Thursday, June 11, 2009

Wendy B - Owned!

I have been having fun going through my closet and looking for the warm weather clothes. I got so used to wearing sweaters - this feels like a real treat.
Of course, I was okay until the A/C came on and then I was glad to have picked up this lovely cashmere cardigan a couple of weekends ago:
It's the colour of a Siamese cat. And gee, look who's on the label:
Not "our" Wendy B, of course, but isn't that hilarious? Naturally, her name would be on quality goods, though. This was consignment for $24.99.

The stuff:
The shoes are new-to-me and are actually brand new Chinese Laundry! They even still had the Winners label stuck to the bottom! And only $16.99 - steal! It's totally worth it to troll second-hand and consignment stores for little gems like these. I love the tortoise shell.

The necklace is new and I haven't worn it before - it's a little bit overkill with the pearls, but since when am I subtle? Ha! I think not. The earrings are from my wedding - I think it's time to get some new pearl studs (really bigass ones).

Cardigan (Wendy B, consignment), blouse (I.N.C., consignment), suit skirt (Kenzie), shoes (Chinese Laundry, consignment), necklace (Aldo Accessories), earrings (c. 1996?).


  1. Love those shoes!!!
    What a fab find, they are awesome,a glad you are able to be back in your kickazz heels!

  2. Beautiful print on that blouse!
    Yes, that darn air conditioning is annoying - they keep cranking it up in my building when it gets hot. I bring cardigans to work, but some of the time it's been getting so cold that I've been throwing a polar fleece on top of the cardigan too so I won't shiver too bad at my desk. It's so bizarre to be bundled up inside when it's so hot out.

  3. Isn't that funny! Pretty grey/blue shirt. Looks like our skies here.

  4. Thrifting cashmere feels so good, doesn't it? And it's often better quality than new!

  5. It's so hot here...I can't even remember the cold! That pearl necklace is so lovely!

  6. Hee, Wendy!

    Thanks, Erin - and check it out, Chinese Laundry found me!

    Kari, thanks! It was a great consignment find. Oh, I know! The A/C is nuts in our building too.

    Thanks, Mervat!

    Thanks, Sher - and blue/grey skies sound good to me.

    Sal, it does...and yeah, it's the good stuff. So soft.

    Thanks, MM.

    Chinese Laundry - they are! I love your brand!

    Aw, poor Erica! It's a cool necklace - I had to have it.

  7. What great finds!! Love them. I think a little something over the top is fun. And you can sure pull it off. Love it all. Giant pearl studs would be so much fun!

  8. I agree, Alison - I am all about over the top, haha! Pearl studs have been added to my shopping list.

  9. lol. i'm loving the print on that blouse. And i like your necklace, definitely not overkill at least not to me

  10. Thanks, Diane! I don't know how much I'll be able to wear the necklace for work, but I'm sure it will be good with other outfits.


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