I've spent the last couple of weeks slowly but surely devouring all of the September issues of the fashion magazines that came to my apt. I've even purchased a few that I don't normally read during the year to get the full flava of Fall 2011. Quality time has been spent on Style.com checking out the designer gear that I've seen in the magazines...and quite a few visits have been paid to online retailers to determine pricing.
Now as you know, I'm a shoe girl. I love shoes. They are in my top five, under fabric and patterns of course, but before jewelry...I'm still learning an appreciation for fine jewelry. Anyway, I've seen several ads for Salvatore Ferragamo outfits. I've seen the line on Style.com but what always got me about those ads were the shoes.
I hearted the shoes B-I-G time! Now, these shoes don't fit into my lifestyle. I would have nowhere to wear them...let alone being able to walk in them...but I hearted them.
So I looked them up on Nordstrom's site and almost fell over. I don't believe I'm a cheap person. I understand the value of things...but it wasn't just the price that got me on these shoes, it's the fact that the herringbone is made from python...genuine python.
Okay I H-A-T-E snakes! Seriously abhor, detest, and can't abide snakes. I don't have any snake fabric. I won't carry a snake print bag. So of course, I am no longer hearting these pumps...but seriously $950 for pure python pumps...ewwwww!!!
Now I know you're wondering is she sewing? Did I miss a post? Why is she posting about shoes and not sewing? Well, I spent most of the day fiddling around 'cause I'm tired...really tired...the last two weeks have been very stressful...work-related stress but stressful none the less! So, it's taking a minute to get started...but I have cut out my first garment...look for a post soon about it's construction.
...and as always, more later!