Tuesday, March 10, 2009

What's A Girl To Do?






I won, I won!
This is the first time I have bidded on something from Trade Me (New Zealand's answer to Ebay) in many years.
I had bad experiences with my previous purchases. Way to dingy/ misleading photos and myself being to click happy.

I'm so excited for this mini-dress! However, it finished at a random time in the afternoon, when normal people are at work and i'm most likely scouring through the racks at op-shops finding treasures.

Which as it happens I was today when my phone alarm for the auction ending went off.
.....Oh yeah i'm nerdy like that.....
So heres me, half out the door while buying the items I had to quickly sift through, bolting out the door, recently purchased hat threatening to lift from my head and fly under passing cars and I suspect my whole backside on show as a tore down the street, not wanting to the lose the auction.

In a dramatic fashion, I dropped my bags of treasures at the door burst in and opened the auction with 17 seconds to go and .....unfortunately....ME in the lead....

Oh well, atleast I won.

8 comments:

lucille said...

First comment !
Lovely dress ! Thank you for your nice comment ! I love your style too !

Chester said...

Lucky!
Can't wait to see how you wear it.

E.K. said...

Congrats! I hate bidding because if I lose I feel like it's a personal attack, ha! You should create a photo shoot around the dress, like a fashion spread. Over the top!

Joezehh said...

that dress is tres pretty :)
how you gonna wear it!?
x x x x x

Joezehh said...

(by the way, the tights in my banner are from primark... its a miracle i havent laddered them yet...)

a cat of impossible colour said...

Haha, congratulations! I have the same mixed relationship with Trade-Me buys. Hope this one doesn't disappoint!

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Claire said...

yay! congrats on the win!
must be the best feeling! :)

its super sweet too! :)
xx