Thursday, November 25, 2010

'A Hit, a Very Palpable Hit'


Since I have not as yet had the time to go thrifting in an actual store, I've more than made up for it by browsing Etsy where I found this fabulous vintage Razza elephant necklace and this silk polka dot blouse!

On my lunch-time wanderings, I happened to step into JCrew and saw this cashmere sweater lying solely by itself in a size XS (now mind you, these sweaters had just come in a week ago).  Already, people had scooped them up and of course I had to have it too!  Unfortunately, all the stores in NYC were sold out of it in this color and in my size small.  So, I called the 800 number, got a personal shopper to scour the countryside for one in my size and was victorious!



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Tips from a shopaholic - JCrew


1. Even if you don't see your size or color in the store, make sure you call the customer service number and have them do a nation-wide search. Often times, they'll find the item and it will be shipped to you free of charge!


2. Research, research, research. Check JCrew sales prices online and in stores. Sometimes, their prices do not match up, and you can find the same item online for much less than what it is in the store. Have the store honor the online price and vice versa.

What I'm Wearing:
Blouse:  Vintage Silk Polka Dot Blouse - Etsy
Sweater:  Waffle Cashmere Zip Sweater - JCrew
                Orig. Price:  $198.00
                Paid:  $123.00
Pants:       Linen Metallic Bermudas - JCrew (also worn here)
Ring:      YSL Arty
              Drusy - bought off NYC street
Necklace:   Vintage Razza Elephant - Etsy

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41 comments:

  1. oh, i just love your necklace!!!
    looks so spectacular <3
    an also the pints on your shirt - amazing outfit!

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  2. OMG girl score on that necklace!!! I am so incredibly jealous!! It reminds me of Samantha in SATC!!
    I love the silk top also! I have to check out that Etsy shop. I find the best vintage pieces on Etsy!!
    Love it!

    XX

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  3. that necklace is so unexpected! it really livens up the outfit, and looks sick against your polka dot shirt

    xx

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  4. am loving this!! esp the jewelry!! http://www.fashionablenotebook.blogspot.com

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  5. I adore you jewelry, that necklace really is a wonderful find!


    Fashezine

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  6. Great play on the elephant. The necklace is much better and looks great with the outfit. Cat

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  7. love your necklace!
    come follow me I will follow back!

    xx
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  8. J'adore the elephant necklace.
    followed, sweetie ;)
    xx

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  9. The sweater was like a lot of work, but it seems to have worth it!

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  10. I love the way you wear the dots!

    xoxo,

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  11. love this look and what a great header picture!
    xoxo

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    i like your blog... do you wan't to follow each other??
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    <3

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  13. WOW very cute oufti and accessories!! i'm mad about that!!
    hope you'll follow me so i'll do the same!!
    xoxo

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  14. wow fantastic!

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  15. ooh u have an YSL ring! im so jealous!!! i really really want one!! :) xo

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  16. Beautiful post :D i’m new on blogger :D if you want to follow me i’ll follow you back :D xoxo

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  17. OMG - hugee hugeee love for ur rings and ur necklace!!! GOSHHHHHHH!!! perfect!!!

    KISSES julia
    NEW YORK

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  18. That druzy ring is astounding! I love druzy, especially huge, giant chunks set on a brass ring! Major find ;)

    xx

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  19. wow that necklace speaks for itself! great find

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  20. that necklace is so amazing!!! you always have the best accessories!

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  21. Yes, I totally agree with this blog collaboration idea!! :D

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  22. magnifique, j'adore tes bijoux, et j'aime beaucoup aussi ton pull

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  23. Adams Family quote?

    Great necklace, truly stunning!

    xXx

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  24. that necklace is awesome! and love the zippers on the sweater

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  25. I have been seeing nude+polka dots everywhere, and I am lovingggg your look! xx



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  26. love the polka dot top, and the ysl ring and the statement necklace...

    youre amazing.

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  27. I LOVE that necklace and just started following.

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  28. amazing necklace!!!

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  29. love the polka dots ;)

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  30. cool blog !!! i follow you and I hope you follow me =) kiss kiss ALE

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  31. Great tights. Love the color and design!

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