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#1 RachelT

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:51 AM

So I'm going to hit the shops later, share with us any great sales you've found! (Not sure if there's already one of these or not)

#2 RachelT

Posted 26 December 2012 - 10:14 AM

Bump!

Bump!

#3 *melrose*

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:59 AM

On my way out now, will let you know how i go wink.gif

#4 Hairy Maclary

Posted 26 December 2012 - 12:14 PM

I'm doing online. First order was complete by 8AM.  Would go to shops on my own, but no way in this heat (Perth) and with the kidlets.



Happy shopping all original.gif

#5 eddjan07

Posted 26 December 2012 - 12:45 PM

What did you get Hairy Mclairy and where from??

#6 protart roflcoptor

Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:56 PM

I came into the CBD to do some work in my little office so tomorrow won't be so rushed.

It is frakin CRAZY out there!!! I won't be fighting my way through those hordes for ANY bargain!




#7 Jenferal

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:02 PM

I heard some shops(DJ's maybe?) opened at 5am. It's freaking CRAZY that people can't go without shops for 24 hours and need to get up so early(And expect shop assistants to be up even earlier) to get a 'bargain'.


#8 whale-woman

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:04 PM

I got some stuff at the Harris Scarfe sale. the line for the checkouts snaked around the whole store.

#9 Mianta

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:05 PM

If anyone likes Valleygirl clothing, I got two very cute dresses there for $15 each. There were also nice tops going for around $10 each as well, but I decided that I have too many clothes and probably wouldn't wear them before the colours went out of style.

#10 RachelT

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

I've just done an online order at purebaby they have some good discounts!

#11 Hairy Maclary

Posted 26 December 2012 - 02:35 PM

QUOTE (eddjan07 @ 26/12/2012, 01:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What did you get Hairy Mclairy and where from??



Bits and bobs for DS from Pumpkin Patch.
Second order - Dorothy Perkins (UK).  A black sequin blazer jacket I've had my eye on for a few months, and a jersey.

Waiting on kitchen store to put their sale up (first page only loading)

Edited by Hairy Maclary, 26 December 2012 - 02:36 PM.


#12 *melrose*

Posted 26 December 2012 - 06:09 PM

Got $1000 worth of kitchen items in Myers today and only paid $300!!



#13 CleverChook

Posted 26 December 2012 - 08:28 PM

I saw a great bargain in the Myer ad in the paper today.  I recently bought the Esteele cookset at 40% thinking I grabbed a bargain - now it's 50% off.  It's fabulous and I'm serioulsy in love with it.  So if you need cookware - grab it!

#14 blackcat20

Posted 26 December 2012 - 08:35 PM

Bought a new skirt at Country Road last week, and today its more than 50% off. Win some, lose some I guess. At least I got to wear it for Christmas day.

DJs had some good prices on cookware...

#15 chat

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:39 PM

My husband and I went to George St in sydney today and it was crazy busy but a lot of fun. We didn't bother with djs and myer. I bought some work clothes from Veronika Maine and David Lawrence. I also bought a couple of pairs of new work shoes. All at bargain prices.

#16 MoonPie

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:41 PM

Carousel in Cannington was crazy this morning. Full car park and people lining up outside stores before they opened. Individual staff were great though, can't praise Myer enough for the way they managed queues and the many staff they had available.

Few good bargains to be had. Happy to NEVER go to the shops for another 12 months though.

#17 Zarlias

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:49 PM

DH and I found my favourite chocolate treats marked down to half price in KMart.

I might have bought 5 bags as they are only available at Christmas and I can't have them due to gestational diabetes.

I packed one lot in my hospital bag  blush.gif

#18 melandned

Posted 27 December 2012 - 01:26 PM

ha ha love it!

#19 SlightlyLeftFeral

Posted 29 December 2012 - 10:50 AM

I got a beautiful Pilgrim dress in Myer reduced from $189 to $35.

Got a Lululemon skort for $34.

Finally some DVDs and CDs from JB who had 20% off music and DVDs.

#20 Hairy Maclary

Posted 29 December 2012 - 12:38 PM

Target had 40% off Maternity Bras yesterday - got 3.  

Popped in Pumpkin Patch and got few more items for DS.  Lol, when I got home and checked my order, I have doubled up.  Oh wells, just bibs - which my spiller goes thru about 4-5 a day, so no dramas.

Went into my fav accessories store - Colette, and tho I may have got some bling for Xmas, I added 3 more items, which were 50% off.  Love that store.

Black tank top from Sussan down to $10, must go there more often, they had some nice stuff, good sales prices.

Kitchenware is next stop - probably Monday.  Am after some baking trays and a fry pan (perhaps. Won't be Circulon this time - grr to that so called lifetime guarantee,

#21 ~elle~

Posted 29 December 2012 - 12:45 PM

Any one seen any perth sales on boys bikes ( for a soon to be tall 7 yr old???)

TIA. xo

#22 rnflorenzo

Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:04 PM

Lots of bargains on kids toys in Kmart.

Barbie kitchen set, Barbie Dayspa, Barbie date, Barbie couch all $12 each (includes doll)

Lalaloopsy Treehouse playset $25



#23 *melrose*

Posted 30 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

I went into spotlight on Thursday night and picked up a christmas tree for $2.40 last one there, RRP was $199, we needed a new tree for next year. So i am very happy with that. biggrin.gif

#24 Green Fairy

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:48 PM

wow that's an awesome find on the Christmas tree!





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