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Thursday, September 12, 2013

The cowgirl in me

Rewind to a year and half ago when I first started seeing the famous Isabel Marrant Dicker booties showing up everyone on fashion bloggers. The trend spread like wild fire and before I had time to find out all about it, the style literately were sold out everywhere. Now come to think of it, it probably wasn't a bad thing. Afterall, a clumsy person such as myself can't really afford to trip and knock on things when my shoes were $600 a pair, right? I determined to find look-alike version but with a much smaller price tag. Last year, I found the DV by Dolce Vita version (similar style here) and bought them at full price from Nordstrom. Later that season I scored the same shoes in bright orange as seen here (I never bought shoes in the same styles, ever).
I have practically ran the original DV booties to the ground (first seen here). The heels are all peeled and the soles are just about ruined. I did once again consider getting the real thing this season but just could not pull the trigger on spending that much on a pair of shoes. One night I was switching channels and saw this Vince Camuto pairs on the Home Shopping Network as a Today's Special. The free shipping and the four flex-payment got me. I thought I'd try them and, to my surprise, they are relatively comfortable! :)

Wearing cropped light jacket and probably the last few times a pair of denim shorts before colder temperatrue setting in.
Vince Camuto (my is in cognac here), American Eagle white denim shorts and Givenchy small Antigona bag (similar in green here)
Street vendor bracelets, Stella & Dot Gilded Arrow ring and Tissot watch
Hope the rest of your week is going well! Thanks for reading!
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

15 comments:

Sheila said...

Love the booties!! I've been wearing booties with white shorts too. :) Hope the weather is treating you better than here. It's been way too hot for me!!

xo - Sheila
www.sheislovelyblog.com

Carolina Spínola said...

I love the bag :)

Beijinhos

Anouka K said...

The shoes look great. Nice colour and shape!

Bárbara Marques said...

I think you found a great alternative at a much more reasonable price :)
YOu look great!

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Louisa Moje said...

Hello girl, love your outfit and that Givency purse is adorable. Would you like to follow each other on Facebook, Bloglovin', GFC, and/or Instagram. Please let me know if you're interested.

Louisa Moje
http://lapassionvoutee.blogspot.com/

Mica T said...

They are lovely boots, and I'm glad that they are comfortable on you :)

I like that little peek of animal print from your top too :)


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Katies said...

Wow!! you look so sexy;)!

Louisa Moje said...

Lovely outfit. Totally love your purse!! I'm following you now on GFC. Please follow back. Let me know if you would like to follow each other on other platforms?

Louisa Moje
http://lapassionvoutee.blogspot.com/

Mili said...

A solid pair of booties are a must for fall! Love the burnt-ish colors of yours :)

Mili from call me, Maeby

Am2Pm Chic said...

Wow I love your booties, very cute color, and your bag is to die for. Have a great sunday.
xoxo
Christy

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Liezel Esquire (FASHIOLIEZTA) said...

Love the boots. Great outfit! x

unitedcolorsofaggie said...

Wonderful booties, love their caramel color :-) Love how you paired these booties with shorts:-)!!!

Valerie said...

I'm so jealous of your bag! It's beautiful <3 xx

Imogen said...

Stylish outfit, loving the bag especially.

Eider said...

Nice boots and the bag is also wonderful!!

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