Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Oh, the joy of Fonthill Road, best-kept secret of the wily bargain-hunting ladies of North London. In a panic because I don’t have a frock for the Madrid wedding this weekend – well – I thought I had a perfectly serviceable cotton number until J revealed to me yesterday that it is a very posh society do – I peered into my bank account and despaired. Fabulous frocks are all very well, but weddings – and I have two this year to go to plus two hen weekends – are so flipping expensive. It’s not just the frock, but the shoes, hat, bag, jewellery, flights/train tickets, hotel, present and all the rest of it. The average couple spends £1400 a year on attending weddings, apparently. Ouch.
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