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SIMPLE PLEASURES: Hand-knitted baby clothes

I know they are old-fashioned and that, in this day and age, it’s so much easier and quicker to nip down to Mothercare or Asda to stock up on baby clothes. But I’m currently obsessed with hand-knitted baby clothes. Not … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty8 February 20, 2012

Black tie front espadrille wedge shoes - Debenhams shoe sale

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Shoes for less than £10 in the Debenhams sale

Debenhams has a good sale on at the moment, with up to 50 per cent off items in all departments, including shoes. I was pleased to see that there are plenty of pairs of shoes now going for £10 or … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty6 October 11, 2011

vintage pearls

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1940s jewellery for a Blitz Party

One of my lovely work colleagues was off to a Blitz Party the other week, and asked if I had anything that she could borrow. She had the dress and the shoes, but not the accessories. At a Blitz Party, … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty4 September 28, 2011


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Barbara Hulanicki at ASDA: new winter collection

Yes, I know this is my second ASDA post in a week, but all the discounted baby stuff keeps me going back. Yesterday I went in to pick up a Moses basket for the bargain basement price of £15 (result!) … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty2 September 21, 2011

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Psst! Freebies, UGG boots and upcoming competitions.

I once wrote on this blog that I rarely got any good freebies – and then realised, a couple of weeks later, what a fib that was. The truth is, I get offered some great free gifts and products for … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 September 5, 2011

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Caring for designer shoes: RESOLE, RESOLE, RESOLE!

The other day, while looking at the Daily Mail website online (while pretending that I am above such things, natch), I raised an eyebrow at a piece about Jimmy Choo shoes. The headline: These Choos are NOT made for walking: … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty9 August 17, 2011

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The best ballet pumps for £20

Every summer I live in ballet pumps. The problem I’ve found is that they tend to fall into two categories: expensive (by my standards) and cheap and nasty. The cheap and nasty ballet pumps come from supermarkets and discount shoe … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty6 May 15, 2011

debenhams fascinator

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Stock up for summer weddings: 70% off at Debenhams

The Debenhams sale is full of goodies – especially if, like me, your mantelpiece is already becoming crowded with wedding invitations and save-the-date cards, Hugh Grant-style. My feathery headpiece portfolio is beginning to look a bit… knackered, so this is … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty0 January 11, 2011

cath kidston provence rose purse

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Cath Kidston sale highlights: January 2011

My Cath Kidston sale review was a popular post last year, so here’s the 2011 edition. The thing with a Cath Kidston sale, in my experience, is that it’s very hit and miss. There are always some gems in there, … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 January 10, 2011

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Duttons for Buttons: one of my favourite shops

Duttons for Buttons is a shop that sells… well, can you guess? This weekend we braved the blizzards to get to our local TK Maxx, in search of a costume for my husband’s gig next weekend (don’t ask). Anyway, while … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty3 November 29, 2010

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Miss Thrifty Loves: £15 macs from Tesco!

If you’re in the market for a mac, check out the selection in Tesco. I don’t shop in Tesco very often, partly because there isn’t one near us (unusual, I know) and partly because I’m still moody about the Tesco … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty0 November 15, 2010

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Balenciaga handbag for £7.99…!

Ha! I thought that would get your attention. Sadly this beautiful Balenciaga handbag (pictured) is a one-off. It’s a fabulous find by Michele Smith: a Miss Thrifty reader and bargainista extraordinaire, who posted about her lucky discovery on the Miss … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty0 November 4, 2010

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Top thrifty shoe tips – and the SHOO, Jimmy Choo! winner

Miss Thrifty readers sent in some great thrifty shoe tips for the recent competition to win a copy of SHOO, Jimmy Choo! – and here are some of the best. Buying the right shoes Never, ever buy shoes that don’t … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty3 June 17, 2010

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Cath Kidston discount code – get in quick!

Want a Cath Kidston discount code? The latest issue of Easy Living magazine comes with a code for 15 per cent off at Cath Kidston, but you don’t have to buy a copy of the magazine: just quote the code … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty9 May 12, 2010

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Marissa McLeod: the loveliest prom queen

“With every girl who goes, who came to get a dress, a piece of my daughter gets to go to prom.” Before she took her own life in December 2009, Californian teenager Marissa McLeod had been collecting new and used … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty2 April 30, 2010

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GAP voucher: get 30% off

Here’s a voucher for all Gap customers in the UK. Take it into any Gap, GapKids, babyGap or Gap Outlet to save 30 per cent on the clothing chain’s new collection. Sale items, cashmere items, leather items and giftcards are … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty0 April 29, 2010