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Summer Bargains you need to buy now!

Anyone else coo over clothes and other bits and bobs that they can’t buy for whatever reason, only to spot it in the sale a few months later? Result! Well as I’ve been packing away my summer wardrobe, not to be seen for at least 6 months, I’ve realised that quite a few of my bits are now in the sale! If you ask me, winter is the perfect time to snap up a summer bargain and in about 6 months’ time, you’ll be so glad you did! So here’s some of my summer bargains that you need to buy now!

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Fashion in my thirties – 3 tips to find your fashion groove

I’ve written a post before about rediscovering my style in my thirties and as the year is drawing to a close, I feel better than ever before in my fashion and style choices and I’m enjoying the shopping experience again. I’ve got a little way to go until I’m totally at target (more on that in my next post) but I’m feeling more and more like me again and loving fashion in my thirties.

So what’s changed?

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Rediscovering my style in my thirties

There’s this moment when it feels like people start to notice you again after having babies. “You’re looking really great”. “You’ve got a spring in your step”. For me, that’s been at about the same time with both of my children, approximately 9-10 months after giving birth. Something just clicked and I felt ready, both physically and mentally to focus on myself a little bit again.

The same sort of thing happened when I entered my thirties I think. People noticed me less, I was happily married, comfortable and not as bothered about impressing people. With my thirties, came a new sense of self-confidence and generally, I’m pretty happy with the person I am, the friend I am, the wife I am.

Both entering my thirties and having babies has left me in a sort of no-man’s-land when it comes to my personal style and what I enjoy wearing. My overly-stuffed wardrobe is in a constant state of limbo – things I used to wear before I became pregnant (in my twenties) and the things I’m wearing because my body isn’t yet back to it’s optimum weight or shape. I purchase items to disguise the bits about my body that I’m not currently happy with, which in turn, leaves me frustrated as I don’t feel like they reflect my style or how I feel, or even really suit me. Can you relate?

I’m now at a point where I’m rediscovering my style, and here’s why…

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