New Release: A England — To Emily Brontë (Winter 2015)

Collection: A England 2015 Winter, To Emily Brontë

English indie nail polish brand A England has just released their Winter 2015 collection, To Emily Brontë. Wuthering Heights is one of my favorite books of all time, so I’m sure I’ll sucker myself into picking up a few of these!

A England, To Emily Brontë collection, Winter 2015
Image: a-england.co.uk

The five colors are:

  • Heathcliff, a subtle glitter on a black base
  • Cathy, ghostly, eerie white grey holo with an illusory flash of blue
  • Let Me In, dark red berry holo full of depth and passion
  • Wuthering Heights, soft medium grey holo wrapping multiple reflections
  • Spirit of the Moors, bright blu holo revealing at times tiny surprising green lights

Oh, who am I kidding? I want all five!

Not only have I read the book, but I’ve also seen many of the film and TV adaptations of the classic novel:

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Winners Canada Haulage, NARS, SpaRitual, Anna Sui nail polish

Haulage! My Winners (The Canadian TJ Maxx) Purchases for Summer 2015

As we are entering the fall months on this first day of September—though fall doesn’t technically begin here in Canada until September 23—I thought it would be a very responsible idea to enter a low-buy for the upcoming season. After all, I’ve gotta start saving money for those post-holiday deals, right?

Plus, the Canadian dollar is so weak at the moment, and prices are slowly going up. We’re down to 75¢ to the US dollar, guys! It hasn’t been this low since the 90s, I think.

So I have resolved to “shop my stash” more and stop buying so much bloody nail polish until December. You might start to see reviews of things I bought over a year ago…

To get myself in the mood for a low-buy, here’s a roundup of my Winners purchases since about April. That’s about five months, basically since my last Winners haul post, so this post is really more like: Purchases for the Second Half of Spring, and Summer.

Now, I love shopping at the TJ Maxx stores (that’s Winners and HomeSense in Canada, though we also recently got Marshalls, too). They’re obviously a bit hit/miss, but the hits can be fantastic!

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Haulage! @ Winners (April 7, 2015)

This haul does include a nail polish, so I think I’m within my rights to post it! Heehee.

I have a Winners (TJ Maxx/Marshalls in the US, and TK Maxx in the UK & Ireland) very near to where I live, so it can be quite difficult to avoid going there a lot.

What I found today (not what I bought!):

  • A mini red Alexander McQueen shoulder bag that I saw there last week, too. They want something like $1,300 for it. Eep!
  • NARS on clearance. I saw Coup de Coeur lipgloss for about $14, but I am always leery of buying lipgloss at Winners since it may have been opened and contaminated by other shoppers. Also, they had a few Multiples, and Space Odyssey nail lacquer for $13 or so, but I am not paying that much for silver glitter.
  • Some cute Badgley Mischka wallets, some with bows, some quilted, and some with floral prints on saffiano leather. They were all continental zips like this one, but I don’t like that style of wallet for myself. If the floral wallet was a turnlock, like this one (yes, I know the one in the pic is a handbag!), I’d have been sorely tempted @ $79.99! Not that I need a new wallet.

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