Sunday 18 November 2012

christmas party outfits: budget friendly

Dress: BHS | Clutch: Matalan Bracelet: New Look  |Earrings: River Island | Shoes: Internacionale

 Dress: Internacionale | Shoes: Matalan | Clutch: Internacionale | Bracelet: New Look

Dress: Topshop | Purse:  Internacionale | Shoes: Matalan | Necklace: Dorothy Perkins

Hi Guys! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend. 

For the past few weeks we have been giving you outfit inspiration for the holiday party season. This time of year can get a bit expensive, so we wanted to bring you a few purse-friendly options that won't break the bank balance whilst still making sure you look glamorous. Below we also havea  few tips to keep it budget friendly

Top Tips: 

1) Recycle
Wear a dress that you already own and buy some new accessories to give it a new look. Or vice versa, buy a new dress and use shoes and accessories you already own. Before you go shopping have a good look in your wardrobe and see if there is something in there you could use. 

2) Look in the sales section
When searching for a new dress, either online or instore, don't forget to have a look in the sales section to see if something catches your eye.

3) Charity/Thrift shops
Why not have a browse in you local charity/thrift store and see if you can find any gems. 

4) Hire a dress
There are many websites offering designer dresses for hire at the fraction of the price they cost. If your only going to wear it once why not save yourself the time and hassle, when you can have a gorgeous dress delivered to your doorstep with a few clicks. Check out Girl meets Dress

5) Swap clothes
Why not swap or borrow from your sisters or friends. This way your both wearing something new but your not spending any money. 

We hope you enjoyed this week's post. For any of you that don't like wearing dresses, next week we will be showing you some ideas with separates. 

If you missed last week's post click here.

Feel free to share your own tips with everyone in the comments below. 

Sita & Radha xoxo 


  1. thanks for the comments!
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  2. I like the third outfit =)
    Thanks for the comment darling =)

  3. Shopping the sales and getting a great bargain has got to be one of the best things ever! ;) love your picks! xo

  4. love the dress choices and I will definitely get some tips from this posts for any upcoming events!

    Also, thank you so much for the lovely comment!
    My Lyfe ; My Story

  5. hmm i think i like that swap clothes idea. i tried gown rentals before.

    just me,

  6. Love these looks that you put together! great idea to save on some money!

  7. love the number 2!

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  8. These are beautiful looks you've put together! I also like the tips you have... I definitely recycle dresses, and I always try to get ones that will be versatile and classic so I can wear them again and again!

    Ellie @ Ellalogy 

  9. I can really think abt the budget look from series -1 n 2 ,mix n match wld work for me !

  10. Wow I love look 2! Gorgeous dress!! <3

  11. I love the idea of swapping clothes :)

  12. What a good post and looks!!

  13. Hi! Thank you for visiting my blog!:) I love your blog so much!:) Such a good clothing idea! I like second outfit!:) I follow you now!:)Hope you follow me back!:) Have a nice day dear!:)

  14. That's great! :D


  15. I love the second look! So elegant. I always do the first three items on your list. I love going to thrift shops. Lots of hidden gems there.

    I love your blog so I'm following you on Bloglovin. I hope you can also check out my blog and follow back.

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  16. amazing sets! love the black peplum top!!:)thank you so much for your comment dear:)) keep in touch dear:)) happy week!


  17. Great outfit ideas,lovely!!
    Love especially the first look;)
    If sometimes you can not resist the temptation to eat some sweets, take a look at my latest post :)
    Fashion tea at 5

  18. love look no.4! fab styling girls!!

  19. Hi, I like your blog, should we follow us each other. I follow you right now.

  20. I love all the looks!!!!


  21. I love the second one! Especially the bracelet!!

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  22. OMG.... I love almost everything! Especially the glitter clutch and the black lace dress <3

  23. I love these looks :) they look great and chic! I especially love the dress in the first outfit! Lovely!

  24. oh i love the blu dress!!

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  25. i'm loving the black dress

  26. beautiful dresses!great post!

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