Filed under: clothing, entertainment, handbags, lolita, shopping | Tags: angelic pretty, btssb, clothing, dream v, fashion, fun, japanese brand, jsk, lolita, nightmarket, vancouver
Last weekend Michelle, a friend of Shan’s, came back to Vancouver from Texas. We went to the Richmond nightmarket (I went for the 3rd time~) and it was such a fun time. Because I brought my fluffy dog, Jacky, it was like we were celebrities! Everywhere we walked, heads turned and there were many comments like “So fluffy!” “So cute!” and “你的狗很漂亮！”
A girl even took a photo of my dog, and everyone from kids to adults wanted to pet him. Vancouver is such a friendly place. (⌒▽⌒)☆ It was remarkable how much attention he received, but he was nervous and a bit scared of all the loud noises and people.
We bought food and walked around, and I even saw my supervisors at the Fido booth. I stood around inside and sold a single iPhone case before heading off again with Michelle and Shan～
Another fun even that happened recently took place at home: my sister Kelsey, my brother Jenson, Shan and I dug out the good ol’ Monopoly board game and played it after dinner! It was really fun and unexpected playing this classic game again. Shan and I ended up losing so badly, haha! I was mooching off Kelsey and Shan’s sympathies to survive, but in the end my brother and sister were just too strong. I hope we can play a game together again soon, as a family.
Despite the fact that I said I would spend less in June, this month seems to be the month of my most heavy spending. I bought some lolita items, as well as some non-lolita items. Anyway, here are some recent buys:
BTSSB “Trick or Treat” JSK in pink. There’s nothing very Halloween-ish about this dress at all! It’s an older print, but when I bought it the seller had the tag still on. There’s no shirring, so I’m wondering if I should bring it to get tailored. A custom fit wouldn’t be too bad, if I like the dress enough!
Brand new, these socks from AP are quite thick! They’re really cute and I love the lace detailing near the top. (❁´◡`❁)*✲ﾟ*
I’m a bit unpleased that I bought a size ‘M’ in my Dream V heels. My feet are exactly 22.5CM, so I should technically be in an ‘S’ because small is 22CM-22.5, and medium starts at 23cm I believe. But they fit *okay*, just not as snug as I’d hoped. Oh well~ they’re still gorgeous. And they’re comfortable! I couldn’t believe how plush they feel, judging by the look I wasn’t expecting that.
This bag is really small. ;_; I wish it were bigger, but it’s only large enough to hold a phone and maybe a lipstick/key holder. I would maybe only use it when I have to walk my dog/run errands and want to free my hands up. It’s real cute though~ love this brand.
I have a lot of things on my wish list, mostly cute socks from AP and AP’s many other beautiful accessories. I don’t know! These are some of the items I couldn’t help adding to my collection.
!! Did you know American Apparel sells petticoats?! I had no idea until I stepped inside to buy some tights and saw this puffy baby hanging on the rack:
I almost want to buy it just to try it out, ehe.
I don’t know why I suddenly feel like expanding my closet.. (・_・ヾ I definitely need to save up more. Everyone says so!!!
Filed under: clothing, shopping | Tags: aritzia, clothing, fashion, shopping, shorts
I went shopping at Pacific Center’s Aritzia. I don’t know why I like to shop at that over-priced warehouse, but I was happy to pick up the light mint green blazer I had my eye on, along with a pair of cute buttoned shorts. I believe they are called “Talula Starboard Shorts with Anchor Buttons” on the official website.
These shorts aren’t a new item; they’ve been around for as long as I can remember. I know because a couple months back, I spotted them and resisted the urge to buy them. I somewhat regret buying them now, since they were original price at $50CAD, and also because they’re cheap (quality-wise!) as hell. Today at work, one of the anchor buttons actually popped right off!
Basically, I paid original price for a garment that fell apart on me the next day. I also happened to take the tags off, so there’s no chance of a return. Thank goodness I’m quite skilled with a needle and thread! I’ll be sewing this button back when I get home after another grueling day of work. (For some reason I work ten days in a row.. is that legal?)
This reminds me of the time where I bought a red Lush blazer and ended up having to sew back a seam on the shoulder area. That blazer cost me a hefty penny too, but I liked it too much to return it!
On another note, when I first bought these shorts I was unsure of them because I didn’t know if they would go well with the rest of my wardrobe. After a day of wearing them, they seem all right style-wise. It’s just the quality that really gets me!
Have you ever had this sort of set-back with a brand new piece of clothing? Had a disappointing experience with Aritzia? Leave a comment!
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