Sunday, 17 February 2013

From Runway to Driveway - for less but of course

This was a sheer coincidence. I had this photo of me taken 2 weeks ago (before NYFW had begun) to do a "What I wore to work for the week" post but I only got to Tuesday and then wasn't able to take photos of my outfits, so I gave up. Then when I was browsing through New York Fashion Week Runway Trends photos, I found DL1961's model wearing almost exactly what I had worn to work a few days before! Except I bet mine is a fraction of the cost of the DL1961 outfit. Talk about Fashion sans Fortune!



White Tee: *$10 (Dotti)
Jeans: *$69 (Jeanswest)
Bracelet: *$5 (H&M)
Glitz Black Bling Flats: *$60 (Santini)
Bag & Sunnies: Usual

Comfy Work Outfit Total: $178.95
* = sale prices

Yep, I get to wear jeans to work. They're pretty cool like that.
Oh and another thing I wanted to share, which you could say is part of my outfit and I can't believe I haven't shown this before - my iPhone Cover! 
I absolutely loved it when I first saw it. Almost everyone I know has commented on it but I never thought I would actually have random strangers liking it and coming up to ask me where I got it from...


 It was an impulse buy (and a great one at that!) from the checkout counter of...you'll never guess...wait for it...Rubi Shoes! And it was a measly $5.
 I thought it would only last 2 days, but I've been using it for almost 4 months now. *Knocking on wood.

I've had a really productive week. Managed to tick most things off my never-ending-to-do list, both at home and at work. Don't you just love that feeling! Plus I've even posted more on the blog. I feel like the weather being warmer helps. You get more done because you don't want to snuggle up in bed or hide under blankets all the time. I only hope that this productive streak continues. 
Enjoy the rest of your week. Until next time - adios!xx

9 comments:

  1. Really cute outfit! Might have to check out that phone cover too!

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  2. love the peplum top and jeans, cute outfit! thats good that you can wear jeans to work :D

    ooh i saw that phone cover on ebay when i was looking for a new cover for my phone... but i thought it would make it feel too bulky! looks good on your phone though!

    and yes warmer weather definitely makes us more productive!

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    1. The phone cover is super light! That's why I thought it would never last because it feels like it could snap. But it hasn't as yet, so fingers crossed!

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  3. Leatherette Peplum Top is freaking gorgeous! x

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    1. Thank you! And I got it at Dotti of all the places! Who'd have thunk it!
      I love Dotti - but I thought this was quite avant garde for them.

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  4. I love the white tee under the peplum top - uber cute :) I'm also digging your sale inspired blogging; it's always appreciated by this budget-restricted fashionista :D

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    1. Thanks, Alba! And I'm glad to see you're enjoying the blog and scrolled this far to leave a comment. :)

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