Thursday, November 11, 2010

'Fortune's Fool'



On a whim I popped into JCrew a few weeks ago to browse all the lovelies they had and to perhaps JUST try something on.  That is until I walked by the Sherpa hoodies looking so pretty and cozy on the hanger, and what was sitting next to them but the beloved little orange and white card declaring it to be on sale!  So of course, I scooped it up (after all, it was on my wish list) and decided to buy it - it'll come in handy as a great layering piece under my anorak and leathers now that the weather is getting nippier.  I happily waited in line and when I got to the register, the salesman told me that it wasn't supposed to be on sale.  Unperturbed, I simply stood there and blinked at him knowing that he had to honor the sale.  He finally called up who he needed to call up and declared that yes, he had to honor the sale sign to which I hardily grinned and produced my extra 25% off JCrew promotion card, leaving the salesdude to proclaim that I was getting it for a steal!  Ahhh, I love a great discount : )





What I'm Wearing:
Sweatshirt:  JCrew - Sherpa Hoodie
                  Orig. Price: $69.50
                  Paid:  $42.00
Dress:  Zara
Jacket:  ArdenB
Sweater Tights: Hue
Boots:  Zappos - Frye Harness 12R in Charcoal Old Town
Sunspecs:  Vintage YSL

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Anthro is charging $298 for this absolutely adorable necklace.  Absolutely not!  So what's a girl to do?  I'm going to make her!  When I study her, I see a feat not at all insurmountable.  I will scour the city for all her parts and construct her from scratch, probably only spending $30.  So ladies, if at any time you come across any of her parts and would like to give me a heads up, I'd appreciate it.  Stay tuned for the finish products!


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33 comments:

  1. Good job on the sale! So satisfying. :)

    I can't wait to see how you interpret the necklace! How the heck can they charge $298 for it?!

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  2. This is super cute and i'm loving the boots. The necklace is edgy and i like it lots!

    Stay gorgeous!
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  3. LOVE THE BOOTS, AND THAT NECKLACE IS TOO DARN EXPENSIVE, CANT WAIT TO SEE WHAT YOU'LL COME UP WITH! http://www.fashionablenotebook.blogspot.com

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  4. that is the cutest necklace ever,
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  5. looking good girl
    xoxo

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  6. Love the zara dress, you just cant go wrong with it. x

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  7. what a cute necklace! and your boots are amazing! i wanted a pair similar to these

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  8. good finding and that necklace is so cute, you have to post the DIY tutorials, I want to make mine too
    <3
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  9. I love me some J.Crew!
    xoxox.

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  10. I love your boots! And I can't wait to see what you construct!

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  11. You always find the BEST deals and look so lovely wearing them. you must shop all of the time!!

    that necklace rocks! i can't wait to see how you do it

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  12. love this look, the jacket the boots!!!!HAWT!

    xoxo Monroe

    Fashion Steele NYC

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  13. the little lamb is so cute <3 love the grey color in outfit.

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  14. Love your outfit....and I cant wait to see how you make the necklace...it is adorable....but wow, thats alot for that necklace:(

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  15. what a cute necklace!
    i hope you will take a look @ my blog!

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  16. love zara!!

    so glad i found your blog ;)

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  17. your blog is so cool!!! i love your outfits. Great job on the sale!!!! i love buying things on discount woot woot! your language is so lovely, i love all your word choices. Check me out if you like
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  18. I´m loving this outfit,especially the boots!
    And OMG this necklace is adorable! I can´t wait for you to create your own! I want one too!! :D

    xxx
    Marce

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  19. Loveee the leather! xx



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  20. following you now.

    thanks for your sweet comment.

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  21. I love that you insisted on the sale price! I never do, but you've inspired me!! I also can't wait to see your version of the necklace. Super brilliant ;)

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  22. that was indeed a score! ;) and i am super excited to see your version! i can see that it´s really do-able! 300 dollars, what??

    xoxo Mode Junkie

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  23. Your comment made me laught. January, new year and new resolution.

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  24. Anthropologie can be absolutely ridiculous in their pricing of items. I can't wait to see your re-creation!

    Amber
    Ambersmouthawsh

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  25. what a steal on that j crew hoodie!! let us know how you remake the anthro necklace!!

    stayfabulous,
    zarna
    www.zarnasrunway.com

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  26. Great boots! I wish we had Zappos in Germany!

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  27. Seriously. Your shopping skills are mad indeed. I have a new hero.

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  28. hello just.blogun çok güzel beatiful.beğendi.izlemeye aldım seni.thank you.love love:)

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