Monday, May 21, 2012


 Sweater: J.Crew Tippi Sweater (Brilliant yellow, size XXS).
Belt: GAP Double-wrap studded leather belt (Black, size S/M).
Trousers: Club Monaco Ursula Trousers (Navy, size 0).
Shoes: LAUREN by Ralph Lauren Amelie Pumps (Black, size 6).
Ring: Aldo.

    I'm in love with this Zara bag. I was dreaming up outfits with it even before it reached my doorstep. Looking at the measurements, I knew it was going to be big, possibly even too big, but I was in denial and ordered it anyway. 

    It's huge. *HUGE*. I love big bags, but this thing is a monster. It is borderline least on petite little me. It measures 20.4x16.2x9 inches. I could probably get away with it as a work tote, but casually? It's pretty ridiculous. After hours of trying convince myself that the size was OK, I came to my senses and set it back in the box for return. The Zara Mini-Shopper is probably a better size, but I would really like it in black. So now I'm on the hunt for a large black leather shopper tote with a little edge...unless someone can get me excited and tell me that the Mini-shopper also comes in black.

   In case you're wondering, it does have a removable zippered pouch inside.

   Have you ever kept something you loved so much and only later realize (too late) that you were just in denial about its bad fit or size?

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Rites of Beauty Blogger said...

Ha! That tote is comically huge! Good luck finding something else :)


Lisa Ng said...

Oh my goodnes, what giant of a person can carry such a large bag?! The style is pretty dope tho! I always buy too much online trying to convince myself that it fits b/c I hate having to visit the store or post office to return stuff.

MD said...

it now comes in a mini

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