I ended up with two lovely and bright pieces which will hopefully be suitable for those dull summer days which come out the remind you that this is Britain and we shouldn't get out hopes up, as well as to blend in with the brighter, sunnier days that we've been miraculously getting recently. It's been sunny and hot for about the past week, apart from the day I went to my friends when we were planning to go in the pool. Thanks England.
Coral/pink boxy shirt - New Look - £9 in the sales
This shirt is actually a little more pinky than it looks on the picture. I've been looking for a boxy shirt for a while and the brightness and pattern really caught my eye!
Geometric Tunic Dress - New Look - £9 in the sales
This dress looks pretty big, but this is the size 8 so I assume that's the style! I just loved the colours and print of it so much, and the photo doesn't truly capture them. The geometric print just works really well with these colours, and the dress looks nowhere near as big on! Plus, at £9 I didn't really see what I had to lose.
Unfortunately I couldn't find the dress online, but it might be in your local New Look.
It was probably for my own good that they weren't!
Leather Biker Jacket - H&M - £30
I've been wanting a leather biker jacket for ages, and I'd had my eye on this one from H&M. This was a late birthday present, as the one that I originally received didn't live up to it's picture, whereas this one definitely does!
Striped Crop Top - H&M - £7
As you can see on the website, this crop top comes in a range of different styles - colours, prints and textures. It's just a simple and affordable piece that I think will go really well with a lot of things I already own .
I finally bought 'Since You've Been Gone' by Morgan Matson which I've been wanting for absolutely ages!! Was super excited to see it in Waterstone's and I'm really looking forward to reading it. I know it's a lot more expensive to by books from a physical store, but there's just something extra special about a walking into that huge cavern of books with the smell of it surrounding you (as well as coffee because there's a Costa in mine, yum).
Don't worry the picture on the left is not all books I've bought today! It's a mixture of birthday presents, charity shop finds and library books. I just wanted to point out how extensive my to-read list has become. 10 books are all lined up for me (plus a book I need to read for my book club.)