I’m so clever, making up ridiculous words! Today was a two-outfit day. Why? Because what I threw on this morning, I honestly was NOT feeling it, and we had a concert T the kids’ school to attend tonight, and so I swapped my “bleh” outfit for something a little more “snazzy”.
What I wore to bake & run errands:
Cardigan: Kate Spade
Blouse: Banana Republic
Skirt: Vintage (Saks fifth avenue)
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Handbag: Kate Spade
You see I was “fired” from a charity “job” for this upcoming weekend. Which means the dessert for 150+ people went OFF my “task” list this week(as did prepping linens/decor and the task next week of putting everything away & the expense to launder everything!!), so I decided this morning to bake purely for ME. Selfish reasons really! Of course we have parties to attend this week, and so my selfish cookies will find their way to a pretty China plate. But it was delightful to bake what I wanted just because! (So rare!!) I made French Macarons, peppermint, orange, almond, and raspberry-pomegranite. All my favorite flavours!! And they came out to perfection:
Tomorrow I’m going to make some iced sugar cookies and peppermint crunch cupcakes for my daughter’s choir class. I figure since I have the itch to bake, I will bless those who actually appreciate the beautiful things I turn out!
And then I threw this on for the concert tonight:
Cardigan: JCrew (kids)
Dress: Kate Spade
Handbag: Kate Spade
Shoes: Kate Spade
Yes, an interesting combination, but I figure it’s the holidays, and I already dress fairly eccentric for where we live, might as well throw some wild glittery shoes & matching bag on. Why not?!
And I finally broke down and started on this project (having an entire weekend open up makes it easier to start, as I like to finish within a week or so, I hate strass projects laying around for weeks at a time!!):
I was really hesitant to paint the cork, but I am SO GLAD I DID IT!!! I think the blue & clear Crystal is going to be a brilliant contrast. I’ve wanted “Love” flats for ages, and Strassed ones at that, so I’m excited for these!! I’m on a navy blue /deep blue kick right now, so these will appeal to that colour addiction.
Speaking of, have you see the new Kate Spade arrivals?! The colours!!!!! I’m dying over the new Madison Avenue dresses, but holy cow the price points have gotten seriously out of control! I love the colour palette though, it’s gorgeous. I’m interested to see what Spring brings next year and how far from the spring/summer collection shown at NYFW the actual retail pieces end up being. Perhaps I am about to be on a Kate Spade dress ban? (One could hope? Seriously, my collection is a little out of control!!!)
Until next time,