August 2, 2012

purchases from vegas

Hi folks. I got in late last night from my trip to Vegas and while I was unpacking this morning I took some photos of the items I picked up. Now, my plan was to maybe get myself a designer bag since I could finally see them in person, but my mom came with me, and it seemed there was NO WAY she was going to let me fork over a large chunk of change on a bag. (Crazy, but she still has a hard time with the fact that I spent $300 on my Wang bag). Regardless, I went a little nuts in Vegas, as I always do when I get to visit a city that ACTUALLY HAS SOME DECENT STORES. I was once again reminded what Ottawa lacks in the fashion department. I got to touch some bags I always wanted to see in person, by Alexander Wang (OMG I had NO CLUE his studded bags weighed so much!!!), Phillip Lim, Chloe, Miu Miu and Balenciaga to name a few. It was glorious. And heartbreaking that I don't have a sugar daddy.

Alright, let me start with my favourite purchase of the trip. If I couldn't bring myself to buy my first Balenciaga, I figured I could at least get a bracelet. I even brought home the box and bag it came in.

My next favourite purchase was a watch. I've been dying to get a new watch for months, and finally broke down and got one. I got it at Michael Kors, which is kinda funny since we have a MK store here but whatever, HELLO new rose gold watch!

I have been missing H&M lately (we STILL don't have a freaking H&M here) so I got a few things there. (I think I paid about $40 each for those blazers - NUTS!)

Visited TOPSHOP for the first time. EXCITING! They had alot of great stuff, and a huge shoe section.   Got a few really good pieces there.

Another first - we visited an AllSaints Spitalfields. It was a gorgeous store. (More pics on that on DTI soon). Really love that store. Love the rock and roll vibe and quirkiness of their style.  The pants below (seen here on their site) were down to $90, and are a really funky fabric (metal fibre and poly). They look much better on that on the hanger. The tank (here) is SO soft and I wore it out on one of our shopping trips. LOVE it.

  Got a top at Mango (see here). Not much excited me there this time.

Found these white capri jeans on sale at Loft. I realized I don't own white pants and figured it was about time.

There are no Victoria Secret stores anywhere near Ottawa so I always stop in and pick up some undies. I should have grabbed more dammit. Exciting enough I felt obliged to take a photo.

And last but not least, some $17 comfy neon pink flip flops I found at Marshalls at the Vegas airport on our way home.


  1. i really love that watch. i've been admiring them for quite some time.

    1. It's pretty sweet. I think you should go out and get yourself one. ;) It's amazing how a decent watch can make you feel so much more put together, especially considering it's on your arm every day.

  2. i am very, very jealous (especially of topshop, and that bracelet!)