"Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing." - Albert Einstein

Monday, November 19, 2007

The Basics according to Nina Garcia, from SmartBargains

After reading Nina Garcia's much publicized Little Black Book of Style, (I won it on ShopDiary's giveaway - thanks again!) I figured I'd hunt down her recommended Wardrobe Basics for fashionable gals on a budget. The hunt begins and ends, of all places, at SmartBargains! So here goes, according to Ms. Garcia:

A classic high heel pump - Cole Haan Chantel Black Leather Mid-Heel Pump, $149.99
A great bag - Cole Haan Village Soft Black Leather Satchel, $199.99
Ballet flats - Delman Welcome Camel Leather Ballet Flats, $99.99
Diamonds - 14K 0.75 cttw. Round-Cut I-J I2 Diamond Studs, $399.99
A classic men's watch - Hamilton Stainless Steel Gramercy Watch H17311125, $149.99
Denim - Salt Works Broadway Boot Cut Jeans, $39.99
A trench coat - DKNY Wool & Cashmere Double Breasted Trench Coat, $199.99
A cashmere sweater - Wendy B. Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater, $59.99
A little black dress - Tahari by Arthur S. Levine V-Neck Erwin Dress, $79.99
A classic men's dress shirt - Valentino Roma Dress Shirt, $59.99

How's that for great style on a budget?

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