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Matalan Tie Dye Sequin Vest

Tuesday, 28th Sep 2010
A Lovely Little Bargain

I popped into Matalan a few days ago and picked up a few bits. I’ve always been a bit of a Matalan fan, particularly when I feel like something new but don’t want to go mad and bash the credit card too hard. And also, because it isn’t on the high street, you are less likely to bump into someone else wearing it than, say, Primark for example. The quality is miles ahead too.
So I thought I’d show you this cute little vest I snagged for just £12. 
Matalan Tie Dye Sequin Vest, £12
Now I love grey and so I’m chuffed that there’s so much of it around at the moment. But I have always been very, very weary of tie dye. It has always called up images of hippies and holy jumpers (as in jumpers with holes) and peace loving people with flowers in their hair. This look is so not me. I should point out that I, too, am peace loving, but it’s just not a look I have ever felt comfortable with.
Anyway, back to the subject in hand. Surprisingly, I really like the tie dye effect of this vest. The fabric looks and feels very soft, and the whites, blacks and greys blend luxuriously together.

It’s a good length if you want to cover your bum!

Subtle glitz balances the tie dye element

Some more subtle sequins on the pocket

Zippy shoe boots I bought from Matalan a couple of years ago.
I do like their footwear.
I think this little top is really good value for money, which is what I am all about. It’s comfy and versatile, would look great with jeans and I can see it tucked into a chic pencil skirt too. Lovely!
So what do you think to my lovely little bargain? Have you tried Matalan?
Can’t wait to hear from you
Ree
XXX
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6 Responses to Matalan Tie Dye Sequin Vest

  1. Fashion Fantasist September 28, 2010 at 9:11 am #

    You look lovely!! xxx
    http://www.fashionfantasist.blogspot.com

  2. Anonymous September 28, 2010 at 10:19 am #

    I like! xx

  3. Jo September 28, 2010 at 10:24 am #

    Ooo I really like that! Nice and long to cover my bum and baby belly ha. Think I’ll take a trip to Matalan this week. I love it there, especially for kids clothes.

    xx

  4. girlinthecity September 28, 2010 at 12:52 pm #

    oooh, I love this – kinda reminds me of the silky one in Warehouse / ASOS this now (which is like £30/£40 eep!!)

    a x
    http://viviannadoesmakeup.blogspot.com/

  5. Amanda Lee September 28, 2010 at 1:39 pm #

    oooh! i’m loving the top! the sequins make the top so much more chic!! great pick!!

    xx
    a.

  6. Miss N October 10, 2010 at 6:26 pm #

    wow really love it, what a bargain!

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