Birthday Goodies Haul

So yesterday was my 23rd birthday! I celebrated all weekend but on my actual birthday (which is on a Monday) I was in what I like to call “blissful retail solitude” in the hip neighborhood of Shimokita, where I picked up some birthday presents for myself. I have pictures for you to see what I picked up!

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-PW

The perfect white shirt. The folded picture doesn’t do it justice. Can’t wait to reveal this Issey Miyake masterpiece in an OOTD post coming at ya soon 👀
I saw this in a vintage store in Shimokita and didn’t think twice. This was meant to be mine and I’m saving it to wear in the fall 👻
This sterling silver piece was so gorgeous I had to purchase it even though I usually don’t like spending more than ¥500 on a piece of jewelry. Maybe this will inspire me to be a rich bitch and invest in more expensive jewelry!
My first YSL purchase! *insert Young Thug ad lib* this vintage clutch will go really well with an all white outfit and cost only ¥5000!

Gorgeous see through vintage shirt perfect for this hot Japanese sun ☀️

Separate post coming on my weekend and what I wore!

-PW

ASOS Haul

ASOS is one of the online stores I know that ships to Japan which is why I loyally shop with them and have over the years. I recently picked up some shoes and clothes and I want to share with everyone! Let’s commence,

These baby blue croc skin mules are perfect for summer and will definitely accompany me on my trip to Phuket 💅🏾
Cowboy boots, my first love when it comes to shoes. I have a few pairs at home in the U.S. but none in Tokyo so I had to re-up.
Simple outfit idea to wear with cowboy boots 😁
Idk what shoes to wear with this yet, but I’ll figure it out eventually. I really like asymmetrical dresses and this one was on sale for an amazing price so I had to cop!
Needs ironing 😅
This princess fairy shirt gives me the wings I’ve always wanted 🦋
I bought a pair of Krystal London Swarovski crystal earrings the last time I ordered from ASOS and I loved them so I got another pair, this time with pink stones 😍
On body (face)

That’s all for now, I hope to have another post tomorrow about my OOTD. Till then, Ciao 🍾😘

-PW

My Favorites: Bags

Hello everyone! I’m back with a post about my favorite new hand bags, totes and purses that I’ve acquired while in Fashionworld, also known as Japan.

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This purse is vintage Celine. I bought it at the TreFac store in America-mura, a popular fashion hub in Osaka. Its the perfect bag for an all black outfit or for a sophisticated jumpsuit.
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This Opening Ceremony tote is truly the bag of my dreams. I have wanted an OC tote for a while, but the image in my head of the bag I would eventually acquire was the basci black tote with the white lettering. This colorful floral piece is perfect for spring and I got it just in time for Hanami season!
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This flower pin was made by one of my students! It was such a beautiful gift and matches perfectly with this bag!
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This Adidas tote is the ultimate style girl’s travel companion. Don’t let the picture fool you, this tote is actually huge and is perfect for a overnight/weekend bag.
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This APC purse was purchased at one of my favorite stores, Don Don Down on Wednesday, a used clothing shop chain in Japan. Perfect small purse to carry when running errands or doing a coffee date.
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Stay tuned for some of my photos from my latest trip to Osaka! Matta nee 🙂

-PW

Zara Haul

A while ago I picked up some new pieces from Zara I though I’d share with you guys! In total I spent 95 dollars, walking away with 5 items, which is really good for a trip to the pricey (in my opinion) retailer. Check out my pickups below!

 Beaded top: 7.99, black ash jeans: 49.90  
The beaded crop top was a sale item! It didn’t have a tag so when I went to check out I was expecting a higher price but was pleasantly surprised. The jeans are a staple need for my closet considering my favorite black H&M jeans ripped a couple of months ago and I’ve been looking for a replacement 😌. 

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Jeans: Zara

Shoes: DIY

Choker: Forever 21

Top: Zara

Leather Jacket: H&M

Red white and blue patterned top: 15.90  

  
   
I bought this shirt specifically to use with this vintage Hilfiger skirt I got from the thrift store. I think the two pieces compliment each other. What are your thoughts?

  
Shirt: Zara

Skirt: Tommy Hilfiger

Boots: Aldo

Basic black tee: 7.90, striped skirt: 7.99

 

The skirt was only 8 bucks so I couldn’t resist! It looks great with button downs and really wanna pair it with my thigh highs. The black t shirt was another staple buy, since I don’t have a decent black T in my wardrobe (shocking I know, considering black is my favorite color to wear)
  
 

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Skirt: Zara

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Boots: Aldo

Stay tuned for my next look book 👀

-PW

Topshop Haul

Being the smart shopper I am, I hit one of my favorite brands while they were having an online sale, that brand being Topshop. I scoured the trenches for anything I needed in my closet and anything that was dirt cheap. I ended up with two pieces one that fit each of those descriptions. The first is a grid patterned boyfriend blazer, which will be a nice addition to my business casual repertoire and can also be used for night life outfits (in the colder months like November). The second is a bright highlighter yellow crop which was only $4 so I said why the hell not. I wore it yesterday to the bar with cut offs and my black creepers and I thought it was a pretty cute outfit for that type of environment. Check out my goodies below and enjoy!

-PW