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Wild Thing... I think I love you

When a quasi-sporadic jaunt had us regaling any amount of apathy, my lax interpretation of frugality was tested. I was supposed to be Christmas shopping, but the slightest notion only manifested a spending floodgate that swung wide-open… breaching all self-discipline. So there I was, attempting a silent negotiation, yes-no-no-yes. And just like that, the holier-than-thou shoe gods had me by Gheppetto’s strings, and were yet again exultant. In every conceivable (shoe predicament) way, it seemed a publicized threat to some bizzarro stylistic-existence, and obviously some things are beyond control.

In the silver lining, there’s an upside to this inadvertent gluttony because these powerhouse Maryjane’s--with their patent leather and subtle contrasting edge--will always be there, for all those untamed days ahead.

Seriously, there's more to me than just savage kicks... but in the words of Carrie Bradshaw, I suppose one day, "I will literally be the woman who lived in her shoes."



And I'm sending out cyberhugs and a smiling thank you to Confessions of a Doll, Mode Junkie, J'Adore Fashion, RiverMist Expressions, Song of Style, and Fashioncupcake ... for so thoughtfully thinking of me in the amazing award and tag arena.
Vest, Vintage. Heels, Bakers. Navy tights, Betsey Johnson. Scarf, India.

Comments

vicen said…
These beautiful
Vicen kisses.
UberOriginal said…
Okay so you have one of the most enviable shoe collections from what I've seen so far xx
María said…
¡¡qué faldita!! y qué sandalias!!
Hot Bot said…
Aren't we all a weeeeeee bit guilty of commercial gluttony? ;)

I know I've been charged!

Sorry, I'll stop being so corny.
InstantVintage said…
Amazing shoes, my dear. Love the scarf, too.
stilettostetico said…
Woooooow I really like the "GLAMazon-esque Retro GLAM" style of your BLACK shoes, YES a "wild thing" especially made for a virulent Fashionista as You !!!
Just like a "fetish" response to a Wild desire of stylish sublimation . . .

à Bientôt, Antoine
Shoegal said…
Love the whole look... Specially the heels! Amazing!
XOXO
Miss Urbanita said…
I have very similar shoes in brown! You´re as beautiful as always ;)
Mode Junkie said…
fierce shoes bella. i am dying of jealousy.
and oh you are so welcome. :)
muchlove said…
Those heels are fabulous!
flashflash said…
great outfit, as usually!!! if you want to see some street style in spain, visit us...and it´d be nice to hace your comment!
e.
i love your high hells!lovely!
Linnéa said…
lovely photos <3
Twiggy Mod said…
Just beautiful.

x
Emily said…
the back of those shoes are simply hot! love how you worked a bunch of trends in one without looking overdone. you're amazing!
Hippiegirl said…
amazing!
The Seeker said…
I love your scarf and I'n jealous of your shoes. Gorgeous!!

xoxo
Franco said…
when I first saw the pictures I thought there was something very contrasting [color wise] in the clothes, I noticed the backback and then I saw the last picture, your tights, they make the outfit.
Jenna said…
your scarf is amazing! and the shoes, oh my god! there's nothing left to say but GORGEOUS! i'm so jealous of your collection of shoes! they're all fabolous!
Sweet Things said…
what can i say?too sexy:)))))))
Casandra said…
Your shoes are very originally!!! O_O And i love your scarf!
Very nice, always!! ;o)
Kisses!! ^_^
very lovely outfit and your very lovely as well. I love those shoes in every way.

&hearts, withasianstereotypes
How could you not? They're SO YOU and so gorgeous. I love this whole look on you...that first image is particularly wow, wow, wow!
Demi said…
thank you! :)
and love the shoes, and the scarf! you look gorgeous, as usual!
xx
Anonymous said…
Those shoe are TDF!!! Bella i love these pictures, your fierce and i can't stop looking at them! Amazing writing, and the wores are crazy in an amazing unique stylish way!

!!!!
you're so gorgeous!! love this outfit and the shoes are fabulous. you really have an awesome shoe collection!!

Nesli
vicen said…
thank you very much for spending.
I love your style.
Kisses Vicen
Kim said…
Beauty! :-D
My heart literally skipped a beat when I saw the close up, they are ferocious!! I also love those tights, blue right?
Eleh said…
shoes. shoes. love those shoes.
MarionRocks said…
Thanks for you comment !! You still have amazing shoes, I can't believe it ^^ You look beautiful , as always !
xoxo
Those heels are fierce, something about patent and gladiator mixing, uhhhh instant gratification. You look so luxe in your tights. I am a fan of layering scarves over my bags as well. :)

Thanks for the sincere and lovely comments, as always, I enjoy reading them dear. :)

Surprises soon. :)

xx
Juaи + said…
Love the HEELS!! so bad!

and somehow i couldn't stop looking at the purple/blue ribbon in your bag ! love it!


