Slightly Obsessed

Alright, here it is. I was browsing the after Christmas sales online seeing what trouble I could get into. And I found these. And I can’t stop thinking about them. And it is silly because open-toe booties where I live is a short lived season. But I am really thinking that I should make them happen anyway.

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When I was in Vegas a couple years ago I remember eyeing a pair of open toe boots that took forever to get out of my head. I walked into a Herve Leger boutique somewhere round the Venetian shops and in that moment they were everything. These remind me so much of them, that kinda badass-beautiful that open toe boots present upon themselves. Dear Mr. Blahnik, you’ve done it to me again! Am I nostalgic? Crazy? Smitten? Determined.

Happy Sunday to you all- it is back to the grindstone for me tomorrow. Cross your fingers I survive.

Words of Wisdom

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That is, until you end up buying 40% more because something was 40% off. This time of year can be so bad for getting trapped in post Christmas sales, I know that even I find myself looking around. In all honesty though, I think I am going to save my money for the new spring lines, they’re out next month anyway. How hard can it be, right?

What is the worst you’ve found yourself splurging because of those two words? On Sale. Let me know in the comments section below!

Shoe Review: Jimmy Choo Melba Ankle Booties

Jimmy Choo Melba Ankle BootI’ve been wanting to talk about this specific bootie for a while as I know it has begun to show its face on the fashion blogger scene more and more recently, but never really had a chance to until now. I’ve been keeping a close eye on theses and am very excited to share. Jimmy Choo has been making wonderful products for years thus it is only natural that their boots are just as perfect as their pumps. Ankle boots, or booties are an obvious choice to wear during the warmer months but I feel that these booties lend themselves to a life beyond the versatility of your average piece of footwear.

I nabbed these Melba boots in a beautiful olive green on sale (50% off!!!) at one of the Jimmy Choo boutiques in NYC just over a week ago, and I have to tell you, I am quite taken by them. What separates these boots from those of say, Rag and Bone and other on point designers, is the cut of the ankle area of the boot. It is very straight and wide that makes the boot fit and feel similar to that of a mule. With such a low cut, the boot lends itself well to pairings of all sorts- from jeans to feminine sun dresses, I swear it can do anything.

As for comfort, I have to say that it certainly passed the airport test. I walked for miles in JFK without any discomfort thanks to beautiful craftsmanship and a thicker heel. And did you notice the heel? How can you miss, the mirrored gold adds an extra element of chic that seems to pull the look together.

So what do you think? This design is available in all sorts of beautiful neutrals and leathers. Are Summer boots in your fashion repertoire? I know I’ll be wearing this pair well into the Autumn!

If I Could, I Would: Nicholas Kirkwood

If you haven’t check it out already, there is a huge sale at the outnet website on Nicholas Kirkwood shoes (like 70% off. What.) It actually is a little crazy how much there is on there and it is taking me great restraint to not pounce on every single pair.

After perusing Kirkwoods quirky goodness, I’ve come up with my top 5 to share…

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Glitter finished suede and patent leather sandals. 392598_in_xl

Neon leather and snake slingback sandals.392603_in_xl

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Printed cotton canvas and suede ankle boots. 
Nicholas Kirkwood SalePrinted satin, patent- leather and PVC sandals.