I posted about Occasions, the first Kate Spade book in this series a few weeks (months?) ago and thought it was about time I showed you the rest. Manners* (“Always Gracious, Sometimes Irreverent“) is about the different etiquette needed in certain situations – interesting, although coming from an American point of view, it differs slightly to the English standards. whilst Style* is probably closer to what a fashion blogger would be interested in, talking about the different ways to find style inspriation, as well as histories of different items, how to wear patterns, colours, etc.
Archives for August 2012
To be honest, I am less excited about birthdays as I get older. I mean, I will still have to go to work this year (the first time in at least 5 years I have worked on my birthday, which is weird), it’s just not as exciting as it was when you were a kid, and its very unlikely I’ll get a cake with a tiara on top that I can wear.
(My mum bought this for my 22nd birthday. I obviously still have the tiara.)
I’m very lucky in that there isn’t much that I really need. However, if any of the following found their way to my house, I wouldn’t complain.
Alex has tried to impose a rule in the house that for every new pair of shoes I buy, I have to give up two old pairs. Apparently throwing out 20 pairs of shoes before I moved in with him wasn’t enough. I’m starting to suspect he just hate shoes. (He has two pairs – a pair of trainer type things and some hideous sandals which he enjoys wearing with socks because I flinch in horror every time I see them)
I’ve thrown away too many shoes – I think its time to buy a few more pairs. Nelly.com have an offer on at the moment where they have over 100 different styles for £19.99. Here’s a few of my favourite pairs – theres a bit of a theme…