Sunday, August 18, 2013

Chicnova: Vintage Oversized Round Sunglasses + Hollow Out Beige Lace T-Shirt

Happy Sunday!

This post was originally scheduled for Friday, but then I was out all day... I decided to have it published yesterday, but I wasn't feeling well so I went to bed early, and now, here we are, haha! ;)

So for today, I wanted to share with you guys two more items I received from Chicnova to review...

Featuring a round frame design in black, resin lenses, slim metal standard arms with plastic tapered and curved temple, in a vintage style.

Price: $11

Lens Height: 5.8 centimeters
Frame Width: 13 centimeters
Bridge Width: 1.8 centimeters
Temple Length: 14.3 centimeters

I am usually iffy about ordering sunglasses online because I don't know how they would look on me, but I took a chance with these sunglasses because they look good and they remind me of a pair of oversized round Louis Vuitton sunglasses I tried on before... And I'm so glad I decided to just go for it! ;)

These are good quality sunglasses and they are reasonably priced.

Let's just say it's enough to hold me over until I find other oversized sunglasses or even until I have enough money to buy those Louis Vuitton ones I mentioned earlier. ;)

They go with pretty much everything -- all kinds of outfits!

This is how they look on:

They're just the right size -- not too small, but not too big either.
And I love how it has a black plastic frame because without it, I think it would look to Ozzy Osbourne-ish, haha! ;)

So yup, I definitely love these new sunglasses of mine... they were even featured on my previous outfit post.

- Made from a soft touch lace fabric in beige 
 - Hollow out lace details 
 - Short sleeved styling 
 - Round neckline 
 - Loose fit

Price: $19

Okay, first things first... the shirt I got looked NOTHING like the shirt I ordered:

It wasn't beige, it was white.
And I was expecting a shirt with a scalloped lace design, but the shirt I got was different...

Under normal circumstances, I would have told Chicnova about this little mix-up and they would have sent me the item I actually ordered, but since this shirt was sent to me for review purposes, I decided to just go ahead and write my review. :)

The shirt I received is white with a lace floral design.
At first, I thought it resembled a doily too much, but it gradually grew on me... I now appreciate how versatile it can be -- you can wear it with a dress (as I did), with a skirt, with shorts, or with jeans.

Scoop Neckline

The scoop neckline is a bit too high, but it works out okay.


The sleeves are longer than that of the shirt I was supposed to get...

There's a button closure at the back, though I'm not sure this is really necessary.

A close-up of the shirt's detail...

The fabric is a bit itchy at first, but it gets more comfortable as you get used to it.

I wore my shirt over my yellow Cotton On dress.

Since the detail of the shirt and the color of my dress were both already too loud, I decided to go for understated gold ballet flats.

My accessories:

A white watch and a crystal bracelet (both already featured on previous outfit posts)...

And this cocktail ring from New York & Company... also already featured on a previous post! ;)

I also wore my pearl earrings again...

...and this yellow Twist Scarf from American Apparel!

Overall, it was just a fun ladylike outfit for a day of running errands and hanging out with friends.
Even though it wasn't the shirt I originally ordered, I still do like it and I can see myself wearing it with different kinds of outfits in the future. :)

So yup, that's it for my Chicnova post...

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  1. The sunglasses are cute! Definitely very retro looking :) Love the lace top too!

    1. there you go, retro was the word i was looking for! ;)

  2. I LOOOOOOVE your outfit!!! The whole look is just perfection. Love the top and and love how you wore it over a bright yellow dress.