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haul #5.

For those of you who read my blog on a regular basis you will know that I am addicted to shopping. I can’t stop and even get withdrawal symptoms if I don’t go on a little spree every few days. It’s gone terrible and I think since starting my blog I’ve got even worse! Every item I see or like I think about featuring it on my blog… But I’ve decided enough is enough! I really want to go traveling next year, or on as many holidays as possible anyway. I would absolutely looove to go to Australia for a few weeks, so am going to start saving now. There’s no point in throwing my money away when the world is my oyster!

I’ve decided to go on a spending ban until September when it comes to clothes. I want to buy some new black jeans and a leather jacket and that’s it. I do need a lot of new make up though, but I’ve decided I can buy those. Their not clothes so they don’t count, right?!

So below, is my last haul of the summer until I go back to university in September and treat myself to some new outfits for freshers!

Black Cameo TopNew Look – £10
Multicoloured Bodycon SkirtRiver Island – £25
Grey Flower SweaterMiss Selfridge – £30
Red Peter Pan Collar TopMiss Selfrdige – £24
Black Thick HeelsNew Look – £27
Black Winter BootsDorothy Perkins – £25
Gold NecklaceMatalan – £3.50
Eyelure EyelashesSuperdrug – £5 approx.
Barry M Nail PolishSuperdrug – £3
Collection MascaraSuperdrug – £3
Book: Jodi Picoult – “The Perfect Match”Waterstones – £2.99


As much as I should regret buying these items, I can’t help but be so happy with my new purchases! I especially love the grey sweater I bought for my Miss Selfridge uniform and believe the red top will make a perfect outfit with my new mulitcoloured skirt. I also needed some winter boots even though it’s August – standard with the unpredictable British weather! – and with a 20% off offer I couldn’t resist!


You can’t beat a few beauty products from Superdrug! I love that shop. And with the prices being so low I couldn’t help but grab a few things. The Eyelure 101 Lashes are definitely my favourite fake lashes. They look natural and always stay on all night. I only wear eyelashes on the rare occasion now, but it’s nice to have some handy! I also really liked the look of this shade of Barry M so decided to try it out. It’s a lovely summery shade!


Finally, I decided to treat myself to a new book. In the summer I love to read. It’s one of the only times I get to read a book that isn’t boring and academic – yawn! I chose this as I’ve read “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult and loved it, although I did cry like a baby! I will let you all know how it goes when I finish it.

What do you think of my recent purchases? Do you have any good books to recommend? And have any of you been travelling and can suggest places to go? Let me know!
Lots of love, Jessie. xoxo

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  1. Belle Bolton
    August 4, 2013 / 9:24 pm

    I am addicted to these eyelashes, they are the best ones out there. Good choice of book too, I read this in practically two days, I won't ruin it for you but it is very good!Belle xMascara & Maltesers

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 4, 2013 / 10:33 pm

      I agree, they're so good! I always use them and wouldn't use any others 🙂 Ooh I'm excited to get started.. I'll let you know what I think when I finish xx

  2. Sophie Pocock
    August 4, 2013 / 9:40 pm

    Great haul! love everything need to buy the black chunky heels!Sophiexxwww.pocockins.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 4, 2013 / 10:33 pm

      Thanks Sophie 🙂 they're really comfy too! xx

  3. Rachael Linton
    August 4, 2013 / 10:50 pm

    Love the River Island skirt, it's gorgeous xRachael | beautypea.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:34 am

      Thanks hun 🙂 I can't wait to wear it! x

  4. Shannon Boyce
    August 4, 2013 / 11:34 pm

    I am the exact same way when it comes to shopping. I love it so much! Everything you got looks fantastic!the-creationofbeauty.blogspot.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:34 am

      It's so annoying 🙁 I don't want to spend any more money haha! Thank you 🙂 x

  5. Grazziella
    August 5, 2013 / 12:49 am

    Those shoes are killers !!!!! Really like this post !Such a nice blog you have here :)Bisous from FRANCE

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:36 am

      Thank you 🙂 I love them! x

  6. Betzy Carmona
    August 5, 2013 / 12:54 am

    Great Haul 🙂

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:37 am

      Thanks Betzy 🙂

  7. Jackie
    August 5, 2013 / 3:35 am

    Looks like a really great haul. I'm exactly the same as you, as bad as it is. I seriously feel like I need something new every week!! It's a problem!xoxo Jackiehttp://www.somethingaboutthatthing.blogspot.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:38 am

      It definitely is a problem 🙁 thank you 🙂 xx

  8. Sophie Ruffell
    August 5, 2013 / 5:38 am

    Looks like some lovely picks!Loving that necklace.darlingsophie.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:38 am

