MIU MIU Swarovski sunglasses and glasses chain, Karl Lagerfeld Ikonik sweatshirt, Monrow sweatpants, Nasty Gal faux fur coat, Louis Vuitton backpack, Fendi Rockoko
These Are The Days
March 08, 2019
These are the days that have me smiling until my face hurts. There's no feeling like shopping one of your favorite designer boutiques in one of your favorite cities (New York) and walking the streets with your shopping bag(s). The sales representatives always ask if I want my bags delivered to my hotel and I say "NO, strutting my new purchases around town is part of the fun".
There are benefits - Donning one designer shopping bag entices sales reps in other stores to treat you like royalty - otherwise, they'll probably ignore you! As soon as you walk through the door, you're analyzed, judged and either celebrated or shunned.
I know I seem superficial and I DON'T CARE! I save all my monetary gifts (my husband says bills make the best gift), research endlessly in advance and usually parade Greene Street on a mission. Sometimes, I pre-order and schedule to pick up in the store, rather than having the item delivered. I want the in-store, VIP experience. Which, should absolutely include champagne - Shame on you Fendi - Soho!
I'm obsessed with perusing designer sites and take pride in my vast knowledge of what's new and trendy. I'm a master at finding hard-to-get designer products and often have friends abroad purchase bags and mail them to me. YES, I'm ridiculous, addicted to fashion AND I have great friends!
The thrill of procuring a limited edition and limited quantity available designer item is hardly describable. That joy is elevated when I purchase in-store. I think most people feel good about purchasing new things, we just all have different desires and needs. Mine happens to be handbags and shoes. My father was in the handbag/luggage industry, so it's no surprise that I would become obsessed with fashion, especially handbags. I also have a strong desire to collect luggage?!
There are many things in life that make me happy, BUT only a mini spree at my favorite designer stores prompt me to get up in the middle of the night to appreciate my purchases. Some things keep a girl awake at night! I'm very fortunate that my insomnia is sometimes a result of awe-inspiring gifts from my husband.
My Outfit - MIU MIU Swarovski sunglasses and glasses chain, Prince Peter Collection Iggy Pop tunic, Sanctuary Nirvana plaid shirt, Rag & Bone wool scarf, Monrow sweatpants, Gucci appliquéd stripe socks, Kendall + Kylie boots, Louis Vuitton Alma Time Trunk handbag
These are the days that have me smiling until my face hurts. There's no feeling like shopping one of your favorite designer boutiques in one of your favorite cities (New York) and walking the streets...
February 21, 2019
Pop & Suki matchbox bobby pins, Karl X Kaia Ikonik t-shirt, Monrow sweatpants, "If You Can Read This - Bring Me Some Wine" socks AND the best accessory a girl can have - Teddy The Bear
MIU MIU Swarovski crystal embellished sunglasses and glasses chain, Karl & Choupette Ikonik tee, Mum's Handmade wool sweater, by the way. flannel top, Mother sweatpants, Yeezy season 6 ankle boots,...
January 18, 2019
MIU MIU Swarovski sunglasses and glasses chain, Prince Peter Collection Iggy Pop tunic, Sanctuary Nirvana plaid shirt, Monrow sweatpants, Gucci appliquéd stripe socks, Fendi Rockoko boots, Louis Vuitton Alma Time Trunk handbag
MIU MIU Swarovski sunglasses and glasses chain, Prince Peter Collection Iggy Pop tunic, Sanctuary Nirvana plaid shirt, Monrow sweatpants, Gucci appliquéd stripe socks, Fendi Rockoko boots, Louis...
January 12, 2019
The Gucci display at Holt Renfrew on Bloor Street in Toronto is fabulous. There's an entire block of the store dedicated to the extravagant furniture lineup, gorgeous clothing and designer accessories.
There was a few vacant Gucci chairs and couldn't help but get in the display. I was terrified security would come by and say Ma'am, please get out of the display and leave the store! I didn't get busted and got a few great pics.
If I had known I would've dressed for the occasion. Here I am in the Gucci display donning everything but Gucci - Karl X Kaia sweatshirt, Monrow camo sweatpants, Gucci appliquéd striped socks (inside my boots and out of site), Fendi Rockoko boots, Louis Vuitton Alma Time Trunk handbag.