Friday, 26 October 2012

Winter Warmers: Hat love

I found this hat today (link!) courtesy of Sabrina ( and I have to admit, I am a bit in love.  It's faux fur, and I tend to steer away from fur or fur inspired things (I'd never buy real fur).  However this faux fur hat just looks so snuggly and warm, even possible enough to brave the UK arctic conditions this winter......

 And with payday and a £16 price tag, it might have just fallen into my shopping bag.  It's very James Bond (from Russia with Love?) style.  I'm thinking glamour kitten?

Is this a yes or no?  Have you broken out your winter hats yet?
Stand Tall x

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Shoe Find: Sam Edleman Dupes

Seeing as my last post was on tall people wearing high heels, it seems natural that the next post is on my current love.  Studded shoes! Practicality is not their strong point.  Cross your ankles and they will ladder your tights (so just make sure both ankles are laddered and rock the "deliberately shabby chic" look.....)

I have been stalking these babies on ASOS Aldo studded courts with 4" (10cm) heels.  Smart enough to wear to work with a fitted trouser or skirt suit.... but easy to rock with jeans and an evening top.
Part fashionista... part... pearly queen?!

They remind me of Sam Edleman's Lorrissa range.  12cm heel with the back covered in studs.  The SE ones are slightly higher and have a hidden platform (which taller girls might not want)- but they are around £180 so more than twice the price. 
Sam Edleman Peeptoe Lorrissa! Reduced £120 on Asos (link!)

However I did find these pink ones on ASOS in the sale for reduced from £179 to £120 and I am VERY tempted.  These would brighten up the dullest winter day and would rock with a part of black tights.  I used to live in trousers in winter, but the older I get, the more I love a snug pair of tights and a cute skirt.... but that's a whole new post!!
Pink... reminds me of the shoe Elle Woods (legally blonde) would wear to a tough court case!
Incidentally Sam Edleman opens his first London store in Soho at 6pm Thursday! I predict a flood of SE shoes on British shores!

Studded shoes Yay or Nay?
Stand Tall x