8.3.11

Sunday Booty and Charity Shopping in Kensington

Well it was an early and freezing cold start for our boot sale at Willow Farm in Purfleet Essex. I raced round as quick as possible as I just couldn't bear the coldness.



Three bargains of the day were a pair of Russell & Bromley leather leopard platform shoes for only £1.50:


A cute trinket box from Ibiza, for only 20p



I've been after the perfect granny vintage bag for ages, so was pleased to snap up this one. It is made with real Welsh Tapestry wool and I haggled it down from £3 to £2!! I just took the paper stuffing out and there was a newspaper page by Cage and Aviary Birds dated 30 May 1974!!!



I love the blue mix of colours, it will look great with denim.



We left there and refuelled on a McDonalds breakfast, I chose the maple syrup pancakes with a cup of white coffee. Then we took a leisurely drive into London, via the Embankment and Westminster and onto Pimlico, the Kings Road and up to Kensington.



We drove up Kensington Church Street and when I saw an Open sign for the Trinty Hospice, I got hubby to pull over pronto!! We parked up and went inside.



I must say I was very surprised at the cost of the items, not overpriced at all and very reasonable considering the area we were in.





I was nearly on the way out when I spotted these Zara leather high heel loafers for only £5, so I thought I would have them, as I don't have hardly any black shoes:



Then it was a lovely drive homeward bound, this time through Hyde Park, which made us want the Summer weather so we could have a relaxing day out there!!



We would have stayed around London longer, but we were on a mission to get a cable for Roberts PS3 consule, which in the end we could not find after going in virtually every store-he tracked one down at his friends around the corner after all that!!



Wishing you all a good week ahead, whatever you get up to!!

26 comments:

Ofelia said...
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Ofelia said...

Sharon, I felt like I was there diving around London with you guys!
The Zara leather high heel loafers and the granny vintage bag are my favorite of all your finds so far!

WendyB said...

Yay for more animal print!

Please may I? said...

Well fancy showing a shoe-a-holic, on a shoe ban, shoes!!!

Well they are a steal! Love them both.

No wonder you were pleased with you bag! Like you said the colours it will look great with your jeans.

Due to all this walking up big hills/ mountains car boots are out at the moment! I know which one I rather be doing.

Have a great week Hun.

X x

Vintage Vixen said...

Great job! I love both those pairs of shoes, the bag's fabulous and the little box is ideal for storing bits of jewellery.
That Hospice shop looks gorgeous, the window display is very tempting. xxx

Lakota [Faith Hope and Charity Shopping] said...

Ooh leopard print shoes, they're a bit nice! Really only £1.50? That's amazing, hope to see them starring in an outfit soon!

Perdita said...

I love that bag! Superb!

Penny Dreadful said...

That Welsh Wool bag is gorgeous, I am such a fan of WW. I've seen a coat in similar colours on ebay but it is starting at £40 - not near enough of a bargain for me, though I know that is the going rate at least for them x

Fanny Pinkleton said...

The bag is a real find, very unusual.

A woman can never have too many shoes!

sacramento said...

Drooling all over your finds. glad for you, jealous for me, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. No charity shops around, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Make Do Style said...

Love it all - great day out and I must do a car boot sale soon xx

lunarossa said...

Absolutely great finds, my dear. The Russell & Bromley shoes are fantastic! Happy Woman Day!!!! Ciao. A.

Pearl Westwood said...

I can just imagine you yelling 'quick stop' when you spotted the shop ha ha! Great finds especiall the bag and the leo print shoes, they will clash brilliantly togeather xx

CameronPoe2409 said...

Sounds like a lovely way to spend a Sunday! I love your bargains, it still amazes what good condition charity shop finds can be in! xx

yiqin; said...

the handbag is so cute :D

Life In a Little House said...

Oh lala love the animal print shoes those will be fun to wear !! ~Love Heather

Caroline said...

Really love both your pairs of shoes, but particularly the R&B leopard ones! x

FairyFiligree said...

Your choice of shoes is impeccable - wish I could have such quality bargains! Good for you:) What size shoes do you wear?

MyStyle said...

Hi everyone-thanks so much for your lovely comments, so much appreciated!! My shoe size is a european 41-42, depending on the make xx

vint junky said...

Total finds! I love the little blue tapestry bag, I haven't seen one in that colour, it's just lovely
x

SabinePsynopsis said...

£1.50 for these leopard beauties... Well hunted, my dear! xo

jess said...

I love the leopard shoes.

Christina @ Fashion's Most Wanted said...

Dear Sharon, I love the bag and shoes. You've reminded me I also love McDonald's breakfast although I hardly ever get in there in time. I like a sausage and egg McMuffin. I could eat one now! Hope you're having a good week xx

Smashingbird said...

Oooh I love that bag, the buckle is rather lovely on it too! Great shoe finds, the Zara's are gorge.

Rebecca said...

You hit the jackpot in the shoe department! I'm needing some black shoes. I've worn the few pair I have to their limits.

Sounds like an interesting day in London...

"White coffee"? Would this be coffee with cream? It is an unfamiliar phrase to me.

Looking Fab in your forties said...

2 fantastic pairs of shoes there, especially the leopard ones!

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