Don’t worry, this blog isn’t about a relationship… or is it? It’s all about those moments in fashion when we fall in love with a look, a garment, a collection, or just the idea of wearing something you’ve seen and immediately felt you needed to buy it or put it on.
It might just be that one piece of jewelry you’ve been saving for years (maybe), or you might still be saving for. In my case, I’ve just added a diamond tennis necklace to my long, long list of “I can’t take my eyes off of you’s.
I would say I am trying to keep classic pieces on the list, but you know how it goes. The list is getting longer…and longer!
When you look for investment pieces, you are probably thinking of adding a trench coat, a new black blazer, or an amazing pair of black trousers that will, hopefully, stand the test of time.
It could be a black leather handbag (Mini Kelly…Please) you've had your eyes on or maybe that black jacket that you just need to purchase for that “just put a coat over it moment”.
Whatever the item may be, it’s on your mind. Believe me, I get it!
I am here to tell you that it is absolutely possible to obtain these items for a fraction of the cost; if you believe in circular fashion and have some time to look around for the item you have on your list, ensuring that it is in the shape that is acceptable to you.
Trust me, the items are out there… waiting for a home… your home.
I have purchased pre-owned Rolex watches and then turned around and sold them to just purchase another. I would recommend Meierotto's Jewelers for preloved Rolex watches. They are located in Kansas City, Missouri, but are said to be the largest Rolex dealer in the midwest. They have such an amazing selection and they are family owned.
If you're like me and you like marking things off your list, then you are probably trying to find a way to purchase your “I can’t take my eyes off of you” items at a discount.
It’s possible… if you're willing to be patient (which I have been told should be my middle name… yes, that is a joke). That, or you get serious about checking the internet daily for preloved deals (you must be ready to pull the trigger on the purchase, because items sell quickly).
Maybe you even start checking your local consignment shops for the items on your list (make sure you tell the sales associates or owner what you're looking for). Believe me, they will appear… please make sure you are buying from a company that guarantees 100% authentic items (learn more on this from my blog - The Rule is Buy Authentic).
See, this blog wasn't about a relationship… or was it?
If you can build a trusting circle of places to buy (one being Style & Give), and let them know what you're looking for, then anything is possible!
Circular Fashion is happening now… you can’t take your eyes off it!
My Current List of….I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You’s…
Cartier Juste un Clou Bracelet Small Model in Yellow Gold ($3,400)
Jennifer Meyer 3-PRONG Pink Sapphire Tennis Necklace ($18,750)
Bottega Veneta The Cassette Intrecciato Crossbody Bag in Black ($2,900)
Saint Laurent LouLou Toy YSL Puffer Quilted Lambskin Crossbody Bag in Storm Grey ($2,290)
770 Jewelry Full Buttercup Diamond Statement Tennis Necklace in Rose Gold ($7,949)
Rolex Datejust 1601 36MM Green Dial With Two Tone Jubilee Bracelet ($5,800)
Rolex Datejust 116231 ($9,950) - Basically Any Men’s Rolex with a Jubilee Bracelet is a GO!
Cartier Tank in Rose Gold ($12,800)
770 Jewelry 14K Gold Emerald Eternity Ring ($1,790) or 770 Jewelry 14K Gold Blue Sapphire Eternity Band ($1,800)
Christian Louboutin Astribooty Calfskin Red Sole Chelsea Booties in Black ($1,195)
Loewe Flamenco Knot Lambskin Ankle Booties in Black ($1,200)
Burberry Long Waterloo Heritage Trench Coat in Honey ($2,490)
Balmain Double Breasted Wool Blazer in Black ($2,795)