:)
lauren said…
So goregous, and the shoes are no doubt wild things!!!
lauren said…
So goregous, and the shoes are no doubt wild things!!!
lauren said…
So goregous, and the shoes are no doubt wild things!!!
amazingggggggggggg shoes !!!
Nemerae said…
Yep, I thought the same =)
Nice outfit! the shoes are so great.. *.* and I also love the vest!
Byee
xx
Leni said…
how tall are you?

Your heels are to die for!
Leni said…
and one more question... on all of your pics you are wearing high heels... can you actually walk in them? Is that your everyday look?

so many questions so little time hehe

HUGS!
TEXTSTYLES said…
love this ensemble!
very hott lady.

the boots are pretty incredible
J'Adore Fashion said…
those shoes are KILER!!! WOW!! you got amazing taste in shoes that why we got trade shoes :-P and yeah, love the scarf, great color :)

xoxo
stella
MOLLY GRAY said…
you have the most amazing heels collection i've ever seen.
SOS! said…
Love the buckles on the patent glistening shoes..
hot hot heels! :)
Blicious said…
great pics! love your shoes! :)
Anonymous said…
Your style is so rockin, i want your clothes and your shoe collection.
Always love reading your posts Bella. You're so hot!
Miranda said…
wow those shoes are hot :)
nice scarf too !
**Sings off key*** "But I wanna know for sure!"

I dig that song... Love that you're channeling the psychodelic vibe with that bright tie-dye scarf.

The shoes are also exceptional. Just the right amount of S&M set against a slightly prep scool outfit - You could kickstart some not-so-fashion-related fanatasies dressed like that! (Always a good thing in my book)

xFLNM
Fashion_Girl22 said…
WOAH! So beautiful! I was thinking for a second, are those stocking black? I love how you used navy. It's so original and not tacky. Sometimes most people look cheap, but you look really great! I love the layering and I can't say this enough, but I'm so jealous of your boot collection!! <3
belle.chantelle said…
OMG SOOOOO GOOD! Your burst of colors are AMAZING!
Krystal said…
i completely agree. i AM the girl who lives in her shoes...or closet. and last night i told myself "no more!" then what did i do today? SHOP! jeeze. were peas in a pod/


xx
eva said…
Your outfit is awesome! and i am so jealous of your shoe collection!
CHARMAINE said…
those friggin shoes are KILLER! love them! and i loves the scarf you're wearing... you look so sophisticated!
Song of Style said…
Aw, this outfit is very girly!
It's a different side of you (since ure always looking super sexy!! lol)
I love this! ure shoes are gorgeous and i heart the skirt!!
Ashleigh said…
those heels are sex....and the hue of the tights is pretty awesome...it looks like they change color dep. on the way the light hits...
XOX
jaime said…
aww thank you, you're too sweet! i am loving YOUR outfit, so chic and beautiful, as always :)
heartofpearl♥ said…
amazing shoes, perfect for you xx
AusAnna said…
hahaha I love Carrie Bradshaw's quotes. They so reflect my single gal life.
those shoes are so amazing. love it.x
erika said…
those are bakers? amazing! and i love the skirt. i esp like your basketball court pose :P
PorcelainBlonde said…
Oh wow, they are fabulous! So strong and so very you :)

Love the tights you've styled them with too.
Chloe said…
Aren't those rings fantastic?

Wonderful outfit
Kristin said…
beautiful shoes! i love the mix of black and blue.
Rachel said…
Not everyone can pull those off. Gorgeousness.
sueper said…
Thanx
You look great - amazing shoes
LENORENEVERMORE said…
color tights/stockings can make a huge diference indeed! Love the navy choice dear ;)
Petra said…
Wow your shoes are so stunning! You are so beuatiful, i love this look. The sheer tights are great also.

Love the colours! (Or rather lack of)

x
I love your outfit!!! Your shoes look like Chloé shoes! I want all your skirt ;)
i love your blog so you're in my "blogroll" now!
ps: sorry for my bad english :(
CHRISELLE said…
i adore ur outfit and those shoes. OHMY GOODNESS!!!

christmas shoppin is so hard to do ....i get distracted easily too.

xoxo
chriselle
ANDY said…
You look gorgeous as usual :)
Stunning shoes. I want.
your shoes! I love them
wow!!i love your heels!
the shoes are amazing,great taste... and your legs look great,i have to repeat myself:)
Anonymous said…
oh yeah wild thing... i love that song too, but a little less than i love those shoes!

I'd kill for those shoes!
Anonymous said…
p.s.
Bella you look like perfection!
alina said…
i love your outfit:)
I like the color of your stalkingsss.......

CC
Kim said…
Aaahw, thanks!

