One thing I did enjoy doing during my 'shopping ban' (and thank you so much to a reader for suggesting this!) was write out some of the items I've had my eye on. It allowed me to see what things continued to be on my 'want' list (like the ES Clyde pants and Sevilla Smith shoes), but also what items I forgot about. Well since I'm trying to buy less right now but have a lot of things I want to buy, I thought I might share them here and see which ones you guys think I should purchase and review next!
This Parisian brand first caught my eye (through another reader) during my shopping ban (wrote about it here), and so I went to their showroom when I was in Paris. Their bags are lovely, well-made and ethically made in Ubrique, Spain (that's the same town where Everlane makes their soft-leather bags like the fold over cross body bag). You can see my whole experience on my Insta-story highlights. But basically I loved both the Numero Un bag (the Mansur Gavriel lady bag look alike) and Numero Trio mini bag (the mini duffel). I really want both, but should I? Probably not >.<
This brand has been popping up all over my blogfeed and instagram and these sweaters do look dreamy. But I know this isn't the wisest buy right now because California is heading into spring, so even if I buy this now I won't be able to use it until next season. If I still love it next winter, I'll let myself buy something from them!
But since we are headed for warmer weather, pieces from this small family-run business might not be a bad idea. All linen pieces are made by hand in Lithuania and their pictures kind of remind me of Elizabeth Suzann's "factory". I want to try their loose linen pants and their short kimono cardigan. I'm curious to see how their linen feels compared to ES, Everlane and Grana.
I've owned the large MG lady bag (no longer being made), the regular and the mini. Now I kind of want to see what the mini mini lady bag would be like. But TBH this is probably the thing I want the least right now since I just got a new small going out bag (my navy Chanel cross body, similar here) and so I don't really need another one.
After my Outdoor Voices review, I had several readers reach out and tell me that Girlfriend Collective leggings are the best. So now I'm interested in trying them out too and I've added them to this list.