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Picture 005Picture 010Orange sweater jacket from J. Crew ('07), white ribbed tank from Old Navy ('07), denim pencil skirt from Newport News (free, '07), magenta and orange peeptoe wedges from J. Crew (sale, '07), gold necklaces from Express ('05) and a beach boutique ('07), gold bangles from Ralph Lauren ('07).

Hair was washed and conditioned, a bit of Jonathan Silky Dirt added while damp. Blew the bangs straight, let the rest air dry. it ended up looking a bit goofy, so currently in a messy updo with sideswept bangs.

Makeup is L'Oreal True Match foundation in C3 used as concealer, philosophy The Supernatural in Beige, Nars blush in Orgasm, Revlon Super Lustrous lip gloss in Glossy Rose, Revlon ColorStay shadow quad in Neutral Khakis – the ivory in the inner corners, Pop Beauty's Shadow set for brown eyes – the celadon shade on the lid. Lashes curled, two coats of DiorShow and a thick line of Maybelline UltraLiner in black on top lash line.

Picture 015OMG, so happy dancing about these shoes. I first saw them in Lucky magazine in the summer and drooled over them. Two of my favorite colors (I even had pink and orange as my wedding colors), a darling little bow and a wedge heel. It was as though the J. Crew gods got together to create the dream shoe for Allie. Too bad the price was way outside my comfort zone.

Well they FINALLY went on sale (and I had a few promo codes up my sleeve) and they STILL had my size in stock so I finally got them! My winter wardrobe isn't really made for them, but I can see them going with a good 80% of my spring and summer pieces! I jsut had to share a close-up photo (and also you can see the new pedi!).


  1. November 21, 2007 / 11:06 am

    Hahaha! Goodness, having it be Thanksgiving week AND the last week of my job I am going a bit batty! 🙂

  2. ThickChick
    November 21, 2007 / 12:58 am

    LOVING the shoes madam!

  3. November 20, 2007 / 11:57 pm

    You look so good today! Not that you don’t always look fantastic, but you are just slammin today! That orange really is your color.

  4. kristen
    November 20, 2007 / 11:36 pm

    LOVE the shoes!! Very, very cute! And yes, today is only Tuesday 🙂

  5. Anonymous
    November 20, 2007 / 10:31 pm

    Are you having a rough week Allie? Today is only Tuesday dear….Not Wednesday! 🙂 I know how you must be feeling…I am ready for Thursday as well!!

  6. November 20, 2007 / 10:26 pm

    Such a great outfit!
    Your close up shot is cute too! You are fun. I love those shoes!!!

  7. November 20, 2007 / 9:15 pm

    Very girly. And they do go well with that jacket. And that glamorous pedi.

  8. Debbie
    November 20, 2007 / 9:13 pm

    LOVE the nail color with those shoes

  9. November 20, 2007 / 9:07 pm

    Ooooh, those shoes ARE pretty!

  10. November 20, 2007 / 8:58 pm

    The zipper was sewn shut the bottom inch, and two safety pins keep it shut on the top. I figure it was free… might as well get full use out of it!

  11. Anonymous
    November 20, 2007 / 8:52 pm

    Hi Allie!

    So did you do something to the Newport News pencil skirt so that it is more wearable now? I remember the first time you wore it was kind of a fiasco, wasn’t it?


  12. Anonymous
    November 20, 2007 / 8:24 pm

    You look absolutely gorgeous!

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