BEAUTIFULL HEELS <3
And beautiful you!
natalie said…
bella in blue, i heart this outfit and you have such fashion versatility!!
<3 <3 <3
love that vest :)
...love Maegan said…
I always spend more on me during the holidays when I'm supposed to be shopping for everyone else...lol. How can you not?!?!?! Cute outfit!!!
electric feel said…
ohh thank you my dear for your sweet comments
DaisyChain said…
Holy shit, those are the most amazing shoes ever.
EVER.
Sarah said…
Haha... I used that Carrie line all the time at one point of time...

Amazing shoes, but more amazing leggage!! =)
Dana (MODAna) said…
holy crap
BOOTS
can't
breathe
sarah said…
hey at least we (shoe lovers) knows what makes us happy right?!
lacouturiernyc said…
once again, so incredibly chic. i'm in love with the outfit!

xoxo,
La C
beth said…
Supermodel stylish!
Amazing shoes!
Miss Karen said…
Whoah you look stunning here! I adore your shoes and and your outfit here is just perfection.

My word verification is bling! hehe.
copperoranges said…
i love the sheer blue tights! what a nice touch.
Anonymous said…
The first pic and the one with the wires is crazy awesome!
<3

The shoes look soooooo hot, I might have to get some! Are they comfortable?
How long did you wear them?

Sorry questions.
michelle said…
Oh my, probably one of my most favorite outfits on you! Hate to use the word, but you do look fierce! :D
my god look at your fantastic legs!
oddgirldiaries said…
sigh.. this outfit is both and stylish. you have super long legs! how tall are you?
Fashion Tidbits said…
AMAZING heels!
erikas said…
Great outfit :)
Sunniva said…
Wow! Those shoes are breathtaking! And you work them so well, dear, it looks like you were born to wear them.

Thank you for your very sweet comment, and it would be such an honour to be added to your blog list! I'll add you straight away to my list too..can't believe that I haven't done it sooner xoxo
girl next blog said…
Your skirt is so lovely!
I have one that looks like yours, but I think mine is not so cute
seralouise said…
wow very editor of vogue !
Eleh said…
those shoes. wow.
FashionSqueah! said…
Thanks for the comment! I really like those shoes and the navy tights, lovely outfit! Char x
Daisy said…
Loveee the shoes, such pretty photos
Andy said…
You look really chic!
I love the photos!

New post on my blog, check it out.


-A.
Fashionista* said…
wow
you look amazing!
thanks so much for passing by our blog and wooow for adding us!!!!!!!

and your shoes are h.o.t.

best,
Mi
Susanna-Cole said…
I must say those shoes are pretty incredible, I love their design and structure!

Thanks for your sweet comment! <3

xoxo,
S-C
Between watching SATC reruns and seeing your Blog profile photo, I find myself craving for your skirt more each day... xx

Glad you like my sharing the personal tidbits about myself. :) I thought it might be fun to try out for a bit.. to see who else likes the same things, you know?

Anyway, I must say one million thanks, your comments always make my day! hahah, look at me rhyming away.... :P

Can't wait for your next outfit!

xx
ooohmaureen said…
thanks for your comment,and i really love your outfit x
styledigger said…
I love the blazer. I'm a big fan of your style.
totally agree with carrie´s words, are perfect for you ...
you illuminate shoes like nobody!!

the scarf in the purse...perfect!!!


xx
Love that skirt and love that blazer
Couture Carrie said…
Those shoes are fanTAStic! Love this whole look, darling!

xoxox,
CC
Marcella said…
There is no other word for it but: FIERCE. Darling you are a traffic stopping minx! What an outfit. I adore the ultra short skirt with the heavy layering up top. Oh and I would live in those shoes too if I owned them!
nv said…
I'm literally droooooling over those shoes (L)
Stompface said…
Those shoes are freakin cool!!!! Ohhh.. you look amazing. I am fully in love with this outfit.
Perfect layering.
xx
Savvy Mode SG said…
super cute.... love the skirt and the heels.
natalia said…
those boots!!!!
Jasnaaa said…
Love your outfit! :)
TheMinx said…
lovely scarf and tights! I love their colors. Thanks for your comment, I love reading your blog :)
lacouturiernyc said…
i love that blazer/coat!!

& thanks for your super sweet comment!

xoxo.
La C.
JESSY said…
i love those shoes!! :D
you look amazing as always xo
Oh my those shoes are gorgeous!!! Can you lock me up in your shoe closet for a day??
Diane said…
wow. those are some serious shoes!
oddgirldiaries said…
hi! i awarded you with the "i love your blog" award.
budget chic said…
Baker's has really been coming strong with their A game. I love those. I like that whole collection they got! Especially the studded gucci-inspired boots. Waiting for a good promo code.

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