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Sunday, 3 November 2013

... and she said she wouldn't shop ...

Just as I unpack from this week-long vacation in Krakow, where I have finally spent much desired time with my mister, and re-visited some of the places I had grown terribly fond of, I realise that my 'promise' not to buy much stuff was, alas, broken.

The realisation should have struck somewhat earlier this morning as I was shoving the last items into my expanded suitcase and struggling to get it closed! Well, in all fairness, I did have some extra items which I had left back in Krakow and had to bring them back down to Malta anyway ...

Still, every time I tell myself  I won't do something (read: go shopping, or eating), I go ahead and do it. And with some bravado and gusto as well. Let me just take you through what I bagged myself during this trip:
Zara mustard pattern blouse with leather trimmings ... perfectly matching my bedroom tiles as well. 
Aggi leather skater skirt, to replace a similar one which had seen better days.
Zara plaid woollen shawl: practically my uniform over the last week
Marilyn in Fashion and Irvine Welsh's FILTH ... because the mind needs its fuel too!
iPad Air and Tucano folio cover, because the girl is a sucker for gadgets too. 
Marc Jacobs' Honey - a favourite flavour becomes a favourite scent too.
H&M zebra print dress, to channel the monochrome trend (oh, and since I'm not a fan of animal print, let's say this is a Rorschach test print, shall we?)
H&M mustard oversize woollen, for "those" days.
H&M forest green pencil skirt, just to change from the corporate black / blue / grey
Benefit Cosmetics 'Gimme Brow' and 'Big Beautiful Eyes' palette.  I will write a whole post about 'Gimme Brow'.  It's my new best friend.
And since, as my family say, I can find something to buy even in the desert, I got Lancome's Hypnose Doll Eyes mascara from the in-flight trolley...

There's just no cure to my shopping obsession, now is there?!


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