03/01/2015

Things I Like #17

The Kooples biker style shirt; French Connection trousers; Sandro t-shirt; Azature Diamond nail polish; YSL Black Opium eau de parfum; Joseph Joseph chopping board;

This years sales is quite disappointing. Nothing really wowed me or it must be due to being ill on Boxing Day then never was motivated to look at the sales properly once I’ve recovered. I did pick up a few things online though and will blog about them. Everything from this list is from Selfridges.

Is it weird that I want the YSL parfum just for the bottle? I have read that the base note is vanilla, yum but not sure what to think about the coffee. I need to smell this concoction first as I’m curious to see what the fuss is about.

I’ve been lusting the chopping board set for ages, ever since I saw it instore. Ever since moving in, I’ve mainly been purchasing items to decorate the flat, even the little things. There are a lot of homeware things I want but my flat is currently too small to fit everything in. So sad. I get more excited about homeware stuff rather than makeup and clothes. I’m guessing this is a normal thing?

What did you think of the sales? Did you get anything?

23 comments so far.

23 responses to “Things I Like #17”

  1. Angeline Lee says:

    Love the French Connection trousers!

  2. Sapphire Bufton says:

    Agree so much, the sales were a huge let down this year πŸ™ In some stores near me though they started the sales the day before Christmas Eve! I managed to snap up a few good things. When I went back after New Year everything had gone.

    That is such a cute bottle, I don't blame you!

    ❀ Little Owl's Diary

  3. May Palacpac says:

    Nope, I know someone who collects perfume bottles only, without the contents. I think it's a valid hobby/interest. πŸ™‚

  4. Jon Potter says:

    I've had a smell of the YSL Black Opium and I love that. I always prefer women's fragrances to men's.

  5. Nayna Kanabar says:

    I get excited about home where so I can see where your excitement is coming from.

  6. Zubia Rizvi says:

    The YSL perfume sounds awesome! xx

  7. Skinny Brokovich says:

    do i see a gray joggers?? All Fashion houses are doing Joggers for their spring summer collection

  8. Anna around the world says:

    I want to buy a lot of decoration and stationary thing for my new dorm as well. Decorations just make it feel more like home, more comfortable and stationary is so useful. All the best for your future purchases.

  9. Ebony J Hardiman says:

    I love the YSL perfume unfortunately I wasn't able to shop much since I started a new job

  10. Sophie Pocock says:

    love the trousers I also really want to smell and have the new YSL perfume.

    Sophie
    xx
    http://www.pocockins.co.uk

  11. rebecca wong says:

    I didn't get anything from the last sales too. I really like the chopping board set, it looks really interesting.

  12. Huda...!!! says:

    Nice picks…love that french connection trouser πŸ™‚

  13. Sin Yee says:

    Not really get thing on salws as well.. cheer girl, looking forward in 2015..

  14. beautyqueenuk says:

    The YSL fragrance is absolutely stunning, I didn't think it would be my kind of fragrance, but it am a huge fan x

  15. Alice Furlan says:

    hahah i have the same impulse with some perfumes, just want them for the bottle!! I picked up a few things on sale mainly from Kiko and can't wait for them to arrive!
    xo
    Alice|Alice's Beauty Madness

  16. kerri @ Beauty and Things says:

    I've been eyeing off that chopping board too! So expensive in Australia so I'm waiting for it to go on sale.

  17. Mia Foo says:

    ohh, the way you described the supposed scent of the YSL perfume doesn't sound promising, but i'll want it for the bottle as well! it's so pretty!

  18. Franc says:

    We don't have boxing day here but since the year is starting I'm starting to buy things I really need and a few I really want. It was good that you were still able to get some stuff online even if the sales were a let down this year.

  19. Roj Tom says:

    Black Opium perfume sounds good for me, have a great year ahead..

  20. Kelly Chin says:

    i tried the YSL black opium it is quite strong for me.

  21. Naffy says:

    Some great picks! I smelt Black Opium and fell in love! happy new year lovely xxx

  22. Julie Bardoe says:

    Love all of these, except the perfume! I myself haven't bought anything aside from new pjs from boux avenue! lol x

  23. Jess | Just Jesss says:

    I really need to smell Black Opium as it sounds beautiful and the bottle is gorgeous!! Great picks πŸ™‚
    Happy New Year!

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

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