Dazzling Yet Functional…

The rain kept on coming down all day yesterday.
I took Mr.B out on the street to spend a penny but he wasted no time sniffing around. Just finished his business as quickly as he could and bee-lined to the warmth of our flat. Well, are you really sure that you and those hardy sheepdogs share the same DNA?
It sounds so far-fetched when I see his behaviour…

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Hubbie was still in Hong Kong and I needed something to cheer me up.
Then, a DHL courier arrived at my door step with a small box from Net A Porter…

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As always, the sight of their distinctive black packaging made my heart to palpitate even though I knew exactly what was in inside!

Ta-dah!

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Karl Lagerfeld’s bejewelled fingerless gloves.

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For me, gloves must be fingerless  because of my excessive reliance on my iPhone. You don’t know how many normal gloves were lost in the past because I had to take them off in order to touch the screen…

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How does it look?
The gloves were size S/M but still slightly on the large side for me.

While I was knitting another Meringue jumper in blue velvet, Letizia texted me that my gilet in denim blue found a new owner…

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Mmmm…, my stock in DiGuardo is depleting. I must keep on knitting more…

Kaori by Kaori Okumura

4 thoughts on “Dazzling Yet Functional…

  1. Those are some gorgeous gloves! I wish I could wear the fingerless type but my fingertips get too cold. And yes, I have lost many right-hand gloves and just bought another two pairs a few days ago!

    • Well, the gloves didn’t turn out as good as I thought. I discovered it with horror that those stones were secured with cheap double-sided tapes! After just wearing one evening, one of the stones was already coming loose. I’ve written a furious letter to Net-A-Porter and they were very apologetic. But I am still very angry because this is yet another example that those luxury brands are ripping normal people off. I thought I was paying for the quality. Sadly, I was betrayed. I am gonna blog about the matter so others like me won’t be disappointed like I did…😡

      • Oh, I’m sorry to hear that happened to you! So disappointing that such a high-end brand would be capable of such shoddy work. At least you’re being very pro-active about this and taking matters in to your own hands. Looking forward to reading your blog post.

      • I am soooooo angry! They’ve got a cheek charging a premium price for something so cheaply made like this pair. Sooner or later all stones will fall out and they will be flooded with angry complaints like mine. I don’t understand why they want to jeopardise their reputation by cutting corner like this. It’s plainly stupid…😤

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