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{outfit} The Leopard Jean Diaries



  Monday, May 21, 2012 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,,, 
I have a wonderful story for you all today.  It all starts with these amazing Current/Elliott leopard print jeans. [This is going to be a super long post, so feel free to skip down to the photos]
As you all must know by now, I religiously check NET-A-PORTER every Monday, Wednesday & Friday to check the "What's New" items. We also know that I am leopard obsessed.  So one day I was scrolling along, drooling over various designer items, and my eyes grazed over the jeans. I immediately fell in love!! Leopard + maroon is a dream combo for me.   They were promptly added to my wish list and featured in one of my "Current Lusts" posts and finally filed under the "I'll never be able to buy them" section of my brain. Because, really, who can afford to spend $200 on maroon leopard print jeans...I don't even pay that for regular jeans (but I am also cheap)! They may be in the NET-A-PORTER end of season sale, so if you love them keep your eyes peeled if you want them too!
That was all over 6 months ago, but at the beginning of May I got my daily email from Rue La La saying it was their Final Sale: Act 1! I figured I would check it out and not buy anything (like I do with every sale) and everything would be peachy. BUT then I see the name Current/Elliott under the brands...my heart stopped and I clicked on it.  And as I was scrolling down the page, there they were: the jeans!!!  For $59.90!!!!  There was only ONE left so I sadly clicked to see what size it was figuring it wouldn't be my size. Amazingly it was my size, so I stopped breathing for a moment and once I regained my composure I quickly checked out hoping I would be fast enough to grab them!
 
As you can see from the photos below, I was successful! I got my dream jeans for almost 70% off! AND I had $40 in my paypal (which as we all know isn't real money *wink wink*)  so I'm telling myself they were only $20 ;) Have you guys scored anything recently on Rue La La?

I couldn't wait to wear them so I threw them on with my Marc Jacobs tee on Friday to go out to Chili's with my best friends (I am addicted to Chili's chips & salsa...) I also used the awesome clutch that Christine gave me and the other girls at our blogger meetup a week and a half ago.

Tee: Marc by Marc Jacobs (Marshalls) $25, Jeans: Current/Elliott via Rue La La $60,  Heels: Guess (Marhsalls) $40, Watch: Michael Kors, Clutch c/o delachic, Rings: Mom's


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.

28 comments:

  1. jolie tenue, j'adore ton pantalon et tes chaussures

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  2. They look awesome paired with that clutch - and you got an amazing deal on them!


    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  3. I love the jeans, I'd really like a pair that colour.

    Wardrobe Quarry

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  4. so so beautiful! xx

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  5. oh they're so nice, and only 1/4 of the original price! congrats!

    xXx

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  6. This just in -- I need leopard jeans. They're fierce!

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

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  7. LOVE that bag:) Thank you so much for sweet words on my blog:) I follow you....I hope you follow me also:)

    LOVE Maria at inredningsvis

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  8. That bag with those jeans are awesome. Great to discover your blog.

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  9. Those jeans are definitely fabulous! Love the bag too!

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  10. Ahhh those are so gorgeous! I LOVE it when that kind of fashion kismet occurs.
    Do you check in to chilis on foursquare to get the free chips?
    Chic on the Cheap

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  11. Lucky girl! The wait was worth it cause these pants look awesome on you.

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  12. Love your patterned jeans.

    http://www.shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  13. i love this look !it's fab!!!



    xoxo from rome
    K.
    kcomekarolina.com

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  14. Ooooh, I love your jeans and shoes! X

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  15. i love a great discount story! that is seriously the best feeling -- love this look and love rue lala :) xo


    http://dressedupallligators.blogspot.com/

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  16. What a great deal..yes pay pal doesn't count as real money haha. I love Rue La la but I haven't bought anything recently although I do check religiously for some deals.

    I LOVE that you've paired the clutch I made with this outfit. So perfect. And of course I'm glad that you like it and started using it.

    Christine
    dela chic

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  17. I always love your shopping stories, since you are such a cutie! They look great, and you got them for such a good price. Lucky thing! :)

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  18. Yay!!! What an awesome score. The jeans look fabulous on you. :D It's left me wanting a pair. Hehehe.

    xx Love & Aloha
    http://elisharon.blogspot.com

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  19. Amazing find! I love how you paired the print on print. Especially with the pop of neon on the clutch! Great styling.

    xx,
    Mary

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  20. That's an incredible deal! I think I love steals like that more than full-price purchases!

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  21. haha! I am the same way- paypal is not real money- OPS! Love the jeans though. Thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog today and comment. I appreciate it! xo

    http://www.districtdressup.com/

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  22. how awesome is that leopard print bag? love how the inside is neon yellow! :D

    metallicpaws.blogspot.com

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  23. Paypal never feels like real money, but most of the time I actually forget I have money there, which do give me plesent surprises once in a while, like when I suddenly realised I could buy a pair of Vivienne Westwood shoes, my first one's. Grats on your latest find btw, it looks great on you.

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