28.12.08

chloe skirt

Thank you all for the birthday wishes! I've had a smile on my face for a few days and each little note is appreciated. It is so nice to be wished a happy birthday.

Now, despite the fact that I am a person of modest means, I have been spending a lot of money lately (cf. the Nikon purchase I mentioned in the last post). 'Tis the season, etc.

I am not usually the type of person to care too much about designer clothing -- I'll leave that for readers of Vogue -- but last week I got the most ridiculous deal on a beautiful silk skirt, and I couldn't leave it behind. Look at the pintucking on this beauty! It's maybe one size too big, but I make compromises sometimes.

The last marked price on the skirt is $667; the final price was 90% off that. Thank you, Holt Renfrew Last Call.

7 comments:

  1. wow, that is an insanely amazing deal! The skirt is gorgeous. I've never had that sort of luck at Last Call.

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  2. Happy Birthday! Your party looks like it was cozy and delightful, your new skirt is beyond lovely and I wish you a thirties full of happiness and good fortune.

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  3. oh man... I have avoided holt renfrew for years; mainly because I find their buyer's taste to be way off, but also because on that rare occasion it's just bang on and I am poor so I leave feeling bad. That deal on that skirt is making me rethink things...

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  4. Thanks!

    Yulanda (I love your name!): I was actually pretty impressed with Last Call! I suppose a lot of the things there are from past seasons, but I wouldn't really know, so it's perfect for me. Maybe it's easier to find bigger sizes, haha.

    Stephanie: Thank you so much! I wish you the same for the coming year!

    April: I KNOW. Holt Renfrew is insane, although I'm not gonna lie: I totally wish I could shop there all the time, even if it's just to buy fancy face cream. Last Call is an outlet store, I think the only one of its kind. "End of the line." Ordinarily outlet stores depress me, though.

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  5. it looks stunning! nice deal! i never have any luck with prime outlet stores - but finding a gem like this in one would certainly keep me coming back!

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  6. oooooooo what a steal!

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  7. Very pretty, you lucky girl! Happy Birthday

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