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Monthly Archives: July 2012

2012 New England color run

Did a colorful and crazy 5k today! More than 10,000 runners / walkers came for this New England color run event.

Crazy color started at the start line!

Traffic was super tough this morning, and we was stuck at the freeway exit for about one hour……. Finally we decided to drive directly to the start point!

Road running in July seems to be tough, even it was only 80F today! For some kind of excuse, my team members did not show up today!

Crazily colorful~~~

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Salvatore Ferragamo varina flats in TABACO

www.6pm.com had Salvatore Ferragamo sale last weekend (thank Yezi for the prompt phone call!), and I ordered a pair of varina flats in Tabaco. Flats made by Salvatore Ferragamo and Chanel, so far, are my favorites, both of which have classic design, decent quality and great fit (Chanel classic flats are softer and even more comfy than SF flats! Size wise , Chanel mostly runs half size small SF patent leather flats run half size small, while their regular leather flats run true to size). Price wise, Chanel classic flats (non-quilted) are rare on sale; Salvatore Ferragamo varina flats and vara pumps (my holy grail SF styles) may be put on sale (normally during b-money time, 20%-40% off) once a while at Bloomie, but only selective colors. This is the first time, I found SF sale on 6pm website :). The leather shows “straw knitting” pattern, and is something between regular leather and suede. Color is called “TABACO”, and matches perfectly with LV neverfull bag.

with Milly loulou dress (I like to wear the dress with pumps for a night out, and with flats for work)

(day light)

(early evening)

with Zara peachy blazer (xs fits well on me. But it wrinkles easily even after sitting in a car for 15 minutes) and Zara skirt

HAVE A GOOD WEEKEND!

Express crochet tee & Stella Jamie draped silk dress

Hello Fabby readers, it’s Friday again, I wish you all have a great weekend.

I got this Stella &Jamie draped silk dress from TJ Maxx the Runway in late spring. The Lime color is one of my favriote color, it’s fresh and brighten up my skin tone. I also love the draping detail. I found this black Crochet tee from Express clearance rack for only $12, it’s goes very well with the dress. You may still buy this top from Express.com

http://www.express.com/crochet-tee-49574-43/index.pro#jsLink

Outfit:

Top: Express

Dress: Stella & Jamie

Shoes: Belle By Sigerson Morrison

Handbag: Marc Jacobs

 

Dust rose accessories: shirt & jeans day

Yesterday, I suddenly saw this SF belt (I like SF belts more than those made by Gucci, Prada and Miu Miu) lying in a corner, and thought it might be a good match with my Chie Mihara nina pumps. Put them together today~

OUTFIT:

Top: Anne Fontaine

Jeans: Rich & Skinny

Belt: Salvatore Ferragamo

Shoes: Chie Mihara

Bag: LV

Orange – Golden

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Cool summer mornings start in Boston already?! I leave home pretty early, around 7 AM, and need wear summer blazers and jeans.

I like to put warm colors together, like this brown-orange-golden combination~

SAKs has GC event for card memebers on July 26 

Spend $250-$499, Get $50
Spend $500-$999, Get $100
Spend $1,000-$1,999, Get $200
Spend $2,000-$2,999, Get $600
Spend $3,000 or More, Get $900

Banana Republic has 30% off purchase today!

My picks are Trina Turk for BR skirts (tried in store. They fit well and have nice cut. Want to style them on):

OUTFIT:

Top: JNBY

Jeans: JBrand

Shoes: Chie Mihara

Bag: YSL (similar as YSL muse, size Medium)

Zara red shorts with stud belt

Since we signed up for a family membership, we spend weekend mornings in the gym. So, my weekend looking is most likely to be t-shirt and shorts :). I wore my new buy, Zara red shorts today. I have kept my eyes on red summer skirts for a while, and eventually I took home a pair of red shorts. Will restyle it with white tops soon!

As to workout, now I alternate running (>30 minutes, @6.4 mph) and swimming (>1km, breaststroke and free style), 4 times per week. I plan to increase strength a little bit and add some weight training. We also plan to sign up for a climbing class. However, workout, sometime, puts couple pounds on me (instead of taking any off)! But it does keep my belly flat and waist small.

OUTFIT

t-shirt: Marc by Marc Jacobs

shorts: Zara (ON SALE! nice quality, true to size. I wear size xs: 5’4, 109 lb)

belt: JCrew

Leopard print skirt

Top: Anthropologie

Skirt: LOFT (notorious for vanity sizing, Poo is still slightly roomy for me! 5’4 and 109lb)

Shoes: Chie Mihara

Bag: LongChamp 

Dear fabby readers, I hope all of you have a great weekend so far! The crazy color run will go down to Boston next Saturday, the day after 2012 Olympic games opening ceremony! I cross my fingers that it is not too hot that day, and will definitely share “crazy” pictures! — btw, to prepare for it, I run 3 times/wk now.

Zara has sale ongoing now, with a second price cut! The peachy blazer (shown by Wendy, and here) is also on sale 50% off the original price! I took one home but haven’t decided to keep it.

Salvatore Ferragamo shoes are on sale at http://www.6pm.com today. 

Nordstrom starts their anniversary sale from today, and the price will go back on Aug. 6th.

Madewell has extra 30% off sale items.