Why can’t I resist you, Asos?

I recently got a grant for the course I’m currently studying, so of course, I decided to treat myself a bit.

Originally, I’d intended to go for one nice thing like a new coat or maybe some good quality skirts/trousers for work.

And then I didn’t. There are no clothes in this order from Asos.com, which is a bit of a shocker, but if I’m honest, I have everything I need and there was nothing on the site I loved enough to pay out for.

The jewellery section though… there laid my downfall!

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Star Cluster Headband – £10. I love headbands, and this one is so cute! Wearing stars always makes me feel like I’m channelling my inner wizard, for whatever reason.

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Dark Floral Headband – £10. I think this is fantastic and since it’s a black headband it should be a little bit more subtle than the star cluster one above, which is useful for work! (See, I did manage to get something for work! Clearly I’m a responsible shopper!)

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Volcano Ring – £12. I have some earrings that this will match absolutely perfectly with! It’s from the straight size collection of jewellery, although I bought it in L, so I’m not sure how well this will cope with my chubby fingers, but I live in hope! The colours on this are so beautiful, and I do so love a good cocktail ring. They’re practically defensive weapons, when you find yourself needing to smack someone down!

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Evil Eye Open Cuff – £8. This is probably the item I’m least sure about, but I think it should look pretty striking on. I’m not normally a fan of bracelets (except for my copper one, which I wear all the time), but I’m hoping this will be more comfortable than most that I own!

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Komedian Silver Brogues – £17.99. You may not know this about me, but I just bloody love a good silver shoe! I already own two pairs of silver flats, but I just couldn’t resist these brogues. I mean, look at them. I pretty much HAD to buy them!

So that’s the end of that splurge! There were a couple of things I was just dying to pick up, but didn’t because I may not be financially responsible, but I’m planning a trip to London at the end of November and I don’t want to go with no money at all.

The things that I really wanted were:

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Lace Jacket – £55. It’s so beautiful! But so impractical for winter! Plus, I find most jackets fairly restrictive (generally the shoulders fit me weirdly, which I thank my dear departed Granny for. She gave me some reaaaal wide shoulders!). Also, what’s up with the spot mesh? All over lace would have been so gorgeous.

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Dr Martens Core Pascal Mirror Shift 8-Eye Boots – £105. I’ll be honest with you, it took a lot not to order these. I love them so, so much. They are so gorgeous and Dr Martens are reliably comfortable (for me, anyway). Just… Just look at them. They are my dream boots! But I just can’t justify the price to myself. They shall just have to haunt my dreams forever!

So that’s it for this post! I am still planning on posting about the harassment in fandom panel I did at Loncon, but uh, I keep distracting myself >.>;

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