Tuesday, 11 August 2009

shopping spree

sweden is great for shopping clothes. not only do they have brands we don't have in germany, they also have those crazy sales. ok, i can have almost the same in oslo, where i am quite often, but still, it's not 100% the same.
so of course when we went to sweden last weekend i went on a little shopping spree, mainly with two targets in mind: monki, and myrorna (which is the salvation army's thrift shop). monki was to be the first station and they did not disappoint me. even if i hadn't found anything else at any other store i would have been very very happy with my score:



















i don't really know what came over me, but i went out with only dusty-powdery-rose-coloured items. not bad for somebody who until quite recently said she doesn't like... pink. ok. this is not pink. it's old rose. a little purse, a belt, a tulle-dress, a skirt (which is not on the picture but will follow in my next outfit-post) and a top with lace-trim.

myrorna have become quite expensive especially when it comes to clothing. the only interesting piece i found was a blouse and it should cost 160sek, which is around 16euro, and thus far too expensive for a thriftshop-item which wasn't even vintage. anyway, i found some nice pieces of fabric for very little money:



































this hawaii-style print is going to be a summer-skirt. very beach-y!

then, i still had some time left before i had to be back for lunch. usually i don't go to mq, as their prices tend to be on the higher side, but i thought i might check the sale, because, well, you never know what you'll find. they had a kind of final sale with 50% off the former sale-price, meaning that most things were marked down by at least 75%. i went with a pair of trousers, a blouse and a coat:

























some of my swedish readers may well recognise those pieces. they were all part of an exclusive capsule collection by hanna lindström who won last year's fresh fish (a fashion fair and design competition for young swedish fashion designers). the collection was really hyped when it hit the stores in february, and when i went to karlstad in march i had hoped to be able to afford a piece or two. well, i couldn't. but now in august i could. the battle coat was marked down from 1500sek to 200, and the trousers from 700 to 100. guess who felt really really lucky!
both pants and coat are a little too long for my taste, but that's nothing that can't be fixed...

5 comments:

Cathy Voyage said...

Wow, wunderschoene Sachen! Die Farben der Monki-Teile sind definitv mein Fall...
Und die Hose und der Mantel erst...tolle Fundstuecke!

Nadine said...

Das puderfarbene Kleidchen ist wunderbar - ebenso der Trenchcoat und die Hose :).

Le Tasché said...

Wow, die Hose ist ja der Hit, steht Dir wirklich fantastisch! Wunderschön auch der Mantel und dieses puderfarbene Kleid!

J. said...

Åh, vad avundsjuk jag blev på dina gammelrosa fynd! Jag hade jättegärna burit den färgen för jag tycker den är jättefin, men tyvärr passar jag inte alls i den...

Dotti said...

Lenale, du hast ganz wunderbar geshoppt. Bekommst für alles – von Puderzuckerzeugs über Stoff bis hin zu Mantel und Hose eine Eins! :)