.

Arghhh, I still can't believe I'm turning eighteen tomorrow! :O

TTFN sweethearts!

(p.s. you're utterly amazing is you read all that - like the Snoopy to my Charlie Brown ;) x x x

21 comments:

  1. oooh love that post, and happy B!!!

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  2. Happy birthday! I love the 3rd item (chunky knit sweater) I think Topshop is great this season! xo

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  3. Happy Happy birthday to you!!! 18, how exciting :D
    (so funny, it was my bf's bday too today)

    Virtual hugs and kisses (haha),
    Ruth

    PS: I think you have great style, love all the items in this post.

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  4. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
    also those items are so cute
    and im in love with that jacket
    ohh and your outfit is adorable
    :)

    thanks for the lovely comment on my blog sorry im so late in replying back :)
    http://vintageaurora.blogspot.com/
    xoxo

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  5. i love that varsity jacket! and happy birthday to you lovely <3

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  6. i agree.. if i have so much money, topshop will be first on my list to go to.
    loving that varsity jacket. :D
    i am loving your blog. you are adorable. i am now your new follower.

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  7. Happy Birthday sweety.
    uuh I dont know, but the christmas tree was really big. I think it was plastic and the tree was split up in many parts to built it up in magna plaza. :)
    If I'm in Amsterdam this year I will look carefullier what it is.

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  8. Lovely pieces and have an amazing birthday!! xx


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  9. Happy Birthday belated!:)
    I love your hat in the last Picture.
    I'ts a very lovely Blog you have here!
    Thank you so much for the comment on my newest Post. xx, Alice from bells and whistles.
    Ps: I would be glad if you want to follow my Blog.

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  10. i'm so sorry this is late comment spence! happy birthday, you lovely thing! i hope you had the most wonderful meal, i'm looking forward to your birthday posts! :) the topshop jumper is just perfect, but i do hope you can find a cheap secondhand one, though! plus the dress is beautfiul, i love the picture of you spinning :) xx

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  11. Happy belated!! AND u hab a lovely blog..Topshop definitely hab amazing stuffs and im loving ur must habs frm them
    xoxo..

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  12. I know I already commented on this post :), but I wanted to let you know you've been tagged on my blog!

    Check it out ;)

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  13. oh happy birthday!

    Missy
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  14. happy bday! hope you had a great time.xx

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  15. Happy bday! Hope you had a great day :)
    x robine

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  16. I love your outfit!!! And the choices you've made thus far. Happy birthday!

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  17. thank you for the really lovely comment you left me. your blog seems great.

    i would love to follow each other, i'll follwo you :)

    hope you had a fab birthday

    BM

    thebohemiangoods.blogspot.com

    X

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  18. happy late birthday gorgeous! hope you had a fab day. wow 18, so jealous lucky girlie x

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  19. Haha, love that changeroom shot x

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  20. Aww hope you had a good birthday sweetie! Love what you did with the hat, very imaginative!
    x

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