Matalan Haul – Black Friday SPECIAL

So if you’ve been living under a rock, you must have not been aware that it was Black Friday on the 23rd November. We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in my country, but in the past 3 or 4 years, Black Friday offers started making the rounds. In the beginning, they were awful: up to 15% off of full priced items. As time passed, however, they got better.

I only had time to go to one shop this year, Matalan, and I got some really cool items which I cannot wait to show you!

First thing I looked at was this black high-neck dress. I couldn’t find the actual item, so I linked to one with the exact pattern which is quite similar. The only difference is the length of the dress, the sleeves went down to my wrists and there were no frills at the shoulder. I’ve already worn the dress and I absolutely love it!

Floral High Neck Frill Sleeve Dress

I’m obsessed with chunky jumpers, so this yellow and white funnel neck jumper was no exception! People find it weird that I love wearing bright colours in winter as opposed to dark and boring colours.

Cable Knit Funnel Neck Jumper

I said it once and I’ll say it again (and probably will say it in another haul): I LOVE pearls. If the colour of the garment is dark, pearls will be a nice way of brightening up the outfit, which is why I fell in love with this grey pearl-embellished top.

Pearl Long Sleeve Top

I have also worn these grey biker leggings to go see Fantastic Beasts 2 (if you want me to review the movie let me know because I have some… interesting… opinions on the ending!!), which are super comfy in general, but at times the ribbed parts around the knees kept irritating me. But in general, loved them!

Pull On Biker Leggings

I always used to struggle with finding the right pair of jeans… but not anymore, because I didn’t buy just one pair of April Super Skinny Jeans; I got two different colours: denim washed and black! The fit is really great, and it wasn’t quite a straight leg like any other super skinny jeans out there.

April Super Skinny Jeans

I also got two pairs of shoes because I lack ankle boots: tan-coloured Chelsea boots, and wine-coloured Chelsea welliesyep, you read right: CHELSEA. WELLIES. Dream come true for me because I have been obsessed with Chelsea boots for a while, but never got round to buying any. And I don’t own a pair of wellies as well. Win-win!

Formal Flat Chelsea Boots

Chelsea Boot Wellies

Since I work in a classroom environment, I needed a lot of Christmas cards to give out to my students and co-workers so I bought two of these 16-pack silver cards. Aren’t they cute?!

16 Pack Glitter Heart & Star Christmas Cards

These next two items are presents for my student, who absolutely adores llamas. And by adores, I mean she’s borderline obsessed. So I bought her a pencil case (couldn’t find a link, so only pictured) and a set completed with a notebook, pencils, erasers and clips.

Llama A5 Notepad Set

Image result for matalan save your drama for your llama pencil case
NOT INCLUDING REVISION CARDS

Since I’ll be travelling in December (just over a month left!), I thought it would be fitting to jazz up my luggage and passport with this cute nude passport/tag set. And the quote on the passport cover? Perfect for me!

Passport Cover & Luggage Tag Gift Set (22cm x 20cm x 2cm)

Last but not least, a gift for my sister-in-law! She likes things that smell pretty, and I bet these smell PERFECT! This prosecco-scented body wash and lotion set is perfect for anyone who either likes pretty things, likes prosecco… or even both!

Prosecco Scented Body Wash & Lotion Gift Set (18cm x 12cm x 8cm)

 

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