Archive for September, 2009

LEOPARD AGAIN

Can never get enough leopard print.  Karen and I were shooting  vintage fur for the site.  I had to try on my great find of a pea coat with the leopard Louboutin pony hair boots.  I'm going to keep this coat, but we will have loads of great vintage fur ready to go soon.  Also [...]

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NEW BELTS

I've been collecting these Mimi (and other) belt buckles for some time.  I finally got around to having belts made for them at our local shoe repair. Will have these up on the site soon!!  I am completely fascinated with animal accessories…

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GUCCI PLATFORMS

Jane and I both bought these Gucci platforms for a ridiculously low price at the end of  spring 09. There were so many pair of these on sale, I don't think anybody bought them.  I love the rich color of the gold, and the exaggerated platform shape. Reminds me of a pair of platforms my [...]

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GREAT FIND!

I found these great Yohji Yamamoto boots at the IF boutique in NY this summer.  They were marked down to $160!  What a great find. There are few new pieces of jewelry on the site. My e-mail server has been down for a while.  I cannot send or receive e-mail right now.  Hopefully the server [...]

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DETAILS

Close up of a hand painted vintage Adolfo skirt from the 70's.  I love this piece….   Here is the back….. Great origami shoulder detail from 80's linen jacket….. Close up shot of most amazing beaded jacket.  I bought this jacket at an Estate sale, and it was the tiniest woman.  

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PICTURES OF NEW YORK AND PARIS

I mentioned earlier, our trip to NY and Paris was really great.  This is the perfect time of year for both cities.  There was a touch of cold in the air, and the leaves were turning.  It was really magical seeing both cities back to back.  I cannot wait to go back to Paris in [...]

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HOME

We're home from our trip to NY and Paris.  I snapped this photo, and Jane converted it to B&W.  I really like the way it turned out.  The trip was incredible, the weather–unbelievable!!  So tired now.  Jane and I will post pictures in the morning.  till then….

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CAMEO

I loved the spread in the new French Vogue featuring cameos.  I've been working on building a collection of vintage cameos for some time, but it's hard to find really nice ones. Here is one of my own found recently.  It appears that it started as a necklace, was converted to a belt, and we [...]

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RAINY MONDAY

It's been raining for the past 4 days in Dallas with no sign of stopping.  It's really kind of nice.  Feels like fall a little earlier than usual.   Wearing new Prada slingbacks and CDG Homme jacket purchased in Tokyo.  Ring by Karen has been updating   There are a few new pieces on the [...]

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WALL STREET JOURNAL

Contrary to how it sounded in a recent WSJ article, Jane is not dropping out of school.  She is finishing her senior credits at home this year.  I'm annoyed to even have to address this, however, the article did make it sound like she dropped out of school.   Update–There has been a lot out [...]

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