Monday, April 6, 2009
As things have been slightly stressful/busy in the AsianCajun household these past couple of weeks, I have resorted to retail therapy. My recessionista crown is tarnishing in the corner of my closet, and any DIY inventiveness that usually percolates to the surface of my mind every so often remains recessed in a jumble of stressed gray brain matter. Pretty, huh?
The upside to creativity and frugality forsaking me? Wonderful, wonderful shoes. I acquired these gold Jeffrey Campbells on sale at Sole last weekend (that's in the Edgewood shopping center, for you locals). Heavenly, heavenly shoes. They are quite comfortable (no marathon running, but speed walking is doable) and they boost me up about 5 inches.
So the shoes set me back a little, but the rest of my outfit is recycled from the past few years: hippie top from Urban, skirt from AA, leaf earrings are H&M, sunnies from Marks & Spencer and this drool-worthy purse is a hand-me-down from my gorgeous Aunt Mare. I believe she got it at a craft-fair. I love the leather fringe, and the rosette tip made with little leather bits. In the future I plan to wear it with cut-offs and white tees, but I can't wait for summer to wear this thing. Note: retail therapy does not cure impatience.
So, all in all- maybe not too bad. I can buff off my recessionista accoutrements and- oh wait, and then today I went to Meringue for some more therapy. Today's session involved an expensive dress and William Rast jeans. Whoever says therapy doesn't work, obviously hasn't tried on pants that fit like a glove.