Sunday, August 24, 2014

birthday love

one birthday coming up, thank you very much.

i did a little bit of shopping from boden and kept two out of the four tops they sent.



i'm glad i over-ordered because the ones i thought were a sure bet (sparkly collar breton and red telephone top) didn't work while these two i took a chance on i am in love with.

they are very fancy and feminine, for me. 

i'll wear them when i want to feel special or on days when i feel blah and i need a pick me up.

both fit me in a size 8.

and of course, like every year (something about september?) i found a pair of boots i wanted.

they magically appeared on the j crew website the day i was idly searching for "the" birthday boots on the usual websites (zara, asos, shoeaholics, lands' end, boden and j crew aka the ones with the decent international shipping rates/return policies).

they were low in stock and a slightly smaller size than what i usually wear in boots (or j crew shoes in general). 

i took a chance anyways and even cancelled my other boot order i had just put in from lands' end.

i'm glad this impulse buy had a happy ending because they fit perfectly, are a gorgeous shade of brown (a bit darker than the picture but not a dark brown) and the heel is really, truly comfortable, whilst giving me a gentle boost in the height department.

i'm looking forward to the two of us getting old together, dean midshaft boots.

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