Thursday, July 29, 2010

Polyvore: My basics + items I'd love to own.

On my last post, I shared with everyone the clothes I bought from Forever21 and H&M. I was able to buy items to make up an entire outfit. Yay! I've been trying to figure out which ones from my existing accessory and bag collection I should use with my new clothes, and then an idea struck me. I haven't done a Polyvore outfit in a while! So here we are, a Polyvore outfit! :D

Outfit

Fashion Trends & Styles - Polyvore





The basic items that I have are the skirt, tank top, cardigan, and shoes. I was able to find the exact skirt I have, but that's all. Good thing I found look-alikes for the other ones. Haha. :D

The basics:

Faux denim tiered skirt (Forever21) - $12.50
Striped Women's tank (Tilly's) - $9.99
Women's boyfriend cardigan (American Eagle) - $16
Champion Canvas sneakers (Keds) - $30

The "I wish I had these":

Balenciaga bag - $1,755
Invicta Women's 6301 Lupah Collection White Corian watch - $80 (pretty reachable, haha)
Chanel heart shaped clip-on earrings - $375
Vintage Christian Dior 1980s Gold Tone Central Diamante Logo necklace - $592
Vintage Chanel 1980s Gold Rope Textured Surround 'CC' Logo necklace - $1,048

Aaah, if only I had those accessories and a Balenciaga bag... but, that's okay, I'm sure I'll find something in my closet to make the outfit work. ;)

Any other ideas on what I should wear with my basics? :D

55 comments:

  1. Super cute outfit! I just did a polyvore post too, its just too much fun!

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  2. Love your picks! I can't believe how expensive those little Chanel earrings are! Gorgeous though ;)

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  3. I'm loving that bag...loveeeee~

    ~Lily

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  4. Great outfit! Love the stripes and gold, very French/nautical! XO!

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  5. This is a gorgeous outfit. I absolutely love the purse

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  6. I like the cardigan, skirt, tank top, and the bag... the shoes look chunky to me to be paired with a skirt in that cut.:D

    http://allthingsmarie.blogspot.com/
    Beauty. Fashion. Interior Design.
    & Life According to Marie.

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  7. Sequins and Lace-- yup, it's so much fun! :)

    Beautygirl24-- i knoooow! but they're chanel, so i guess that explains it. haha. ;)

    Lily-- me tooo! :)

    shari-- :D

    Ansa-- me too, i want to have one. :)

    Marie-- yeah, it's the closest thing i found to my real sneakers though.

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  8. Thats hot! I didnt even know what polyvore was til now! lol

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  9. JillieCat-- you should really try it! it's so much fun!

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  10. cute outfit!! Um...I'd take a balenciaga and chanel assessories any day! lol!

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  11. Fashion and Beauty Lights-- aww, glad you love it! :)

    Marie@PoutyPinkPrincess-- me too! haha. ;)

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  12. nice! the accesories are lovely!
    VISIT LOOKS LAB :)

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  13. Really Great polyvore collection.

    Love classic pieces.

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  14. Angeliq Lipstick and Danielle Blush-- don't you just love those accessories? :)

    -L-- thanks! :D

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  15. =O That bag! Beautiful!! I now need it - along with $1,755 to buy it lol! I do adore F21 and H&M though, great choices for affordable clothes.

    Thanks for visiting my blog, yours is super cute!

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  16. You have wonderful taste.

    A red lipstick will go nicely :)

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  17. Looks like you've got it covered!!!
    A cute scarf though... maybe red?? Can always tie around your head / bag / neck???

    Love these basics though!! mwa

    http://time-is-fleeting.blogspot.com

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  18. Oh what a fabulous wish list :)

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  19. Love your collage!
    Amazing things! =)

    http://enjoythestyle.blogspot.com/

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  20. Great basics! Love love love navy/white/gold! Yellow is also a nice pop for this combo.
    I will never understand why bags need to cost $1700, I mean really??

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  21. ok super cute outfit especially the skirt . the handbag caught my eye first but then I saw the price. : (
    Have a great weekend,
    naina

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  22. Amazing picks! I die for that balenciaga bag. Seriously die!

    http://www.ciaobellablog13.blogspot.com/

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  23. Great picks! Love them all!!


    xx
    Nikki

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  24. Love this outfit choice!!! Nicely done Mimi... although I would wear this outfit with a pair of heels instead of sneakers.

    http://asweetsilverlining.blogspot.com

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  25. Gah, a Balenciaga Bag. Seriously, who doesn't want to own one? Love!! :)

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  26. I would wear all of these. Great combinations can be made with these basics!!!