      Thank you 🙂 I haven't stopped wearing it haha! X

  9. Erin Edwards
    August 5, 2013 / 6:12 am

    You got some great finds! THank you for your kind comments. I'm you newest follower on both bloglovin and GFC. In fact, I've shown lots of love (likes) on your wonderful bloglovin posts.Erinthefashionfairyblog.blogspot.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:41 am

      Thank you 🙂 aw thanks so much! It really means a lot 😀 xx

  10. Brittany Williams
    August 5, 2013 / 8:55 am

    Great selection of items here! Thanks for sharing!Brittany, xxhttp://polkaanddots.blogspot.co.uk/

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:28 pm

      Thanks so much Brittany 🙂 x

  11. Anonymous
    August 5, 2013 / 10:33 am

    Love the River Island skirt and New Look chucky heels xfabheadtotoe.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:29 pm

      Saaame.. they are my favourite purchases 😀

  12. Emily Knott
    August 5, 2013 / 11:05 am

    Love this post! The skirt is lovely! There is a really nice midi denim skirt in RI that I really want! This post has made me want to go shopping! BritishBeautyAddict

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:28 pm

      Aw thank you 🙂 I love everything in RI.. Their clothes are amazing! x

  13. Laura Worden
    August 5, 2013 / 11:35 am

    LOVE the 101 lashes, I have so many of them! I'm your newest follower! I've just started a new beauty blog and it would mean the world to me if you could check it out and let me know what you think.Thanks so much!Daisy Dear

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 8:29 pm

      The 101 are the best for sure! Thank you so much for following, will be sure to check it out. xx

  14. Michelle Hung
    August 5, 2013 / 3:00 pm

    Im loving those black heels! I am so like you… shopperholic! its so bad! defo since starting blogging it has got worse as bloggers have the best secrets on where to buy!Love your blog and thanks for your comment on my blog and for your follow, now following babe!Michellewww.virgosandkisses.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 9:00 pm

      Thank you for the follow 🙂 I know.. I can't stop! Determined to not shop until September though, but I know it won't last more than a week 🙁 xx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 5, 2013 / 9:25 pm

      I've heard that one, will definitely give it a read! x

  15. Alyssa Choo
    August 6, 2013 / 1:28 am

    Great haul. I love the heels and the top from miss selfridge! 😀 I just started a fashion blog recently and would love for you to check it out. Follow for a follow on GFC and bloglovin? I'll follow back! x choosfashion.blogspot.comhttp://www.bloglovin.com/blog/9066911

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 6, 2013 / 9:40 am

      Thank you 🙂 I'll defo check it out and give you a follow! x

  16. Classy Peach
    August 6, 2013 / 2:11 am

    You have some stunning purchases! :)classypeach.blogspot.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 6, 2013 / 9:40 am

      Thank you 😀 xx

  17. natalie edwards
    August 6, 2013 / 10:44 am

    These are great buys! such a good post – thanks for sharing 🙂 love your blog!www.fashion-form.blogspot.co.ukxx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 7, 2013 / 8:21 am

      Thank you 🙂 I love your blog too! xx

  18. ZeebLikesIt
    August 6, 2013 / 1:24 pm

    I find it hard to pass up a bargain too. Love the buys! Nickyzeeblikesit.blogspot.com.auxx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 7, 2013 / 8:22 am

      Thanks Nicky 🙂 x

  19. Krista Palmer Preece
    August 6, 2013 / 4:57 pm

    Love those heels! Would you like to follow each other on bloglovin or gfc?kristasclothes.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 7, 2013 / 8:22 am

      Yes I would love to 🙂 now following you on bloglovin x

  20. Rebecca
    August 6, 2013 / 5:56 pm

    I know what you mean shopping is addicting! Love your new purchases! The grey flower sweater is just gorgeous! Good luck saving for your trip! It will be worth it!Rebeccawww.winnipegstyle.ca

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      August 7, 2013 / 8:22 am

      I know I just can't stop 🙁 thank you 🙂 x

  21. ncboodah
    August 7, 2013 / 8:45 am

    Great finds! They all look amazing haha :). Check out my blog when you get the chance btw and follow me if you enjoyed Xxhttp://ncboodah.blogspot.ca

  22. Cat Flynn
    August 7, 2013 / 3:47 pm

    Amazing haul. I'm very jealous xCat xdropsoffashionthread.blogspot.com

  23. Jayne
    August 8, 2013 / 7:55 pm

    I too am addicted to shopping, it's a problem! Lovely purchases, especially love that necklace!xElectra Violet

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