After four days of camping in Big Sur, it's hard to get back to civilization. I can't even think about going back to work on Monday. But, to help me get back into swing of things, here's my outfit from last Monday.
My boyfriend and I went to go see Rufus Wainwright at a beautiful winery in the local hills. I've loved Rufus' music for years but never had the opportunity to see him live. I wanted to dress fancy so luckily for me, I finally get to show off a more typical "Alissa" outfit to this blog. Fancy and pink are the name of my usual game, and this dress couldn't be any girlier.
Dress: Anthropologie The Road Ahead dress
Hair: Green floral hairband from SF boutique (right)
Bag: Coach Madison / Sabrina in pink
Shoes: Madden Girl patent heels in blush
Necklace: Miss Selfridge Paris necklace (right)
I really love my Coach bag. To be honest, I normally am not a huge handbag girl. I prefer bags I pay about $20-30 for so then I can beat them up on the subway everyday, lug my books around in them, and so on. However, a few years ago I was going through a pretty tough time with my family and adjusting back to the US after spending time in England, and I saw this bag and fell in love. Pink is my weakness and I'd never seen a fancy "brand name" handbag actually look -cute- before I saw this one. I thought they were all always shouting their logo and basically only came in black or other jewel tones. Pastels always seemed few and far between, and for me, if I was going to throw down that crazy amount of cash, it had to be pastels or nothing. I spent about 4 or 5 months saving up from my paycheck and finally decided to plunk down the cash for this beauty. I had to track down the very last one left in the Bay Area but it was completely worth all the trouble. I always get compliments on this bag and rarely see any other handbags in a classic style come in pastel pink.
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