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Bargain Shopping: Mixing High-street with High-end…

I love a bargain, and I am sure many of you do too. I get just as much of a thrill from raiding a Primark sale rail as I do from splurging at Manolo Blahnik on impractical shoes that I don’t need. Since I have moved into my first ever Carrie Bradshaw apartment in the centre of the city, I have become accustomed to spending my Sunday afternoons wandering around the sale bin’s in many high-street stores. As a blogger & NHS worker, like 90% of the population, I do have to be careful with my money, and as I have a taste for all things Couture, I need to budget! Therefore, I have become accustomed to mixing carefully chosen high-street items with high-fashion designer pieces on a daily basis. Gone are the days where the two didn’t mix, it’s something that has been done for years, but now openly more acceptable. On a recent raid of Primark’s summer sale rails I picked up a few bargain pieces, all priced between £1 to £10, to mix in with my current wardrobe, and I am going to show you how I have styled them up with designer pieces to create looks worthy of an heiress socialite, along with some other highstreet items. Showing you it’s not what you spend or where you shop, it’s all about how you style it…

Jacket: Jean Paul Gaultier T-Shirt: Primark £2 Jeans: Topman Belt: Primark £1 Sunglassess: Marc Jacobs

Clear Jacket: Topshop Shirt: H&M Jeans: Topman

Clutch Bag: Gucci Sunglassess: Marc Jacobs

Shoes: Burton Menswear

Jacket: Versace Shirt: New Look

Chocker: New Look

Bag: Louis Vuitton Jeans: Topman Shoes: Burton Menswear

Jacket: Primark £5 T-Shirt: Primark £2 Jeans: Topman Belt: Primark £1 Sunglassess: Marc Jacobs

Bag: Christian Dior

Jumper: Michael Kors Shirt: New Look Jeans: Topman Bag: Michael Kors Earring: Honora Pearls

Jacket: Christian Dior (vintage 1980) Burgundy Dress: Primark £5 (worn as a long top) Jeans: Topman Sunglassess: Marc Jacobs (top photo)

Bag: Louis Vuitton

Jacket: Primark £5 Dress: Primark £5 (worn as a long top) Jeans: Topman Shoes: Burton Menswear Sunglassess: Marc Jacobs

Bag: Christian Dior

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