Monday, September 10th, 2007

It’s one of my favorite, and yet, least favorite, times of the year… my birthday is on September 28th, and it means I need to compile a list of potential gifts to receive to distribute amongst friends and family. What’s the problem? I think the problem is I never have a very long list of wants, but mostly that’s a result of the fact that I don’t ask my friends or family to purchase beauty products for me as gifts.


It took me a bit of deliberation, but I think I will ask my parents for a “designer” coat, which I fully blame my wanting on Karen, because if I wasn’t a regular reader of her blog, I would have totally never seen this coat. Damn her! It was designed by The 615 Project, and they had a runway show during San Francisco Fashion Week for their Spring 2008 collection. This is the coat pictured above, and it is the “Linda Canvas” coat, retailing at $368, but in natural (white, in the box as shown). Anyone know of a knockoff? LOL. Seriously, I’ve scoured the ‘net and have come up empty.  really am NOT into couture or designers or anything of the sort. This would be the most valuable piece of clothing I’d own!

I have been falling in love with fall/winter coats (I know, I know, SPRING 2008, whatev!) for months now, and even though I’ve acquired a gorgeous off-white Guess? wool coat a month or so ago (below), I can’t help but want this far-too-expensive one.

GUESS? | JENNIE WOOL COATAlthough, I have several MAC items on my “wishlist” so-to-speak:

208 brush
212 brush
239 brush (another)
266 brush (another)
BoomBox & MAC Book (UK release only, boo!)
Face & Body Foundation
Coral cream colour blush (PRO)
Guava gloss (PRO)
Lip Erase in Dim (PRO)
Pink cream colour blush (PRO)
Sculpting Powder (PRO, I think I want all!)
Shaping Powder (PRO, Lightsweep, Soft Focus, Warm Light)
Strobe cream (I’m out!)
Stylistics perfume (Not out yet!)

It seems apparent that I really do need to head to the San Francisco PRO store at some point in the near future, because there are far too many items I want! I’m tempted to order them over the phone (hate parking at Union Square), but I’ve yet to play…

What do you have on your wishlist at the moment?

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10 thoughts on “Getting Ready for the Big 2-1 Birthday

  1. That coat is so hot. I want it too; if we both end up getting it that would be kinda funny.

    Let me know if you need company when you go to the Pro store in SF!

    (Oh, and one of the days I’ll give you my secret favorite Union Square parking garage.)


  2. Saniya

    Happy Early Birthday Christine!!!!
    The coat looks absolutely stunning!! (wow)
    Well my wishlist includes:

    So Ceylon MSF (getting it by Friday, yay)
    New Vegas MSF (McQueen in October, yay)
    Molten Sol LLL (i need to get this before my counter runs out of them…:/)

    Miss your pretty looks!!!


  3. Jeni

    Hey my Birthday is on the 28th too! X-cept i’m turning 22! Libras Rock!
    My Wishlist:
    – ipod touch or iphone
    – mac spree: brushes, shadows or just a gift card because i plan on going crazy hauling coming this christmas collection looks awesome!
    – banana republic gift cards
    – train case – which one or where do you recommend getting one?
    – i want this pair of D & G prescription glasses that are like 300 dollars (maybe i can get money, it’ll help)
    – victoria secret coat similar to the white one above, do you happen to know howmuch that Guess one is?

    I hope you have a Hapy Birthday Girl! Dont stay out tooo late!

  4. Janis

    Advanced happy birthday Christine!

    My birthday is September 13! :)

    I have a lot of things in mind to get for my birthday and I’m also thinking of getting some MAC brushes like the 239 and 249. I love that coat by the way! it actually looks kinda retro ’60s with the way it hangs and all and the collar is very elegant looking…yup isn’t it frustrating to want a lot of things we can’t afford..sigh.

    Anyway, hope you have a blast on your birthday!