Month: November 2017

#ShopwithChi: Zara I love>hate you.

You either love or hate Zara; hate it for stealing bits and pieces from Designers’ collections each year and mass produce them at a lower price point. Love it for bringing high fashion from celebrities and magazines to become accessible for almost everyone. This season, I feel my love has gradually exceeds the hate, especially after I learned what pieces to buy at Zara. Repeat after me: never the basics.   Zara is not known for its spectacular fabric or cut, but for the ‘wow factor” that usually costs you a fortune in other brands (also the reason why people despise Zara). Buy pieces that are unexpected and you cannot buy elsewhere at the same price point, like a knit with pom poms (currently obsessed with).   A Zara collection that makes my saliva pooling is the Studio collection, which is a black/white collection with really sophisticated, trendy but also classic pieces. I have no words. I want it all. Ok practically speaking, I will probably get the V-neck dress, the checked blazer. Short Dress …