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>> Sorry to be all "Oh look, another e-shop!  Because that's all fashion-minded people do.  Browse websites all day and create virtual wish lists whilst munching on dried fruit."  Well ok, that is in fact me.  I do spend a gross amount of time poring over websites, chewing on dried pears.  I promise I'm not posting this for the sole sake of encouraging mindless spending.  Then again, can a 3.1 Phillip Lim purchase ever be completely without thought?  He, the purveyor of sensible, sensitive and maddeningly effortless pieces that float into your life without you even knowing.  Well, that's the way I feel about the Phillip Lim bits and bobs that I have in my wardrobe including of course a very very helpful bag.

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When I did my obsessively pedantic post about Eeeeeeeeeee-shops, I flagged up the notable absence of 3.1 Phillip Lim's in-house e-commerce.  It has cometh though and it has a good selection across the brand'swomenswear, menswear and accessories.  When asked why e-commerce has taken so long, Lim simply says, "I am real classicist so for me the right way isn‚Äôt always the fastest way ‚Äì we worked really hard to merge the brand experience with shopping online."  

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It is currently open to US customers only but the lovely peeps at Phillip Lim were kind enough to share a 20% discount code (valid until 23rd April) for shoppers that can be used on the site so hopefully all Stateside readers can take advantage.  Enter this at the checkout and ye shall see figure decrease pleasingly.    

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Oh the irony.  I can't personally partake in it unless I get stuff sent to a friend's address in New York.  Easily done of course.  No need to fret for non-US-ers as Phillip Lim is widely stocked internationally, both online and physically but it is always nice to browse through products from the source and I quite like the negative-spaced out sparseness of the layout.  There are also a few product exclusives for the site such as this smokey grey rain jacket from the S/S 12 collection.  Another piece for the future rail in my wardrobe labelled "Plastic Fantastic".

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The online shop is part of the redesign of the entire 3.1 Phillip Lim website, which sees an introduction of his own Tumblr, something that Lim cites as unchartered territory for him as he is usually very private.      

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Comments (16)

  1. coline says:

    eekk!!! i love all of thissss!!!!!!! i want to go shopping just so so badly :( i want new clothes to play withhhhhhh!
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  2. Elisa Eymery says:

    The black bag is amazing, minimal, practical and sooo cool.
    Elisa
    Wandering Minds
    http://www.ourwanderingminds.tumblr.com

  3. agnes says:

    very nice bag!! love the lime color!
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  4. Tine says:

    I need that transparent jacket so bad!

  5. Oh! Suzy most of us do not need any encouragement by you to mindless spending… because it all is … any way!!! We have all the clothes we need to get dressed but we need more to be inspired and excited!!! :)))
    I love the minimal edgy style of Philip Lim!!
    XOXO
    Nina
    http://trendsurvivor.com/
    http://trendsurvivor.blogspot.com/

  6. Nathan Niche says:

    what a good mood these pics provided!
    -FIND YOUR NICHE-
    http://style-niche.blogspot.com

  7. Sophie says:

    Such amazing bags! The colors and images are amazing!
    http://girlonbroughtonstreet.blogspot.co.uk/

  8. In love with Philip Lim pieces. Such a shame we can’t benefit from the discount here in Australia.
    Christie
    Dark Blue Stripes

  9. Free Coupons says:

    Loving those handbags!

  10. Alex says:

    This bag are very cute: http://www.causeurgood.com/accessories
    My favorite is the Monogram Tote…

  11. Forelyse says:

    I love the nails matching the sleeve. adorable!!!

  12. At this moment I am going to do my breakfast, afterward having my
    breakfast coming over again to read other news.

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