When I came upon the rack of collars at H&M, several girls were clustered around it displaying their mockery & disgust. I had to huffily push my way through to grab one. I suppose this is one of those things that you can either love or hate.
Dress: Theory Yeneth sz 0 (hemmed)
For $14.95, I am tres impressed by this accessory. The faux fur is beige/taupe/gray and goes nicely with a variety of colors. It definitely looks and feels more expensive than $15, and easily dresses up cardigans or blazers. Continue reading for more photos...
The inside of the collar has two slits so you can tuck one end in and have it criss-cross, like so:
- A reader (thanks Pauline!) tipped me off on the H&M iphone app. If you shake it you get a coupon for 20% off one item.
- Right now H&M is having their 10 year anniversary sale (thanks Sophia for the heads up!) and they have $10 off select items every day. If you spend over a certain amount (not sure what this amount is, but I met it) you get a free tote bag and a $5 off coupon good for a future purchase.
On an unrelated note, I was super excited today about CVS's Revlon nail polish sale. All Revlon polishes (including base, treatment, and top coats which can normally run up to $8) are $3.99, but then you get $3 extrabucks back per bottle, making them .99 each. I stocked up on colors for Fall:
From left to right: Gray Suede, Totally Toffee, Vixen, Plum Night
I then immediately used the extrabucks to buy Seche Vite topcoat and polish remover & pads (which are buy 1 get 1 50% off). Pictured below is "Vixen," which in better lighting is more raisin colored and not as dark. I'm also wearing gray suede in my outfit photos above. It's a lovely, taupe-gray that is great for work. It did chip easily on me, so a topcoat is key.
Readers - What would you pair the collar with? I'm looking for more ideas that are actually "wearable" in real life.