The Second hand Burberry Trench

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I never imagined I’d own a Burberry trench coat one day. $1,700 for the cotton version seemed like way to steep of a price tag and I would not pay $700 for the Polyester version.

And then I decided to try thrift store shopping in an attempt to slowly build up a more ethical closet. One day it suddenly hit me- a used burberry trench coat would be much cheaper than a new one. I decided to scour The Real Real and  passed by a lot of beautiful Burberry trench coats because I wasn’t financially willing to pay just yet. Let’s be honest, even a used Burberry trench coat is super expensive. I had even decided I didn’t need Burberry (which I still don’t) and purchased a used Zara trench on Tradesy for $40. Really expensive for a second hand Zara trench if you ask me but still less than the $200-700 used Burberry can sell for. The seller cancelled the order, I got my refund and decided it was a sign.

One day I pulled the trigger and I cannot tell you how happy I am that I did. You can watch an unboxing on my channel and see me like a little kid on Christmas. At $200 for the coat I honestly think it is worth every single penny. It looked brand new one when I received it, going to show how amazingly some people care for their items. I’m hoping this will be a piece in my closet for years to come.

Are there any designer items you’d love to have in your closet one day? Are you also a fashion lover like me? Do you think there’s anything wrong with owning crazy expensive pieces? Let me know in the comments down below.

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Sari Sunday- September 13, 2015

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I don’t know if anyone else’s parents do this but my mom has a suitcase where she saves all my extra special salwars. It was inside my mom’s secret suitcase that I found this stunning salwar. It was a gift from a close family friend who goes to my church. My favorite aspect of this salwar is the neckline. To be honest, I dressed up because it felt wrong not to do so in such a beautiful salwar.

The bracelet I’m wearing here is from Baublebar, my friend Anitha and I have the same one. It’s our friendship bracelet! Because we’re forever on vacation. 😉

Sari Sunday- June 7, 2015

imageimage image imageimage image imageFeatured in this week’s Sari Sunday (or Salwar Sunday) is the lovely Jasleen! I love this little munchkin.

This week I chose to wear a pretty “plain” salwar because I was feeling sick- I still do! I love salwars like this because they’re quick to put on and you feel comfortable for the entire day. I actually didn’t buy this salwar when I was in India two weeks ago. My mom had a few salwars saved to give as gifts but decided to give one to me.

As always, thanks to Keziah for amazing pictures!

Sari Sunday- May 10, 2015

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Happy Sari Sunday, even though I’m wearing a salwar! This salwar was actually pulled off a mannequin by my mom in India because she found it so beautiful. I never felt comfortable wearing this, it may be the lack of shape, but it looked great today.

I’m also wearing Cinderella heels, I purchased these years ago at an outlet store. I haven’t seen them in a long time in person, I’m bringing them back in style! (at the very least for my wardrobe)

Something I realized I never mentioned here is that I feel so ridiculous posing for these pictures. My friends for church will randomly see me and know that it’s photo time. I’m learning to be more comfortable being absolutely ridiculous.

Above is a picture of Keziah, my photographer. I have so much love for her! As I’m learning to blog consistently and come up with new ideas for poses, she’s been growing more and more as a photographer.