The ones that got away.......
|Jean Paul Gaultier for La Perla|
The reason I don't own these dream items are because I could never afford them at the time. Pieces that were always going to be out of my reach unless I saved really hard. These expensive pieces I can only afford to buy occasionally and if you don't purchase them upon first release, they sellout. I allow myself to indulge a few times a year and will save up to purchase a designer set that I absolutely adore. Usually for my birthday at least I will buy something outrageous and frivolous. I think you should be indulging on yourself for these lovely pieces. I don't buy them for anyone but myself. And the items I purchase usually aren't to a males standard of amazing... But to me they are like artwork.
|La Perla Black Label Dragon Bodysuit|
These are those pieces I most desired and will never own..... Above the La Perla Black Label Bodysuit. Worth $700 and something I would attempt to wear as outerwear. Below is La Perla "Mezzanotte" in green. Black was available in my size but it was the green colour I fell in love with. It was one of those colours I didn't have in my collection. And to top it off it was made from Chantilly lace (my favourite) and silk.
|La Perla Mezzanotte|
|La Perla Fusion Bodysuit|
This was one of the first La Perla items I ever desired. I finally tracked one down, brand new with tags, 5 years later, on Ebay. It cost me $180 AUS. It was however in a soft lilac colour which doesn't suit my skin tone at all. But I still love it. If I ever come by the black one I will purchase that too.
|How amazing is this embroidery??|
|Bordelle Hourglass Angela dress|
Above is a brand that I absolutely love but don't own any of their items yet. Prices are around the $1000 mark so not exactly easily attainable. The 'Hourglass' dress however came up on ebay once and I started a bidding war with someone to own it. I didn't even know if the item was going to fit me, but I knew at the starting price of $150, I had to give it a shot. I watched the item for a week then started my bids at the last minute thinking I could get it at a bargain price. But I soon found out that a lot of people were doing the same thing and the item ended up going for just over $400. Just out of my reach... I still think about it and wish I had upped my bid but at the time $300 was already pushing the boundaries of what I could afford.
These are a few of those items I regret not buying and am still searching the world over for...
|Argentovivo silk chemise|
|Lascivious 'Candy' bodysuit|
|Aubade 'Brume De Anges'|
|Made by Niki bodysuit|
|La Perla Black Label Cage corset|