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  27. Love the shoes ! Amazing colors !

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    alice h
    xoxo

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  28. Those Balenciaga bags are so cute but HEAVY! No surprise that I like the Chanel accessories best :-)

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  29. Join the Gossip-- you're welcome and thanks for stopping by my blog! and yup, f21 and h&m are great for affordable clothes. :)

    Katastrophic-- thanks! and i really want to get a red lipstick. :)

    j.-- :D

    Becky Jean-- a red scarf sounds like a great addition to the outfit. :)

    Katie-- :D

    Mary-- thanks! aren't they amazing? :D

    Ashleigh-- i knoooow, why do they have to cost so much? i'm liking yellow with this too. :)

    style'n-- yup, that price is like whoa. :/

    Jessica-- haha, oh Balenciaga bags!

    Nikki-- :D

    yoli-- me too! :)

    Lorraine-- yup, that would work too. i put sneakers because i was using the stuff i have on my last post. :)

    Erika-- haha, i knooow! ;)

    Lisa-- yup! :)

    godessunseen101-- :D

    Cafe Bellini-- haha, yup, i know you love Chanel! :D

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  30. Love the Chanel earings!!!

    follow me too :)

    mythology20.blogspot.com

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  31. So adorable - every single item! Loving how the striped tank goes with the black/ dark blue and the golden jewels!!! I would so wear the outfit!!!

    Take care, lovely
    <3

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  32. Love the color palette. So neat!

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  33. love the cardigan and the watch. good luck finding more affordable accessories. :)

    http://cherylclarke.blogspot.com

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  34. Your not the only who wishes about having those accessories! That would make such a cute outfit! Sarah..0x

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  35. Ooh I love the nude purse in the picture. The outfit is cute too!

    http://wearingitonmysleeves.blogspot.com

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  36. mythology20-- aren't they adorable? :)

    Susi-- hii! it's great to hear from you! glad you liked this post! :)

    Annie-- thanks! :)

    Cheryl-- thanks! :D

    Sarahhh.Fashion-- if only money doesn't matter, huh? ;)

    Sarah-- aah, love that bag too! :)

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  37. cute outfit! those chanel earrings are so expensie, omg:D

    http://www.readmylifeascarrie.blogspot.com

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  38. To right about the money issue kinda sucks but thats life! <3 0x

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  39. Carrie-- i know, right?! ;)

    Sarahhh.Fashion-- yeah, that's life! *sigh* ;)

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  40. I love that chanel necklace....of course - it's the most expensive thing in your set!

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  41. Sunshine and Summertime-- haha, i love it too! ;)

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  42. Haha I think every girl has put a balenciaga in at least one polyvore, they are just sooo gorgeous :) Cute picks! x

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  43. Dizzy-- :D

    Ariel-- haha, i knooow! ;)

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  44. Its good to dream big though, right?
    You've got some nice basics, you can really do so much with them - Mix the stripes with another pattern, layer an oversized cardigan over the jeggings, punch up the look with some bright colorful accessories...

    Chic on the Cheap

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  45. Ooh that Balenciaga bag and the Chanel studs, swooon! I need to get myself on polyvore :)

    Charlyx

    http://x-whatiworetoday-x.blogspot.com

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  46. i love this nautical inspired look! the canvas shoes are super adorable, i've started wearing a pair recently, and they've definitely grown on me :)

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  47. great picks! im addicted to strawberry lip balm as well.

    just passing by your blog and i have to say its LOVELY! do drop by mine too when you have some time. perhaps we can follow each other. =)

    Persis.
    http://onestylemile.blogspot.com/

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  48. loving this outfit post!! It's put together so nicely!

    I'm having a giveaway on my blog...

    http://heyhilarywrites.blogspot.com

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  49. LyddieGal-- yup, it's good to dream big. and thanks for all those fashion tips! :D

    Charly-- you should! it's so much fun! :)

    CHANTELLE-- i have a feeling i'm gonna love them too. :)

    Persis Shah-- thanks for stopping by! and i will definitely stop by yours too. :)

    Jess-- :)

    Hilary-- hi! thanks for letting me know about your giveaway! :)

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  50. Hi Mimi! Thanks for following by my blog and entering my giveaway!

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