Classic Light Blue Darlings

I wasn’t planning on buying any shoes this year - I’m very set in my ways with footwear!

Until I unexpectedly found these Cole Haan’s.....

They fit my very low volume feet perfectly with an extra insole. And match my old light blue Furla. They don't look like a perfect match in Finds, but they are. Pics are more accurate. MAGIC!

To my eye, classic and pretty. Very comfy and neat on the feet. Will work with much of what I wear in Spring and Summer.

I looked for this type of bag and shoe match 3 years ago when I got the bag....nothing. All good things come to those who wait ;)

Waving at my light blue shoe sisters! Tanya, Janet, bonnie, JAileen, LisaP....

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My CUSTOM Hi-Tops!

A super cute client and friend told me that I could create custom Converse hi-tops, so I did just that!

Here's the link:

https://www.converse.com/shop/custom-womens-shoes

I chose:

  • BLUSH leather (not canvas) - and no colourblocking
  • crisp white soles sans platform
  • no stripes
  • GOLD eyelets
  • white laces
  • "youlookfab" embroidery :)

I couldn't add the fleece lining I love so much, but that's okay. I added cushioning insoles.

I've had these for three weeks and waited to bust them out today so that I had something to look forward to. They are not as chunky and long in person. That's the camera angle and my selfies doing it's not so fab thing. 

COMPLEMENT: tonal with my blush and white bags, and blush scarf. 

They are an AMAZING new wardrobe essential! Excellent quality. Playful, pretty, polished, and practical. It's awfully fun to wear them. Iconic classic with a personal touch!

Thanks for looking. xo

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FAB Checked Italian Wool Pants for $85 (Pics)

I LOVE wearing dressy plaid and checked pants. They're a whole lot more comfortable than jeans, and give me great joy :)

These came today... and I haven't styled them, but decided to keep them on with the jumper I had on already because they are sublime! I cut the tags off in 2 minutes. Perfect fit (although I might need to take in the waist a little), crease-resistant, FULLY LINED, refined, comfy and luxurious. I can do yoga in them. 

They are NOT a poly-viscose-elastane blend like the description says. It's a mistake. They are 96% stretch Italian wool and 4% spandex. 

The honey brown check is darker in person and quite earthy, but the blue in the check makes them very versatile for my style.

These are everyday pants for me and signature to my style, so I've ordered the pink too. The honey brown cost a discounted $85 and the pink $69 on Nordstrom's flash sale last week. Every so often, J.Crew hits it out of the ball park for me....and this was how this year. 

New pink suede boots are just to show you! Not styled, but work with the pants.

Life in Seattle is still very restrictive. More COVID restrictions put back into place this week. Partial lockdown, although the county in which I live has been doing well. Our governor is fab and very cautious. We are good, working from home, making the best of everything, and staying safe. 

Onward we go! xo

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