What was your best budget buy this year?
The GLAMOUR team responds.
Editor Pnina Fenster email@example.com … I took a bag of old white and beige clothes to the dry-cleaners and had them dyed in new, up-to-trend hues. A new wardrobe for a small investment!
Deputy Editor and Beauty Director Michelle Brownlee Smith firstname.lastname@example.org … Micellar water. It removes makeup in a swipe, and a bottle lasts for ages.
Managing Editor Staci Lazarus email@example.com … A Witchery jumpsuit for R399. It was marked down an additional 35%.
Acting Art Director Ziyaad Bassier firstname.lastname@example.org … Scoring a vintage Calvin Klein trench coat for R200 at a thrift store.
Fashion Director Chrisna de Bruyn email@example.com … Caterpillar boots at half price.
Senior Copy Editor Karen Tennent firstname.lastname@example.org … A sewing bust for R60 at Cape Town’s Milnerton market.
Special Projects and Events Manager Sarah Tuft email@example.com … I found an amazing replica Chanel handbag in a market in Turkey. It’s of great quality and cost R200!
Designer Zulpha Meyers firstname.lastname@example.org … A Polaroid camera I found for R50 at a market. It still works perfectly.
Junior Designer Sam O’dowd email@example.com … The date-night dinner special at HQ in Cape Town – and he paid!
Features Writer Nandi Ndlovu firstname.lastname@example.org … A faux-fur gilet for R80. Nothing like buying winter items in summer!
Editorial Executive Eva-maria Shuman (JHB) email@example.com … An ’80s Escada puffer jacket from The Piles. I’m ready for Afriski!
Senior Syndication and Editorial Executive Micarla Lucas-kadir firstname.lastname@example.org … An amazing handcrafted wooden coffee table for R500 at a market.
Junior Fashion Editor Mandy Nash
email@example.com … Koki pens from Pick n Pay for under R20 to add colour to my diary.
Beauty Assistant Lesley Mathys firstname.lastname@example.org … My iphone 5s contract on a great special offer. So good for my pocket!
Promotions Assistant Lauren Williams email@example.com … A set of bedding for R250 at Sheet Street for my room makeover.
Junior Copy Editor Tumi Moletsane firstname.lastname@example.org … The full Revlon Photoready collection, all for R200 at a sale.