happy june first. without further ado, i’d like to highlight my current situation:
happily sipping on wine, watching the sex and the city reruns and staring at my shopping basket. i’m going to backtrack and state that this probably isn’t healthy and might as well be titled “first world problems,” but i digress.
i’m sitting here staring at the shoes in my virtual bag. there’s a bright red text that says, “only a few left, BUY NOW!” (they are on SALE for goodness sake! not just any sale - but FIFTY PERCENT OFF. that’s half. HALF.) but then i think about the rent i have to pay tomorrow, and the fact that i’m really not in a place in life to spend XXX amount on shoes.
BUT THEN. i also think, hell, i have worked for ONE year as of this week. one year. one year is the longest time i’ve ever done anything in life. ANYTHING. for 22 years, there’s nothing i’ve consistently committed to for 365 days and it feels damn good to have accomplished this. i am growing into a big pair of shoes (HA) that i want to fill - an independent woman who is surviving in a city.
i’ve always had this secret measurement that i’ll know i’ll have made it when can buy myself a pair of designer shoes. designer shoes are different than regular shoes. they come in a crisp box; they smell different. you know when another woman is wearing a fantastic pair of shoes - you can tell by the way she carries herself.
i know that this past year has been about so much more than shoes. so tonight, instead of pulling the trigger on those beauties, i’m instead going to compile this list. the shoes will come, but not just yet.
1. Nike Liberty’s (these aren’t overly pricey, but they are sold out so that counts for something)
2.Tory Burch wedges, $325
3.Vionnet Sandles, $465
4.Loeffler Randall sandals….also sold out.
5.J Crew Wedges, $200
6. Michael Kors platforms, these may or may not be the previously mentioned contemplation.
7.Dolce and Gabanna loafers, $240
8.Pierre Hardy wedge…sold out…what else is new.
9. Oscar de la Renta wedges, $800.
10. Proenza Schouler wedge, $1000
PS - If buying a pair of great shoes means you’ve arrived, then a closet like these means you’ve arrived, conquered and become the shit.
leandra medine (aka the man repeller)’s closet.
elisa nalin’s shoe collection.
polaroid of erin wasson’s shoes, from the selby.
jenna lyon’s closet.
julia restoin-roitfeld’s closet.