Naturally Miss Pretty here was excited at this latest wave of monogram mania - more on the acrylic necklace thing in a second - until I started wondering if these brightly colored monograms were a bit too in-your-face?
Like the old Bottega Venetta ad says, I generally believe my own initials are enough versus some other brand logo splashed across my bag* / iPhone case / etc. (*cough*Coach*cough* - you're also under suspicion, Mr. Kors). Do we really need to be showing our initials off at every opportunity, though? Isn't that showiness totally opposed to the conservative
*Aside from my Church of Burch problem (real) and LV problem (imaginary, alas). It's my blog, and I'll flagrantly contradict myself if I want to. Ahem.
Maybe, but like any preppish sort worth her Tory Burch gang signs, I quickly moved past the questioning phase and onto acceptance. After all, as my girl Phi Phi might say, classic with a twist is my deal. And so I've come on board with this monogrammed necklace trend, particularly when these more affordable, colorful versions started popping up recently:
As soon as my shopping budget allows, I'll snap up that tortoiseshell one (and maybe the aqua one, and I also really like the twist with that pink one . . .).
Merry weekend to you all, by the way . . . after a busy blog conference weekend, we're enjoying a quiet one here with my visiting brother and some college football watching, neither of which particularly lend themselves to discussing monogrammed necklaces (boo). More on that & some Master P fun amidst all this style stuff next week.
But back to the matter at hand - do you think this trend is too fun, or is it a step too prep?