Too sexy for your shoes?

Witness exhibit A: sky-high platform ankle boots by Pleaser...I freakin' LOVE these. And I know what you're thinking.."Slutty hooker boots!". Not exactly. Karla of Karla's Closet rocks these with skinny jeans, and opaque tights with girly dresses. I probably wouldn't have ever thought of buying these if I hadn't seen them on Karla; she pulls them off with aplomb!

Needless to say, these boots would be a teeny bit controversial to wear in fashion-conservative (read: boring) Halifax so I'm not entirely sure if I'll be ordering these anytime soon. BUT, I have been craving serious platforms lately and have been unsuccessful in finding the perfect pair... so we'll see!
In the meantime, check out some of Karla's outfits paired with the aforementioned boots.

Photo credit: pleasershoes.ca


Michelle loves Tom

No, its not that Tom (thank God). First Lady Michelle Obama is in the midst of a love affair with jewelry designer Tom Binns (myself included). At the Governor's Ball, Michelle accessorized her stunning Peter Soronen gown with Binns' Pearls in Peril. The result? Absolute perfection. Here she is (below) with her handsome, charming husband.

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Dressing for Oscar (the best of the best)

Marisa Tomei in Juan Carlos Obando. I love the draping and the colors in this gown.

Natalia Vodianova in Calvin Klein

Evan Rachel Wood in Elie Saab Haute Couture

Anne Hathaway looking beautifully statuesque in Armani Privé

Tilda Swinton in Lanvin

Penelope Cruz in vintage Balmain Couture

Photo credits: style.com


Obsession du jour

Kill City Bamboo Jean, urbanoutfitters.com


Fashion flock (of seagulls)

Marc Jacobs' ode to the lost decade (aka the '80s) was one of my favorite lines of New York Fashion Week. For many, the intensely-hued line was a welcome diversion from the somber palettes that seemed to dominate other shows; a mood which, I suppose, is in keeping with the current economic situation, however MJ's clothes were a refreshing break. Here are some of my fave looks from the show (check out the sunglasses!!):

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Lasting images, NYFW

1-2 Zac Posen 3-6 Zero + Maria Cornejo 7-8 Vera Wang Lavender Label 9-12 Rodarte 13. Ralph Lauren 14-17 Proenza Schouler
18-19 Ports 1961 20. 3.1 Philip Lim 21. Phi 22-24 Matthew Williamson 25-28 Miss Sixty 29-30 Marc by Marc Jacobs
31. Marchesa 32-33 Kai Kuhne 34. Jeremy Laing 35-36 G-Star 37. Donna Karan 38. Diesel Black Gold
39. Cynthia Steffe 40. Calvin Klein 41. Chris Benz

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