Friday, 1 November 2013
The Friday Night Steal is an absolute bargain this week - these stunning little wedge booties can be yours for just £37 (originally £75) - but be quick if you like them as stocks won't last long at this incredible price point.
The thick white sole is reminiscent of my own beloved Nike Dunk Sky hi wedges, so you know that I love them.
Style them as follows - kicking off the look with a leather look jacket in a very classy looking classic monochrome finish (just £19) from Forever 21, and some ASOS tartan shorts.
So The Friday Luze is usually a beautiful pump or evening sandal, red carpet ready, and hugely expensive. Not this week. Today we are celebrating the dark evenings and the wet weather with a very haute pair of biker boots featuring the chunkiest chain strap EVER, from the one and only Giuseppe Zanotti.
They are so very beautiful. This is what I'd wear them with...
My personal favourite ever All Saints jumper is Lindy, but Case would also look just as good...
Then add some leather into the mix, like these beautiful jeggings from Sinequanone:
Then finish off with the booties. Perfect.
I think it's the mix of spikes that get me, but for some reason I have a serious crush on these heels. It also helps that they are just about perfect for work, which technically makes them sort of practical*, right? They look so demure with a grey skirt and a blazer, and every "meeting with a client outfit" needs a little edge.
See below for a perfect styling example. I'd happily wear the lot.
The back view is also crazy, sexy, pretty...
*(Work with me here girls, I need to justify buying these beauties)
Thursday, 31 October 2013
OK, really? Doll heads, Jeffrey? What's worse is they all look terribly happy to be stuck inside there...
If disembodied doll heads are your thing then JC has you covered. I am not sure I would even add these to a Halloween outfit.
Whatever you are doing tonight, remember, be safe, enjoy, dress up, drink (if you are old enough!) and enjoy the spooky goings on. However if you are anything like me you'll be keeping these little white frights well away from your feet. Even if for some reason I find their little faces really funny.
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Shall we have something a little more normal now? How about these beautiful heels from Jimmy Choo? Although named after a drink, and I suppose the pink plastic sort of signifying glass, they are pretty normal. I love the mix of metallics too and the line (as ever) is classic and beautiful. These are rather exciting for me, as they are a little bit more of an edgy departure compared to the past 12 months or so of Jimmy Choo heels, so I am hoping for other similar styles to come.
They also come in a bright tomato orange-red.
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
It's fair to assume at this point thta Charlotte Olympia's Charlotte Dellal has thrown off her safe and sensible hat to resume the quirky fun designs that we know and love. Following on from yesterday's Sleeping Princess, we of course now need Rapunzel. Remember this is the same designer who once brought us shoes inspired by Miss Marple and Hurcule Poirot. Don't be surprised...
Rapunzel's hair here is shown via lashings of woven gold brocade. As you do. VERY over the top, but perfect evening wear for a girl who loves teaming black with gold.
Monday, 28 October 2013
I am not sure if it's the extreme weather warnings for the South coast that are forecast overnight (send a lifeboat - save the shoes!) or the pain of my new wrist tattoos, but something has made me look at the new Sleeping Princess shoes by Charlotte Olympia and think 'I really want those'.
I know I probably shouldn't like them, but they are just so goddamn cute!
There isn't a woman alive who doesn't want to be a princess on some level, and this very much appeals to my inner Queenie (see Blackadder if you have no idea what I am talking about). Gorgeous! My face basically does this when I look at them...