Monday, January 17, 2011

And speaking of clothes & shoes...

I just ordered these awesome boots this morning:



A great deal, too.. they are real suede leather for less than $60. I love the little metal detail.

I got them specifically to wear with wide leg jeans. I was inspired by this image from the gap:




Slowly adding staples to create my "adult" wardrobe. I'll keep you updated :)

11 comments:

  1. love the upgrade to adult wardrobe. i feel like i am going in the opposite direction, from 'adult couture' to modern day mama. see here: www.kavi-co.com

    so fun!

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  2. no, but I can ... BLOGGER!!!! I left you something on my bloggy blog ... please forgive my non existent brain since I had to EDIT when I realized something was missing!!!!

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  3. I love reading about your evolving "adult wardrobe!" I feel like we're in somewhat similar places. I turned 27 in November and have been relying on hold outs from college for way too long. I'm in too good of a place right now both career-wise and in my personal life to keep dressing like crap. I consider myself a fairly stylish person, but I fall into the cheap clothes trap a lot. I'm actually a little bit addicted to shopping at places like Target, Old Navy, Marshall's, Forever 21, etc., because "OMG A DECENTLY CUTE SHIRT AND ITS ONLY TEN BUCKS!" Of course, that "decently cute shirt" never gets more than 1 or 2 wears before I realize that it wasn't worth even the $10 I paid for it. The post you wrote earlier today about quality over quantity along with the links to Kendi's blog really struck a cord with me. For too long I have tried to stretch my clothing budget to the limit by shopping for cheap clothes, reasoning that I can't afford to invest in quality pieces because my wardrobe sucks and I need a variety of new things to make it unsucky. Needless to say, while there are a few bargain pieces that have paid off, looking back I see that I've ended up spending a ton of money on shitty clothes and my wardrobe is none the better for it despite the fact that I have more stuff. I have a few long-term goals for 2011 (I hate using the phrase "resolutions") and you just inspired me to add "improve adult wardrobe" to my list. I'm definitely following a lot of Kendi's tips and overall just focusing on quality over quantity. Thank you!!!!! I am excited to follow along with you and see what you add to your collection.

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  4. ps ... I CANNOT wait til this BLOGGER party! Let me know if you need any help!

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  5. Glad you found my blog, Bryn! Charlotte Blogger party sounds fun! p.s. LOVE the boots!

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  6. I have bought some boots with metal detail too!
    Here are mine:
    http://www.deichmann.com/DE/de/shop/damen/damen-schuhe/00000001026652/Langschaft-Stiefel.prod?r=5&c=3&filter_brand=&filter_bootleg=&filter_color=&filter_handle=&filter_heel=&filter_padding=&filter_size=all&orderby=&dir=&q=&st=PRODUCT&filter_category=&filter_cat=damen/damen-schuhe/damen-schuhe-stiefel

    The webage osz om German. But you will be able to see the boots.
    Greetings from Hamburg

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  7. Love those boots---super cute! Good luck on the adult wardrobe---it's something I'm working on, too. :)

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  8. sarah, flourish design + styleMarch 27, 2011 at 7:02 PM

    oh, those are good :) x

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  9. Did you order a 1/2 size smaller like all the reviews mentioned? I'm thinking of getting them based on your post, but I think I'll order a smaller size.

    Thanks for posting. I love it when other people do the shopping for me. I bought these boots for $62 - http://www.zappos.com/rockport-harmony-heights and they turned out to be pretty nice and comfy.

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  10. These are darling! And you really can't beat the price. Thanks for sharing them!

    Guess what--I have the same tall boots you chose and I love them! They are so comfortable and look amazing. Great minds think alike. ;-)

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  11. I normally wear anywhere from an 8 to an 8.5, so I went ahead and ordered the 8. I figure it will be fine because I'll be wearing socks :)

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