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Fauxionable Outfit – Winter Blues

Just a quick outfit shoot for it was one of those Tundra-like days! I rarely wear gloves unless it’s bitter cold out, so that should explain the lack of gloves with my winter outfits. Yes, I have Winter blues and can’t wait for the warm & humid weather in a few days!

Fauxionable Outfit - Winter Blues

Hope you have a great week ahead! 🙂

Fauxionable Outfit – Embroidered Coat

Today marks the first day that I busted out my coat for Fall this year. This light coat was purchased from my trip back to motherland in 2009/2010 (as posted here).

Fauxionable Outfit - Embroidered Coat, beige, navy, brown, orange

      • Shirt: Vintage (bought this 12 years ago!)
      • Skirt: BCBG Max Azria (hand me down from sis)
      • Coat: From local boutique in Malaysia
      • Belt: H&M 2012
      • Shoes: Banana Republic S/S 2006
      • Bag: DvF via TJ Maxx 2006
      • Earrings: From Uganda (posted here)
      • Watch: Michael Kors MK 5384

Fauxionable Outfit - Embroidered Coat Accessories & detail

Close up shot of accessories

Since I’ve been making an effort to blog about  my outfits, I have been trying to be more creative and wearing everything in my wardrobe instead of sticking with the tried and true. The navy shirt is an example. I can’t remember the last time I wore it prior to today and I’m leaning of sending it to the donation pile since it isn’t a flattering fit. What do you think?

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Fauxionable Outfit – Tweedy Print

Here’s another Fall transition outfit by adding a jacket to a Summer outfit.

Fauxionable Outfit - Tweed Green White Print Silver Accessories

  • Top: Banana Republic Factory Store S/S 2010
  • Jacket: H&M 2010
  • Shorts: The Limited via TJ Maxx 2008
  • Shoes: Sam Edelman Trina
  • Bag: Thrifted from Second Time Around in Boston 2006
  • Necklace: Forever 21 2008
  • Bracelet: H&M 2011
  • Watch: Swatch circa 2000

Window Shopping and Outfit for the Day

Every so often I like to go window shop at the high-end departmental stores i.e. Saks, Bloomingdales and Neiman Marcus to check out the latest and sale items they have in store. I haven’t been to the high-end stores since my birthday at the end of May, so I decided to hit them up today as I was curious to check out the new Fall/Winter collection items. Specifically, I wanted to check out the new Marc Jacobs scarves and bags and of course Chanel is a must! Heh. However, the Marc Jacobs scarves weren’t in store yet and there weren’t many bags from the new collection on display either. I did however, checked out the gold and bronze reissue colors for Chanel’s Fall Act I.

Here’s what I wore for my window shopping trip…

Top: H&M
Blazer: ZARA
Shorts: The Limited (from TJ Maxx)
Shoes: Banana Republic (Ebay find!)
Bag: Marc Jacobs Christy in Bordeaux as posted here
Necklace: Forever 21 and white gold necklace with star pendant
Bracelet: Glass beaded necklace as posted here
Brooch: Chanel as posted here
Watch: Swatch

As you can tell, my black ballet flats are a staple and I consider it to be my signature style. While shoe browsing at Bloomingdales, a lovely sales assistant asked if my shoe size was 8.5/9 to which I responded “Yes!” He told me they received a pair of Chanel flats as a return and if I wanted to try it on. Without much hesitation, I said “Yes, pls!” I mean, Chanel is my weakness! The pair of capped two tone ballet flats was lovely and very classic but a tad too small. Even if it wasn’t, I wouldn’t be purchasing it coz the price is just Chanel, you know?

Chanel Two Tone Ballet Flats (pic nicked from Ebay seller authentic.lv)

I also tried on the new Ferragamo bow ballet flats which was lovely but the leather was rather stiff. I think I like the Varinas a bit better coz they fit snugly and I didn’t want to take them off the last time I tried it!

Ferragamo Bow Ballet Flats (left) Ferragamo Varina Ballet Flats (right)

As I browse around, some of the Sam Edelman shoes captured my eyes. I didn’t try them but I like these two pairs and would probably check them out come sale time!