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Fauxionable Outfit – Spring Trends

I had started drafting a post for yesterday’s Wishing Wednesday post but didn’t  get a chance to finish it. 🙁 I will hopefully have some time this evening to complete it and back date the post. UPDATE: Post is up! 🙂

This Spring, stripes are all the rage as seen on Marc Jacobs’ S/S 2013 show. While I’m not one to follow trends, stripes is definitely something I can embrace as it is widely embraced in my wardrobe! Here’s my attempt at assembling at outfit with Spring trends – stripes, monochrome, and pastel.

Fauxionable Outfit - Spring Trends

Fauxionable Outfit - Spring Trends stripes, polka dots, pastel

  • Dress: H&M 2012
  • Top: ZARA
  • Jacket: H&M 2010
  • Scarf: Old Navy 2012
  • Belt: H&M 2011
  • Tights: HUE
  • Boots: Ann Taylor F/W 2011
  • Bag: Chanel Reissue in Anniversary Gray 226
  • Earrings: Souvenir from Cambodia
  • Bracelet: Long necklace from Uganda
  • Ring: Target
  • Watch: Swatch circa 2000

Fauxionable Outfit - Spring Trends polka dots, stripes, pastel

What are some of your favorite trends for Spring this year, if any?

Fauxionable Outfit – Gray & Purple Argyle

Just a simple outfit with my favorite print for Fall/Winter, the argyle. It’s one of my go-to outfits since I tend to either pair the vest with a shirt underneath or a turtleneck.

Fauxionable Outfit - Gray & Purple Argyle

  • Turtleneck: ZARA S/S 2012
  • Vest: Forever 21 (hand-me-down)
  • Pants: Sisley Factory Outlet 2005
  • Coat: Uniqlo Blanket Wool Duffle Coat F/W 2011 (similar)
  • Bag: Marc Jacobs Little Stam in Milk Resort 2007 (similar)
  • Boots: Ann Taylor Betty Riding Boots F/W 2011
  • Bracelet: Marc Jacobs Special Item 2009 & H&M 2010
  • Ring: Target 2005
  • Watch: Swatch circa 2000

Marc Jacobs Little Stam milk ivory resort 2007

Thanks for reading! 🙂

Feature Friday: Prabal Gurung for Target

Yes, it’s yet another Target designer collaboration at more affordable price points for the masses like moi. By far, I love the spring floral print in this Prabal Gurung for Target collection. Following are some of my favorite looks…

Prabal Gurung for Target 2013

Prabal Gurung for Target 2013
Prabal Gurung for Target 2013

Prabal Gurung for Target 2013

And I love the low-wedge sandals and the colorful flats!

Prabal Gurung for Target 2013

Prabal Gurung for Target 2013

You can check out the full 80 piece collection look book here and a behind the scenes video here. It’ll land in stores on February 10 and prices start at $14.99 for accessories. What are some of your favorite picks, if any?

Neiman Marcus & Target – Holiday 24 Review

**UPDATE: Everything from the collaboration is marked 50% off! Happy Shopping here!**

I made a quick run to Target during lunch on Thursday as my colleague wanted to pick up some clothes from there for an interview. I was finally able to check out the items in person as I had placed my order online as mentioned here.

The store that I went to in Rockville, MD had everything in stock (in all sizes!) and following are some pics of the items.

Alice & Olivia BikeAlice & Olivia Bike $499

Judith Leiber Compact Mirrors Judith Leiber Compact Mirror $59.99

Jason Wu & Rodarte Ornaments, Proenza Schouler iPad CaseJason Wu ($49.99) & Rodarte ($19.99) ornaments, Proenza Schouler iPad Cases ($39.99)

The ornaments looked pretty and seemed well made. I however have no need for them as I do not have a Xmas tree up.

Tracy Reese Dessert Plates, Tory Burch Box, Derek Lam skateboard, Rag & Bone flaskRag & Bone shot glasses ($19.99), Rag & Bone flask $29.99, Tracy Reese plates $39.99, Tory Burch lunch box $19.99, Derek Lam skateboard $99.99

Rag & Bone flaskRag & Bone flask $29.99

Band of Outsiders cookie cutter, Tory Burch thermos, Tory Burch lunch box

Band of Outsiders cookie cutters $29.99, Tory Burch thermos $24.99, Tory Burch lunch box $19.99, Derek Lam skateboard $99.99

Oscar de la RentaOscar de la Renta tote $59.99

I originally thought the tote was faux leather based upon the stock pics but it turns out to be canvas. It’s a steep price to pay for a canvas bag that doesn’t really stand out, in my opinion.

Marchessa Girl Dresses Target Neiman MarcusMarchesa dresses for Girls – Beaded ($99.99) and Floral ($79.99)

Lela Rose lace top and dressLela Rose lace top ($69.99) and printed dress ($99.99)

Of the two items that I ordered, the Lela Rose lace top looked disappointing to me as the lace was only on the front and the underlay of the top was in a much darker beige than pictured. The material for the underlay felt sub-par, a little cheap for the price point. I was put off that I didn’t bother to try on the top in the store.

Robert Rodriguez Target Neiman Marcus lace dress model wornRobert Rodriguez Lace Dress $99.99

Close up of lace on Robert Rodriguez Close up of the lace on the Robert Rodriguez dress

The Robert Rodriguez lace dress looked promising but upon trying it on, there were few issues with it, one being that it was actually loose on me in size 2, the smallest size! 🙁 That aside, as I read from the reviews on Target’s site, the zipper does get stuck near the ribbon and it took a while for me to zip the dress. And last but not least, the area around the hip looks boxy (refer to my modeling pic). If not for those issues, I would gladly keep this dress when it arrives as it is well made with boning and a bra strap to secure the top. The lace is of good quality, and so is the lining. Unfortunately it will have to go back when I receive my package.

Well, all is not lost since I purchased the much raved about Tracy Reese dessert plates instead and was able to do that with a $10 gift card from a coupon that expires Dec 8. The plate is of good quality with substantial weight to it and it is rimmed in 18K gold.

Tracy Reese Neiman Marcus Target Holiday Dessert PlatesPackaging of Tracy Reese dessert plates

Tracy Resse Neiman Marcus Target Dessert Plates Interior of the packaging of Tracy Reese dessert plates

Tracy Reese Dessert Plates Neiman Marcus TargetTracy Reese dessert plates $39.99

Did you get anything from this collaboration?

Fauxionable Outfit – Black & Teal

This Fall/Winter I am working on layering my dresses to fully utilize my wardrobe and since it is slightly warmer today, I’m layering this shirt dress sans tights.

Fauxionable Outfit - Black & Teal

Fauxionable Outfit - Black & Teal

  • Dress: Esprit 2009 (also here)
  • Vest: Gifted from my sis (also here)
  • Belt: ASOS (similar, similar)
  • Coat: Uniqlo Blanket Wool Duffle Coat F/W 2011 (similar)
  • Boots: Banana Republic 2007 (similar)
  • Earrings: Souvenir from mum’s trip to Vietnam
  • Ring: Cartier Trinity Ring & Target
  • Watch: Swatch Circa 2000
  • Bag: Mulberry Alexa Silky Snake in Nightshade S/S 2012

Fauxionable Outfit - Black & Teal Accessories

I hope you had a good Thanksgiving holiday and here’s to a great week ahead!