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T by Alexander Wang Black Blazer

13 April 2015

Alexander Wang Blazer

I was so lucky to have scored a new Alexander Wang blazer from The Outnet!

I have been looking for a good quality, black, classic style blazer for a looong while now. After a bit of research, I reluctantly accepted that I was going to pay around $250-$300 for one, so it had better be exactly what I wanted.

Originally I looked at SABA, Country Road and Witchery for a simple blazer. But it was really difficult for me to find one in my size, that fit me nicely. I tried on a few and found that either the sleeves were much too long or the shoulders were a bit too small.

The current and popular style at the moment is the “boyfriend, relaxed and loose-fitting look” which is really just a big and baggy style. Honestly, I don’t really like that shapeless style and I don’t think it’s very classic or timeless.

But then I fell in love with this jacket from Anine Bing (which had a slightly relaxed shape), but they didn’t have my size either!

Finally, I stumbled across a clearance sale at The Outnet. And I found this T by Alexander Wang blazer, originally AUD$630 – Aakk!!

I love fashion and clothes and all, but seriously, there’s no way I could justify that much money on one piece of clothing.

It was reduced to AUD$100 – so much less than my initial budget!! So happy!!

It was a bit of a risk, because I bought it without trying it on. But I figured that it was an Alexander Wang item, and I’m sure I could resell it for $200+ on ebay?

Well, it arrived. It fit me perfectly. And I can’t wait to wear and show it off! Yay!

I bought a US Size 0. This style is no longer on sale, but there are a few others (here) from Alexander Wang, Helmet Lang, Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney and J. Crew.




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