Fashion Viva Las Vegas

VLV Countdown: Shopping!

10:14 PMDollie DeVille

I know I said I was going to cut down on shopping to save, and I am, but just after I bought these things. he he he. I got great deals, so I couldn't pass it up! The longer you wait to shop, the more prices go up


Red Michael Kohrs suede wedges $25


2 bracelets, earrings, and bakelite broach. The seller didn't know if the bracelet and earring set was bakelite, but either way, I love them for only $10!


Green bakelite earrings. I couldn't save the larger pic, so sorry for the thumb nail. $5

But seriously.....now I HAVE to stay off ebay!

XOXO
Dollie

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9 comments

  1. I've been trolling etsy all night...I put $50 down on a fantastic dress. meh

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  2. Really, people on etsy mark up their items close to VLV? That's kinda low :/

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  3. I don't know if etsy sellers do, but I know Ebay stuff skyrockets the closer you get to VLV. I remember I was trying to buy this Kamehameha halter dress, and the lady wanted $495 OBO. It wasnt worth that at all, because the elastic was worn and the name brand label was missing. I offered $300 (still a shit load of money!) and she wouldn't take it! She said "its getting closer to Viva, I know I can sell if for full price." I am glad I didn't get it, but its a good example of how they hold on to the best stuff before viva because they know they can get the best price then. I know they just want to make the most money possible because it is their life source, but as a buyer, look out for that!

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  4. So are the earrings and bracelet bakelite?

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  5. Brook,

    The listing called the bracelet and earring set "apple juice" but said they didn't know if they were bakelite or not. I haven't got them yet to test it, but I sure hope they are! ha ha ha

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  6. Love that dress clip! I did a shout-out to you on a recent blog post! http://bit.ly/ec7k7y

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  7. I can't stop browsing eBay and etsy. my mouth waters from all the gorgeous vintage clothes and accessories only a few clicks away from buying. i've nearly used up all of our data for the month. oops...

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  8. I noticed every posting on Ebay now instead of or in addtional to "Mad Men" includes "VLV".

    I have been eyeing a pair of Poetic License adorable platforms on Ebay, but $100 - OUCH. Hard when you cannot try the stuff on.

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  9. hahaha ebay is addicting especially with the Lucite purses and Bakelite wheeeee but thats a great deal :) love them hun
    xoxo Christie

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