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{outfit} Don't Pass Me By



  Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,,, 
This may have been my biggest "bargain" ever...until 5 days later that is (but we'll get to that another day.) Last Monday I had the day off, so I decided to take the half hour trek to Roundabout Resale in Westport.  They were having a pretty big sale and then additional clearance pieces.  I went through the whole store and found so many great pieces to try on, from Chloe, Stella McCarntney, Proenza Schouler, Chanel and even Hermès! They have an amazing selection of pieces at reasonable prices!  I definitely recommend checking them out, there are a bunch of locations.

In the clearance section I came upon this ruched dress. The moment I saw it peeking out in between some bulky sweaters I knew I found a gem.  It was marked $125, but was an additional 50% off so I paid $62. This dress retailed for at least $2200; it was from Burberry Prorsum's F/W 2009 line (see here and here.)

You can thank Christine and Lydia for making me buying this vest...I almost didn't get it because it was a bit expensive ($40...haha) for something at Marshalls.  It was French Connection and retailed for $288 so they convinced me.  But that deal pales in comparison with my new dress!

Song of the Day: Don't Pass Me By by The Beatles

Dress: Burberry Prorsum (Roundabout Resale), Vest: French Connection (Marshalls), Heels: Miu Miu (eBay), Necklace: Acanthus Jewelry (giveaway), Watch: Michael Kors (Lord & Taylor)


* I know I am covered, but I still feel a little exposed in this dress because my chest shows, ha ha...I'm used to being totally covered up so it's a new thing for me. Anyone else ever feel like that?

About Closet Fashionista

Loves to get bargains on designer 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.

18 comments:

  1. Wow, that dress is gorgeous and you got an insane deal - I seriously can't believe it.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  2. That dress is a showstopper and fits you perfectly! What a great find!

    Fizz and Frosting

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  3. Wow, super glam and classy! The dress is just gorgeous, and well the shoes obviously adore them!

    Cee. ♥

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  4. Oh please, you are showing nothing, and this dress looks perfect on you.
    what a great buy - can't believe that is a $2000 dress.

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  5. The detail on the dress is amazing...and you totally crack me up - you are not over exposed!! lol That is a totally great buy and looks great with the vest - money well spent!!!

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  6. You look great! Love the dress <3 <3

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  7. I love the back of this dress! It looks so becoming on you.

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  8. You got such a good bargain!! I assume the one 5 days later is the Chanel? God damn I wish I lived in America. The dress looks gorgeous on you - and I know how you feel, I feel exposed if you can see even just a little bit of cleavage

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  9. WOW! now that's a serious score!! you are one lucky lady!!!


    xxx
    Lady à la Mode

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  10. Great find!! The dress is SO pretty on you! I know what you mean about covering up, I'm never one to show much skin.
    xoAmy
    www.dreamingincashmere.com

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  11. Your sandals are so cute!




    pashionality.com

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    1. Well I think this dress looks great on you, I do not think you are showing too much.

      Ali of:

      www.dressingken.com

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  12. Such a gorgeous dress.. love all the structured detaling on it...and very beautiful color
    xx

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  13. What a pretty dress and an amazinggggg deal!
    xx Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

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  15. Such a casual and cool outfit! Beautiful pictures and background:)
    Leather Jackets

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  16. The vest looks so comfortable, And that dress is absolutely gorgeous! :)

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  17. Love your vest! I could live in them!! :)

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