December 7th, 2014
It Items

Crossed Off My List

Celine, Saint Laurent

It’s now or never for some of the items that have been sitting on my list. So, when the sales hit, I snapped up the Saint Laurent Fair Isle sweater and Prabal Gurung scarf, two items I’ve had my eye on since last summer. I’m surprised that they were still around. However, I waited too long on the Céline hobo in chamois and it was long gone by the time I went to buy it. Instead, I picked up this one in beige and black—I’ve seen a number of spring bags in this color combo so I’m feeling a bit ahead of the fashion curve. And yes, I bought the platforms. Amanda Ross calls them my “Monster Mash” shoes, but they are a moment of madness I don’t regret. I bet I’ll wear them often in the spring.


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Collection gold, silver and diamond ring


Eyelet-embellished intarsia merino wool turtleneck sweater


Mid-heel suede knee-high boots


Beirut 18-karat rose gold diamond ring


Camilla one-shoulder textured-organic cotton maxi dress


medium Trunk shoulder bag


Cotton-blend poplin top


Wool sweater


Gold vermeil hoop earrings


Charlotte cotton-gabardine trench coat


Two-tone crepe blouse


Oversized silk-charmeuse shirt

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  • Great choices! These are all beautiful classic pieces. Well worth the investment!!

    BMADecember 7th, 2014  1:44 PM

  • These platforms are amazing. I hope next spring there will be lots of less expensive versions!

    AnaDecember 7th, 2014  3:06 PM

  • I love the sweater. I liked a lot of the fair isle sweaters I saw this year, but many of them had the pattern going around the body at undesirable points. This one with the pattern limited to the top is just the right, in my opinion.

    AprilDecember 7th, 2014  5:26 PM

  • i ordered the fair isle sweater too and i am anxiously waiting for it to be delivered on tuesday! how do they run? i’m normally a medium, but the description on net-a-porter seemed like they run small so I ordered a large and an extra large. (“cropped” normally isn’t my thing.) i also have the celine bag in gray. don’t tell me it was on sale!!

    catherineDecember 7th, 2014  11:37 PM

  • also – i made a rule this sale season that i wasn’t allowed to buy anything i didn’t have my eye on before it went on sale. i essentially just shopped the sales from my wish list and from your shop and i bought some great items that i hopefully won’t regret!

    catherineDecember 7th, 2014  11:40 PM

  • I hope you love them all! Please tell us how it works out 🙂

    joannawnycDecember 7th, 2014  11:56 PM

  • I think the sweater is gorgeous too and I have also just bought it in the sale. I think it may still be around as the wool is a bit itchy – I had swung a bit on it for this reason. However over a thin cashmere layer it’s perfect.

    MargaretDecember 8th, 2014  3:54 AM

  • I wear the Saint Laurent sweater over a J. Crew grey merino turtleneck which solves the itchiness and cropped issues. And no, the Céline pieces were not on sale.

    PrestonDecember 8th, 2014  5:18 AM

  • Such great pieces, enjoy them all.

    KathyDecember 8th, 2014  6:29 AM

  • Just read about you on the Tory Daily blog and of course you were looking incredibly chic!!! You had mentioned that you were going to be on someone’s blog and I guess this is it! I like the Tory blog and I discovered it from reading your blog! Thanks!

    Sue TothDecember 8th, 2014  10:44 AM

  • Wow, such amazing buys ! Love the Céline bag and the Saint Laurent sweater, you are well equipped for winter, and the spring to come !

    carolineDecember 8th, 2014  3:37 PM

  • Just read the interview on the Tory Burch Daily, and it was great, and you look wonderful!

    KathyDecember 8th, 2014  8:31 PM


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