I don’t know what I want for Christmas…

I don’t know what I want for Christmas…

I’ll admit it, I’m a big fan of Mariah Carey’s Crimbo song.  You can put it on anytime in December and my tolerance level has not limits.  Anyway, getting onto the matter of Crimbo gifts, like I said before I’m a bit of a Christmas Nazi… I could receive a tangerine for X’Mas and it wouldn’t matter as long as the gifts I gave were up to scratch.  So every year I face a post-Christmas severe broke period (no sales shopping for me…) but it’s all usually worth it…


Anyway, some of you might know that I have three younger sisters, making less of a headache to buy pressies than say for the dad… and this year, I went on a bit of a necklace rampage for them…

A Pyrus doll necklace for Yonnica who also incidentally turned 18 two days ago…


A Vivienne Westwood necklace for Little Lou…(actually she’s not that little…23 and taller than me too…).  It was sad to shop at the soon to close Shop at Maison Bertaux but the bargain Sonia Rykiel and Westwood jewellery was too good to pass up…


A Judy Blame pink safety pin necklace that I got at a last minute sample sale where Blame himself was there…


Of course I didn’t get a tangerine this year and the necklace theme continued onto one of my gifts from the boyf…

"With zis Michelle Jank necklace, you are really spoiling me…"  I do love Ferrero Rocher but I think at the mo, I love the necklace more…




Hope everyone has stuffed their bellies good and gotten jolly gifts over the past few days…

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  1. lopi

    2008-12-26 at 3:22 PM

    I only have one sister, and she isn’t even interested in fashion, but I truly believe that the more, the merrier!

  2. future_classic

    2008-12-26 at 3:46 PM

    Thanks for sharing!!
    Though I’m sad there will be no boxing day sale round-up!

  3. Nil

    2008-12-26 at 4:01 PM

    Those are great necklaces! I wish we had shops like that in my country too. Thanks to internet I can shop online at least πŸ™‚
    Happy Holidays

  4. Katie

    2008-12-26 at 4:02 PM

    I love your Vivienne Westwood necklace… it’s so colorfull! πŸ˜€

  5. Brooke

    2008-12-26 at 4:19 PM

    Amazing necklaces.

  6. enc

    2008-12-26 at 4:19 PM

    What a great way to wrap prezinx. I think I might try that next year!
    Happy Hols, Susie.

  7. catherine

    2008-12-26 at 4:24 PM

    Happy Boxing Day! I love all the necklaces! My sister is the easiest person to shop for – mostly because we’re twins and like the same things. I bought her a lovely silk screened sweatshirt from etsy.
    Have a happy new year!

  8. Frankie - Swell Vintage

    2008-12-26 at 4:51 PM

    I’m the same about giving gifts. You have a very good boyfriend it seems! x

  9. susie_bubble

    2008-12-26 at 4:59 PM

    Hehe…either some of you are getting confused between me and my sisters or perhaps Chinese girls all do sort of look similar…
    The first picture is of my younger sister Yonni and the next three pics in the Judy Blame necklace and VW necklace are of my sister Louisa…

  10. yulanda

    2008-12-26 at 5:15 PM

    The necklaces you gave and the one you received are all very awesome. I especially love the safety pin one. I’m just curious…what did your other sister receive? πŸ™‚

  11. Anonymous

    2008-12-26 at 5:19 PM

    Every single one of those necklaces is amazing! I love seeing your sisters.

  12. susie_bubble

    2008-12-26 at 5:38 PM

    Yulanda: My ickle sister who is a more of a manga/anime-obsessed tomboy got a DS game and a Vivienne Westwood bear keyring….

  13. Cate

    2008-12-26 at 6:06 PM

    You were so generous with the gifts you gave your sisters, and they look really happy too! And the necklace you got is cool… In the first picture, are those all presents from you?

  14. Freddy Style

    2008-12-26 at 7:04 PM

    How cute??
    i want it too^^

  15. Marian

    2008-12-26 at 7:05 PM

    honey happy holidays,yummy necklace.
    muah x

  16. Rhiannon

    2008-12-26 at 7:13 PM

    Your sisters are adorable!!! πŸ™‚
    Hope you had a lovely Christmas!!!!!!

  17. Hebden

    2008-12-26 at 7:14 PM

    Oh, I love a bit of vicarious gifting…especially as we didn’t “do” gifts at my homestead this year.
    Happy Boxing Day!

  18. SOS!

    2008-12-26 at 8:08 PM

    Your sisters are so cute! I love the pink safety pin necklace.. nom nom nom
    hope you had a lovely xmas!
    xx-LJ from SOS!

  19. selina

    2008-12-26 at 8:52 PM

    i bet your sisters were delighted, i especially love that safety pin necklace!

  20. Anonymous

    2008-12-26 at 8:58 PM

    You are a great present buyer plus your boyf is the best, I’m so jealous

  21. Iheartfashion

    2008-12-26 at 9:17 PM

    Lovely necklaces all!
    I especially love the Michelle Jank you’re wearing.

  22. The Burlap Smack

    2008-12-26 at 9:20 PM

    looks like you’re having a very tropical christmas…we could use that in the states. love your hat!!

