If you had £40 to spend on fashion…

Corsage_dress …what would you spend it on? Imagine that this £40 (which is about $80 for the benefit of our US readers) has just landed on your doorstep, a small gift from The Fashion Police. The only rule is that you have to spend it on clothes, shoes or accessories – what would you buy?

For myself, I’d buy Topshop’s jersey corsage dress, which would come in just under my £40 budget at £38. We featured it back in January in one of our ‘What to Wear’ features, but it sold out before I could get my hands on one. Now it’s back in stock, but I have nowhere to wear it, and have been bravely trying to convince myself that it would be a waste to buy it and then just hang it in the wardrobe, unworn. A £40 windfall, though, would let me buy it guilt-free, so it would be my choice, no question.

What would you buy with £40? Link to your chosen item in the comments field, and we’ll try and post all of your picks tomorrow!

5 Comments

  • April 29, 2008

    Heidi

    I have decided to use the $80 to get a complete outfit. It ended up around $8 under the $80. I guess I will use the remainder $8 to get some chocolate:)
    http://canada.forever21.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=FOREVER21&category%5Fname=dresses&product%5Fid=2048991759&Page=1
    http://www.forever21.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=FOREVER21&category%5Fname=shoes&sub%5Fcategory=&search%5Fsize=&search%5Fcolor=&search%5Fprice=&product%5Fid=2049307164&Page=all#
    (Orange)
    http://www.forever21.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=FOREVER21&category%5Fname=handbags&product%5Fid=1047483233&Page=all
    http://www.forever21.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=FOREVER21&category%5Fname=jewelry&product%5Fid=1047089267&Page=all
    http://www.forever21.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=FOREVER21&category%5Fname=sunglasses&product%5Fid=1040535809&Page=all

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  • April 29, 2008

    Laura

    I have this dress and I can really recommend buying it! It doesn’t have to be worn to really posh doos I’d count it as a smart casual choice as the fabric is Jersey. I wear it when I go for meals and such like.

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  • April 29, 2008

    Laura

    I’d buy this dress (in pink) and still have some spare change 😀
    http://www.asos.com/Asos/Pleated-Sleeve-Corsage-Dress/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=254870&cid=4168&clr=Pink&sh=0

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  • April 29, 2008

    Lil

    I would buy this dress:
    http://www.missselfridge.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=40&viewAllFlag=false&catalogId=20555&storeId=12554&categoryId=87412&parent_category_rn=63749&productId=635236&langId=-1

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  • April 29, 2008

    Kerry

    Because I am very stingy with my money (even when it’s not my money!), I’d buy two things:
    These cute teal coloured suede heels
    http://www.asos.com/Asos/Asos-Leather-Asymmetric-Strap-Sandal/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=216815&cid=1931&clr=Teal&sh=0
    And this very usable leather handbag
    http://www.asos.com/Asos/Asos-Leather-Bow-Scoop-Bag/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=236439&cid=1929&clr=Tan&sh=0
    It’s all about the accessories today!

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