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Fauxionable Outfit – What I Wore to Work: The Blues & Red

This blues and red outfit is actually from last week since it snowed overnight and I am definitely NOT wearing my ballet flats out in the snow today!

Fauxionable Outfit - The Blues & Reds

J Crew Giraffe Charm necklace, Louis Vuitton LV Sofia Coppola PM Kate Spade Skinny Mini Bow Ring Cartier Trinity ring Michael Kors MK5384

I am also linking up this outfit to Mix & Match Fashion’s What I Wore to Work (thanks, P!). Happy Pre-Friday! 😉


Fauxionable Outfit – Burgundy/Oxblood Sweater & H&M Coupon

I wore this outfit some weekends ago to run errands and just realized that I didn’t get around to posting it. I absolutely love this H&M sweater and it’s the only piece of clothing I’ve bought during my clothing ban to replace an older sweater. I had a coupon and scored it for only $9! It is made of 90% acrylic (yes, I know it’s material to be avoided but I plan on dry cleaning it) and 10% mohair and definitely keeps me warm and cozy!

Fauxionable Outfit - Burgundy Oxblood H&M Sweater

Fauxionable Outfit - Burgundy Oxblood H&M Sweater Kate Spade Skinny Mini Bow Ring Cartier Trinity Ring Michael Kors MK5384 Mini Runway Hermes Kelly Double Tour Marc by Marc Jacobs Miss Marc Tote J Crew Giraffe Charm Necklace

I would also like to share this H&M coupon for 20% off that I just received in my inbox. Perhaps you’d like to snag one of these sweaters or use it for a gift. Either way, happy shopping! 🙂

H&M Coupon Expires December 31 2012

J Crew Giraffe Charm Necklace

While I’m on a self-imposed clothing ban, I have been shopping for accessories instead and I bought the J Crew Giraffe charm necklace during the Columbus Day sale at Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets while my family was here visiting. I had previously spotted the necklace when I was there with a friend back in June as I helped her shop for work outfits. I didn’t buy it then as I didn’t think it was worth shelling more than $20 for the necklace (retail price $24.50). My friend however bought the Elephant charm necklace!

Fast forward to Columbus Day weekend, all the stores were having sale and it was 25% off all jewelry at the store. That meant it was less than $20 and I gladly bought the necklace! (Yes, I’m a little weird as I set caps on categories of items and for the most part refuse to pay more than my cap budget.)

Without further ado, here’s the adorable giraffe…

J Crew Factory Enamel Giraffe Charm Necklace

Close-up details of the J Crew Factory Giraffe Charm Necklace

J Crew Factory Giraffe Charm Necklace

J Crew Factory Giraffe Charm Necklace $14.50

The adorable necklace comes with a small dust bag. Although the necklace is cheaper online, there is a shipping charge of $4.95. However if you don’t have a factory outlet near you, your best bet would be to order online unless you reside outside of North America whereby eBay would be your best bet instead.

I have worn this necklace numerous times and have received many compliments on it. By far the necklace looks brand new and I guess time will tell if  the gold plating will tarnish or fade. For now, I’m happy with my purchase!

Also, to give a back story as to why I adore this necklace (or more accurately why I adore giraffes), I was nicknamed as one since primary school (elementary school). I was always one of the tallest in class, if not the tallest, thus my friends promptly nicknamed me giraffe. I’ve since have an affinity for it! Heh.

Do you have a particular animal/creature that you have an affinity for? Kindly share!