  23. Hapsical London Fashion Blog

    2008-12-26 at 9:22 PM

    Lovely gifts, very lucky sisters πŸ™‚

  24. The Burlap Smack

    2008-12-26 at 9:23 PM

    ha computer issues. so sorry.

  25. Alecca Rox

    2008-12-26 at 9:38 PM

    i think it’s only fair to say u must be the perfect sister, dating the dream boyfriend;)
    All necklaces are great choices. Could not miss the lace effect dress either, looking fab. happy boxing day.

  26. diana

    2008-12-26 at 9:39 PM

    ooo i love the necklaces!!!
    merry christmas

  27. Anonymous

    2008-12-26 at 10:42 PM

    Look at you, you gorgeous girl.
    If one more evil commenter dares to say that you are anything but, I will kick their ass. Not even going into the whole ‘you’re not fat’ thing, because that’s pretty self explanatory.
    And wow, look at your sisters πŸ™‚ Hope you’ve all had a fantastic christmas this year.

  28. chelsea

    2008-12-26 at 11:37 PM

    Someone else who did brown paper for christmas presents!

  29. hek

    2008-12-27 at 12:34 AM

    Fantastic gifts!

  30. AngieMontreal

    2008-12-27 at 2:27 AM

    Necklaces do seem to be a great christmas gift, no worries about fit or the like, just colour and style, the best parts. My sis is quite a tomboy so no fashion shopping for her so I got her a painting that I hope will remind her of Denmark, where she’s spent the last year and where her BF is waiting to join her here in Canada next month. Thanks for sharing your gift shopping with us, I always like to see what other people give/get for Christmas!

  31. Fashion Tidbits

    2008-12-27 at 3:28 AM

    your sisters are gorgeous too!!! guess it runs in the family, eh?:)

  32. t

    2008-12-27 at 3:44 AM

    love the vivienne westwood necklace! great sis you are πŸ™‚

  33. iamhotsowhat

    2008-12-27 at 4:33 AM

    really cute necklaces

  34. Nice and Shiny

    2008-12-27 at 6:03 AM

    Your necklace is AMAZING! I’d probably wet myself if I got any of those as gifts, these necklaces are all choice!
    True about the giving part, I feel much more satsified and happier overall if I know I’ve given good gifts. This year, for instance, I didn’t get too creative so it wasn’t the most exciting Christmas… oh well, there’s always next year!

  35. lisa

    2008-12-27 at 6:08 AM

    Your sisters are lovely. I hope you had a wonderful holiday. πŸ™‚

  36. The Clothes Horse

    2008-12-27 at 7:36 AM

    All those necklaces are wonderful statement makers. I’m rather mesmerized by the paperclip one…

  37. Natalia

    2008-12-27 at 8:06 AM

    Wow I liked your idea of buying necklase πŸ™‚ I have 2 sisters and Today I plan to go shopping. regarding that in georgia we celebrate christmas on 7 january I’ll buy gifts for new year πŸ™‚
    P.S. I love your blog
    Best wishes for new year

  38. songy

    2008-12-27 at 8:34 AM

    You never fail to entertain me. Ha ha. Your sisters are all cute with the necklaces.
    Loved your brown paper gift wrapping.
    I indeed ate lots.

  39. pretty face

    2008-12-27 at 12:01 PM

    Wow, that’s a LOT of beautiful necklaces in one post.
    Hope you had a happy christmas!

  40. jennine

    2008-12-27 at 12:08 PM

    a lady can never have enough necklaces… all very cool.

  41. a la mode

    2008-12-27 at 12:47 PM

    Great gifts!

  42. emmao414

    2008-12-27 at 2:21 PM

    Yay for the VW necklace! I got that as an early crimbo pressie from my hubby when we went to glasgow in october.
    I love your Michelle Jank necklace, amazing

  43. Daiane

    2008-12-27 at 5:47 PM

    aww… i just realise what good gifts necklaces can be! great idea, love’em all! xo

  44. adreamer

    2008-12-28 at 8:04 AM

    yay for the lau family! all looking very cute and stylish.

  45. Gian Cruz

    2008-12-28 at 4:45 PM

    Belated merry christmas to you! haha
    It’s always hard to resist a bargain especially if it involves something like Judy Blame, Rykiel, etc.
    Great round of presents you hot!! πŸ˜‰

  46. Gian Cruz

    2008-12-28 at 4:48 PM

    What I meant to say was “great round of presents you got”! haha

  47. Fashion Fille

    2008-12-29 at 1:30 AM

    hahahahhahahahhahahahahhahahah the pictures of the boy are HILARIOUS!

  48. Sunset

    2008-12-29 at 5:24 AM

    That necklace is crazy! Your boy has good taste.

  49. kim

    2008-12-29 at 8:51 AM

    I got a mega box of Ferrero too, I’ve almost finished them though… I love the Vivienne & paperclip necklaces, great colours!

  50. evie

    2009-01-07 at 6:45 AM

    ferreros are yummy but not as yummy as the necklaces you’ve shown here with your sisters

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