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{outfits} This Week in Fashion

  Friday, February 15, 2013 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, 
Happy Friday!  What a week we had, right? The storm kept me home on Monday because we weren't plowed until 8pm...oy! But then I went back to work Tuesday - Thursday and will be working from home today, as usual.  Unfortunately I missed two events on Monday (the LXR & Co. Brunch & the Kaelen presentation) BUT I got to go to the Kate Spade Saturday exclusive preview party on Wednesday! I'll tell you more about that on Monday.

As you can see, I have a new item on this week! My CHANEL BLAZER!!! EEEP! I alluded to the purchase in this post revealing my Burberry Prorsum dress.  This was definitely a really lucky find at Roundabout Resale.  I paid $400 for it...can you say AMAZING!  After some research I found that it is from Autumn 1998, it's amazing how a classic item really can stand the test of time (duh, that's why it's classic.) Needless to say I am obsessed and can't wait to wear it more!

I have also decided to try and wear all my blazers over the next few weeks. It's such a shame that they don't get as much wear as I would like, but they make it difficult to wear coats and those are definitely a necessity in the city. But I'm going to suck it up and wear them, even if I have to carry them while I walk! ;)

Monday: Blazer: The Extreme Collection (Second Time Around Vintage), Top: Equipment (Marshall's), Jeans: Rag & Bone (Shobop), Booties: No.704b. (DSW),  Watch: Michael Kors (Lord & Taylor)

Tuesday: Blazer: Chanel (Roundabout Resale) Tee: H&M, Jeans: Free People (Gilt Groupe), Flats: Liz Claiborne (DSW), Necklace: Francesca's, Watch: Michael Kors (Lord & Taylor)
Thursday: Sweater: Madewell (Shobop), Vest: French Connection (Marshall's) Jeans: Genetic Denim c/o Piperlime, Boots: Grandma's Brooch: Laila Rowe, Watch: Michael Kors (Lord & Taylor)

And a detail shot of my alligator :)

About Closet Fashionista

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

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  1. that blazer is SO you - it's like it was meant to be :)

    Chic on the Cheap

  2. Love those looks ! the details are amazing !
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  3. EEEEEEE! Chanel blazer! Soooo beautiful!
    Love that vest, too!


  4. That Chanel blazer is lovely - what an incredible purchase. Wearing blazers under jackets can be a bit of a pain sometimes but I find you get used to it if you just do it a few times....

    Courtney ~

  5. All so cute! Especially the third!

    Have a nice weekend!

    XOXO from the Netherlands,

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  6. The same thing happens to me.
    I forget about my blazers and have over a dozen.
    In my case, it¡s because i live in hot weather all year round :(
    and i love the Chanel :)

  7. Oh, Chanel! It's lovely! This would be your second Chanel piece now right?

  8. That Chanel blazer, love! :-)
    and that alligator is so cute!

  9. "Eeep" indeed! Love the utterly timeless nature of Chanel. What a beauty you found.

  10. Oh little crocodile brooch gives so much life to the vest! I sometimes feel sorry for not wearing my blazers that much, think it's a great idea to force myself to wear them! Happy weekend!

    Cee. ♥

  11. You paid 400? Oh man. It is perfect on you and I'm sure you'll get alot of wear out of it..since it's a classic. I love the fur vest with the furry boots too!

  12. Oh gosh! You are a lucky girl!!!
    I really like your aligator, I'm sure it makes you feel fierce :)

    See you and happy weekend!

  13. I love the blazers. Right now I am lusting after a mint green blazer that I saw at the mall. The alligator is so adorable.

    Jessica @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

  14. You had a cute week ;)

    xo Jennifer

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  16. Love the Chanel blazer!

  17. Very cute outfits! I like that they are very comfy and relaxed so you can really wear it to school or work..

  18. Hey! I wish I could just swim in your closet. I mean chanel? amazing! You will have that forever and pass it on to a loved one!


  19. That chanel jacket is AMAZING. I'm insanely jealous. And Iove that first look!

  20. LOVE that first outfit. love how the top ties at the bottom! so cute!

    Lady à la Mode

  21. That velvet blazer is to die for!! I love it so much on you!!!

  22. OMG! Yayyy, you got a Chanel blazer! It is totally classic, looks lovely on you, and even looks to be a bit purple! :D

    Also, you look so grown up and sophisticated. Ha! Why do I never look like that? Haha

  23. that alligator pin is too cute!!

    xo SideSmile,
    SideSmile Style

  24. Do you wear jeans to work? I wish we had more days than Friday for jeans... Really love the blazer. It did stand the test of time for sure!


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