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Pack a Punch

IMG_0752Wow. That is all I have to say to all of you. This experience, this city, this country in general is just unbelievable. I am adjusting to the Italian way very quickly. Yesterday my roommates and I went to “The Mall” which is a gigantic cluster of all things fabulous… at outlet prices. Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, Alexander McQueen, Prada… you name it. It was there.

Unfortunately, I walked out with a light load, meaning no purchases. It was a sad day. We all learned fast that the outlets are a dog-eat-dog (or girl fights girl) battle for designer goods. I feel in love with a pair of Valentine red suede bow heels (cue the sigh) only to be devastated to find there was only one pair, and the size was a mere half-size too large for me. I was about to buy them anyway when my roommates had an “intervention.” They were right, never buy anything unless it fits flawlessly or can be tailored. Just my luck, the ruby-hued pumps were neither.

But as we were dragging our (tired) feet back to our flat, my eyes light up, screaming, “stop!” I saw the most beautiful little red bag in a store window, immediately B-lining it towards the subtle leather. I didn’t save to even think about it, I was sold.

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ASOS Dot Dress (similar) // Dixie Italian Heels (similar here) // Italian Bag (similar – real version – here) // Karen Walker Sunnies // Express Necklace // Stella & Dot Soiree Studs // Fossil Watch // Stella & Dot Renegade Bracelet // Diamond Knot Bracelet (gift) // Michael Kors Chain Ring // Stella & Dot Deco Stack Rings // Lips: Lady Danger by MAC

As always, thank you for reading. xosigsmall

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12 Responses

  1. This outfit is so incredibly chic! I’m sure you’re fitting in just fine in Italy 🙂 And well done on exercising self restraint on those shoes…sometimes it’s just not meant to be!

    ~Sarah
    P.S. I’d love it if you would visit my blog, Sarah’s Real Life!

    • Aw thank you Sarah! And yes, it took a lot of control. I will definitely check out your blog.

      Xo Brenna

  2. fiona.

    Your whole look is incredible, love it and love the bag, fab pop of colour!

  3. I love this look! This post and your blog is amazing.

  4. You have done it again!

    Simply Stunning!

    http://www.fashiondiction.wordpress.com

  5. The polka dotted dress is so adorable!!