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Semi-Daily eBay | Sexy Lacy Nothings October 6, 2010

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Black Dolce & Gabbana Pencil Skirt (Lace)

Black Dolce & Gabbana Pencil Skirt (Lace)

You see this beauty? Delicate black lace, thick black satin band around the top? This is currently on sale for about £200, and is by D&G. The best thing? This skirt is pretty much an exact replica of a vintage Frank Usher lace skirt, which I just bought on eBay for a grand total of £3. Yup, less than a fiver, and in perfect condition too! Now, what to wear this lovely lovely item with?

Semi-Daily eBay | Stunning Charlotte Olympia Heels September 17, 2010

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Stunning Heels!

I love Charlotte Olympia heels. They may just be my favourite. The chunky platform, the funky heel. The Louboutin-esque shape. I dream of owning a pair, which is why I wish this particular example was in my size – they are only £50!! Please, someone with size UK5/EU38 feet, please buy them!

Semi-Daily eBay | Floral Ball Gown For Winter September 1, 2010

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Beautiful Floral Ball Gown

Beautiful Floral Ball Gown

I am feeling kind of like partying today. Not clubbing, but dancing, and eating canapés, and sipping blush champagne from tall fluted glasses. As such, this heavy winter ball gown is just the sort of thing that would help me to do that. Although I would still need to acquire the ballroom, the canapés, and the other guests. But hey. This stunning and unusual floral ball gown is £54.99, and has 6 days to go – and I wish it was mine!

Semi-Daily eBay (Etsy) | Vintage Sheer Silk Chiffon Dress July 7, 2010

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Studding Ruffled Vintage 60s Dress

Oh my. That was all I thought when I saw this dress. Oh my. First off, it is beautiful. Yes, completely over the top, but somewhat wonderful at the same time, thanks to the dual layers of sheer pink and purple ruffles, and the figure flattering shape. Secondly, it is exactly my size. Exactly. It is almost like it is meant to be. Except oh, wait, this dress costs $118. And I can’t afford $118. So, for now, it will have to remain out of my reach! Darn skintness…

Semi-Daily eBay | 1920′s Fashion and Glorious Dresses June 10, 2010

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1920s fashion seems to have been accidentally popping up all over the interwebs this week, and the case wasn’t any different with my searches on eBay. All these beautiful antique creations kept coming up for sale and I couldn’t afford any of them. It isn’t fair, so I am putting them on here in the hopes that one of you will buy them instead!

1920s Fashion Cream Lace Minidress

1920s Fashion Cream Lace Minidress

First up, one of the super short 1920′s hemlines that made those Flappers seem quite so risque. I love lace at the moment anyway, but even the beauty of this origianl piece can’t make me part with a mighty £225!

Beautiful Satin 1920s Fashion Party Dress

Beautiful Satin 1920s Fashion Party Dress

This one is even more expensive, ringing in at a terrifying £665, despite the fact it has a few stains and size of age. However, this supreme example of the 1920s fashion dropped waist deserves to be showcased, if not necessarily bought.

Vintage 1920s Fashion 30s Gatsby Red Coral Sheer Organza Dress

Vintage 1920s Fashion Red Organza Dress

Finally, what need I say about this floaty organza dress? It is stunning, sexy and utterly representative of a bias cut flamboyance that we have long left behind. I want it, and if I had a posh event the $100 would seem slightly more acceptable to me!

Semi-Daily eBay | Sam Edelman Balenciaga Wedges June 2, 2010

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sam edelman balenciaga zoe harness wedge boot

First off, apologies… Semi-daily eBay has become more Semi-Monthly. However, I am on a self imposed stop-spending binge at the moment, so shall no doubt be featuring many pretty things purely to try to force someone to buy them on my behalf.

Now, on with the subject of this post. These boots. These bold, daring and downright dangerous boots. They are, of course, utterly ridiculous, and it would be wrong if they were anything but. They also currently cost £100, which is painful, but to be fair not completely stratospheric – and they are in my size, which makes their presence all the more unbearable! These completely meet all my requirements for bold biker boots, sky-high wedges and attitude. I love them!

Semi-Daily eBay (Etsy) | Yava Recycled Bottle Glasses May 19, 2010

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glasses made from recycled bottles

Glasses made from recycled bottles

I had to share these gorgeous little glasses with you! I know that we have seen a plethora of recycled bottle glasses hitting the shops over the past few years, but these little tumblers are different. They are cute, retro, and above all else the variety means that they stand out from a crowd. They would have to be kept on display though, to show off their gorgeous looks!

Semi-Daily eBay | Art Deco Inspired Heels May 11, 2010

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Art Deco Poste Mistress Heels, size 4

Art Deco Poste Mistress Heels, size 4

I haven’t done a Semi-Daily eBay post for a while – I have been a bit distracted with buying many things on the fabulous auction site for myself. However, today I decided to get back in the flow, and what a way to start! These beautiful Poste Mistress heels popped up in the vintage section, and they are definitely vintage inspired – the duck egg blue is so reminiscent of the early decades of last century, and that amazing copper ribbon design gives it that Art Deco edge. Alas, considering that they only cost a miniscule £4.99 currently, they are a UK Size 4, and far far too small for me. Anyone care to buy them instead?

Semi-Daily eBay | Nicholas Kirkwood Black Heels March 30, 2010

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I love shoes.You all know that. It isn’t a facet of my personality that I can keep hidden for more than a few minutes of being in someone’s company. Part of this shoe-love is dreaming about beautiful shoe works of art that I couldn’t afford even if I tried, and these Nicholas Kirkwood heels really do fit the bill. Sure, they cost $650 – but they are damn pretty…

Nicholas Kirkwood Heels

Semi-Daily eBay | Irregular Choice Polka Dot Heels March 16, 2010

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You all know that I love Irregular Choice. I also quite look shoes with a bit of a strange vibe or wacky touch – which means I was guaranteed to like these polka dot heels. The polka dots are cute enough by themselves (I am sure a certain Amber would like them…), and the little dolls on the toe are really strange and wonderful! Currently they are just£15 in a size 7 on eBay.

Irregular Choice Polka Dot Heels

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