“An object that embellishes the lips – the beacon of sensuality and organ of communication – has to be fairly amazing”. Well, isn’t it just?
I always liked Mary Jane shoes, but, amazingly, have none. Being a perennial fan of that geek, or librarian chic look, I don’t quite understand why they are not part of my life.
So, let’s spare a thought for this style. This week obsession is… Mary Jane shoes.
Oooh, Loubi… oooh…
It looks like some fabulous Louboutin Lipsticks in matte red have been peppered around the world. With the successful launch of the nail polishes, no wonder Mr. Louboutin would venture into more beauty, after all, his works are beauty itself (yes, yes, I am a fan).
Everyone knows how much I love Christian Louboutin. And Maleficent. So what is not to like here?
Louboutin AND nail polish? Certainly the mention of these two should be enough to make me weep with excitement, right?
Right – too crazy or crazy enough?
This is the questions posed by The Shoe Blog on this measuring tape sandals from Christian Louboutin.
I personally think I’d wear them, why not, I love shoes, and the crazier the better. Not sure I would actually fork out full price for them.
I agree with some of the users on The Shoe Blog who said it would be a good gift for someone in the sewing business, who loves shoes enough!
Last year, when I got lovely Louboutins for my birthday, an idea struck me: the shoe fund.
I am not earning bucket loads, and although I could make room to afford a spontaneous buy of a £500 pair of shoes, this could affect my budget in a way I wouldn’t like.
So I thought I would, every month on getting paid, put a very small amount of money (currently at £30) into my ISA savings account, so I could treat myself to fabulous shoes on my birthday – and The Shoe Fund was born. At that rate, the amount over 12 months would buy me basic Jimmy Choo courts or I could add some money on top of it to go for something wilder.
This has been going very well, even though this year I won’t have a full 12 months savings ( I started it in March 2011, and supplemented with a refund and a mobile phone sale!) , I will be able to buy another great pair.
I just found out by Googling it, there is something similar from Independent Women, but their shoe fund is more a financial service directed to savings for any occasion – “build or raid a fund that is set aside for those days when a little retail therapy is the best remedy. Whether that is a holiday, home improvements, a new outfit or even just a lipstick or two is irrelevant “.
My shoe fund has made me happier and I cannot help but wonder how many women out there could benefit from this – and if luxury shoe makers could get on board, offering a small discount if the purchase from the money in the shoe fund was used to buy their shoes… Just a thought!