A night out with Coach…

Just a couple of random snaps from “A night out with Coach” a couple weeks back.

OOTD : Daisy set from The Juice Market / Knit from Topshop / Jeffery Campbell-inspired boots from Xquisis

Straw clutch from one of my online hauls from Cotton On, Rubi. Believe it or not I was so lucky to have snagged it for just $5! The blue eyed fox bag charm is handmade by me. Totally blends in with the clutch like they were made for each other.

The Madison Collection. I was quite tempted, but decided in the end the bag itself is pretty weighty, by the time I put all my stuff in there it’s going to weigh a ton. Therefore $1k is safe.

$610 for the tan satchel if I remember correctly. It’s a reasonable price for Coach, but thinking over, who would even know it’s Coach? As much as I was really thinking about this one, I’ve seen similar-looking bags selling for under $50.

Feast your eyes on candy colored wristlets.. and…

Coolest store guy ever. :)

And what do you know, the weekend has come and gone, AGAIN! Have a great week ahead ya’ll! It’s going to be another crazy week for me. Laters! xx

A sneak peek into 2013 bags

About two weeks back I had the opportunity to sneak a peek into the future….

The bags of 2013!

One of the function rooms of The Gallery Hotel was turned into a bag heaven, literally. 5 exciting Italian labels were showcased – Braccialini, Gherardini, Gabs, Araldi (Men’s) and Tintamar. I probably can’t talk about everything otherwise this post would go on forever, so I’ll show you bits and pieces and what I really dig!

– Gabs –

What do you feel like today? Sexy, or modest? These “Transformer Bags” from Gabs turned me into a kid in a candy store. Not only can you change the “designs” on the bag, they also morph into three different shapes with a few snap buttons! (See my video at the end of this post as I TRY to show you the different shapes)

Two of my favourite bags from Gabs! I soooo want one, but they’re only out next year! :(

How can you resist that adorable puppy face?

More Gabs bags!

And the smaller things. Color me happy indeed!

Totally loveeeeee the Holga clutch! Perfect for photos where you want to hide your face. Can you tell I’m already being really biased? The Gabs Collection topped my favorites list! The fact that it’s “Gabs” probably contributed to that too… Gabs, Gabrielle… get it? ^_^

– Tintamar –

Tintamar bags, in a word – FUNCTIONAL.

That grey bag on the right is 3 bags in one. A day bag, a detachable laptop carry bag, and an evening clutch. Now that’s what I call functional.

The range boasts of all sorts of bags we need to stay organised, including bag organisers in super candy colors. I LIKE.

– Gherardini –

These, are by Gherardini. More suited for the mature woman, I’d like to think I am not suited to rock these just yet. Nonetheless, a simple yet chic collection for mummies with good taste. There are more bags I need to show you!

– Tua by Braccialini –

These bags were made for the young, and the young at heart. This puppy messenger bag was another one that made me go AWWWW. Perfect for the creative girl on the go! If you like your bags bold and quirky, you’ll love Tua.

Fancy a scene?

Braccialini Temi Collection – SS2013

While Tua features more quirky bags, the Braccialini range is rather different..

I particularly love this simple leather tote. Simple, chic, no messy details, just a nice neat tote that’ll fit everything. Another one on the “WANTED LIST”.

– Araldi for Men –

Araldi – dubbed as the “Belt Heaven” will be hitting local shores in Dec 2012 / Jan 2013. This novel concept will be a first in Asia with over 250 ‘mix-and-match’ options for luxury offerings for men’s belts, shoes and bags, tailored to the needs of the stylish modern man.

They say an Italian man’s shoes must always match his belt…

Now remember the video I promised? Here it is. Please forgive my incredibly amateur “editing”. I don’t even know if the annotations were saved properly but oh well, knock yourselves out!

And there it is… your sneak peek into 2013! And this was probably my longest post with the most photo content. I hope you enjoyed every bit of it! Enjoy the long weekend! :) xx

All bags featured in this post will be available at Galleria Italiana. Check out their Facebook page!

Galleria Italiana is located at #02-28 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, and is open from Monday to Sunday 11:30am to 9pm. For retail inquiries, please call (65) 68846128

XQUISIS : An All New Shopping Experience!

My favourite online go to for shoes and bags, XQUISIS has found it’s own space on the WWW!

Now equipped with a built in shopping cart and easier navigations, a whole new shopping experience awaits! And boy do I have my eye on tons of new goodies! But first here are some pieces I recently got my paws on! =)

sonia rykiel for h & m inspired wedges!

haha as if the wedges weren’t loud enough, i painted my nails hot pink and used my pink bb casing to match!

and… jeffrey campbell inspired wedges!

These are Jeffrey Campbell inspired wedges and they look just like the original but at a tiny fraction of the price! They’re super comfy and I’ve been wearing them on shopping trips and even to the clubs!

Now, here’s what I’m totally eyeing!

miu miu inspired crystal heels!

Totally in love with the cat and swallow prints! And they’re just $42.90 a pair!

These d & g inspired wedges have got to be the quirkiest pair of wedges i have ever seen!

this pair is going for $42.90 as well! mad love! Doesn’t that make you wanna start shoe shopping? It makes me dream of shoes!

don’t forget to mention “jeanine” when ordering to enjoy free shipping with any two items purchased! =)

( go to xquisis now! )

♥ jean

Imma Shoppaholic!

On Saturday I spent almost 20 mins trying to decide if i should buy this bag… It’s small and it costs $69!

But i’m in loveeee with it. it’s so cute and vintagey! i like! :)

I’ve shopped soooooooo much of late. Believe it or not i spent about a hundred on… well, intimates at cotton on body. they were cheapppp like 2 for $30? good deal i reckon! Please scroll down to check out stuff i’m clearing out from my wardrobe. some are brand new!

love, jean

Advertorial : 10% off storewide at Xquisis!

here’s another exclusive offer for all of you who read my blog!

Xquisis is now offering a limited time offer of 10% off + FREE SHIPPING on all regular priced bags and shoes!

but hurry! cos this offer is only valid till the 15th of January 2010.

Just make sure you mention “Jeanine” when placing your order to enjoy the discount :)

here’s a bag i got from the latest collection!

hello bear! isn’t he such a darling? sometimes i take him off and hang him on my other bags!

plus the bag comes with a long adjustable and detachable strap. a must have! the bag comes in black too.

while you’re at Xquisis, don’t forget to check out this pair of Kate Moss-inspired studded flats!

click here to start shopping now!

love, jean

Advertorial : The Purse Heaven

here’s the bag i recently got from THE PURSE HEAVEN!

i was estatic when i received the bag in the mail! its so much nicer in real life than in photos. the color is so pretty, and i love that it has a detachable and adjustable long strap for added versatility! excellent workmanship, great quality hardware too!

i just can’t seem to get enough of these quilted totes, and there’s more in their new collection featuring Chloe, Mulberry, and Miu Miu inspired bags.

if you’re more of a “biker chic”, then you’ll love this Balenciaga inspired bag!

to see this and more, click on the link below to start bagging new bags!

The Purse Heaven


Who can resist this darling of a bag? – sold


stock for this bag just arrived YESTERDAY! and i used it yesterday!

I brought in two pieces, so one piece is up for grabs!



Saydie is a real darling, she’s a clever mix of fabric and bright pink trims and never goes un-noticed everywhere she goes!

horizontal straps are moveable and adjustable, you can even move them to the sides to change the look a bit!

has an inner zip compartment and another for your phone. top zip closure

S$45 including local registered mail


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