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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

My Collectif sale haul..

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I'm sure it's escaped nobody's notice that Collectif have been in full sale mode, lately. What started out as 30% off selected styles had me umming and ahhing over which dress was my favourite and I went with this border print one, which arrived a few weeks ago.

Fast forward a couple of weeks and they're now offering 50% off all clothing. I couldn't resist the other dresses in my shortlist and I was rather pleased when they arrived. Here's what I picked..

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The Jade Seashell Denim Swing Dress is the same style and cut (and therefore fit) of my mountain print Jade dress. The fabric is a little thicker, being a soft chambray with a seashell print. It's really summery and I'm obviously thrilled with it as I really like the style. 

I'd already considered the Alpine print Jade a bargain with 30% off but this one was reduced to £30.25 after the 50% code was applied, and I think it's a fabulous dress for the price.

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This is the Madison Floral Swing Dress and it's been my favourite thing on the site for a long while now, by far! This one was down to £44.80 in the sale, which made it £22.40 once the 50% discount had been applied and that makes it way cheaper than a Lindy Bop dress (or similar). To say that the quality is far superior is frankly an understatement.

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For me, this is the perfect length to wear with heels and I absolutely love the bow detail to the top of the neckline and the faux button effect at the back of the bodice. The print is reminiscent of a duvert set which my Nana had when I was a kid, so I think that's why I was so drawn to it to begin with. 

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My third and final purchase was the Nina Floral Border Swing Dress. A little more expensive (it started off more at a higher price, too), it's also the one I'm least sure about. I think because this is predominantly white, but the embroidery (which is amazing) is very summery, so I think that my opportunity to wear it is kind of limited. Plus, I've already got this version of the Nina dress, which is lovely (and is how I know I like the style on me) but is also a white background. 

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So, this one is the one I'm considering whether or not to keep, whilst the other two are keepers for sure. 

Did you manage to snap anything up in the sale? 


3 comments:

  1. I did, there weren't as many items I wanted this time as things like the Nina (which is absolutely stunning) I couldn't wear without a bra which would ruin the look of this. I love their 50% off, am hoping they do this again in winter where I tend to get more of the styles. The quality is a 100% better than other shops for sure.

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  2. I'm liking your choices. I went into the Collectif Spitalfields and completely fell in love with the Aida Zak Abstract art dress and the navy floral gypsy dress but they only had a 6 or 10 in store, not an 8 which I think I needed as the other two sizes were too small and too big respectively. I was most sad!

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  3. I really like the top of that Nina dress. Personally it's my favourite of the two. Literally loving all the embroidery around at the moment.

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