Monday, August 13, 2007

Le Shopping during le weekend!

We don't know if it's the oppressive heat, the thrill of back-to-school shopping (even though we're fully employed college graduates), or the huge Fall magazine issues stuffed into our mailbox, but we've caught the shopping bug. There's no cure that we know of (ok maybe a heavy dose of Adbusters and meditation, but we were too late). So how does one assuage the spending guilt? 1) Convince yourself your purchases are necessary (Didn't Coco Chanel say something about being naked if you didn't wear perfume? I can't walk around naked.) and 2) say it's all in the name of fashion-blog research!
So here's the damage (those not pictured here will, no doubt, show up in future blogs):
• Black Reebox hightops, Urban Outfitters (CL)
• Gold, anklet-boots with button detail, Bill Hallman, Little 5 Points (CL)
• Black cord Cheap Mondays, Bill Hallman, Little 5 Points (LL)
• L perfume by Gwen Stefani, Nordstorms, Phipps Plaza (LL)
• used Ibanez (guitar), Firehouse Guitars!!! (LL- very excited)

I did actually need perfume (Sweetpea body splash from bath and body works just wasn't cutting it), and part of what sold me on this brand new scent was the packaging- the design-eye approves.

yep- that's a man's bum, not mine. I promise i'll take a proper picture once it's cooled down a bit outside. Hot weather plus tight fitting cords- the taking-on-and-off process is not pretty- especially in those teeny tiny bill hallman fitting rooms.

oooo...ahhh...This was my big purchase for the weekend (possibly the year). I've only been taking lessons for about a year, but I thought it high time I had mine own guitar (I'd been borrowing an old german Jumbo for a while- a bit difficult to handle)- this Ibanez quite literally makes me drool (yes, bad for the satin finish on the solid top- got it), it's got a great sound- and i like the fact it's used and has a past....


Jacquelyn said...

LL-congrats on your new "big blond"
Ibenaz. CL-I love the boots.

AsianCajuns said...

Thanks, JL! I think Dorothy Parker would approve- well, at least to my face, and then she would have gone to the Algonquin and told everyone I should have gone with a Gibson.

Eli said...

muuuuuuuuuust saaaaaaaaave moooooooooooney!

jclplee said...

Hi Lauren,

My first comment! Still looks big, but it is nice to have your own! Maybe we will get to hear something nice that you have mastered!

Love, Dad

AsianCajuns said...

Eli, totally!
Dad, thanks! I've totally mastered the first half of Dust In the Wind (Cath is thoroughly sick of hearing it ;)

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Frasier said...

Love the cute so 80' s but so modern