Wednesday, August 26, 2009

My Birthday (cont.) - British in Burberry Prorsum



Loved the packaging, clever & simple

Chamoose!



Am still enjoying the beautiful & fragrant oriental lillies...Two days after my birthday, I had another birthday dinner, with my in-laws. Earlier in the day I caught up with friends and had a delicious chamoose (chocolate mousse drink dusted with chai - yum!), and received a cute necklace from my friends (who are currently traveling Mongolia for 3 weeks, so jealous!).

Love the decor of the restaurant we went to for dinner, my badly taken picture shows the hanging lights that are actually upside-down teacups, each one different from the other...Subconsciously (or not?) inspired by the 'British' theme, I wore quite a bit of Burberry Prorsum (quintessentially British, no?) that night (not usually a fan of head-to-toe in one label, but am I excused when they are all different seasons/collections? Pretty please?).

PS. I have recently joined Twitter to see what it is all about...not sure how long I'll last, but for now, you can follow me on brigadeirocc.




Pockets!

Burberry Prorsum AW2008 silk & wool coat
Chloe large Silverado bag (click)
Burberry Prorsum AW2006 Ashley Patent Pumps (a previous birthday present from my sisters)
I did not actually wear the Burberry Prorsum SS2009 necklace as shown above, as it arrived the day after, but I wanted to try it out, so included it in these shots...

Burberry Prorsum from 3 different collections:


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57 comments:

  1. Such amazing outfit! I'm jealous! haha! ;-)

    XoXo

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  2. chamoose?? never had, but i think i need to have one right now! and the fact that it rhymes with charmeuse makes it better... oh and i absolutely love your burberry necklace! the texture and details are amazing!

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  3. Love it, looks like someone had a VERY happy birthday! I'm not normally a fan of dressing head-to-toe in one label but I think you pull it off with aplomb. And that chamoose looks amazing, please tell me where I can idulge in one!

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  4. wow, very pretty coat, you look so chic and girly :)
    and beautiful flowers from 1st pic

    stylewaves.blogspot.com

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  5. your birthday sounds like a dream! this outfit is the perfect accompaniment too, those sleeves are incredible. You've got me excited now for being spoilt on my birthday haha.. hopefully it comes with a chamoose too. :)

    XXX

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  6. so jealous, you look incredible!! the silhouette of the coat is absolutely amazing, and the colour... sigh. well done!!

    brooke xx

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  7. I love that coat. It was one of my favourites in the collection.

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  8. Wow. You look stunning. Happy Birthday. LOVE the coat and necklace.

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  9. I'd die for that coat & necklace. AMAZING

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  10. You look amazing!!!!! love the coat, the necklace that your sisters gave you is so fabulous!!!

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  11. WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW - you're looking so fantastic!! Burberry Prorsum Lady! :-D YAY YAY YAY!
    It sounds like you've spent the perfect birthday, girl!! All the beautiful pictures - I loooooove lilies, too!! Their scent is amazing.
    So great that you joined Twitter, too :-D
    xoxo sofie

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  12. Wonderful outfit, and all accessories :)

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  13. beautiful extended birthday!
    that coat is fabulous on you!!

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  14. I cannot get over how stunning that necklace is.
    I am quite envious.

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  15. My eyes are drawn to the gorgeous Burberry Prorsum Necklace!

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  16. the coat is stunning!!! and you wear it so well
    -jessie

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  17. Your outfit is divine sweetie!!!! I love the color of it and the Chamoose!!!! YUMMMMMMM
    Have a lovely day,
    xoxo
    Nini

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  18. Beautiful!

    All the pictures of your birthday: from flowers to cards to food (How delicous is this chamoose!).

    Beautiful Brigadeiro goes Burberry British!;)

    The coat is such a dreamticket and your SS09 necklace such a great addition!!!

    Wishing you a wonderful week ahead!!!!

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  19. Love the flowers and the whole look. I love Burberry too...and this trench is really a special piece.

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  20. i love love love that coat xoxox

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  21. that coat of yours is absolutely amazing. i adore it. HAPPY birthday darling. i adore your blog.
    saw your comment on karlasblog and i wanted to let you know the shop is updated. if youd be interested
    ediot.etsy.com

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  22. jeez your blog has one of the best photos i've ever seen.
    realy nice quality, style, and a great model too:]
    keep up the gorgeous photos.

