Rug Lane Markets–Save the Date for November 11th!

Rug Lane Markets

Over here in Hong Kong, we take advantage of every single second hand swap experience we can. Enter Rug Lane Markets. So far I have attended two of the Rug Lane Markets as a buyer and one as a seller. In fact, everything I am wearing in this post is from Rug Lane Markets. I picked up this chic jumpsuit from my girlfriend and fellow blogger I’m a Norbyah–I was so startled to fit in it because I am literally twice her size, but it works. I love how I feel and look in this jumpsuit! The booties too absolutely thrill me. How many years have I been wearing tennis shoes? I can’t keep track; suffice it to say it’s been a long time. When I tried on these never been worn Zara booties, it was love at first sight! Yes, there is a little itty bitty heel, but my legs can handle it. It’s like having a pair of high heeled shoes, and it’s an understatement to say I’m ecstatic! The necklace seemed like a no brainer: it was only $10 HKD. Why not, right? So in total, the jumpsuit was $50HKD, the brand new Zara shoes $150, and the necklace $10. Boom! New super chic outfit for $210HKD which is like $30 US bucks. I was so pleased with my Rug Lane Markets purchases.

Now for the important news:
Rug Lane Markets is having an event this November 11th. Click here to buy your tickets beforehand, or show up at the door. But, definitely come with some moolah because I guarantee you’ll need it! I’ve already bought my tickets and can hardly wait to attend–not this Saturday but the next. Save the date: 11/11/17 at 12:00!

Rug Lane Markets

Rug Lane Markets

This $10 bauble is actually from Accessorize. What I love best about it is how tarnished and vintage it looks. The previous owner wore it down to perfection!

Rug Lane Markets

These Zara studded booties were such a score! The lady bought them, but was never able to wear them because they were too small for her. Go figure. They are actually a size too big for me, but with a pair of insoles they fit me perfectly. I can wear these shoes all day long. WIN WIN!!

Rug Lane Markets

Rug Lane Markets

Rug Lane Markets

Hong Kong Readers, will I see you at the Rug Lane Markets on November 11th?
I sure hope so. Say hi!!

*I’ve linked this post with Jess’ Turning Heads Tuesday, Catherine’s #iwillwearwhatilike, and Samantha’s #fakeittuntilyoumakeit.

Swap and Shop HK

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On Saturday I went to a super stellar new concept shop in Hong Kong: Swap and Shop HK. Once you become a registered member, this is what you do. You go through your closet and look for some of your higher quality clothes that just aren’t being worn any longer. Out of the ten items I was ready to part with, my personal stylist, Karen, took seven of them. That meant that once I paid the $150HK to enter the event, I could then choose seven items to take home. I found super items: a great army green military wool coat, some trendy hats, and two great pairs of shoes! Since I arrived early, I was even able to come back and shop later on once more items had been collected. We are shifting apartments shortly which means I’ll be seriously cleaning my closet, and Swap and Shop plans to run an exchange every weekend, so I am in luck. Usually I just give away my clothes–which I will continue to do, but it was really nice to gain a few items in exchange!
SwapandShopWhen else would someone be able to get a hold of Jasmine Smith, of Dress Me Blog Me’s, Ferragamo shoes!? Never!!
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This is Karen. I was paired with her as my personal stylist. Beforehand I emailed her pictures of my items, so she was able to tell me what would be accepted.
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Racks lined all the walls.
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While shoes were scattered below all the racks.
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Here’s the Swap and Shop team. They were all super kind and helpful and of course very stylish! You can’t see them, but I want the second girl from the left’s sparkly brogues!
SwapandShop2To top off this fun event when you buy your entrance, you were given three ribbons–two for two Small Sake drinks and one for some yummy Thai fries from Little Bao. The whole event was super cool and the alley way was spilling over with a festive vibe.

Dearest Swap and Shop, I will be back!