Thursday, November 11, 2010

Buy This, Not That


Urban Expressions Large Envelope Clutch $38.00
In college, I had a strong penchant for all things snakeskin. I was wearing a grey snakeskin pencil skirt when I met Gabe (which he won't ever let me forget), so this look will always hold a special place in my heart. While I'd like to think my tastes have evolved since college, I find myself still drawn to the python look, especially in shoes, handbags, and belts. I've been looking everywhere for a reasonably priced snakeskin envelope clutch and this Urban Expressions bag fits the bill perfectly and will certainly be added to my Christmas list.

20 comments:

Katie said...

I'd definitely go with the Urban Expressions!

annelise said...

I am deathly phobic of snakes (handy, when I live in a country with nine of the top ten deadliest...) so I would never even be able to touch one of them - even though they're python-print. Realistic enough for me. But if I were to choose, it would be Jalda one. I like the shiny.

Krystal said...

It's so cute! And a much more budget friendly alternative, nice find :)

Gabby / Gypsy*Diaries said...

I'd add that to my Xmas list too!!! J'adore!!! :) Thank you for joining the Ex-Presso / Blog couture giveaway! I hope you'll win! ;)
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Collette Osuna said...

Id grab the Urban one as well..and for some reason....I wasnt already following you on GFriend.....I just fixed that...STAT, lol.

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Cara said...

I have never been a fan of snakeskin...just not my thanggg :D
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Anna Jane said...

haha - guys remember the worst, don't they? love both of the clutches! i love a little snakeskin once in a while.
xx

Danielle said...

ohh i love this.
i didnt know snakeskin was illegal in california until iwent to buy mcqueen snakeskin pumps and had to smugle them in from vegas..i felt so illegal and thought i was going to get arrested even though i was with my best friends chp husband lol

Lindsay said...

hahaha LOVE that you were wearing a snakeskin skirt when you met your hubby!! What a GREAT story!!!

Diana Mieczan said...

I so love them both but I would go with the budget friendly one for sure:) What a great find,sweetie
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Alicia said...

I love a little snake skin too!! That clutch is such a deal!

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

I am not a fan of snakeskin - good thing since it's pricey lol!

Nikki said...

OMG another great find Valerie! I'm actually needing a brown clutch, maybe I will get this one! thanks for sharing!


xx
Nikki

this free bird said...

I'm a fan of the snake too, Valerie. You've got a perfect discovery here!! I love that you were wearing snakeskin purse when you met Gabe. That's awesome!!

xoxo,
Carrie

Josie said...

I'd definitely pick up the Urban one. Fun, chic, and just a little edgy? Perfection!
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Chas said...

Both are great but I would go for the cheaper one!

Lisa Griffin said...

that is a perfect little goodies, i have an oversized olive green snakeskin clutch that is my fall back evening bag
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Marcie said...

How funny that you remember what you wore when you met Gabe! I met Jimmy in 1999 and I don't even want to think about what tube top outfit disaster I was wearing.

These clutches are great, and the price of the first is even better! This is definitely a trend I like to buy on the cheap.

xo M

Marie said...

The shade of brown on the Jalda clutch is so posh and lovely!:D

It's funny how we remember what we wore when we first met our significant other.:D

***** Marie *****
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style'n said...

I think I missed this post but love both of them! Great gift idea!