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  23. Can I steal your outfit? Pretty please? It's so pretty!

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  24. amazing silhouette on the Burberry Prorsum coat!

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  25. That jacket is divine and the necklace is amazing! Happy belated birthday! Just found your blog and am excited to go read more.

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  26. The jacket is amazing! Love that you're extending the birthday celebrations -- would definitely do the same!

    {p.s.} Thanks so much for the lovely comment about "citified" on Style Bubble :)

    xo

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  27. I love how you always manage to turn runway collections into fabulous everyday outfits. The coat and the necklace look so pretty together!

    The light fixtures are pretty awesome.

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  28. oh wow i really love the volume on that coat!! and the necklace is really pretty!! a gift from your sisters?

    whoah my sisters and i are cheapos and we just always call each other to say happy birthday. (i've been living away from home for 6 years). now that we're older i guess it's time we upgrade haha!

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  29. I am always so amazed by your outfits, they are truly extraordinary!

    And that coffee (it is right?) looks just delicious!

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  30. Aw happy belated birthday, dear! What day exactly was your birthday? Looks we have birthdays close together! And oh your outfit is simply gorgeous, the necklace, especially, is such a statement piece, and such a beautiful color! <3

    xoxo,
    S-C

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  31. Thanks for your sweet comment, dear! And aw, no, you're not late, it's actually today. But oh, the 14th, than my wishes to you, are quite belated! :( But oh, hope you had a wonderful birthday! <3

    xoxo,
    S-C

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  32. oh my!

    A garotas mais chic da cidade!
    Poderia estar direto na página do Sartorialist!

    Vc é perfeita!
    meus melhores desejos de aniversário!!!

    Mil beijinhos,

    Kira

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  33. Aw, thanks dear! My parents surprised me with a laptop for my birthday (and really, for my mom's sake so she could talk to me via Skype while I'm overseas), so I may be able to continue blogging, after all! :)

    xoxo,
    S-C

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  34. A very Burberry birthday! Exquisite necklace!
    Fabulous photos, darling!
    And you look lovely in that jacket!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  35. Wow, looking good. Love the coat.

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  36. hello, birthday girl!

    you've got an amazing burberry collection! and you perfectly recreated the look on the runway plus ofcourse the signature brigadeiro style :).

    im in love with the last coat! the one with tiered ruffles.

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  37. That jacket is ahhhmazing! (:

    bisous,
    La C.

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  38. You look like you're ready to join those ladies on the runway! Lovely!! I love your bag so much! It's such a perfect touch to the outfit! xxoxoxo

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  39. The jacket - the shoes - the bag - flawless! And I am sad that I don't live in Australia because I don't know where to find chamoose and I think I can't live without trying it because it looks delicious :)

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  40. Thank you so much everyone for such sweet comments!

    Haha, the chamoose seems to have garnered quite some interest! I'm afraid it is my friend's 'invention' (or so I think), he owns a brilliant little coffee place in the city I live in, and ingredient-wise it doesn't seem too hard to make...

    lynn - love that tiered/ruffled outfit too! *sigh* LOVE Burberry Prorsum! Thank goodness for Christopher Bailey! :)

    xx to you all!
    CC

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  41. ahhh beautiful pictures!
    you look so chic.

    greattt blog :)

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  42. I'm going to be following you from now on because your photography and style are beautiful. So glad I discovered you!

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  43. love, love your outfit !!! you are so chic ! the coat is amazing, i love the shape, the colour, and the necklace is so refined and spectacular.

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  44. your blog is fantastic, those are really beautiful photos. and you have a special taste for clothes i adore.
    i'll check your blog soon

    PL ♥

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  45. Such a beautiful coat, happy belated birthday!

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  46. You look AMAZING, dear. I love the subtle yet dramatic flounces of the coat and that necklace on you. I've never heard of anything called chamoose. It looks AWESOME.

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  47. An amazing coat, looks so good on you. And that coffee looks absolutely yummy!!!

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  48. darling happy belated b-day, hope you were throughly pampered honey! you utterly deserve. You look delish in Burberry
    xx
    Marian

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  49. I love British India! One of my favourite restaurants.

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  50. SLAMMIN' Coat! I am in love with it. Love the way you accessorized too!

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