Sunday, October 24, 2010

Style Sunday: Out with the Old and In with the New

1.  I've been wanting to replace my very worn black boots for about five years now I bet. I finally decided on these! They actually resemble the ones I'm trying to replace. These will be my everyday pair of shoes for the fall, so, firstly, a heel under three inches is crucial and, secondly, even though I love a skinny heel, it's a bit rectangular for more stability. My pick is also a short boot so I don't have to wonder if my muscular calf will fit and will be easier to run around in, plus they're $50 cheaper than a taller boot. I find the square toe is more comfortable than a pointy one, especially with my long toes. I like the cute little buckle. I have yet to try them on so hopefully my search will soon be over. My sister and I are going to pick them up on Wednesday.





2. I work in a mall and I had some time to kill this weekend so I wandered around and fell in love with a khaki trench at the Banana Republic Factory Store. Like I said, it's a khaki coat which is lightweight for the fall with a dark brown tortoise-shell belt buckle and buttons which form a single column which I think makes me look less wide when compared to the classic double-breasted variety, (and you guys know how I usually prefer the classic thing.) They didn't have my size and it's a big purchase, so I haven't picked it up yet. I signed up for e-mail coupons so I'd like to wait to see what's the best deal and for it to be my big personal purchase on my next paycheck. Hopefully I can be patient and wait ...because I really want it!

I would be replacing the khaki trench I already own. My old one from Old Navy is a size Large and I think I would probably take a size Small there now... I swim in it, but since it has a belt, I kinda make it work, ...kinda. After seeing its potential replacement, I don't even like the one I've gotten so much use out of anymore! It is edged with multiple rows of visible white stitching, which I could live without. At an Old Navy price, I certainly got my money's worth! When was I last purchasing stuff in large? Years ago.



There are other things I need to replace, like at least another pair of pajama pants and jeans in my size to wear with heels, but those two things I described above are the ones I'm currently truly lusting after.

3 comments:

  1. Also a fan of the single button down in the middle trench coat.

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  2. :)

    ...and even though I'm sad to see you go, Stephanie, I so wish you a fabulous time living your life the way you want!

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  3. Thank you so much! I'm happy to move on, it was time. Following you on another format now, bloglovin instead of google. I moved everything over to that site so I only had one.

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