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Juliet Dallaire
Montreal, Canada
My Style: Casual Chic, Classic, Minimalism-Love Carolyn Bessette Kennedy
Reviews: 197
Average Rating: 4.0
REVIEWS & RATINGS
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Color,Size,Material,Pattern is PERFECT!
Color: The grey is almost like a blue & it is gorgeous. It will undoubtedly compliment many outfits. Please note: My daughter thinks I am color-blind, so it may be more grey than I think. :0) :0) :0) Size: I usually prefer a rectangle as opposed to a square shape in my scarves. I almost didn't buy this item due to the measurements: 4.5' wide by 4.5' long. However, I am glad I did purchase it because when I fold it into a triangle, it makes the most GORGEOUS shawl. I will actually purchase more 4.5' wide by 4.5' long scarves as a result of seeing this one. Material: The combination of 55% viscose/25% silk/25% cashmere causes the shawl/scarf to fall beautifully. Pattern: I bought the canvas bag with the mouse pattern for my daughter; but given my age it would not suit me & hence, I do not borrow it. Nonetheless, the subtle color makes this scarf appropriate for us older ladies in my humble opinion. If you can afford it & love scarves/shawls, BUY BUY BUY!!!
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Falls Off & IMHO Cheap Looking
I bought the turquoise version of the JADEtribe Beaded Stone Bracelet about a week ago and plan to return it. It is smaller than expected in terms of the overall style. As a plus-size woman, it is too small for my wrist IMHO. But the decisive point for why I am returning it is because it fell off almost immediately. I tried it on, wore it for about 10 minutes, and then it fell off. I had not left my house, so luckily I did not lose it outside. The loop for closing the bracelet seems too large for the little bell; and hence, it falls off easily. At 70% off, I think it is a great deal if you can ensure you won't lose it. As a final note, I think the gold on the turquoise version is a little cheap-looking, while the "smaller-than-expected" size adds to the inexpensive feel.
Sizing: Smaller than Expected
 
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My 4th Scarf Designed By Antik Batik
My 4th scarf by Antik Batik. All four are gorgeous. Two of the four I've had for approximately 3 years & worn quite a bit, year-round. The scarf I'm currently reviewing is especially pretty. I actually bought a very similar version in orange & purple about 6 months ago; thus, I was relatively certain I'd like this scarf. And I do like it; a lot! I highly recommend it, especially at the sale price. However, just a small negative: My version of the scarf arrived with the white wiry threads - that the embellishments are sewn on with - strangely hanging in loops and loose. I expect to get caught on them. I even had to cut a very long piece of the thread/wiry string off. If I lived in the U.S., where returns are free, I'd ask for a replacement. I'm keeping this one, UNLESS after I try it on the wire-like threads are more problematical than I anticipate. As a final note. I never think to give a "shout out" to the amazing staff at shopbop. UR the BEST!!!
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FEED Your Soul:Functional&FashionForward
Thank you Shopbop for supporting the fight to end child hunger. This bag is as functional as it is fashion forward! With this purchase, you have provided more than a meal - you have invested in a child's future. I promise, you will look cool wearing your FEED 1 Bag, while doing something good for those who are less fortunate. For Shopbop shoppers who might be interested, there are other FEED products available on the FEED Web site. For example, I also own the FEED 2 Bag, which is a stylish, reversible cotton tote. Each FEED 2 bag sold feeds 2 children in school for an entire year through the United Nations World Food Programme.
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IMHO: Cheap Looking
PROS: I love the length of this piece. It sells out quickly on all the online sites, including Shopbop.com. It has been featured in a recent 2011 TEEN VOGUE. Very Carrie Bradshaw. CONS: The only reason I did not give it 4 or 5 stars is because the gold colour arguably makes it look "cheaper" than I expected. I am still searching for my 'dream' horseshoe necklace. In fact, eventually I gave my House of Harlow 1960 Horseshoe Necklace to a younger family member.
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Posted June 18, 2011
Black-On-Black: It's Hard To Tell Time
I love the big face & wide strap. The black with a touch of gold is nice. HOWEVER, the black hands on the black face makes it very difficult to see what time it is. Nonetheless, the colour is actually why I bought the BLACK version. Though I worry the gold closure on the back may fade too soon. It slides up-and-down a little (just a little) on my wrist, which I like. Unlike other Nikon watches in a similar style, the band is NOT stretchy and huge. If your wrists are larger (or smaller) than average, I suspect you would need to have it sized. Extra pieces are included. So, as expected, keep your wrist size in mind. I'm not skinny & hence need bigger things such as bigger earrings, watches, purses, etc., but this Nixon fits perfect on me. I pay customs in addition to the $152.25 U.S. but I'm still very happy regarding the price. I might even consider buying the purple version in the near future. If it came in red, I'd buy it today. Highly recommend the BLACK.
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One Worry: Possibility Easy To Scratch
ONLY NEGATIVE: The butterfly pendant is so flat that is easy to get finger prints all over it when you wear it. MORE IMPORTANTLY, any scratches will show up. HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE WAYS: 1. The butterfly pendant is the perfect size & with a chain measuring 30.5" (77.5 cm) long, the pendant sits in a nice visible place. 2. The fact that the pendant & chain are not made of reclaimed-metal (brass) like so many of the most gorgeous long necklaces on shopbop is a plus. The gold-vermeil chain necklace & pendant (18-karat gold vermeil I believe ?) is going to keep its colour and not fade or tarnish. HIGHLY RECOMMEND: If you can afford it, BUY! BUY! BUY! There is good reason this necklace sells out fast and is an editor's choice. Finally, IMHO, for the quality it is reasonably priced. I will buy more Jennifer Zeuner Jewelry and SOON!
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Bought Two Zip Pouches In Black
The Miss Marc Packable Zip Pouch is quite lovely. My daughter loves her black version and uses it as a pencil case. In fact, I also liked it so much, I bought a 2nd for myself (also in black) to use as a pencil case. I am thinking about buying this zip pouch in neon too.
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Bring On The Packables Zip Pouch ASAP
My 20-something daughter, for whom I purchased it, LOVESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS the Miss Marc Packables Shopper!!! She really liked the "Feed the Birds" packable shopper and packables zip pouch; however, this graphic is even prettier with the hot pink belt & platinum skirt Miss Marc is wearing. We anxiously await the Miss Marc Packables Zip Pouch version of this bag. I won't hesitate to buy it for my daughter. She likes the current bag so much, I plan to also purchase the platinum version of this same bag for her. As for me, I adore Miss Marc. But at forty-ahem-something years of age (& plus size), carrying such a bag with Miss Marc on it seems really REALLY wrong (Hahaha...). Hence, I cannot wait to get my 'Miss Marc fix' via the zip pouch version.
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Disappointed
I bought this scarf in black-and-white and returned it. The only reasons I had for keeping it: (1) it is a 10th anniversary piece and (2) it is by MBMJ. It was hard to return it due to those reasons. However, I asked myself, "would I keep this if it were a lesser brand name scarf?" The answer was a definitive no. The biggest issues for me included: (1) the light weight material which would undoubtedly wrinkle too easily & (2) the fact that the skull pattern did NOT display well. In other words, regarding point (2), I don't think someone seeing it on your neck would be able to tell, very easily at least, that it is a skull pattern. On the plus side, the scarf did sell out quickly. Hence, perhaps my tastes are in the minority.
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