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Brands that have inspired me ~ Part 2

  They say the admitting you have a problem is the first step. If that's the case then I'm in full admission swing! Here I go with Part Deux of the brands that I love. In the Summer of 2013, I found constant references were being made to a new shop called Shutterbug. Shutterbug was based in Kilkenny and was the brainchild of Blanaid Hennessy. If you Google her, you'll see why I have a slight obsession with her! It stocked mainly vintage items at the time. Their range of quirky yet wearable clothes (which often, vintage stores don't have) were sold at a price that I was able to afford. I harassed my mother long enough for her to...

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Brands that have inspired me ~ Part 1

  I am someone who cannot flick through an online shop without buying something! I am a master of negotiating with myself and everyone around me. I am queen at giving myself 10 good reasons to buy something! I will trade money, time and services (WITH MYSELF!) in my mind so I can justify the purchase. I then emerge from my room, red faced and flustered as if I've been up to something naughty (which I have been I suppose!).  Although I am susceptible to the charms of most stores, there are those that hold a particular grasp on me and my purse strings... 1. WOW. Run by two sisters, Spell & the Gypsy Collective has held my heart for years. One...

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