SICK AND NOT THE GOOD KIND

Thursday, 29 July 2010
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This isn't just any sick bag. It's a classic white, disposable M&S 'sick sack' (doesn't the word 'sack' make it ten times more stomach-wrenching?). You only get this bad boy if you happen to vomit up your guts in M&S. The first aider actually came into the cubicle with me and then led me to the taxi rank. Marks & Sparks = awesome customer service.

Here are some updates before I do a MONSTER POST with all my new clothes (there are lots):

1. You may have gathered this, but I am bed-blogging thanks to a nasty sickness bug I contracted a couple of days ago. I am consequently green of face, sans make-up and certainly not bloggable. I'm also missing the Drapers party tonight. Sucks.

2. The other day I thought I saw a baby carrying a tiny Louis Vuitton bag but it turns out its mother was carrying both it and a tiny Louis Vuitton bag. Still, creeped me out for a good ten minutes.

3. I bought a leopard print coat and red skinny jeans. I intend to wear this AS SOON as October hits with a beehive and lots and lots of black kohl. I wannabe an Isabel Marant girl.

4. I still haven't tried falafel - is that weird?

5. My latest purchase? A cream, cable knit jumper from Topshop that Ali McGraw would have totally worn in Love Story.

Now, YOUR turn.

26 comments:

  1. You need to try Falafel my love!

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  2. You should definitely try it! I was dubious at first but it was YUM! http://frillsnspills.blogspot.com/2010/06/watch-out-for-flying-falafel Maria xxx

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  3. 1. sorry to hear about the sickness. to make it worse there is NOTHING worse watching on television. pretty good m&s story though.

    2. LV in general is freaking me out at the moment. i only want it if it's a fifties inspired cleavage enhancing dress.

    3. leopard print and red skinnies? heeeaaavvvveeennnn. i want both.

    4. not a fan of falafel. get a burrito instead.

    5. topshop has some seriously amazing knits at the moment. there are a few i've got my eye on...

    feel better soon! xx

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  4. boo - good old m&s, i hope you feel better soon. . . does the Marant thing work with pink jeans i wonder?! ck :) x

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  5. very jealous of your marant girl look already, and thats before ive even seen it!

    im torn on the falafel front, u have to get a good batch. pret do the best falaf ive ever had, in a sandwich, but they also do some of the worst falaf in the form of a hot wrap. so choose wisely!

    hope u get well soon, it's odd - a few blogs I read have sickbug posts today.

    x

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  6. Sorry to hear you're not well! I hate vomiting. And especially hate feeling sick in public places as it adds anxiety to the mix and then you feel even worse! Lovely M&S though.

    Leopard print and red skinnies sound like a fabulous outfit- can't wait to see it.

    I tried Falafels years ago as randomly my university campus shop sold really nice wholemeal rolls with falafel and salad. I miss them.

    Hope you recover soon x

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  7. hope you get well soon :) recently i've bought:
    -a vintagebcamel coat (i cannot wait until winter to wear it!)
    -lennon style sunglasses
    -a vintage bag

    falafel i so nice too! x

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  8. i havent tried falafel either.. love that its midsummer and we have autumn on the brain. GET BETTER!

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  9. Lets go for falafel on Tuesday.

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  10. Good to have you back!! And hope you feel better soon!!

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  11. Hope you get better!

    The food market just off Old Street has a stall that makes the most amazing falafel wraps....so yummy! Dee x

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  12. falalallafel, i will force feed you if you get over the vomming thing. i want to be sick in M&S just to try that concept.

    1. i'm looking at my shearling jackets (three. how?) and wondering how much overheating i can cope with in order to wear them in august.
    2. my phone is broken.
    3. there was a bald cat in my garden yesterday and i was TERRIFIED
    4. hummm, i might force my sis to get asian food with me tonight. xxxx

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  13. UGH, I'M SICK TOO. I might be coughing up my guts for all I know. Hope you get well soon! Hoping to see that "Monster Post" soon!

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  14. I love your post, they are great, I hope you pass my new blog ...

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  15. amazing!
    http://www.nyc-fashion.com

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  16. Lovely blog!
    I would like to invite you to mine - I think you will really like it :))
    Also, the main reason for my invitation is that I want to invite you to join my Challenge - just click on the link at the very top of my left sidebar and see what it is - I hope you will find it exciting :)
    In any case - I hope you enjoy my blog and of course feel free to follow me if you do! ;)

    Much love,
    Sabina.
    xxx

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  17. I Haven't Tried A Falafel Either! I Want To Be Like Isabel Marant Too!
    Following Your Blog!
    StyleNonsense.blogspot.com

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  18. Aww, so sorry to hear you're sick petal! Hope you're by now recovered? I'm also passed out on the couch in my pyjamas, but as a result of SERIOUS jetlag rather than sickness (which is of course preferable).

    I can't wait to see the leopard/red jeans/beehive combo! Sounds perfect. And go and try a felafel now! Preferably bought in Marais, Paris and eaten in the Place des Vosges...

    Miss B xx

    http://agirlastyle.wordpress.com/

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  19. Hope you're feeling better!! can't wait to see all of these purchases!! :)

    www.lovelywanderlust.com

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  20. Falafel will make you feel better - do it! xx

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  21. Hope you feel better soon. This is a great blog!

    If its the Topshop cardigan with the leather buttons I'm more jealous than I can put into words, I want it to throw on over all my girly dresses!

    Think of the sick sack as a super exclusive accessory :)

    xx

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  22. I don't mean to be callous since this is a post about being sick but surely you're better by now and can start posting again?? I miss reading your blog. X
    P.S. Do hope you are feeling better and will come back soon.

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  23. Natalieeee, I'm really missing my canned fashion :( please don't stop, you'll dissapoint a belgian teenage girl that needs this blog as an inspiration, or she'll, i don't know, look like the lovechild of spongebob squarepants and mick jagger(now)? won't look good!

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