Old but Gold


Hi readers, I hope you’re all well! It’s a Bank Holiday in the UK so it’s a day off work!!!

From time to time I go through my clothes deciding which should stay and which should go to another home (eBay, charity, Nigeria). Usually they are old, maybe out of fashion, but wearable.

So this weekend I have been sorting out my clothes and shoes and have just about finished. However I noticed that there were some items that, even though I have had for quite a bit of time, I still wear them and I’m not sure if I could actually let them go:

Purple Batwing Jumper - Dorothy Perkins
Bought in Winter 2008 (on sale!)

Green Batwing Jumper - Dorothy Perkins
Bought Winter 2008 (again on sale)

I loved the batwing jumper so much that when I saw it green I did not hesitate to buy it….if there were other colours in my size at the time I would have hit them up too!

Gold Jumper - Dorothy Perkins
Bought Winter 2007

What can I say? Dorothy Perkins had some quality clothes back in the day; all the jumpers are still in fab condition nearly 4/5 years later!

Caterpillar Logger Boots
Bought Autumn 2006
These boots are probably my most expensive purchase to date; I believe they were £110, but as I was a student at the time, I managed to negotiate a price of £95. These boots have served me so well during the Winter months every year and the random snow days that London has from time to time!

Converses - bought in 2005 and still going strong baby!!

I think that the above items would actually have to fall apart before I could finally let them go........

Do you have any ‘Old but Gold’ items?

14 comments:

  1. i love the metallic detail in the sweater!i moved recently too and we only packed one car full of stuff so it was stuff eliminating so much stuff!!

    -Jessica
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  2. Such great finds! I need one of those converses.
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  3. Wow, very nice "old but gold" items! I like them so much!
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  4. there are definitely items in my closet that i just can't let go of either!!
    xo dana
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  5. Love the Gold and the Purple Shirt :)

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  6. great post!

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  7. I've had my converse forever, and I wear them all of the time! gotta love all-stars!

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  8. I love the jumper! haha. =D

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  9. awesome!

    -COSMICaroline
    www.COSMICaroline.com
    Nashville-Based Fashion & Style

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  10. Converse will never go out of style!!

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  11. i love the gold jumper! looks so good on you xx
    i'm so bad in "throwing" my clothes away because i always feel like i need all of them and one day i'll wear them... but honestly, i have some items in my closet which i've never worn in years haha.

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    Nee
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  13. I totally know how you feel! Everytime I try to clean my closet, I find so many things that I think I'll wear again and keep them.. then never wear them and the cycle just continues nonstop!

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  14. there is nothing like a nice pair of chucks, love it!

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