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Black Velvet



  Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,, 
Two outfit posts in a row! I'm on a roll...and guess what, you may even get one tomorrow too!  I have had this Marc by Marc Jacobs jacket since Christmas Eve of 2006.  I had been obsessed with it ever since I saw it on Emma Watson in 2005 [here] and I searched for it every day and finally found it on eBay and it arrived just in time to wear it for Christmas [pic from btb...before the blog.] This was a major splurge, I think I paid $80 for it...sheesh! That was a LOT for me back then (now too usually...)  Sadly my chest has grown a bit in the 5 years since I've had it so I have been searching for it in a bigger size because I love it so much.  But for now I just don't button it.

You guys are probably getting sick of seeing my purse every day, but get used to it ;) I need to use it every day for at least a year to make up for the cost (cost/wear ratio ;) )  I do sometimes break out my mini MJ purse, but only on the weekends if I go somewhere, its too small to use for work.  As you may have guessed I'm more of a shoe girl than a bag girl, I can live with 2/3 bags, but need TONS of shoes.  Are you a shoe girl or a bag lady?

Jacket: Marc by Marc Jacobs (eBay), Jeans: Free People (Marshalls) $30, Wedges: Crown Vintage (DSW) $35, Watch: Michael Kors, Purse: Marc by Marc Jacobs, Sunglasses: Marc by Marc Jacobs via Shopbop gift card
[excuse the two shots with my tummy showing, I wanted to show the top of the jeans, ha ha]

About Closet Fashionista

Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

You can also find her on the web at her Harry Potter and Matthew Lewis fan sites.

24 comments:

  1. very cute jacket - I love your braid - I cant wait for my hair to grow back - I miss it :( and cracking up - we love the bag - nice that it goes with everything thus far :)

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  2. I'm such a sucker for anything involving black velvet.

    xoox ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  3. Love the jacket!!

    I love both bags and shoes, but I am DEFINITELY a shoe fiend!! I have several purses, but I usually get in a purse rut and wear the same two (black or brown depending on outfit) for months. But shoes, I try and change it up as often as possible. And I love to be crazy with my shoes, whereas I like my purses to be classic.

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  4. again, you look amazing in those jeans, and I love the blazer, I totally get the obsession/stalking/overpaying - sometimes you just need something.

    And switching up bags all the time can be such a pain, I totally feel like I've outfitposted out a few of mine, so sometimes i'll just take the photos sans bag.

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  5. black velvet is dreamy + I'm loving that lavender bag of yours.

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  6. Love your blazer to pieces! So into polka dots at the moment!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

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  7. Great blazer! And you've gotten several years out of it so far :)

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  8. I think your purse is all kinds of fab, so keep on using it.

    The jacket is adorable. Polka dots are daintily fun.

    http://www.thegirlieblog.com

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  9. i think that's a pretty good deal on the marc jacobs jacket and i love the bag too!

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  10. So pretty and I love the shots too!

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  11. Ooh, really pretty outfit. I love that MBMJ jacket! It's gorgeous. I definitely buy more shoes, than I do bags. :)SarahD

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  12. Love Free People! I always find great pieces there. Also loving the velvet, so luxe for Fall ~jen

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  13. that jacket is a beauty. I think it looks great unbuttoned.

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  14. the polka dot blazer is a beaut! loves it!

    jenna@www.pretastyle.blogspot.com

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  15. Love your pants! It's back :) I am already following you my dear :) Hope you follow back via Google friend connect!

    http://lovelybulatao.blogspot.com

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  16. love the pop of colour ofrom the bag. great outfit!

    Lyosha
    Inside and OPutside Blog

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  17. I love that jacket. I love it even more with the polka dots.

    Jackie

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  18. That blazer is too cool! I'm so excited for the return of velvet season!

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  19. OHHHH, cute cute CUTE!! Those jeans look amazing on your. I know you said you're short like me but you would never know that. You look super tall. Especially in those jeans.

    xo,
    Tracy

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