Wednesday, August 18, 2010

she's a lady

Well, I feel like I've just woken up from a coma. After a fantastic vacation in sweltering Palm Beach, I arrived in Toronto late last night and slept in till forever this morning, only to emerge into Toronto's "summer" weather, which doesn't even compare to the heat in Florida in the off-season. I had the most fantastic time, shopped till I literally dropped, ate at some of the best restaurants I've ever visited, lay by the pool, met a few readers from the area, spent time with family and tried my best NOT to tan (sorry to those of you who think I need one!). I was getting anxious to get back to Toronto near the end, but I'm already itching to go back - I miss palm trees!
The vintage/consignment/thrift shopping in Palm Beach and the surrounding cities is like no other city I've ever been to. Every time I visit I come home with heaps of designer clothing for next to nothing, we're talking Missoni, Diane von Furstenberg, Dior, Halston, just to name a few. I've got a huge list of the best places to go, so if anyone lives in the area or will be visiting soon, definitely email me! Here are just SOME of the many shoes and bags I brought back.

(Clockwise from the top left: Vintage Dooney & Burke, Vintage Dooney & Burke, Vintage Coach, F21 Mulberry lookalike, vintage, Vintage Hermes, vintage, vintage)

(Clockwise from the top left: Senso, YSL, MiuMiu, Ferragamo, Ferragamo, Missoni, Vintage)
Also, big thanks to Cambria Cove for the care package sent to me this week! My American readers should head over to their website because they're giving away some fantastic prizes, including a trip for two to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, a personal styling session with Rachel Roy, and a full VIP gift bag, among other things.
xox E

72 comments:

  1. Looks like a successful shopping trip! Those bags and shoes are gorgeous!

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  2. wow.i like the miumiu ones very much.

    love from germany,
    mari

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  3. Oohh you hair looks so naturally sunkissed (well, because it is...) and those leopard boots whuss that!? I wanna see it on :D

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  4. I love your dress! And I loooove your hair *_*

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  5. oh lady, your hair!
    I've been very absent blogwise (good god, it's summer!) lately but yours was one of the few blogs I checked religiously.
    sounds like you're having fantastic times and no, you don't need a tan. I gave up on getting one and embrace the freckles I get during the sunny months instead.

    <3
    I

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  6. oh wow... first off your trip sounds like a slice of heaven! Im sure it was just what you needed? Thinking i need it too! Phew im off in 2 weeks for 2 weeks! Your treasures are bloody amazing! The bags... the shoes oh wow.... excited to see them in future outfits!katie.xx
    fashion clocked

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  7. im in love with the third picture! holy..it looks like your hair has grown even more. you look so great all.the.time! and your skin tone is so beautiful.

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  8. Holy SHIT, that is the best thrift haul ever!!

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  9. wow, looks like you hit the jackpot for sure!

    love your outfit here!

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  10. I am drooooooling over you bag and shoe finds. They are freakin' amazing! I have the F21 Mulberry look alike too. ;)

    xx Love & Aloha

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  11. Wowwwwwwww sooo jealous :) I never find any designer items when I go vintage shopping :(


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  12. oh my gooosh!!! I'm so jealous!! shoes and bags <3

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  13. those are great finds!!! love the hermes

    xoxo,
    F

    lekisskiss.blogspot.com <-- Texas gal bloggin fashion from NYC!

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  14. omg, you got so much!! I love all of it!! & this blog!
    x

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  15. amaaziing..i loved that bags x)
    xoxoooxooxoxox

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  16. so many amazing bags and shoes my eyes are glued to my laptop screen!

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  17. those bags!!!!!

    i wanna scream out so loud

    they're BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  18. Gorgeous purses!! Love that photo..

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  19. You look amazing!

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  20. Great finds! I am in love with consignment selling and buying! I am addicted =)

    Loving your blog =)

    x!

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  21. I love your senso booties.

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  22. I have to say that I´m a little bit jealous of all the beautiful bags you bought, specially the Mulberry look a like, so pretty!!

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  23. adorable floral dress, you're so cute! <3<3<3

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  24. omggg,really love your hair.awesome! i like your style too simple but cute :)
    wanna exchange link with me anyway?


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  25. I am speechless, that is one incredible collection of fashion booty you have collected over the trip! Those bags are utterly delicious, I never thought I'd say this (as a life0long lover of european holidays) but I want to go to palm beach!!! Your floral summer dress is adorable, and screw tanning, who wants to spend all day frying on a sun lounger when you could be shopping!? X

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  26. WHERE DO YOU FIND THESE THINGS?! What an insane haul, I'm just wondrous over those ponyskin leopard boots at the back.

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  27. the second picture is pretty amazing!

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  28. Wow, such amazing finds! I love it when a trip turns out like this! (Or any shopping adventure...)

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  29. oh yes, she IS a lady! a lady with a wonderful blog! love this:)

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  30. lovely dress! cute shoes and bags:)

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  31. Love the summer look, hopefully get some more in before autumn comes

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    x

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  32. I envy you so much, i love all the vintage you bought, specially the brown bag, it's lovely.

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  33. the shoes are AMAMAZING!!!!!!
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  34. omg I'm so jealous of you right now =) such great buys! x

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  35. gah! so that's where you've been lately, tapping out the world's resource of amazing designer vintage!!! amazing finds, so so jealous.

    xx raez

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  36. WOW! Looks like you really shopped yourself through vacation!
    I wish I'd own some of these bags! :)

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  37. I love your dress! Floral design is the real novelty of f/w 2010-11.

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  38. Wow, You did good! Your hair looks amazing.

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  39. Cute bags and florida sounds cool xxx

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  40. what a great haul!
    don't tan! we need more pale beauties and less oompa loompas in this world!

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  41. 一個人的際遇在第一次總是最深刻的,有時候甚至會讓人的心變成永遠的絕緣。......................................................................

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  42. So jealous of all of these wonderful thrifted finds you got!

    xx,
    Lexi

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  43. ehmm so jealous here
    love your bag and shoes collection

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  44. great piles of gorgeous bags n shoess!!! such a shopping find,, :D,, so curious bout the price though,, :p

    xoxo
    venni-ca.blogspot.com

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  45. Oh my dear God, so succesful shoppings!

    I love those red YSL ballerinas...

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  46. sounds and looks like so much fun :)
    xoxo

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  47. shoesaholics ? like it !

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  48. . OMG, nice bags & shoes!
    (:




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  49. 聰明的人喜歡猜心 雖然每次都猜對了卻失去了自己的心............................................................

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  51. GREAT finds! the vintage Hermes and DB bucket bag are my faves ;) of course, lol xx

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  52. sounds like a fantastic and productive trip! I love all of those amazing bags!

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  53. You look great tanned or not!
    I'm glad you enjoyed your vacations!

    Kisses
    Teresa

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  54. What a lovely dress! Love colours! ;-D

    I´m now your new follower...

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  55. Your vintage finds are amazing!

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  56. que bolsos! me encantantan todos! no sabia cual elegir! y digo lo mismo de los zapatos! un besito, te sigo

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  57. So jealous, duh.

    Olive

    www.VisforOlive.blogspot.com

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  59. Your blog is so inspiring, I follow it RELIGIOUSLY.

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