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10 Best Acquisitions of 2015

Paul & Joe Flamingo Blusher | Shopping Inspo

I know January is nearly over and I seem somewhat late with this but I still want to take another quick look back…These are my top ten favourite new items from 2015 – things I bought and particularly liked over the course of last year. All of these are items I still use regularly or at least get a lot of wear out of…

What prompted this recap? I have an admission to make – I am actually planning to challenge myself to a shopping ban for at least a few months this year. I haven’t yet decided when to start but will tell you more about it when the time comes.  My motivation is largely that I want to be a bit more mindful when it comes to shopping and partake less in consumerism. I have found myself spending way too much money on clothes and accessories for years now. Making myself aware of the basics of my wardrobe is a good first step for me so I decided to take this look back. To sum it up, most of these picks qualify as good buys because of their versatility and wearability for both work and special occasion looks.

     1. Bobbi Brown Art Stick

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   2. Black Ankle Boots by Högl

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 3. Black Jersey Dress by Benetton

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4. Dark Blue Suede Overknee Boots

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     5. Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette

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    6. Light Pink Saffiano Shoulder Bag

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      7. Eelskin Purse by Becksöndergaard

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     8. Rust Knit Poncho by River Island

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8. Black Faux Leather Boots by Esprit

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10. Pink Faux Suede Pumps by Tamaris

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Hope you have all had a good weekend!!

 

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62 Comments

  1. You have some really lovely picks here

    Filipa xxx
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  2. That flamingo notebook is so cute! You look so pretty
    xo
    http://www.laurajaneatelier.com

  3. you have an envious collection of ponchos! :D

    http://www.connect-the-cloths.com ♥ | xoxo

  4. The pictures are really pretty dear..loved the hat and boots..amazing you are…

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  5. love the look of the eye palette. I hope your ban goes well when you start, everytime I start I then see on someones blog something I MUST get (I dont need it but I become too weak) so I fail.
    blushinginlife.blogspot.co.uk

  6. Great items, I love all the boots and the black dress. I think you will get so much wear out of them. I’m also trying to be more mindful with my spending. It’s really hard work! Have a great day! Gemma x
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

  7. Love the black ankle boots the most, but you bought some great things in 2015! :)

    Good luck with your shopping ban – whenever you decide to start it! I did ‘no buy July’ last year and it was an interesting experience for sure :)

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  8. Die Bobby Brown Lippenstifte udn die kleine Flamingo Box gefallen mir sehr gut :-*

    ganz liebe Grüße
    Melanie / http://www.inblushandblack.blogspot.de

  9. Gorgeous as always! Great styling babe!! Have a wonderful week!
    Much love, Len
    http://www.lenparent.com

  10. I really want that Zoeva palette, it is so pretty! Knit poncho looks so cosy, I need something like that too :)

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  11. They are all great pictures! Have a great day ahead!
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  12. been looking for a perf pair of ankle boots all winter and still haven’t found a nice pair i really like :/ but yours is cute!

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  13. Nice post, and i love the outfits you take

  14. A lot of shoes haha! I really like the pink pumps, they’re so eyecatching! I want to try a spending ban as well, good luck to both of us! (:

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  15. Such amazing picks, the Poncho especially took my attention!
    Love,
    Nilu Yuleena Thapa
    BIG hair LOUD mouth

  16. Awww, you’re so cute,I love the poncho :) xoxo BING.

    http://www.bingyourstyle.com

  17. I loved reading this little round up! My favourite thing here is the pink bag, it’s a gorgeous colour x

    Josie | Sick Chick Chic

  18. Die pinken Pumps sehen zu dem gepunkteten Rock so toll aus :)

    Liebe Grüße,
    Jana von bezauberndenana.de

  19. What lovely purcheses! The colors in that Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette are just absolutely stunning and I think a shopping ban is awesome :) I know it is hard for us bloggers to step away from shopping as we feel it does belong to our jobs in some sense so that we can review things for others, but it is also good to step away from constantly consuming every now and then as well!

    Rae | Love from Berlin

  20. love all the pics. The purple loafers are too cute :)

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  21. Great buys in 2015! I really love those boots, have a great Tuesday :)

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  22. loving the purple shoes, where did you get them from? :)
    sierra | @itsberrystylish  

  23. You’ve invested in great pieces! they are lovely :)
    xo
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  24. Those blue suede boots are calling my name!

    xx Yasmin
    http://banglesandbungalows.com

  25. Lovely post really loved every single buy so chic and stylish pieces.
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  26. I love that dress, that shoulder bag, and those pumps! Good luck with your shopping ban!

    Sarah
    http://mybowsandclothes.blogspot.com/

  27. Great post !! I love the Bobbi Brown lipsticks !! :) Xx

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  28. Great buys of 2015, it’s never to late to post it!! I love your boots! So cute! I hope you are having a great week!

    Diane

    http://www.petiteinparis.com

  29. Oh my goodness, that zoeva palette is stunning!

    ivyholly.blogspot.com

  30. Loving your gorgeous outfit. And your dog is adorable!
    xo
    Siffat
    http://icingandglitter.com

  31. Oh how I like your boots, bag, loafers and the coverup a lot. Great pieces! :)
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  32. I love your bag and the Bobbi Brown sticks! Lovely post.

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  33. These are all such great buys! I can see why they’re in your top 10 :)

    Via Sora

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